Aida Begić graduated in Multimedia Directing at the Academy of Performing Arts Sarajevo.
Her graduation film First Death Experience / Prvo smrtno iskustvo was presented in Cinéfondation Selection at the Cannes Film Festival. Her debut feature film Snow / Snijeg won the Grand Prix Award in Semaine de la Critique at the Cannes Film Festival. The Snow was nominated for a European Film Academy Award, Discovery Section.
Her 2nd feature film Children of Sarajevo / Djeca premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, in the Un Certain Regard selection, where it won Special Distinction of the Jury.
She wrote and directed the short film Album, as part of the omnibus Bridges of Sarajevo / Mostovi Sarajeva, which premiered in the Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival. Her feature film Never leave me / Ne ostavljaj me has been screened and awarded at many festivals around the world.
In 2022, she finished her fourth feature film A Ballad / Balada.
Aida Begić is a tenured professor at The Academy of Performing Arts Sarajevo. She is a member of AMPAS, EFA, SACD and UFRBiH.