Tomáš Potočný (1981) studied sociology at Brno’s Masaryk University, followed by documentary film at FAMU. He has worked for Czech Television, the People in Need Foundation, and the One World Film Festival. The Jihlava IDFF has shown his films OO or The Journals of Milada (2008) about a retired woman working as a public toilet attendant and Ice-land (Last Trip) (2009), a meditation on the meaning of traveling to the Nordic island nation. His last film "Tears of Steel: Vladimír Stehlík Meets Lubomír Krystlík" won Special Mention of the Czech Joy Jury.
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