Dušan Kasalica was born in Nikšić, Montenegro. He graduated Film directing at the Faculty of Drama Arts in Cetinje, where he is currently teaching. He participated in the Locarno Filmmakers Academy and the Berlinale Talents. His short film A Matter of Will (2015) won the Heart of Sarajevo for Best short film at the Sarajevo Film Festival. He is currently developing several projects, both as a director and a producer. His latest film Soa (2017) had its world premiere in Sarajevo, where it won the Special Mention of the Jury.