Avvantura Film Festival Zadar & FilmforumZadar Matchmaking were founded in 2010 by filmdirector  Sergej Stanojkovski. The festival is produced by Avvantura d.o.o. and Association Avvantura. The main financing sources are the festival, City of Zadar, Creative Europe Media Desk, HAVC Croatian Audio Visual Centre. The festival cooperates with a diversity of Institutions.

Director/Founder/Producer
Sergej Stanojkovski ma.art. Member of EFA http://www.europeanfilmacademy.org)

Production Manager & Film Department Manager
Sara Radović
office@filmforumzadar.com

Head of Communication & Public Relations
Ana Marušić
press@filmforumzadar.com

Office and Host Manager
Marija Kuljanin
coord@filmforumzadar.com

Hospitality and Drivers Services
Nikolina Dražović
Nhospitality@filmforumzadar.com

Visuals Artist
Mladen Kosta
visuals@filmforumzadar.com

Stage Design
Neven Stojaković

Advisory Board and Members of Avvantura Club
Honorary Senior Advisor : Dr. Branko Lustig (LA, two time Academy Award winner)
Karl Baumgartner (Producer and Chevaliers des Arts et des Lettres – GER)
Henry Behar (Author and Filmcritic – FRA)
Milenko Rajić (Enterpreneur – CRO)

Jerome Paillard (Executive Director Marche du Film Festival de Cannes, Chevaliers des Arts et des Lettres – FRA)
Tomi Salkovski (DOP and Producer – MK)
Angela Bosch Rius (Promoter and Sales – SPA)
Veljko Bulajic (Filmdirector, Vladimir Nazor Life achievement Award – CRO)
Prof. Werner Nekes (Author and Collector – GER)
Vlado Zrnic (Author – CRO)
Stefan Kitanov (Director Sofia FF – BUL)
Karel Och (Director Karlovy Vary FF – CZ)
Marija Milin (Photographer – CRO)