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Jelena Mila(known even as Jelena Ivanisevic Paunovic) is actress, producer, screenwriter, director and academic. She received her master degree in Actingat Faculty for Drama Art Belgrade University in Belgrade in 1993 and master degree in Cinema studies at Stockholm University, Swedish film institute 2019, continuing PhD studiesin same field.  She studied even theology at Faculty for Orthodox Theology in Belgrade 1993-95. Since Drama art graduation, she has been working as a free-lance actress and producer at National Theatres in Serbia, Montenegro, Yugoslavia and in Sweden at The Royal National Theatre Stockholm, Dramaten on Film and TV.  (More about acting biography at www.jelenamila.com)

Experienced in both the creative and businessends of the theatre and film industry through her own production company, M.A.M.M.A. production, she has written, directed and produced several theatre and film plays.  With it, company 2012 Jelena Mila Co-Produced movie Led/Ice, and produced her first author’s feature IRON WARRIORESSES 2018.  In the same time, she founded and successfully running Balkan New Film Festival BaNeFF in Nordic lands: Sweden and Norway, as well as FORTECA International Film Festival in Montenegro, continuously working with several creative and promoting projects. Mila wrote eight drama plays including one bigger film project for the children Bojke Pojke. Her latest published dramas after theatre plays are with the same titles: Iron Warrioresses – Women Volunteers in First World War and other Balkan Wars was given in four languages in Serbian, English, Swedish and Norwegian, and  Av hjärtat krigarinnor about Mileva Maric Einstein (scientists) and Vasilija Vukotic (writer and braveheart woman).

 

Jelena Mila recently joined forces with stellar cast and crew to produce and direct historic drama Empress Helena.

 

EDUCATION       

Faculty of Dramatic Arts –Belgrade, Yugoslavia – Master of Acting Art,with directing, screenwriting, producing, Magister program – 4 years, 1987-1991 (Master Art graduation 1993)

PhD in Cinema studies at Faculty for Dramatic Arts, Theory and History Department for Film, Media and Cultural Studies, since 2019

 

Master program in Film Production, Aesthetic science – Film Institute, Stockholm University            2011-2013 (M.Sc. Graduation 2019)

 

Program and Master in Business Education, Stockholm’s University – FEK, Film Production 2008-2010

 

Faculty for Theology– Orthodox Christianity, Belgrade University, 1993-1995

 

Others:

Ballet 1978-1980

Musik – primary education 6 years, accordion and singing 1978-1984

Journalism, since 1997

Business education, (marketing, business organization, administration, andaccounting), FEK, Stockholms Universitet 2008-2009

 

Some important courses:

Consciousness leadership, KTH – gender research 2011

Conflict management through drama, Stockholm University 2011

Egyptology, Stockholm University 2009

Media, culture, and religion Uppsala University 2001

Swedish Trade, Leaders/Ledarna association, GT … Coaching, Leadership 2000 – 2011

Actor Studio, New York Acting 1988

 

WORK IN THEATRE as actress

National Theatre Belgrade, plays: Cyrano de BergeracE. Rostand, director Egon Savin, Style Exercises, Reymond Keno, director Vera Crvencanin, Women from Troy, Euripides – director Irini Konidari, and several domestic plays: Razvojin put Bore SnajderaAleksandar Popovic, director Kokan Maldenovic, Posle million godinaDragutin Ilic, director Sasa Latinovic, 1989-1998, Poslednja potera za zlatom, Gordan Mihic, director Oliver Viktorovic

 

City Theatre – Atelje 212, Belgrade, vaudeville – Duchess of Folie-Bergere, Feydo, director Ljubomir Muci Draskic, 1992-1998

 

National Theatre of Montenegro, drama Tiger, Murray Schisgal – director Drasko Djurovic 1995-1996

 

Independent productions and co-productions: Lysistrata,Aristophanes – director Petar Zec, 1993, Cabaret Ho Ho,1993-1995 – own production

Child Plays:  MagiSoniHari and princess Bo, by Zorica Simovic(spectacle for children) 1993, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, director Jovan Ristic (spectacle for children – over 5,000 visitors per show) 1992, Christmas Carol1996.

