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Stefan Pavić is a documentary photographer and videographer from Serbia. He started his professional carrier in a multi-language news portal called FAR in 2018. Since then, he has worked on various different projects about the Bulgarian minority in Serbia and the region, historical and cultural documentary series and movies, as well as reportages. He has worked for different NGOs, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, BIRN Serbia, Serbian National Television, Bulgarian News Agency, and the Bulgarian Consulate in Serbia.

His personal work is focused on long-term documentary projects exploring his community and the interactions within it, as well as the connections between places, landscapes, and people. Through a deep and intimate engagement with his subjects, Stefan produces work that is poetic, vivid, and impactful.
His work is a part of private collections and book covers. Stefan exhibited his work in solo and group exhibitions in Serbia and abroad. His list of awards includes Award for the best movie „Big Hearts in small people“at the International Movie Festival „Arlekin“ in Varna, Bulgaria. In 2019 he received third place in a photo contest organized by the Museum of Ponišavlje in the city of Pirot. Stefan was among the finalists of the 24th National Competition „Press Photo Serbia 2022“ for the best photos in local media. He won the first award for the Best Local Project at a Belgrade Photo Month Festival.
Stefan participated in different photo and video seminars including BBC school for Video Journalism, Foundry Photojournalism 2021 workshop organised by VII Academy and Photowings, and he is part of the third generation of students of the Sarajevo Seminar for Documentary and Narrative Practice.

For last 19 years as a professional photographer he's
been covering issues in postconflict societies of ex Yugoslavia countries with special focus on Kosovo. From 2015 with a start of ''Europe migrant crisis'' started to regulary contribute to UNHCR folowing the story of refugees influx from middle east into Balkans on their way to western Europe. He is cotractor with UNOPS.
He had a several cooperation with NGO's, such as Nobel's Women Initiative and CanDo. In 2019 he took off to Alaska as a fish proccessor during salmon season and there as a photographer and fish industry worker in a same time followed life of seasonal workers from Europe and working class Americans in first person.

Vladimir Zivojinovic (b.1993) is a documentary photographer based in Belgrade, Serbia. He started his career as a volunteer in 2015. in the daily newspaper.
Focused on the news, social and humanitarian issues in Balkans.
For four years, he worked for Ringier Axel Springer, and his work is published in domestic media such as daily newspaper Blic, weekly magazine NIN, and online publication Vice.
- From January 2018 he works for Agence France-Press as a stringer, and his work has been picked up by foreign outlets such as French magazine Paris Match, Liberation, Vice UK, BBC, The Telegraph UK, La Repubblica, Independent UK, BILD, The Economist, The New York Times.

- From March 2019 he works with BBC News on Serbian as a stringer
- From July 2020 he works with Getty Images as a stringer
He has also worked with clients Oxfam International, Open Society Foundation, Le Monde, ESPN, British GQ, UNDP, European Commission, .

2019. After the image photobook workshop Sarejevo | VII Agency
2019. Workshop Sofia, Bulgaria l NOOR Agency
2020. VII Interactive. Workshop: The Digital Age: Adapting to Online Publishing | VII Agency

2017. Third place on BETA’S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE YEAR , Belgrade, Serbia
2018. Winner in the "Cultural Heritage" category and winner of special Festival recognition on BALKAN PHOTO FESTIVAL, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2018. Nominee Joop Swart Masterclass | World Press Photo Academy
2018. Black and White Photography awards Finalist | LensCulture Awards
2018. Winner and First prize in category "Everyday Life" on SERBIA PRESS PHOTO
2019. First prize on 16th regional competition for the best photojournalism photography organized by the Beta News Agency, Belgrade, Serbia
2020. The Independent photographer 'People Photography' competition | Finalist
2020. Winner and First prize in category "SPORT REPORTAGE" on SERBIA PRESS PHOTO

After the education in filmmaking, Nemanja switched his interest towards photojournalism. The influence of film culture and strong visual expression can be recognized in his work. He participated in “SEE New Perspectives” masterclass organized by World Press Photo in 2010.
Since 2006 he is constantly working with Serbian as well as with various international media outlets, NGO’s and institutions such as: The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Politiken, Monocle, Neue Zurcher Zeitung NZZ, UNICEF, Oxfam, SODI…

- 2018: “Press Photo Serbia”, Grand Prix, Story, “Balkan Route”
- 2014: "Press Photo Serbia",1st prize, Portrait story "Bata Panta(Highlander from Old Mountain)"
- 2013: "World Press Photo",1st prize, Portraits "Little Survivor"
- 2013: "Golden Nika at IFR",1st prize, "Little Survivor"
- 2013: "Status Photo Contest", 2nd prize, "Little Survivor"
- 2011: "Press Photo Serbia", award, Life story "Najdan Circles"
- 2010: "Press Photo Serbia", 1st prize, Portrait "Disconsolate Mother"
- 2010: "Press Photo Serbia", 1st prize, Sport story "Fighting Spirit"
- 2010: UNS (Serbian Journalist Association) "Laza Kostic" photography award, for photo story: "Baba Mondi (the One who opens the doors)"

- 2010: SEE New Perspectives WPP grant
- 2019: Prince Klaus Grant

- “Dirty Season” by Kamerades
- “If I exorcise my devils my angels may leave too” with Marko Risovic

After graduating from the Art Academy, major in Photography, Nemanja worked as a staff photographer in several Serbian daily newspapers, magazines and national news agency as a chief photographer, photo editor and art editor of photography. His photographs were displayed at major exhibitions, locally and worldwide. Nemanja has urge for adrenaline driven situations, and he’s very experienced in working under conflict circumstances. His passion for life photography and photojournalism always pushes him in the first rows, closest possible to the action. Nemanja’s long list of awards includes Grand Prix for best media photography in Serbia in 2009 as recognized by Press Photo Serbia organization, which awarded him five more times in the past few years. He was awarded first prize by “Vilnius photo circle” international photojournalistic organization in 2010 and 2011 for his documentary photo stories. He received three prizes from Status magazine, two of them in 2009 and one in 2012, including Grand Prix for best media photography in Serbia in 2009. In 2014 he received award for journalism courage for covering the story about the floods in Serbia. Nemanja participated in several workshops and bunch of lectures held by great names in modern photojournalism: Alexander Zemlianichenko, Yuri Kozyrev, Donald Weber, Dirk Jan-Visser, Stanley Greene, Peter van Agtmael and many more...
He is co-founder and member of the first Serbian photo collective, Kamerades

Marko Risovic is a documentary photographer from Serbia with long experience in the field of photojournalism, gained through work in various media outlets in the period from 2000 to 2010. After this adventurous journey, Marko started a freelance career and his focus shifted towards personal long term projects putting a spotlight on the vulnerable social groups - especially youth, important socio-political issues in the region of South-Eastern Europe and the role of the individual within constantly shifting positions of power in this part of the world.
Marko was chosen as one of the participants of World Press Photo Masterclass for young photographers from Southeast Europe in 2010. His work is recognised by different respectable institutions. He is regular contributor to National Geographic Serbia magazine since 2008 and contributing photographer to The New York Times since 2014. Marko is member of The Association of Serbian Applied Artists and Designers (ULUPUDS). He holds MA degree in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from the University of the Arts - London College of Communication. Marko is part of the VII Agency Mentor Programme.