Veronika Lišková was born in Prague, Czech Republic in 1982. She graduated from cultural studies at Charles University, and screenwriting and dramaturgy at Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. She was the editor in chief of the Novy Prostor magazine – a popular Czech biweekly street paper sold by the homeless and low-income vendors. She has been cooperating with national Czech TV as a director and screenwriter of documentaries and currently heads the training programme at the Institute of Documentary Film in Prague. Her feature-length debut Daniel’s World had its international premiere in the Panorama section of the Berlinale – Berlin IFF in 2015. Since then, the film has screened at numerous film festivals worldwide.
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