igor savatović

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  • www.steadicam.tk
  • igor.savatovic@gmail.com
  • Igor was born in Pula, Croatia on Nov. 16. 1973. where he finished elementary school and highschool.


    In 1994 he was accepted at the Academy of Drama Arts in Zagreb, and he has a Master of Arts degree, in Film and TV cinematography from october of 2000.

    Igor's finishing works at the academy were a short film Dying of the Seals and detailed and well researched essay Digital Darkroom.


    As a photographer he worked in many Croatian magazines and newspapers (ST-Ekskluziv, Studio, Delta, Jutarnji List, ...). His photographs where also regularly published in the newspapers of "Europa Press Hollding". He had his photographs exhibited three times. Once on his own (Istrian club-Zagreb), and twice whit a group of artists (SC-gallery).


    He has also worked as cinematographer for many TV shows, and as a cameraman on many sporting events.


    In 1998 Igor attended a workshop on Documentary film at the Imagenary Academy in Groznjan, Croatia.


    In 2001 he became a member of Film Artist Association of Croatia.


    In 2001 he became a owner of Glidecam V-16 camera stabilization system and started to work as steadicam (glidecam) operator.


    From 2002 till 2004, he is writeing about digital photography, in a Croatian practical photography magazine, FOTOmag


    In 2002 he started to work as teacher in cinematography and web design at the summer workshops for child mine victims, which is held in Rovinj, Croatia! In 2003, beside cinematography and web design, Igor also established a photography workshop, which was especially good taken by this young kids! The summer workshops were organized by Croatian Mine Victims' Association


    From 2005 Igor is a member of Croatian Freelance Artists' Association.


    At the end of 2005, Igor became a owner of another Camera Stabilization System, Sachtler Artemis Cine. Now, with two rigs in his ownership, there is no stedicam requirment that he can't fulfill.


    In 2006, he became a member of Steadicam Operators Association.


    The same year, in January, at the Academy of Drama Arts in Zagreb, Igor was a teacher on Steadicam Seminar for the Cinematography students.


    April 2006, Igor was an assistent to Curt O. Schaller, at Steadicam Workshop in Munich, Germany.


    In september 2006, Igor became a owner of his third rig. Sachtler Artemis EFP. With two steadicam operators working with him, and three complate camera stabilization systems in his ownership, there is no steadicam production need that he can't provide!!!


    In 2008, Sachtler decided to publish a story about Igor's work on the official Sachtler's website, under Made With Sachtler.


    In 2010, Igor was interviwed for a Croatian LifeStyle Magazine "Ljepota & Zdravlje". "Master Of Atracrive Shots" was the name of the story.


    Fashion Portal "Hippy Garden", in 2013 published a interview with Igor - Director of Photography, and Steadicam professional


    Fluent in English and Italian language.



    Information about Igor, you can also find at the Internet Movie Database, and at his LinkedIn page, or you can download Igor's Europass CV in .pdf, .xml or .doc format.

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