Dušan Kovačević
Writer, playwright, screenwriter, theatre and film director
Mrđenovac (near Šabac), 1948

Full member

Department of Language and Literature


Membership of SASA
Corresponding member from November 2000
Full member since November 2009

Academy of Theatre, Film, Radio and Television in Belgrade (now Faculty of Dramatic Arts), Dramaturgy Department

Director of  ‘Zvezdara Theatre’ in Belgrade

Membership of SASA boards
Member of the Board of Directors of ‘Branko Ćopić’ Endowment

Accession speech
‘On Death and Laughter’

Membership of specialist associations
Association of Serbian Writers since 1973; Association of Drama Artists; Association of Film Artists; SACD (Société des Auteurs et Compositeurs Dramatiques)

Awards and recognitions
Majority of Yugoslav and Serbian literary, theatre and film awards: several Sterija’s Awards, ‘Joakim Vujić’ Award, award of the festival ‘Dani komedije’, ‘Branislav Nušić’ Award, ‘Marin Držić’, Golden Arena in Pula,’Miloš Crnjanski’ Award etc.
Best film of the Yugoslav cinematography
‘Palme d’Or ‘(Golden Palm) in Cannes; Montreal, Toronto awards etc.