Silvestar Kolbas

Address

 

Albinijeva 16, 10010 Zagreb

Phone

  +385 (0)1 6603 006

Mobile

  +385 (0)98 415 694

E-mail

  silvestar.kolbas@zg.t-com.hr

Internet

  Cinematography Department, Academy of Performing Arts, Zagreb

About

Date and place of birth

 

12 April 1956, Petrovci near Vukovar

Education

1975 - 1982

 

B.A. in Cinematography at the Academy of Performing Arts, Zagreb

1971 - 1975

 

Mechanical Engineering School, Vinkovci

Occupation

   

Film and TV Cinematographer

Career

1995 - 2001

 

Working continuously as a freelance cameraman / director of photography.

Teaching cinematography at the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb as a associate professor.

Publishing articles about cinematography and electronic media in Hrvatski filmski ljetopis (The Croatian Cinema Chronicle).

Continued activity on visual media popularization.

1996 - 1997

 

Preparing and starting news program on the new TV channel "Mreža 1", organizing, training and directing a shooting crew.

1985 - 1996

 

Employee of the Croatian Television as a cameraman in news, documentary and feature program.

Cinematographer of the rewarded documentary films directed by Petar Krelja such as Suzanin osmijeh, Evina klasa, Nježni u srcu, Josip i Ana u carskom gradu, Američki san.

Director of photography of many TV films directed by Snježana Tribuson such as Kako preživjeti do prvog, Terevenka, Bez trećeg, Lude gljive, Mor, Mrtva točka, etc, produced by HRT (Croatian Television).

Best debuting cinematographer award for the feature film Diploma za smrt by Živorad Tomić at the Festival of Cinematography in Bitola.

1977 - 1985

 

Freelance photographer, co-operating in different publishing projects such as the magazine Sam svoj majstor and publisher Školska knjiga.

Professional memberships

   

Croatian Film Workers' Association (H.D.F.D.)

Croatian Cinematographers Society (H.F.S.)

Croatian Journalists' Association (HND)