Boris Petkovič, born on the 22nd of April 1971 in Zenica (Bosnia), graduated in Koper from the Faculty for Navy Navigation. In 2005 he graduated from EICAR film school in Paris where he continued as a teacher for three years. In 2008 he came back to Ljubljana where he works as a freelance film director. His last film Let Him Be a Basketball player was seen by more than 90.000 spectators.