Czech Film Industry

Czech Film in the Past and Present
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Foreign Movies Filmed in the Czech Republic
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Czech Film Industry Resources

We are adding resources related to the Czech film industry on this page.  Our growing list starts with Czech film festivals and the additional resources we will be adding include Czech film schools, Czech production companies.

Film Festivals

Academia film Olomouc (AFO) International Film Festival
An international festival of documentaries that has been running for more than 40 years and ranks among the film events with the longest tradition not only in the Czech Republic, but also in Central Europe. The festival primarily focuses on popular-science film, presenting film as a medium of education, an event addressing not only academicians and film professionals but students and the general public as well.

International festival of annimation held annually in Třeboň.

The largest non-competing audiovisual festival in Central Europe. The main part of the festival takes place in the center of Prague where approximately 4000 feature-length, short, documentary, experimental and animated films are screened regularly over a period of nine days.

Finále Plzeň
A comprehensive and competitive festival devoted exclusively to Czech film. During one week, the complete full-length feature film production and a selection of the most successful and interesting documentaries will be screened in traditional screening venues. The whole film week is completed by screenings of further Czech films in various sections and retrospectives, accompanied by discussions with interesting filmmakers

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
One of the most prestigious international film festivals in Europe.  Classified as a "Category A" festival, which puts it in the same class as festivals in such cities as Cannes, Berlin, Venice, and Tokyo.  The festival presents over 200 new films from around the world each year.