Marina Tetarić Prusec is a Croatian film director.
Born in Zagreb, Croatia. She graduated from Drama, Film and Television Academy in Zagreb – film and television directing (mentor: Dušan Vukotić). She also studied sociology in Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb.
Two times she won prizes for screenplays (in the competitions) in Sarajevo, so she went there and directed two films.
A few years she directs a series of documentary and documentary-feature films for the Croatian National Television. She is developing not only in writing screenplays and in directing, but also in organization and in production of all kinds of forms (she created short forms, commercial spots, documentaries and features).
After that, a few years she works in the Ministry of Defense RH – in Public Relations Department which includes film-TV studio. There she works as civil person in developing production of different forms: documentaries, documentary-features, spots, clips, coverages. She works as director, writer, in organization and in presentation production in public.
International experience she acquired in a several times – in 2001 and 2003 she went to Rome in Italy, where she presents Croatia at the International Film Festival Eserciti e Popoli. There, in 2001 for her documentary “Under The Horizon“ she won First prize for the best film in its category (in competition of 70 countries from all over the world).
Last few years she works in the independent productions. In Nova TV production she is engaged in major projects such as docusoap Farm. She is also the author of fun scientific web portal with more than 300,000 visits a month in almost ten countries.
Her feature screenplay "Wild Time" is selected in Top 10 finalists at the European International Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia, 2019 (in competition of more than 600 projects from all the world), and also is nominated at Jaipur IFF, India, 2020.
For directing film "Tunnel", she received the Silver Award at So You Think You Can Act, a competition exclusively targeted to recognize the talent of directors and actors from around the world, USA, 2019.
Her feature screenplay "Superincognito" is selected into the Official Selection of Film Festival LA Under the Stars, Los Angeles, 2020 (in competition of more than 1500 submissions from worldwide).
Her SF "Connection" won as Best Treatment at the Script and Storyboard Showcase, Los Angeles, 2020.
Her feature screenplay "Flyby" is the finalist of the European International Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia, 2020.
She is married, has two sons.
• DOG, feature film
• TIME FOR HUMANITY, documentary-feature film
• THE UNUTILISED, feature film
• HOMELESS PEOPLE, documentary
• FOR PEACE AND LOVE, documentary-feature film
• INVALIDS OF WAR, documentary
• GOD LIKES ROCK'N'ROLL, TOO, documentary-feature film
• LONGING TO RETURN TO BOSNIA, documentary-feature film
• DIARY OF A COMBATANT, documentary-feature film
• SOS CHILDREN VILLAGE – CROATIA, documentary
• INVALIDS OF WAR RETURN HOME, documentary
• KRAPINA, BIG SMALL TOWN, documentary
• UNDER THE HORIZON, documentary
• TEN, documentary
• TUNNEL, documentary
• MENU, documentary
• FLIGHT OF THE SKY MASTERS, documentary
• HOUSE UNDER THE SUN, serial about architecture
• FARM, docusoap