Guest appearances in other theatres in the former Yugoslavia and abroad.

 

Kulturhuset Stockholm, monodrama – own production World religions around 30 minutes, writer, director, producer Jelena Mila, 2000 to 2013

 

Royal Dramatic Theatre Stockholm, Main Stage – Dramaten, The Seven Maids, by Jörgen Hjerdt, director Åsa Kalmér, 2006

 

Royal Dramatic Theatre Stockholm, Dramaten, Målarsalen, I think of myself  by Marianne Lindberg De Geer, director Andreas Boonstra, 2007

 

Stockholm City Theatre, Stadsteatern, Holy Landby Mohamed Kacimi, director Annika Silkeberg – theater Brigade, 2008

 

Mileva Maric Einstein– own production 2010, rev. 2018

Empress Helena– own production 2013 (as theatre play and screenplay)

Iron Warrioresses – Women Volunteers in First World War and Balkan Wars(as theatre play and screenplay) – own production 2014

Braveheart Woman– the story about Vasilija Vukotic and Mojkovac battle 1916, own production 2016.

Runeberg poetrycircle– 2015

 

Founder of Justin Theatre Productionsince 2004, www.justintp.com.

 

 

WORK ON FILM as actress

Kako je propao Rock&Roll(Hur försvann Rock & Roll), Yugoslavia, 1988

Delta Force 2, Italian – American production, Yugoslavia, 1989

Bice bolje, (It gets better/ Det blir bätter), Yugoslavia, 1993

Ubijstvo s predumesljajem (A premeditated murder / Ett överlagt mord)Yugoslavia, 1995

Leta sela lepo gore(Pretty village, pretty flame/ Flammande byar)- winner of the Stockholm Film Festival in 1996, Yugoslavia

Picnic in the cemetery, (Picknick på kyrkogården)children’s film Malmo (The Best Foreign Short Film 2001 – New York International Independent Film and Video Festival), Sweden, 2000

Unconditional love, feature film / pilot seria- director Vladan Zdravkovic, Sweden, 2008

Knäcka (Crack), feature film – director Ivica Zubak, Sweden, 2009

Ravan Gora, TV seria, RTS – Radio Television Serbia, Stana, 2013-2014

Za kralja i otadzbinu, feature film, directed by Rados Bajic, premiered in March 2015

Including own video productions, music videos and documentaries

Selo gori…– TV RTS seria – under production 2016-2017

Måste Gitt2017 av Ivica Zubak

 

At TV as actress

TV dramas (Symbols, Paradise, Wedding March… 1991 to 1998 at Yugoslavian’s state TV RTJ ans RTS), children’s and educational programs, radio dramas, television series (Happy People, 1993) including different entertainment programs in Yugoslavia, Serbia, and Montenegro.

Radio Drama, Pendylen, Sveriges Radio, 2000; Skuggor(Shadows) by Lars Noren 2012,

TV seria Åkalla, SVT – director Asa Kalmér, role Meymona, appeared on national television in December 2008

 

Participating and creating numerous of fashion showes, cultural programs, commercials and advertising films.

 

 

OWN PRODUCTIONS FILM AND THEATRE

FILM

Iron Warrioresses, Stålkrigarinnor, Celicne ratnice –Swedish-Serbian-Montenegro feature film, production spring 2015-18, premiere April  2018, as actress, producer, director and production designer

Elevation– documentary 2021, 37’, director, screenwriter, producer

Ways of the heart– documentary 2021, 80’, director, screenwriter, producer

 

Under production:

Empress Helena, mother to Constantine the Great ad 300 – director, screenwriter, producer, preproduction

Documentaries:Zarko Vidojevic, 2015-17, (under production)

Future features: Mileva Maric Einstein, Cry from the abyss (for children)after theatre plays

 

THEATRE:

Steps,Beckett, 1993, Theatre play and filming

CabaretHO-HO, 1993, Theatre play and filming

Poesi videos

Musik videos

Världsreligionerna runt på 30 minuter,premiere February 2000 – Kulturhuset, Theatre play, and filming

Bojke pojke, 2004 screenplay, 2010 directing, Theatre play, premiere May 2012 andfilming

