Sara Stijovic graduated as a valedictorian of her class in Film and TV directing and is currently pursuing a Specialist year at FDU Cetinje. During her studies, Sara participated in a large number of international talent campuses and workshops, including Talent Campus of the 37th Fajr IFF in Tehran, Looking China Film Youth Project in Harbin, an art residency in Italy, etc. She is an Al Jazeera Ambassador and a Montenegrin female nominee for the American Film Showcase 2020. Sara is in the pre-production phase of her debut documentary film under the working title Gina, supported by both Montenegrin film center and Serbian film center. At the 3rd Balkan Film Market in Tirana, Gina has won the BEST PITCH award. Gina is the first-ever Montenegrin, and this year’s only European project to be selected for the prestigious program La Fabrique Cinéma de l’Institut français 2020 as part of the 73rd Cannes Film Festival. The project was also developed during CIRCLE - Women Doc Accelerator.