Andrija Mardešić is a Croatian director and screenwriter. His short films Iris (2009), Two All Alone (2015), and Steppe Fox (2019) screened at festivals in Croatia and abroad. He co-directed the omnibus Short Circuits for the Croatian national broadcaster (HRT) in 2013. Andrija wrote the medium-length horror film Zagorje Specialty (directed by David Kapac) and co-wrote the short children’s drama Party. He also works as a storyliner on TV projects in Croatia, and directed the TV drama Don’t Tell Anyone for HRT. The Uncle is his debut feature.