Darko, originally from Belgrade, moved to New York City in 1991, where he obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in film and video from City College of New York. From 1997 until 2003, he worked at the production company Spiral Pictures/Ross Institute as director/producer of documentaries - most notably "Sonic Convergence," a documentary featuring Quincy Jones. At the same time, Darko taught production courses at Long Island University and was a media studies faculty member at the Ross School. In 2004, his documentary "Escape" won the Audience Award at its world premiere at Hamptons International Film Festival. It was screened at numerous international festivals since, including Amsterdam, Leipzig, Go East Film Festival, Belgrade and Santiago de Chile Film Festival.
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