Highlights - Spring 2017

New Technologies / Design

From an idea to the materialized concept; what is the meaning of design and what is its purpose? The workshop also looks back at the history of the film medium, and ahead towards new formats and technologies. Students will acquire basic knowledge on 2D and 3D modeling and its implementation in film, as well as the basics of mechanical and digital special effects in film. Sign-up required.

SFA is delighted to welcome Prof. Dr. Selma Rizvić and Bojan Hadžihalilović as guest lecturers for this exciting split module in week May 15 – May 20.


Selma Rizvić, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Sarajevo and Founder of The Sarajevo Graphics Group. She also works as a visual artist and is the Head of Broadcast Design Department at BH Radio Television. Her academic work and qualifications cover areas of Computer Graphics, Computer Animation, Broadcast Graphics, Virtual Heritage and Digital Storytelling. Prof. Rizvić is a member of various national and international task groups dealing with digital technologies application and virtual cultural heritage projects.

Bojan Hadžihalilović is the Head of Graphic Design Department at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo, and teaches several core courses at the Academy. Multiply awarded for his work, he is a graphic designer and founder/owner of the famed design, production and marketing agency Fabrika, known for its successful collaborations with many of the region’s biggest companies, as well as its most relevant TV, film and theatre directors. He is also one of the founders of the acclaimed design group Trio Sarajevo, known for over 50 projects that include some of the most recognizable images of former Yugoslavia: cult status film posters and record covers, along with numerous design projects for festivals and within publishing (book covers, newspapers and other). During the siege of Sarajevo, the Trio designed a serial of propaganda posters under the title “The Aggression Against Bosnia”, today considered an important part of the country’s modern art heritage, and receiving wide international coverage and acclaim. The group has been awarded, among others, by Saatchi&Saatchi.