Jelena Gavrilović was born in 1990 in Belgrade. She finished her studies of Film and Television directing at the FDU, Belgrade. Her student films Boys, where are you and With many things to come were screened and awarded on numerous international film festivals (FIPA, Sarajevo film festival, Winterthur, Wiesbaden and other). In 2013, she directed the first web series on the Balkans called #SamoKažem ( #JustSaying ) which won a prestigious Satellite award in Hollywood, in the category of original new format, and many other awards worldwide. Nobody here is her MA graduation film and it was premiered in Locarno film festival in 2017. Lately, she directed two episodes of the crime series called "The Group", created by Uroš Tomić and Dragan Đurković, on which she also worked as a casting director
She lives in Belgrade and works as a freelance director and casting director.