Born in Srebrenica in 1986, Ado Hasanović is a Rome-based film director. Between 2008 and 2011, he served as the Creative Director of the Srebrenica Short Film Festival. He studied directing at the Sarajevo Film Academy, graduating in 2013. In 2015, he began working for the Mediterranean Short Film Festival, where he served as Art Director. In July 2017, Ado finished the prestigious National Film School “Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia” in Rome, Italy. His short films “Angel of Srebrenica”, “Blue Viking in Sarajevo”, “Mama”, “Breath of Life Srebrenica”, and “Nomophobia”, have been shown at international film festivals and have won various awards.