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Topic: Film and TV (129 records)

Czech film of the 1930s

In the 1930s, sound was added to film. In the Czech environment, this period is also characterised by the advent of film avant-garde.

Czech Lion

The most prestigious Czech award for domestic audio-visual production, awarded every year by the Czech Film and Television Academy. The award, nicknamed the “Czech Oscar”, is symbolised by a crystal statuette of a lion.

Czech musical film

A film genre, in Czech film almost always in the form of musical comedy or musical fairy tale. Many songs and quotes from musical films have become a part of everyday communication.

Czech Soda

Satirical series by the Czech Television from the 1990s. Many catchphrases from the series have become popular and entered everyday communication.

Petr Čepek

One of the most important and distinguished Czech theatre, film and radio actors.

Documentary film

A film that, unlike fictional film, primarily aims to capture, evaluate and convey reality. It is characterised by authenticity, which is why it is often erroneously identified with journalism and news.

Tatiana Dyková (née Vilhelmová)

Film, theatre and television actress, voice actress. One of the most popular and beloved contemporary Czech actresses.

The Eben Brothers

Czech band consisting of Petr Eben’s sons: Marek, David and Kryštof. It is characterised by a specific, gentle sound with elements of folk, country, chanson and rock music and original texts.

Heinz Edelmann

A Czech-German fine artist, drawer, designer, illustrator and animator born in northern Bohemia. He became known as the creator of the animated film Yellow Submarine.

Fairy-tale film

Feature fairy-tale film for children, in Czech cinematography often connected with comedy. Watching fairy tales on television is an integral part of Czech Christmas atmosphere.

Květa Fialová

Theatre, film and television actress, voice actress and narrator. One of the most famous, frequently cast and popular Czech actresses of the second half of the 20th century.

František Filipovský

Theatre and film actor, comedian, radio interpreter, teller of fairy tales, moderator. One of the most popular and sought-after Czech actors, the most prominent figure in Czech dubbing.

Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU)

The oldest Czech higher-education institution focusing on film and television production, and the fifth in the world.

Miloš Forman

One of the most famous film directors, screenwriters and actors of Czech descent, also considered one of the most important American and world directors.

Martin Frič

Film director, screenwriter, actor and teacher. The most versatile Czech film maker, made famous by his film comedies in the 1930s and 40s.

Anna Geislerová

Film and television actress, known abroad as well, photo model and fashion designer. She is one of the most popular and acknowledged contemporary Czech actresses.

Nataša Gollová

Film and theatre actress. One of the most popular and famous Czech film stars of the 1930s and 40s, well-known abroad as well.

Hugo Haas

Theatre and film actor, director, screenwriter and producer, who also made a career in Hollywood. One of the most popular Czech actors of the 1930s.

Alexander Hackenschmied

Prominent Czech-American photographer, editor, cameraman and director. One of the pioneers of avant-garde film of 1930s and a key figure in world film modernism.

Jiří Hanzelka

Czech explorer, writer, journalist and documentary filmmaker. Together with Jiří Hanzelka, he went on several expeditions on practically all continents.

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