Elma Tataragic graduated Dramaturgy at Sarajevo Academy of Performing Arts and obtained her Master of Science degree and PhD in Film and Literature. She has been with Sarajevo Film Festival since 1995, where she now works as selector for Competition Program. She co-wrote short film First Death Experience and wrote and produced short North Went Mad. She has produced and co-written the feature film Snow shown at Cannes 2008 – Critic’s Week where the film won the Grand Prix. She is General Secretary and a member of Filmmakers Association of BiH. She is teaching screenwriting at Sarajevo Academy of Performing Arts. She is member of European Film Academy. She has published a book on screenwriting and is also working as a script doctor for Eurimages as well as advisor to European Film Academy.