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Directors on the DAFilms portal

Peter_Kristufek

Slovakia

Peter Krištúfek

Peter Krištúfek (*1973, Bratislava) studied film and television directing at the Academy of Perorming Arts in Bratislava. He made over twenty original television documentaries. His feature-length document Snapshots about Dežo Ursiny was nominated for Central European award Silver Eye 2009...

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Russia

Sergei Kriwossudow

Sergei Kriwossudow is a Russian film director...

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Krizenecky

Czech Republic

Jan Kříženecký

Jan Kříženecký was the pioneer of the Czech cinematography, photographer and architect.

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Mikala Krogh 2

Denmark

Mikala Krogh

Mikala Krogh is a Danish documentary film director...

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Krupa

Czech Republic

Tomáš Krupa

Tomas Krupa (born in 1983 in Zilina) studied at Documentary Film Department at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts at Academy of Arts in Slovakia in the class of well-known Czech documentary director Olga Sommerova. Since 2009 he has been working in the field of audiovisual production as an independent director, screenwriter and producer.

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Kruska

Germany

Antje Kruska

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Kateřina Krusová

Czech Republic

Kateřina Krusová

Kateřina Krusová is a Czech director and screenwriter, graduate of the Department of Documentary Film of the Film and Television Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague...

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Michal Kubal

Czech Republic

Michal Kubal

Michal Kubal is a Czech journalist and TV reporter. He works for Czech TV. He was hold captive for six days in Iraq in 2004...

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kudrna

Czech Republic

Tomáš Kudrna

Tomáš Kudrna is a Czech film director and cinematographer of documentary films. He graduated from the FAMU as a cinematographer (1999) and director (2001), but he found greater application mainly in the field of journalism and documentary. He has worked and is working on a series of programs for the Czech Television...

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kurov

Russia

Askol'd Kurov

Born 1974 in Uzbekistan. Lives in Russia since 1991. Studied Philology, Theatrical and Theological sciences. Worked in Russian theatre and in art design...

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Slovakia

Lena Kušnieriková

Lena Kušnieriková is a director of "Hraničná ulica" that received a special mention in the My Street Films competition in Slovakia in 2015.

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kvapil

Czech Republic

Robin Kvapil

Robin Kvapil studied documentary directing at FAMU (Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts) in Prague. He graduated in theatre directing at JAMU (Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts) in Brno.

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Sylvain L'Espérance

Canada

Sylvain L'Espérance

Sylvain L'Espérance is a Canadian documentary film director and producer with interest in social issues and Africa...

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la Chica

Spain

Fany de la Chica

Fany de la Chica is an Andalusian filmmaker based in London. She did an MA in Documentary at the Royal Holloway University of London.

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Labaye

Belgium

Mathieu Labaye

Mathieu Labaye received his degree in Comics and Illustration at the Saint Luc Institute in Liège. Since 2002, he has worked at Camera-etc, a Belgian animation workshop.

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Joris Lachaise

France

Joris Lachaise

Joris Lachaise is a French documentary filmmaker with special interest in ethnographic topics...

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ladenburger

Germany

Thomas LADENBURGER

Thomas Ladenburger was born in 1975 in Ellwangen/Jagst. His studies began at the San Francisco Art Institute, where he studies almost 2 years with a major in Interdisciplinary Media. Then he returned to Germany and continued his studies at the University of Arts Berlin where he graduated with his Masters in 2005...

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Arash_Lahooti

Iran

Arash Lahooti

Born in Tehran in 1982, Arash Lahooti is a filmmaking and editing graduate. He is a director, producer, and editor of documentary films and a member of the Iranian Union of the Documentary Filmmakers. His first feature documentary is Trucker and the Fox which has been screened in over 45 festivals and received 9 awards.

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Robert Lakatos

Hungary

Róbert Lakatos

Róbert Lakatos is a Hungarian director born in Romania...

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Lamas

Portugal

Salomé Lamas

Studied Cinema (directing and editing) in Lisbon (ESTC) and Prague (FAMU international, Charles University), MFA (Master) in fine arts in Amsterdam, and is a PHD candidate in film studies in Coimbra University.

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News

How to bring film to schools? How to teach about film?

How to bring film to schools? How to teach about film?

On January 15, the first edition of the international conference Film Literacy Lab dealing with the topic of film education was held in Prague. 7 European documentary film festivals presented their film educational methods and started a creative dialogue on 'How to teach about film?' in the present-day cultural landscape. The event was initiated by Doc Alliance and served as an introduction to the online educational platform Doc Alliance Academy.

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- 10.2.2016 -

Nina Numankadić: What is important is the quality of the films. We were never after quantity.

Nina Numankadić: What is important is the quality of the films. We were never after quantity.

The online documentary cinema DAFilms.com celebrates its 10th anniversary. It is one of the first VOD portals in the world. Managing director of DAFilms.com Nina Numankadić replies to 5 questions concerning the directors‘ changing approach to the online distribution of their films and other topics.

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- 25.1.2016 -

Miroslav Janek: I show my cards to the viewers so they can play with me more easily

Miroslav Janek: I show my cards to the viewers so they can play with me more easily

As a bonus to the retrospective of films by Miroslav Janek, we are bringing you an interview with the remarkable Czech director (as well as editor and cinematographer). Learn more about how he drives himself out of the editing room, about Citizen Havel, about shooting with children as well as about his new upcoming project.

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- 14.12.2015 -

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