Ivan Kelava is a film/TV producer and a business affairs and finance executive. His credits include a BIFA-nominated short and a 5 countries co-production feature film shot in Jerusalem, London, Prague, Cologne and Zagreb. He worked in creative industries in Zagreb, Rome and London where he is currently based.
Ivan has experience in developing and producing content (from 30 seconds to 90 minutes), in film finance and sales, in company management and teaching. He line-produced theatre shows in Dubrovnik, Croatia and Venice, Italy. He has been invited at festivals as a jury member (San Sebastian, Split, Rome) and at film schools as a lecturer (ADA Zagreb, Croatia; NFTS, UK). Through Jeremy Thomas’s Hanway Films and Recorded Picture Company, Ivan was involved in films such as Viggo Mortensen’s Falling, Matteo Garrone’s Pinocchio, Takashi Miike’s First Love, Paul Schrader’s The Card Counter and films starring Emily Blunt, Liam Neeson or Salma Hayek.