Vanja Hovan was born in 1983 in Novi Sad. He graduated from the Academy of Art in Novi Sad, department for directing. Between 2002 and 2009 he directed six short films. He has been employed by the RTV Vojvodina since 2007. In 2012 he directed a documentary about the skateboarding scene in Novi Sad silikoNSko proleće. The film was featured in the programmes of Serbian and foreign festivals. In 2018 he directed firs feature film Grande Punto.