Vinko Möderndorfer/Slovenia, 1958
Vinko Möderndorfer (1958, Slovenia), director, screenwriter, playwright, writer, poet, and essayist, is one of the most prolific and versatile Slovenian artists. His literary works have been included in numerous national and international anthologies, and several of his works have been translated into foreign languages and performed on foreign stages and radio stations. Alongside theatre directing, he works as a film, television, and radio director. He has received more than 50 awards and nominations for his work in the fields of literature, drama, theatre, television, and radio, including the Prešeren Fund Award, the Župančič Award, the Borštnik Award, the Marjan Rožanec Award, numerous Grum awards, the Ježek Award, several awards for the best comedy text, the Chalice of Immortality Award, the Desetnica Award, the Večernica Award, and many others.