Milan Stojanović produced films by Ivan Ikic – Oasis (2020 / Best European Film, Venice Days / Best Film, FEST / Best Film, Zagreb FF) and Barbarians (2014 / Special Mention at Karlovy Vary IFF / Seyfi Teoman Award, European FF Palic / Best Film ex-aquo, Crossing Europe Filmfestival Linz), The Way of the East, a debut documentary by Katarina Mutic and viral hit video SOULFOOD Serbia (2011). He co-produced Her Job by Greek filmmaker Nikos Labot (2018 / TIFF) and Malmkrog by Cristi Puiu, which was awarded Golden Bear Plague in Encounters section of Berlinale 2020.
Milan was born in 1983 in Belgrade, Serbia. He graduated Film & TV Production at Faculty of Drama Arts in Belgrade, completed the filmmaking course at New York Film Academy (2008) and participated in Berlinale Talents (2016). He is a member of ACE Producers and EAVE national representative for Serbia.
He was the first laureate of Promotional prize for young East European producers at Cottbus Film Festival (2007). He was the Serbian representative in Producers on the Move in 2016 and in the same year became the member of the European Film Academy. In 2018, he was part of Emerging Producers.
From 2002 to 2011, he worked as a freelance associate (production manager, line producer) in more than 15 Serbian and international productions including Circles by Srdan Golubović (2013), Mothers by MIlcho Manchevski (2010), The Life and Death of a Porno Gang by Mladen Đorđević (2010) and Destricted by Marina Abramović (2006).
Milan is one of the founders of Filmkultura, Association for Education in Audiovisual Culture (2013), which, through various workshops and programs, stimulates critical approach to media with young audience.
From 2014 to 2017, he worked as the Program Director at Cinema City International Film Festival in Novi Sad, Serbia.