He started directing in 2009. He directed three films that brought in 2.500.000 viewers to the movie theaters which makes him the most successful director in the Balkans in the last ten years. His last film "Toma" attracted over 1.100.000 viewers and became the most seen film in the cinematographic history of the Balkans. The film "Toma" closed the 2021 Sarajevo Film Festival.
He directed the "Black sun" series (2 seasons ) which is the first series of the region streamed on the "Amazon Prime" platform. His directorial debut "Montevideo, God bless you" was shown on over fifty international festivals (Moscow/Audience Choice Award, Warsaw/Audience Choice Award, Beijing/Grand Prix, Sao Paulo, Jakarta, etc.) and was the Serbian candidate for the Oscars. It won The Best Director and The Best Film award at the Serbian "FIPRESCI" association.
He produced six films that together won over thirty awards on various film festivals and five TV series.
Dragan Bjelogrlic was born on October 10, 1963. After finishing elementary and high school in Belgrade, he enrolled at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts (FDA). His first acting role in front of the camera was at the age of 15, as the character of Sava Jovanovic Sirogojno in the film "Bosko Buha" (1978).
After graduating from the FDA in 1989, he had a number of roles that made him a well-known actor and also recognized as one of Serbia's leading artists. He attracted a lot of public attention with the role of Slobodan Popadic in the series "Better Life" (1987-1990). After that role, he was in the TV show "Forgotten" (1990) and the films "The Black Bomber" (1992), "Full Moon over Belgrade" (1993), " Pretty Village, Pretty Flame" (1996). So far, he has played in almost 60 films, about 30 TV shows and dramas and 11 theater plays.
At the beginning of 1994, together with his brother Goran Bjelogrlic, he founded the production company "Cobra Film", which has produced some of the most famous theater plays, films, and TV series in Serbia and the Ex-Yu region.
In 2020, he established Master class at Faculty for media and communications, Singidunum University Belgrade.