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Tomas Hodan

Tomáš Hodan

Czech Republic

Biography

After high school he studied at the Film School in Zlín, Czech Republic where he made two short films. In 2006, Half past Three a documentary about a Ukrainian village was premiered in cinema theaters. As a director and cameraman he made a number of documents abroad about Angola, Syria, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Cyprus. Several times he filmed the Czech military units in Afghanistan. Recently he was involved in the upcoming documentary film by Radim Spacek Copper Mountain. In the documentary Millwheel of Hana Hegerova he watched the genesis of the latest album of popular Czech singer. Marginally he is devoted to music videos and charity spots (Recovery NGO, Memory of Nation). He writes the script for the feature films and TV series. He writes Czech succesful political sitcom Blanik.


Filmography:
2014 Blaník (script), satirical sitcom
2013 Pomáhat a pálit, Help and Burn, a documentary for Czech TV
2012 Rok jinak, A Different Year, about the participants in the Vodafone project
2011 Tajemství Hany Hegerové, Hana Hegerová's Secret, a documentary for TV Barrandov
2011 Česká pomoc, Czech Aid, a documentary about soldiers in Afghanistan for Czech TV
2010 Memory oft he Nation, spots and series ofportraits ofheroes for the award-winning Memory ofthe Nation project
2010 Mlýnské kolo Hany Hegerové, Hana Hegerová's Millwheel, a documentary about the singer Hana Hegerová recording her latest album
2008 Angola – sen a skutečnost, Angola - Dream and Reality (director, cameraman) a full-length documentary from Africa
2008 Afghanistan Trilogy - Kabul, Logar, S.O.G. (director, cameraman), three documentaries on Czech soldiers' role in the war in Afghanistan
2006 Půl čtvrté, Half Past Three (story, screenplay, director)
2001 Medici (story, screenplay, director), short fiction film

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Film Adventurer Karel Zeman / CZ version

Filmový dobrodruh Karel Zeman (Orig.) / 2015 / Czech Republic / 102 min

A documentary about Karel Zeman, a magician of the big screen. Without digital effects he brought audiences around the world back to prehistory, forward to the Moon and deep under the Sea.

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Film Adventurer Karel Zeman / EN version

Filmový dobrodruh Karel Zeman (Orig.) / 2015 / Czech Republic / 102 min

A documentary about Karel Zeman, a magician of the big screen. Without digital effects he brought audiences around the world back to prehistory, forward to the Moon and deep under the Sea.

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Half Past Three

Půl Čtvrté (Orig.) / 2006 / Czech Republic / 75 min

A documentary film about peculiar and unconventional people living in a peculiar and unconventional place. After several visits to the most east-bound district of interwar Czechoslovakia, one director and one photographer decided to return to the same places once more this time with a film camera to bring back a message about the calm but original daily life of the local people.

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News

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

With this daring motto, playfully ironic visual design and primarily interesting film selection, Visegrad Film Festival presented its programme in Cork, Ireland. How was it, where does it go and why is it actually held in Ireland?

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- 26.9.2016 -

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

The interest in all things Asian is growing faster than capital markets in the global world. That goes for documentary films as well. The contemporary production of Asian documentary filmmakers is regularly presented by Taiwan International Documentary Festival.

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- 12.9.2016 -

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.

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- 8.8.2016 -

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