i forgot about your request, to top it i actually did put more names into the list but not all of them. It's long winded stuff, will paste it into a website later, right now i've seen very few compared and can only avail for the next names either for having seen their stuff or their names having a strong ubiquity, no particular order:
60's (The Black Wave): Dušan Makavejev, Aleksandar Petrović, Živojin Pavlović
70's (TV bigger than Cinema era): Goran Paskaljević (so i heard)
80's (Comedy era, economic crisis post-Tito): Slobodan Šijan, Goran Marković
90's (Yugo Wars era): Srđan Dragojević
00's (Post-War/U.N. pillage era): Srdan Golubović, Dejan Zečević (so i heard)
10's: Can't say
Despite this the most famous one in the west is Emir Kusturica, honestly he's decent but personally i don't know if i would recommend it with a clear conscience, 1995's Underground
is practically the next guy's movie...
Dušan Kovačević, their quality kingpin from the 80's to the early 00's although not many filmed works, probably more focused on novels and theater stuff but his works do have him taking many creative decisions to the point of either being the de-facto director or the nominal one with the cinematographer acting as the technical side of everything.
I found their camera work is basic and pragmatic, nothing stands out that much but if i had to say one i would name Aleksandar Petković, maybe Božidar Nikolić, both are conservative and often are "camera as a tool" rather than "as a protagonist". I've enjoyed some Tomislav Pinter works too, all of these worked in tons of stuff so you will stumble upon them as often as the stock Belgrade Theater actors.
Mind you i've only seen what was considered the mainstream and a couple of obscure ones but the main works of all of these is a good gauge for your own Yugo credentials, the really obscure stuff like for example... that one movie i forgot its name but had a great poster image was very tough to find i remember well and that's not including the subtitles which are the real trick, that's the main problem with these movies and you might sometimes find the usual yubraca.net DVDrip but not the actual words to check it.
With some of these directors i've seen only one movie or they are universally backed but with others (Šijan, Marković) i've seen 3+ movies to make a decent opinion, they are good entertainment but can't say life changing although they did open my eyes fully about top-tier actors carrying entire movies in budget locations and budget camera work if the writing is decent enough, basically filmed theater.
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