Julia and Daniel, 2010 kort film, under editing

Mileva Marica Einstein2010 – theatre play and film (in preparation)

Co-producer to feature film LED/Ice, M.A.M.M.A. production, 2012

Empress Helena, Theatre play, premiere April 2013, and film production (film under production), Swedish Film Institute – scenario support 2014

Iron Warrioresses, 2014 Theatre play, premiere June 2014, book October 2014

 

AWARDS

Best actress (Jelena Mila) in TV seria Ravna Gora 2014

Best producer(Jelena Mila / M.A.M.M.A. production) in Cyprus International Film Festival 2013, film Led / Ice

Best producer (Jelena Mila / M.A.M.M.A. production)  in Peloponnesian International Film Festival 2013, film Led / Ice

Best actress (Jelena Mila/Jelena Ivanisevic) regarding Magazine – Ošišani Jež 1996

Winner of Goranovo proljece (Jelena Mila/Jelena Ivanisevic), Yugoslavian competition for The Best Poetry Interpretation, Zagreb 1988

Including many more awards for scene achievements and Film Festivals participation, as an artist, producer, and jury member.

 

Her first feature film Iron Warrioresseswas awarded on Festivals in CYIFF Cyprus, BaNeFF2018 Oslo-Norway, Los Angeles – WFF 2019, ‘KinoAssamble – Lestvica’ Dnepr-Ukraine, ‘First Clip’ Sarajevo Bosina and Hercegovina and more.

 

Jelena was a jury memberin Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival November 2015, DOHA Qatar, Dakhla International Film Festival Marocco, November 2014, in Sarajevo, Prvi kadar – Film Festival, November 2015, Film Festival of the Christina Culture in Serbia, Zajecar 2018.

 

Chronology of  WORKING EXPERIANCE

Own business  M.A.M.M.A. production

and Justin Theatre Production Sweden,                                         since 2004

Dramaten                          Directing/Acting/Producing                 2005 – 2007

Stadsteater                        Acting/Producing                                   2008

Sveriges Radio                  Producing                                              1999 – 2002

National Theatre Belgrad Acting/Producing/Directing                1989 – 1998

Atelje 212                          Acting/Directing                                     1989 – 1998

Theatre and film school   (Solna, AlZaahra – Bagarmossen, ABF) sedan 2004

 

Film – see IMDB                http://www.imdb.com/Jelena MIla

 

Web sites:                          www.baneff.com,

www.fiffp.com

www.snowe.se

www.justintp.com,

www.mammaproduction.com

 

 

FOUNDER of the Balkans New Film Festival, BaNeFF –in Sweden and Nordic www.baneff.comsince 2010.

BaNeFF doc.short– Documentary and Short Film Festival

Forteca International Film Festival Perast, Montenegro, www.fiffp.comsince 2016

Founder of world wide SNOWE project – women in film, creative networking, www.snowe.se since 2013.

Film selector and jury memberin several International Film Festivals.

Creator and producer of the two photo exhibitions in Stockholm and in Belgrade.

Former member of boardsof Theatre in Haga, Justin Theatre Production, Serbernas Riksförbund, Englebreksskolan.

Memberin Swedish Theatre Union, Swedish Journalistic Association (press cards since 2000), WIFT – Women in Film and Television, Professional Foreign Correspondents at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the member in International Woman Club IWC, and the Riksteatern association – Stockholm.

 

Beside English and Swedish, fluently writes and speaks all ex-YU language and understand Italian, French and most Slavic-language.

