September 8, 2016

Michael Biehn and Jennifer Blanc: Story being the most important

Every film fan surely saw“ Aliens“ or“ Terminator“ and spotted handsome bloke helping and protecting Sigourney Weaver and Linda Hamilton .That was Michael Biehn (born 31.7.1956) who celebrates 60th birthday this year. We thought it would be good idea to…
August 18, 2016

Simon Fitzmaurice: Triumph of strong human will and determination

When we were at Zlín Film Festival, there was screening of a film called “ My name is Emily” directed by Simon Fitzmaurice. Probably it wouldn´t be anything special in flood of other films but we read that this director…
January 13, 2020

Ivan Passer: In 60´s we supported each other, success of one paved the way for others

Ivan Passer (1933) is Czech script writer and director, member of famous Czech new wave in 60´s.He was close collaborator to Miloš Forman with who he is on friendly terms up until today. Mr.Passer was a star guest of Letní…
July 15, 2016

Andrew Holmes: Cameras have fascinated me and I always loved creating images

Andrew Holmes is Canadian filmmaker who we were recommended by another director from country of Maple Leaf Jesse James Miller.It took some time since Mr. Holmes was shooting film but worth waiting for since his story is just incredible.
June 28, 2016

Paul Wells: Guys like Spielberg or Lucas liked and were inspired by Karel Zeman

When we came to Zlín film festival we knew nothing about Paul Wells. Artistic director of the festival Markéta Pášmová told us he is interesting man and worth an interview. So we applied for that, hastily produced questions and waited.…
June 16, 2016

Derya Durmasz: It´s very difficult for young film makers to make a film

Turkish cinematography is not the one we would know very much about so we jumped at a chance to talk to the top Turkish actress and director Derya Durmasz at the Zlín film festival. It was really an eyes opening…
June 16, 2016

Anders Øvergaard - What really matters is that you have a great time telling your story

From a small country town in Norway to world-round fame. Ever since early childhood, Anders Øvergaard dedicated everything to becoming a film maker when he started with his father's Hi8 analog camera. Now, at 27 years old, his merits include…
May 30, 2016

Nils Malmros - I have filmed my own life

Sometimes the most known personalities don´t have the most interesting story, but those less known are just the opposite. That is the case of a Danish director Nils Malmros whose name didn´t ring the bell to us before the Zlín…
May 30, 2016

Peter Morgan - I saw many people whose first successful screenplay destroyed their career

This British film writer is a very interesting person. His mother was a Polish who escaped from Russians who killed her parents. His father was a German Jew who escaped from Hitler. They met in England. Peter is a son–in-law…
May 27, 2016

Emilie K Beck: Meaningful storytelling before Hollywood

Born in Fredrikstad, Norway, she became involved in film making since only 14 years old. At 17 years old, she starred in a feature film directed by Emmy nominee Eva Dahr, The Orange Girl. She spent a year in a…
May 24, 2016

Jan Votýpka - Rocky changed my life

Jan „Super 8“ Votýpka. One of the few pioneers of the photochemical process among the indie film makers. In the time when everyone succumbs to the comfort of the digital medium, this artist makes the effort to realize his ideas…
May 19, 2016

Antonio Saura- I always want to produce films I am proud of

This Spanish producer, son of famous father Carlos Saura appeared on Prague FebioFest 2016 three years after Geraldina Chaplin, who was a part of Saura´s family for many years. It would be a sin not to meet and talk to…
May 6, 2016

Rebecca Cremona: Making film is an art of compromise

When we spotted the name of director Rebecca Cremona from Malta on the guest list of FebioFest 2016 we applied for an interview. Since we knew nothing about film industry in this country, who better to ask than the first…
April 25, 2016

French New Wave - Nouvelle Vague: Revolution in film industry

France was always one step ahead of other countries. Let it be in politics, fashion, painting or... film. After all, it were brothers Auguste Louis and Louis Jean Lumiére, who invented cinematograph and had it patented in 1895. Film was…

Indie5 - a batch videoreviews show

  If you don't feel like reading long reviews, Indie5 is here for you, notifying you about interesting indie films, 5 at a time.

Indie5 episode 2

If you don't feel like reading long reviews, Indie5 is here for you, notifying you about interesting indie films, 5 at a time.
April 18, 2016

New adventures of independent film in CR VIII

This is the last chapter of the series about the new adventures of indie film which tried to grasp the possibilities of Czech indie film in CR. One of the facts is that the old mechanisms in film and TV…
November 19, 2015

Unitedwalk - mission accomplished

Project Unitedwalk began on 21st August and finished this monday, 16th November. Here are some quick impressions of the project's author about his trip on foot from Czech Republic to Sweden.
April 18, 2016

Furiant at Sundance: Success of an independent film

Ondřej Hudeček, a talented film maker who collected independent movie awards even during his time on high school. Even then he kept proving that independent film in our environment is nothing impossible. For example, his film Kašja, which was presented…
April 1, 2016

Peter Mullan - We should be grateful for what we have and not complain all the time

Honestly speaking, about three weeks before FebioFest 2016 we didn´t know who Peter Mullan is.Although he acted in films like “Braveheart”, “ Trainspotting”, “War horse” or “Harry Potter” one can´t know everybody and also doesn´t watch everything.But he won our…
March 22, 2016

Daniel Brühl: It is nice when film helps to change for better something in the world.

The main star of FebioFest 2016 was German actor Daniel Brühl. Despite having many awards under his belt and starring in films in Europe and America, he has both feet on the ground. He can be described as intelligent Mr.…