Antonio Nuić graduated in film and TV directing from Academy of dramatic arts in Zagreb. He is a member of Croatian Film Directors Guild. His first feature ALL FOR FREE (2006) won Great Golden Arena for best movie, Golden Arena for best director, Golden Arena for best screenplay and Golden Arena for best female supporting role in Pula Film Festival, Heart of Sarajevo for best male leading role in Sarajevo Film Festival, Special jury award in New Author Festival in Belgrade and Bronze Rosa Camuna in Bergamo. His second feature DONKEY (2009) was Croatia's 2010 Academy Awards official submission to Foreign-Language Film category. LIFE IS A TRUMPET is his third feature.