 

Owner to the Production House:

M.A.M.M.A. production – Miracle Acting Mix Media Access Production

Odengatan 15

11424 Stockholm

08 221190

www.mammaproduction.com

info@mammaproduction.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal Information

 

e-mail                                 jelena@hotmail.se

info@mammaproduction.com

 

Place of Origine                Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Nationality                         Swedish – Serbian/Montenegrin

 

EDUCATION       

Faculty of Dramatic Arts –Belgrade, Yugoslavia – Master of Acting Art,with directing, screenwriting, producing, Magister program – 4 years, 1987-1991 (Master Art graduation 1993)

PhD in Cinema studiesat Faculty for Dramatic Arts, Theory and History Department for Film, Media and Cultural Studies, since 2019

 

Master program in Film Production, Aesthetic science – Film Institute, Stockholm University            2011-2013 (M.Sc. Graduation 2019)

 

Program and Master in Business Education, Stockholm’s University – FEK, Film Production 2008-2010

 

Faculty for Theology– Orthodox Christianity, Belgrade University, 1993-1995

 

Others:

Ballet 1978-1980

Musik – primary education 6 years, accordion and singing 1978-1984

Journalism, since 1997

Business education, (marketing, business organization, administration, andaccounting), FEK, Stockholms Universitet 2008-2009

 

Some important courses:

Consciousness leadership, KTH – gender research 2011

Conflict management through drama, Stockholm University 2011

Egyptology, Stockholm University 2009

Media, culture, and religion Uppsala University 2001

Swedish Trade, Leaders/Ledarna association, GT … Coaching, Leadership 2000 – 2011

Actor Studio, New York Acting 1988

 

WORK IN THEATRE as actress

National Theatre Belgrade, plays: Cyrano de BergeracE. Rostand, director Egon Savin, Style Exercises, Reymond Keno, director Vera Crvencanin, Women from Troy, Euripides – director Irini Konidari, and several domestic plays: Razvojin put Bore SnajderaAleksandar Popovic, director Kokan Maldenovic, Posle million godinaDragutin Ilic, director Sasa Latinovic, 1989-1998, Poslednja potera za zlatom, Gordan Mihic, director Oliver Viktorovic

 

City Theatre – Atelje 212, Belgrade, vaudeville – Duchess of Folie-Bergere, Feydo, director Ljubomir Muci Draskic, 1992-1998

 

National Theatre of Montenegro, drama Tiger, Murray Schisgal – director Drasko Djurovic 1995-1996

 

Independent productions and co-productions: Lysistrata,Aristophanes – director Petar Zec, 1993, Cabaret Ho Ho,1993-1995 – own production

Child Plays:  MagiSoniHari and princess Bo, by Zorica Simovic(spectacle for children) 1993, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, director Jovan Ristic (spectacle for children – over 5,000 visitors per show) 1992, Christmas Carol1996.

Guest appearances in other theatres in the former Yugoslavia and abroad.

 

Kulturhuset Stockholm, monodrama – own production World religions around 30 minutes, writer, director, producer Jelena Mila, 2000 to 2013

 

Royal Dramatic Theatre Stockholm, Main Stage – Dramaten, The Seven Maids, by Jörgen Hjerdt, director Åsa Kalmér, 2006

 

Royal Dramatic Theatre Stockholm, Dramaten, Målarsalen, I think of myself  by Marianne Lindberg De Geer, director Andreas Boonstra, 2007

 

Stockholm City Theatre, Stadsteatern, Holy Landby Mohamed Kacimi, director Annika Silkeberg – theater Brigade, 2008

 

Mileva Maric Einstein– own production 2010, rev. 2018

Empress Helena– own production 2013 (as theatre play and screenplay)

Iron Warrioresses – Women Volunteers in First World War and Balkan Wars(as theatre play and screenplay) – own production 2014

Braveheart Woman– the story about Vasilija Vukotic and Mojkovac battle 1916, own production 2016.

Runeberg poetrycircle– 2015

 

Founder of Justin Theatre Productionsince 2004, www.justintp.com.

 

 

WORK ON FILM as actress

Kako je propao Rock&Roll(Hur försvann Rock & Roll), Yugoslavia, 1988

Delta Force 2, Italian – American production, Yugoslavia, 1989

Bice bolje, (It gets better/ Det blir bätter), Yugoslavia, 1993

Ubijstvo s predumesljajem (A premeditated murder / Ett överlagt mord)Yugoslavia, 1995

Leta sela lepo gore(Pretty village, pretty flame/ Flammande byar)- winner of the Stockholm Film Festival in 1996, Yugoslavia

Picnic in the cemetery, (Picknick på kyrkogården)children’s film Malmo (The Best Foreign Short Film 2001 – New York International Independent Film and Video Festival), Sweden, 2000

