After graduating from university (Journalism – Culture Studies), Sonja Prosenc attended both the Sarajevo and Berlinale Talents, co-founded the Monoo production house and was selected by the TorinoFilmLab. She has been selected by Cineuropa as one of eight most promising European female film directors (2016). Her award-winning and critically acclaimed first feature THE TREE was the Slovenian Oscar submission in 2016. Her approach to film language has so far been appreciated by cinephiles and film critics alike. Her second feature film History of Love is also the Slovenian Oscar candidate, it won a Special Mention at the Karlovy Vary IFF 2018 (Main Competition) among other awards, was selected by Slamdance 2019 and other festivals around the globe. The short film PARADISE (2019) which was co-directed by Mitja Ličen, received the national “Best Short Film Award” at the Festival of the Slovenian Film 2019.