I am a Czech-Australian Director and Digital Storyteller. My work has been exhibited and screened all around the world.I have over 15 years of experience working in creative media; producing, directing and shooting documentaries, commercials and drama. I worked on International campaigns, television shows and feature films.
In 2022, I was hired as a screenwriter of a big-budget period drama about a heroine of the Czech horse racing scene, Lata. (Prod. Hana Mojžíšová-Hájková)
Since 2021, I have been working on my directorial feature debut,, My Longest Dive (Prod. Incitus Films,No/Cz/Eg).
After relocation to Europe in 2020, I became an ambassador for the Czech branch of Sigma lenses. My project The Swallows was selected to participate in the screenwriting workshop MidPoint Intensive.
In Australia I worked for Arts Centre Melbourne in a capacity of Content Producer. Among my projects belonged campaigns for flagship arts festival Supersense or main camera work for Australian Music Vault, the largest initiative mapping the entire history of Australian pop & rock music. Patrons of the projects are Kylie Minogue, Tina Arena or Archie Roach.
As a Main Camerawoman I shot two feature films: Measure for Measure starring Hugo Weaving (dir. Paul Ireland, sold to US distribution), and No Time For Quiet (dir. Hylton Shaw and Samantha Dinning, purchased by ABC Broadcaster).
In 2018 I was awarded scholarship to study at Master’s of Directing program at Victorian College of Arts (Alumni Justin Kurzel, Rodd Rathjen, Kitty Green or Qui Yang).
The same year I was selected to participate in directorial workshop with Palme D’Or winner Cristan Mungiu, and VR-workshop conducted by Matt Thompson (MIT, LA Thompson VR). My graduate film Solace was awarded Margaret Lawrence Social Justice Award.
My photographic work has been exhibited all around the world. My photographs were printed in International publications (The Age, The Leader, Accidental Discharge, Fashion Journal) as well as Czech publications (Koktejl Magazine).
My portrait series Melbourne Lure was awarded George Patton Gallery Arts Grant.
Festivals and awards
2023 Latest Vision International Film Festival – Official Selection
2022 Shockfest International Film Festival – Official Selection
2022 TopShot International Film Festival – Official Selection
2022 Paus Premiere Film Festival – Official Selection
2022 Cineverse International Film Festival – Winner Best Lead Actor
2022 Cineverse International Film Festival – Winner Best Film
2022 Student World Impact Film Festival – Official Selection
2021 Madrid International Film Festival – Official Selection
2019 Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival – Festival Market
2019 Margaret Lawrence Social Justice Award – Winner
2019 Adelaide International Youth Film Festival – Official Selection
2018 George Patton Gallery & Arts Grant – Winner
2018 Medusa Underground Film Festival – Official Selection
2018 Berlin Final Girls Film Festival – Official Selection
2018 Melbourne Women in Film Festival – Official Selection
2017 West Side Shorts – Official Selection
2017 Melbourne Music Video Festival – Official Selection
2017 Berlin Music Video Festival – Official Selection
2017 Berlin Fashion Film Festival – Official Selection
2016 Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2015 – Runway
2016 Australian Fashion Film Awards – Official Selection
2018 We Are The Daughter of Witches You Could Not Burn Satellite Gallery Melbourne
Group exhibition, MEDIUM: Photography
2018 Melbourne Lure George Paton Gallery Melbourne Solo exhibition, MEDIUM: Photography
2017 Just Act Normal : Kink, BDSM & Art Neon Parlour, Melbourne – Skupinová výstava
2017 Untitled Photographic Exhibition Collingwood Group exhibition, MEDIUM: Photography
2017 Paramnesia Balkon Art Gallery Solo exhibition MEDIUM: Photography
Recipient Balkon Art Incubator Grant
2016 The Horse & Mandalas Rainbow Serpent Festival Australia Multimedia Installation
2016 Scenes on the Yarra Presents Rave of Mists and Shadows Docklands Melbourne Multimedia
Interactive Installation PRESS: Melbourne Spoken Word
2016 Czech and Slovak Film Festival Presents Spirit of Adventure Mediatheque Acmi Melbourne
2016 Woman from the Land of Light &Darkness The Red Galerry Melbourne (June 2014)
Photographic exhibition & Video-Art