Lucija Mrzljak is a Croatian animation film director and illustrator, based in Estonia. She started to draw her first animated flipbooks as a child and as a teeneger joined a film laboratory where she made her first experimental films on 8mm and 16mm analog film. She studied animation at the Academies of Fine Arts in Zagreb, Krakow, Prague and Tallinn.
After completing her MA of Animation in Estonia as a student of Priit and Olga Pärn, she decided to stay in Tallinn and since then works in Joonisfilm studio. Her student films ‘Shuma’ and ‘Corner’ were screened at numerous film festivals around the world. Besides animation, she works as a freelance illustrator for children books and international political magazines.