(Feature Script)

In 1993, an immigrant engineer driven by pride hangs by a thread as she builds a new life with her toddler in Canada, after being separated from her husband conscripted to fight in a war back home.

Awards & Recognition:

2020 SEEfest Accelerator Fellow

2020 Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition Quarterfinalist

2020 LA International Underground Film Festival Honorable Mention

2020 Black List x WIF Writers Residency Shortlist

2020 Spring WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Semifinalist

For fun, here's a writing Spotify playlist with 80s/90s Yugo-rock I created for inspiration.

Please inquire about other projects.



(Short Film Script)

After getting dumped, an underachieving former valedictorian has eight hours to move out of the apartment with the help of her childhood love, in the middle of a blackout.

Awards & Recognition:

2020 Emerging Screenwriters Shoot Your Short Semifinalist

If you're interested in collaborating when it's possible to be on set again, please reach out!



Homemade (Web Series)

[In post-production]

Producer, Director, Editor

The Sex Act (Short)

[Complete, 2019]


Corporate Girl (Short)

[Complete, 2017]

Producer, Director, Screenwriter


Česnica (Ches-nee-tsa) Bread
Director / Producer / Editor
Here Before You (CFC Short 2019)
Production Manager
A Very Important Appointment (CFC Short 2019)
Production Manager
Oases (CFC Short 2019)
Production Manager
Fuchsia (CFC Short 2019)
Production Manager
Vision (CFC Short 2019)
Production Manager

©2020 by Ivana Strajin.

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