Iva Radivojevic spent her early years in Yugoslavia and Cyprus before settling in NYC to pursue her artistic goals over a decade ago. Iva’s films explore the theme of identity, migration and immigrants. The characters she portrays tend to live in multiple worlds that allow for a form of hybridity.
Iva’s films have screened at various film festivals including Toronto’s HotDocs Film Festival and were broadcast on PBS, The Documentary Channel as well as international networks. Her concoctions have also shown at numerous galleries around the globe and her most recent collaborative film Matthew 24:14 won the 2011 International Documentary Challenge competition for Best Director, Best Film and Best Use of Genre. She is the recipient of 2011 Princess Grace Film Fellowship, 2012 Princess Grace Special Project Award and was a selected participant at the 2012 Berlinale Talent Campus. Sporting the titles of a director, editor and cinematographer, she is happiest when behind the camera lens where she’s transported into another world. Iva is currently working on her first feature length documentary. She also runs a film blog, follow what she's up to at ivaasks.com.