Tara Karajica

Tara Karajica is a Belgrade-based film critic, journalist and programmer. Her writings have appeared in Variety, Indiewire, Screen, Little White Lies, MovieMaker, Business Doc Europe, Eye For Film and Film New Europe, among many other media outlets, including the European Film Academy’s online magazine, Close-up, and Eurimages. She is a member of the European Film Academy, the Online Film Critics Society and the Alliance of Women Film Journalists as well as the recipient of the 2014 best critic award at the Altcine Action! Film Festival. In September 2016, she founded Yellow Bread, a magazine dedicated to short films, ranked among the 25 Top Short Film Blogs and Websites on the Planet in 2017 (currently being rebranded). She also launched Fade to Her, a magazine about successful women working in Film and TV and became a member of the Jury of the European Shooting Stars (European Film Promotion). She is currently a live-action shorts programmer and head of the industry program at PÖFF Shorts. Previously, she has also been the narrative features programmer at the Durban International Film Festival, a narrative features screener for SXSW and head of the short film program and live action shorts programmer at SEEFest. Karajica is a regular at film festivals as a film critic, moderator and/or jury member.