prof. Rastko Ćirić
Professor of Animation and Illustration and founder of the Animation course at the Faculty of Applied Arts of the University of Arts in Belgrade. Rastko Ćirić has presented his work in more than 35 solo shows in the region of former Yugoslavia and elsewhere. As illustrator and writer he collaborates with the magazine Politikin Zabavnik, and from 2002 to 2004 he made illustrations for the New York Times Book Review.
Ćirić has created fourteen animated films, which have received a number of awards. He is member of the Art Directors Club of Serbia.
He graduated from the Graphics Department of the Faculty of Applied Arts of the University of Arts in Belgrade.