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Bojana Novakovic

Bojana Novakovic was born in 1981 in Serbia and, with her family, moved to Australia when she was seven years old. She began acting when she was 12, and was cast in her first film, Blackrock, at the age of 15. She studied at The McDonald College in Sydney, Australia, and, in 2002, graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA). Since then, she has received acclaim as an actress, and in 2004, she was honored with an Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Television Drama or Comedy for Marking Time. In 2007, she received two Green Room Award nominations, including one for Best Female Performer, for her work as a producer and actor in the independent film Debris, and an Australian Subscription Television and Radio Association Award nomination for Most Outstanding Performance by an Actor— Female for her role in Showtime's Satisfaction.

Novakovic recently co-starred, opposite Mel Gibson, in director Martin Campbell's Edge of Darkness. She also starred in director Sam Raimi's Drag Me to Hell, for Universal Pictures; the international award-winning independent film The Optimists, for Serbian director Goran Paskaljevic; Skinning, for Serbian director Stevan Filipovic; The Monkey's Mask; Strange Fits of Passion; and Solo, the 2006 winner of Australia's Project Greenlight competition. She also starred in Thunderstruck, an Australian independent film that was released by Warner Bros. Home Video. Novakovic recently completed work on Burning Man, opposite Matthew Goode, for director Jonathan Teplitzky.

Novakovic has worked with some of Australia's most prestigious theater directors and state theater companies including the Melbourne Theatre Company and the Sydney Theatre Company, and co-founded Ride On Theatre. Since Ride On's inception, Novakovic has received numerous awards for her work with the company including Fake Porno, which she adapted, directed and produced and which recently premiered to critical acclaim in Melbourne, and productions of Debris and Loveplay. Among her other notable stage accomplishments are Woyzeck, Criminology, Eldorado and Necessary Targets, for the Malthouse Theatre; Strange Fruit, These People and Away, for the Sydney Theatre Company; and Romeo and Juliet, for the Bell Shakespeare Company.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2011.

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