Screenwriter. Storyteller. Mentor.
Ana Lasic is a screenplay writer and a playwright born in Belgrade, Serbia. In Slovenia, Lasic taught screenwriting intensively for many years, last six at the State Academy for Theater, Film, and TV, AGRFT in Ljubljana. She is an Assistant Professor for Screenwriting for film and TV.
2018 Lasic wrote a screenplay for the feature film "Bull Leaper", director Nejc Levstik. In progress.
2016 /2017 During a recent stay at the Ingmar Bergman’s Estate, Ana completed her screenplay for the feature film “Green Softness”. The development of “Green Softness” was supported by the Slovenian Film Centre. Ana is open for collaborations with directors and film productions.
2013 / 2014 Lasic wrote two screenplays "Balkan Is Not Dead" directed by Aleksandar Popovski (prod. Kino oko, Robert Naskov, Makedonia), and "Driving School" directed by Janez Burger (prod. RTV Slovenia).
2011 she did adaptation for "In Treatment" (BeTipul) for all 45 episodes for POP TV Slovenia.
2009 Ana wrote the screenplay for TV film "Angela Vode, Hidden Memories" that won the "Viktor" prize for the best Slovenian TV film.
2004 her first feature film “Ruins,” directed by Janez Burger, won the prize for the “Best Slovenian Film” and went on to festivals around Europe and the United States, including Rotterdam Film Festival, Karlovy Vary, Minneapolis, Palm Springs etc… At the Lecce Film Festival, “Ruins” won the Special Jury Award.
2017 Ana is back to her own stories with new theater play "Down By the River Styx". Looking for a producer/director.
2016 Lasic wrote an adaptation of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez for Pandur theaters.
2008 Original play "Where Are You Coming From?" was first performed at Theater Forum in Berlin. The play won the »Selenic prize«, a prize annually given for best graduating play and the Third prize at the Competition for the best EX-YU play 2000, organized by Theater m.b.H. in Wien, Austria. It is printed in German and its original Serbian in the collection of plays named »Schutzzone und Andere Neue Stucke Aus Exjugoslavien« published by Folio Verlag 2002.
2005 Original "Nowhere For Now," performed at the Slovene National Theatre Drama in Ljubljana and in JDP in Belgrade. Lasic won the Dominik Smole Price for the best Slovenian play 2006 at the festival "Borstnikovo srecanje."