Unconditional love, feature film / pilot seria- director Vladan Zdravkovic, Sweden, 2008

Knäcka (Crack), feature film – director Ivica Zubak, Sweden, 2009

Ravan Gora, TV seria, RTS – Radio Television Serbia, Stana, 2013-2014

Za kralja i otadzbinu, feature film, directed by Rados Bajic, premiered in March 2015

Including own video productions, music videos and documentaries

Selo gori…– TV RTS seria – under production 2016-2017

Måste Gitt2017 av Ivica Zubak

 

At TV as actress

TV dramas (Symbols, Paradise, Wedding March… 1991 to 1998 at Yugoslavian’s state TV RTJ ans RTS), children’s and educational programs, radio dramas, television series (Happy People, 1993) including different entertainment programs in Yugoslavia, Serbia, and Montenegro.

Radio Drama, Pendylen, Sveriges Radio, 2000; Skuggor(Shadows) by Lars Noren 2012,

TV seria Åkalla, SVT – director Asa Kalmér, role Meymona, appeared on national television in December 2008

 

Participating and creating numerous of fashion showes, cultural programs, commercials and advertising films.

 

 

OWN PRODUCTIONS FILM AND THEATRE

FILM

Iron Warrioresses, Stålkrigarinnor, Celicne ratnice –Swedish-Serbian-Montenegro feature film, production spring 2015-18, premiere April  2018, as actress, producer, director and production designer

Elevation– documentary 2021, 37’, director, screenwriter, producer

Ways of the heart– documentary 2021, 80’, director, screenwriter, producer

 

Under production:

Empress Helena, mother to Constantine the Great ad 300 – director, screenwriter, producer, preproduction

Documentaries:Zarko Vidojevic, 2015-17, (under production)

Future features: Mileva Maric Einstein, Cry from the abyss (for children)after theatre plays

 

THEATRE:

Steps,Beckett, 1993, Theatre play and filming

CabaretHO-HO, 1993, Theatre play and filming

Poesi videos

Musik videos

Världsreligionerna runt på 30 minuter,premiere February 2000 – Kulturhuset, Theatre play, and filming

Bojke pojke, 2004 screenplay, 2010 directing, Theatre play, premiere May 2012 andfilming

Julia and Daniel, 2010 kort film, under editing

Mileva Marica Einstein2010 – theatre play and film (in preparation)

Co-producer to feature film LED/Ice, M.A.M.M.A. production, 2012

Empress Helena, Theatre play, premiere April 2013, and film production (film under production), Swedish Film Institute – scenario support 2014

Iron Warrioresses, 2014 Theatre play, premiere June 2014, book October 2014

 

AWARDS

Best actress (Jelena Mila) in TV seria Ravna Gora 2014

Best producer(Jelena Mila / M.A.M.M.A. production) in Cyprus International Film Festival 2013, film Led / Ice

Best producer (Jelena Mila / M.A.M.M.A. production)  in Peloponnesian International Film Festival 2013, film Led / Ice

Best actress (Jelena Mila/Jelena Ivanisevic) regarding Magazine – Ošišani Jež 1996

Winner of Goranovo proljece (Jelena Mila/Jelena Ivanisevic), Yugoslavian competition for The Best Poetry Interpretation, Zagreb 1988

Including many more awards for scene achievements and Film Festivals participation, as an artist, producer, and jury member.

 

Her first feature film Iron Warrioresseswas awarded on Festivals in CYIFF Cyprus, BaNeFF2018 Oslo-Norway, Los Angeles – WFF 2019, ‘KinoAssamble – Lestvica’ Dnepr-Ukraine, ‘First Clip’ Sarajevo Bosina and Hercegovina and more.

 

Jelena was a jury memberin Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival November 2015, DOHA Qatar, Dakhla International Film Festival Marocco, November 2014, in Sarajevo, Prvi kadar – Film Festival, November 2015, Film Festival of the Christina Culture in Serbia, Zajecar 2018.

