Sasha Djurkovic

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Sasha is a Sarajevo-born documentary filmmaker, based in London since 1995. For the past 10 years Sasha has been directing and shooting award-winning television series for UK and international broadcasters such as: Brain Doctors and Protecting Our Children for BBC2, Our Drugs War and Liberty for Channel 4 and The People’s Health for Al Jazeera.  Sasha has also made her own independent film, Playing the Fool, shot over 3 years in a mental health hospital, which premiered at HotDocs in Toronto and Zagreb Dox Festival.

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  • Grierson and RTS Award 2013 for Best Series Protecting Our Children

  • Jerwood First Cuts Documentary Award for Last Men Standing at the Sheffield International Documentary Festival 2005


  • BAFTA Arts and Crafts 2012 Protecting Our Children

  • Grierson New Comer Award 2005 Last Men Standing

  • Broadcast Best Series Awards 2010 Hospital

  • Broadcast Best Series Awards 2011 Our Drugs War