Ana Opalić was born in 1972 in Dubrovnik. In 1997 she graduated with a degree in TV and film camera from the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb. In the same year she was awarded the Croatian Photo-union prize for best young photographer. Together with Borisom Cvjetanović she represented Croatia at the Venice Biennial in 2003, received the second Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb's THT award for contemporary art in 2009, and the third THT award in 2016 (in coauthorship with Vesna Mačković). Her new documentary Lijek [Medicine] was screened at the DOK Leipzig festival. Ana Opalić is the initiator of the web portal Contemporary Croatian Photography [http://croatian-photography.com].