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.
Directors on the DAFilms portal
Jaroslav Kratochvíl was born in 1985 in Pilsen. Besides studying political science at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, he also enrolled at the Department of Documentary Film at Prague’s FAMU where he successfully finished his studies in 2012. He is currently a doctoral student there...
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...
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.
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...