Czech cinema, film-makers

Czech film, Czech film directors, films, organizations; a guide to websites

Subject categories on this page
  1. Directors

Barrandov Studios

Cinema of the Czech Republic, Wikipedia entry.

Czech Film and Televsion Academy (CTFA)

The Czechoslovak New Wave

FAMU. Filmova a televizni fakulta Akadamie muzickych umeni v Praze.

Film Academy of Miroslav Ondricek (FAMO)

History of Czech film.

The Czech cinema magazine and blog.

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

The Czech National Film Archive

A project with comprehensive information about Czech cinema. It is known for its comprehensiveness  and its  maximum level of reliability, which can only be guaranteed by the NFA in the Czech Republic. It gains some of its information from the Film Review and the Film Yearbook, published by the NFA, which experts consider to be the most reliable source of data in the field. 

PCFE Film School
provides practical instruction in filmmaking for motion pictures and television. Cross-disciplinary in approach, the school aims to create informed auteurs and well-rounded specialists.

Prague National Film Academy
PCFE Film School offers intensive studies in screenwriting, directing, camera and editing.  Based in Prague, the programs are led by world-class filmmakers, including Oscar and Cannes award-winning directors and Prague National Film Academy professors.

Directors *

Czech film directors, a list from Wikipedia

IMDb: Film Heritage’s Top 50 Czech/Slovak Films

Karel Kachyňa

Vojtěch Jasný

Karel Reisz

Milos Forman

Jan Svěrák