Jan Vrhovnik, the recipient of 2023 Young Directors Award in Cannes, is Slovenian-born, London-based multi award-winning filmmaker known for timeless and sincere work.

Vrhovnik’s approach brings sensibility and meaning to everyday moments, illuminating what is often overlooked. His films frequently unfold in naturalistic settings, bearing the hallmark of authenticity, light humor, and the beauty of life. For him, the quintessential aspect of filmmaking lies in the “aftertaste” it leaves in the hearts and minds of the audience, and he is committed to creating positive and impactful work through his distinctive style.

Jan has had the privilege of collaborating with a wide array of world-class talents, including luminaries such as Sir Ian McKellen, Haley Bennett, Sam Riley, Lucas Bravo, Rosie Huntington, and has created commercials for leading brands such as Aēsop, Axel Arigato, Hermès, The North Face, Gucci, Balenciaga, Zara Home, eBay and more.