Pedja is an award winning and award nominated cinematographer. The feature film released in 2008 "The Season" won best cinematography at the Dark Film Festival now called the Diabolique Film Festival. The Short film "Found" received The Juan Ruiz Anchia Award nomination for cinematography at the Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema.
In 2016 Pedja has filmed 4 feature films that are currently in post production.
- Soul Rock&Roll Drama "The Magnificent Room" directed by Cynthia Mort
Starring: Shelby Lynne, Elisabeth Rohm, Ally Walker. Coming out in 2017.
- Comedy "Vikes" produced by M80 Film, directed by Tenney Fairchild.
Starring: Aidan Alexander, Sydney Sweeney, Miguel A. Nunez Jr., Patty McCormack.
Coming out February 2017
- SciFi "HellStorm" MarVista Entertainment, directed by Nick Lyon
Coming out in 2017
-Drama "Only Once More" directed by Anna Bamberger
Starring: Estella Warren, Lenny Von Dohlen, Geoff Reeves, Greg Orvis, Tami Roman
Coming out in 2017.
In 2015 director Meir Zarchi after 37 years has returned to make sequel to his original film from 1978 I Spit On Your Grave: Deja Vu, Pedja was his DoP.
I Spit On Your Grave: Deja Vu coming out in 2017
Other feature films and documentaries Pedja lensed are:
"Fully Loaded" - directed by Shira Piven produced by Adam McKay and Jeremy Piven
"Zombie Apocalypse"- SyFy cable network directed by Nick Lyon starring: Ving Rhames (Mission Impossible), Taryn Manning (Orange is New Black)
"American Beach House" - directed by Straw Weisman starring Mischa Barton (The O.C.), Lorenzo Lamas
"Shark Week" - SyFy TV Network, starring Yancy Butler (Kick Ass), Patrick Bergin (Patriot Games, Sleeping With The Enemy)
"The Beast And Angel" - PBS documentary directed by Shira Piven and Adam McKay
Pedja is also an accomplished still photographer, and currently is prepping for his first solo documentary photography exibit in Los Angeles. Visit the documentary photography page to preview this work.
He is a well traveled cameraman, and he is very savvy in knowing how to pack camera equipment for each continent and country. When he is not on the movie set he enjoys spending time with his family cooking savory meals, playing paddle tennis and traveling the world.