Đuro Gavran was born in 1982 in Bjelovar. He graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagrebt in Maof film and television directing. He graduated also from the Faculty of Graphic Arts at the University of Zagreb.
He is the author of five documentary features (Bojan; Kelts; We Wanted Workers and All We Got Were People; The Big Day; The Verdict) and two experimental films (Glassballetdancer and Our Beautiful Homeland). As a cinematographer he worked on documentary films Above average (dir. Igor Bezinović; Restart prod, 2008), Irreversible (dir. Igor Bezinović, Restart, 2009) and The Blockage (dir. Igor Bezinović, Factum and Restart, 2012).
In addition to film, he is involved in other forms of visual art (photography, graphics and installations). He has held three individual and about thirty collaborative national and international exhibitions.
Since 2008 he is a member of ULUPUH (Croatian Association of Artists in Applied Arts), multimedia department.
Together with Miljenka Čogelja and Boris Vidošević, in 2012 he started Pipser d.o.o., a film production company and a design studio.
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