 

Chronology of  WORKING EXPERIANCE

Own business  M.A.M.M.A. production

and Justin Theatre Production Sweden,                                         since 2004

Dramaten                          Directing/Acting/Producing                 2005 – 2007

Stadsteater                        Acting/Producing                                   2008

Sveriges Radio                  Producing                                              1999 – 2002

National Theatre Belgrad Acting/Producing/Directing                1989 – 1998

Atelje 212                          Acting/Directing                                     1989 – 1998

Theatre and film school   (Solna, AlZaahra – Bagarmossen, ABF) sedan 2004

 

Film – see IMDB                http://www.imdb.com/Jelena MIla

 

Web sites:                          www.baneff.com,

www.fiffp.com

www.snowe.se

www.justintp.com,

www.jelenamila.com

www.mammaproduction.com

 

 

FOUNDER of the Balkans New Film Festival, BaNeFF –in Sweden and Nordic www.baneff.comsince 2010.

BaNeFF doc.short– Documentary and Short Film Festival

Forteca International Film Festival Perast, Montenegro, www.fiffp.comsince 2016

Founder of world wide SNOWE project – women in film, creative networking, www.snowe.se since 2013.

 

Film selector and jury memberin several International Film Festivals.

Creator and producer of the two photo exhibitions in Stockholm and in Belgrade.

 

Former member of boardsof Theatre in Haga, Justin Theatre Production, Serbernas Riksförbund, Englebreksskolan.

 

Memberin Swedish Theatre Union, Swedish Journalistic Association (press cards since 2000), WIFT – Women in Film and Television, Professional Foreign Correspondents at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the member in International Woman Club IWC, and the Riksteatern association – Stockholm.

 

Besides English and Swedish, fluently writes and speaks all ex-YU language and understand Italian, French and most Slavic-language.

 

 

Owner to the Production House:

M.A.M.M.A. production – Miracle Acting Mix Media Access Production

Odengatan 15

11424 Stockholm

08 221190

www.mammaproduction.com

info@mammaproduction.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal Information

 

e-mail                                 jelena@hotmail.se

info@mammaproduction.com

 

Place of Origine                Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Nationality                         Swedish – Serbian/Montenegrin

 

EDUCATION       

Faculty of Dramatic Arts –Belgrade, Yugoslavia – Master of Acting Art,with directing, screenwriting, producing, Magister program – 4 years, 1987-1991 (Master Art graduation 1993)

PhD in Cinema studiesat Faculty for Dramatic Arts, Theory and History Department for Film, Media and Cultural Studies, since 2019

 

Master program in Film Production, Aesthetic science – Film Institute, Stockholm University            2011-2013 (M.Sc. Graduation 2019)

 

Program and Master in Business Education, Stockholm’s University – FEK, Film Production 2008-2010

 

Faculty for Theology– Orthodox Christianity, Belgrade University, 1993-1995

 

Others:

Ballet 1978-1980

Musik – primary education 6 years, accordion and singing 1978-1984

Journalism, since 1997

Business education, (marketing, business organization, administration, andaccounting), FEK, Stockholms Universitet 2008-2009

 

Some important courses:

Consciousness leadership, KTH – gender research 2011

Conflict management through drama, Stockholm University 2011

Egyptology, Stockholm University 2009

Media, culture, and religion Uppsala University 2001

Swedish Trade, Leaders/Ledarna association, GT … Coaching, Leadership 2000 – 2011

Actor Studio, New York Acting 1988

 

WORK IN THEATRE as actress

National Theatre Belgrade, plays: Cyrano de BergeracE. Rostand, director Egon Savin, Style Exercises, Reymond Keno, director Vera Crvencanin, Women from Troy, Euripides – director Irini Konidari, and several domestic plays: Razvojin put Bore SnajderaAleksandar Popovic, director Kokan Maldenovic, Posle million godinaDragutin Ilic, director Sasa Latinovic, 1989-1998, Poslednja potera za zlatom, Gordan Mihic, director Oliver Viktorovic

 

City Theatre – Atelje 212, Belgrade, vaudeville – Duchess of Folie-Bergere, Feydo, director Ljubomir Muci Draskic, 1992-1998

 

National Theatre of Montenegro, drama Tiger, Murray Schisgal – director Drasko Djurovic 1995-1996

 

Independent productions and co-productions: Lysistrata,Aristophanes – director Petar Zec, 1993, Cabaret Ho Ho,1993-1995 – own production

Child Plays:  MagiSoniHari and princess Bo, by Zorica Simovic(spectacle for children) 1993, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, director Jovan Ristic (spectacle for children – over 5,000 visitors per show) 1992, Christmas Carol1996.

Guest appearances in other theatres in the former Yugoslavia and abroad.

 

Kulturhuset Stockholm, monodrama – own production World religions around 30 minutes, writer, director, producer Jelena Mila, 2000 to 2013

 

Royal Dramatic Theatre Stockholm, Main Stage – Dramaten, The Seven Maids, by Jörgen Hjerdt, director Åsa Kalmér, 2006

 

Royal Dramatic Theatre Stockholm, Dramaten, Målarsalen, I think of myself  by Marianne Lindberg De Geer, director Andreas Boonstra, 2007

 

Stockholm City Theatre, Stadsteatern, Holy Landby Mohamed Kacimi, director Annika Silkeberg – theater Brigade, 2008

 

Mileva Maric Einstein– own production 2010, rev. 2018

Empress Helena– own production 2013 (as theatre play and screenplay)

Iron Warrioresses – Women Volunteers in First World War and Balkan Wars(as theatre play and screenplay) – own production 2014

Braveheart Woman– the story about Vasilija Vukotic and Mojkovac battle 1916, own production 2016.

Runeberg poetrycircle– 2015

 

Founder of Justin Theatre Productionsince 2004, www.justintp.com.

 

 

WORK ON FILM as actress

Kako je propao Rock&Roll(Hur försvann Rock & Roll), Yugoslavia, 1988

Delta Force 2, Italian – American production, Yugoslavia, 1989

Bice bolje, (It gets better/ Det blir bätter), Yugoslavia, 1993

Ubijstvo s predumesljajem (A premeditated murder / Ett överlagt mord)Yugoslavia, 1995

Leta sela lepo gore(Pretty village, pretty flame/ Flammande byar)- winner of the Stockholm Film Festival in 1996, Yugoslavia

Picnic in the cemetery, (Picknick på kyrkogården)children’s film Malmo (The Best Foreign Short Film 2001 – New York International Independent Film and Video Festival), Sweden, 2000

Unconditional love, feature film / pilot seria- director Vladan Zdravkovic, Sweden, 2008

Knäcka (Crack), feature film – director Ivica Zubak, Sweden, 2009

Ravan Gora, TV seria, RTS – Radio Television Serbia, Stana, 2013-2014

Za kralja i otadzbinu, feature film, directed by Rados Bajic, premiered in March 2015

Including own video productions, music videos and documentaries

Selo gori…– TV RTS seria – under production 2016-2017

Måste Gitt2017 av Ivica Zubak

 

At TV as actress

TV dramas (Symbols, Paradise, Wedding March… 1991 to 1998 at Yugoslavian’s state TV RTJ ans RTS), children’s and educational programs, radio dramas, television series (Happy People, 1993) including different entertainment programs in Yugoslavia, Serbia, and Montenegro.

Radio Drama, Pendylen, Sveriges Radio, 2000; Skuggor(Shadows) by Lars Noren 2012,

TV seria Åkalla, SVT – director Asa Kalmér, role Meymona, appeared on national television in December 2008

 

Participating and creating numerous of fashion showes, cultural programs, commercials and advertising films.

 

 

OWN PRODUCTIONS FILM AND THEATRE

FILM

Iron Warrioresses, Stålkrigarinnor, Celicne ratnice –Swedish-Serbian-Montenegro feature film, production spring 2015-18, premiere April  2018, as actress, producer, director and production designer

Elevation– documentary 2021, 37’, director, screenwriter, producer

Ways of the heart– documentary 2021, 80’, director, screenwriter, producer

 

Under production:

Empress Helena, mother to Constantine the Great ad 300 – director, screenwriter, producer, preproduction

Documentaries:Zarko Vidojevic, 2015-17, (under production)

Future features: Mileva Maric Einstein, Cry from the abyss (for children)after theatre plays

 

THEATRE:

Steps,Beckett, 1993, Theatre play and filming

CabaretHO-HO, 1993, Theatre play and filming

Poesi videos

Musik videos

Världsreligionerna runt på 30 minuter,premiere February 2000 – Kulturhuset, Theatre play, and filming

Bojke pojke, 2004 screenplay, 2010 directing, Theatre play, premiere May 2012 andfilming

Julia and Daniel, 2010 kort film, under editing

Mileva Marica Einstein2010 – theatre play and film (in preparation)

Co-producer to feature film LED/Ice, M.A.M.M.A. production, 2012

Empress Helena, Theatre play, premiere April 2013, and film production (film under production), Swedish Film Institute – scenario support 2014

Iron Warrioresses, 2014 Theatre play, premiere June 2014, book October 2014

 

AWARDS

Best actress (Jelena Mila) in TV seria Ravna Gora 2014

Best producer(Jelena Mila / M.A.M.M.A. production) in Cyprus International Film Festival 2013, film Led / Ice

Best producer (Jelena Mila / M.A.M.M.A. production)  in Peloponnesian International Film Festival 2013, film Led / Ice

Best actress (Jelena Mila/Jelena Ivanisevic) regarding Magazine – Ošišani Jež 1996

Winner of Goranovo proljece (Jelena Mila/Jelena Ivanisevic), Yugoslavian competition for The Best Poetry Interpretation, Zagreb 1988

Including many more awards for scene achievements and Film Festivals participation, as an artist, producer, and jury member.

 

Her first feature film Iron Warrioresseswas awarded on Festivals in CYIFF Cyprus, BaNeFF2018 Oslo-Norway, Los Angeles – WFF 2019, ‘KinoAssamble – Lestvica’ Dnepr-Ukraine, ‘First Clip’ Sarajevo Bosina and Hercegovina and more.

 

Jelena was a jury memberin Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival November 2015, DOHA Qatar, Dakhla International Film Festival Marocco, November 2014, in Sarajevo, Prvi kadar – Film Festival, November 2015, Film Festival of the Christina Culture in Serbia, Zajecar 2018.

 

Chronology of  WORKING EXPERIANCE

Own business  M.A.M.M.A. production

and Justin Theatre Production Sweden,                                         since 2004

Dramaten                          Directing/Acting/Producing                 2005 – 2007

Stadsteater                        Acting/Producing                                   2008

Sveriges Radio                  Producing                                              1999 – 2002

National Theatre Belgrad Acting/Producing/Directing                1989 – 1998

Atelje 212                          Acting/Directing                                     1989 – 1998

Theatre and film school   (Solna, AlZaahra – Bagarmossen, ABF) sedan 2004

 

Film – see IMDB                http://www.imdb.com/Jelena MIla

 

Web sites:                          www.baneff.com,

www.fiffp.com

www.snowe.se

www.justintp.com,

www.jelenamila.com

www.mammaproduction.com

 

 

FOUNDER of the Balkans New Film Festival, BaNeFF –in Sweden and Nordic www.baneff.comsince 2010.

BaNeFF doc.short– Documentary and Short Film Festival

Forteca International Film Festival Perast, Montenegro, www.fiffp.comsince 2016

Founder of world wide SNOWE project – women in film, creative networking, www.snowe.se since 2013.

 

Film selector and jury memberin several International Film Festivals.

Creator and producer of the two photo exhibitions in Stockholm and in Belgrade.

 

Former member of boardsof Theatre in Haga, Justin Theatre Production, Serbernas Riksförbund, Englebreksskolan.

 

Memberin Swedish Theatre Union, Swedish Journalistic Association (press cards since 2000), WIFT – Women in Film and Television, Professional Foreign Correspondents at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the member in International Woman Club IWC, and the Riksteatern association – Stockholm.

 

Besides English and Swedish, fluently writes and speaks all ex-YU language and understand Italian, French and most Slavic-language.

 

 

Owner to the Production House:

M.A.M.M.A. production – Miracle Acting Mix Media Access Production

Odengatan 15

11424 Stockholm

08 221190

www.mammaproduction.com

info@mammaproduction.com