Presenters | 2017

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Petr Horký

- director - documentary filmmaker, presenter, explorer, producer

From 1994 he worked as a presenter for Czech Television Brno and two years later, he left for Czech Television Prague. Petr co-founded The Association for Travel Documentaries – Camera Incognita, specializing in mapping places in the world which are changing so dynamically that we will never see them in their original form again. He is an organizer of WorldFilm, a travel film show accompanied by lectures, a co-organizer of the Czech version of the Canadian BANFF Mountain Film and Book Festival and co-organizer of the Unknown Earth Festival. Petr directed about 80 documentaries /e.g. the “Neznámá země“ (Unknown Earth series), Světozor – Madeira, a few episodes of the “Na cestě“ (On the Road) travel series and the “Česká republika – Země divoké přírody“ (Czech Republic – A Country of Wild Nature)/. He has written and co-written several books.

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Vendula Pudelková

- traveller, journalist

A graduate of the Masaryk University in Brno (journalism), since 2011 an active journalist and editor (FANBASE, OLYMPIC MAGAZINE, KROMĚŘÍŽ DAILY). A supporter and coordinator of major travel activities and festivals (BIKES FOR AFRICA, SILK ROAD, SNOW FILM FEST, EXPEDITION CAMERA). She loves travelling and guiding – especially in Africa.
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Rudolf Švaříček

- traveller, filmmaker, adventurer, photographer

A visionary partaking in a wide range of activities. The head and soul of the GO KAMERA Festival, the driving force behind difficult expeditions and exceptional projects. He has achieved extraordinary deeds in exploring extreme areas and participated in several successful expeditions: Polar 89 (with a dog sledge to the Arctic Circle), Marco Polo (across Asia), Silk Road (a year and a half across Asian countries), Africa Alive (across Africa in a Tatra module). Rudolf is largely interested in the areas of isolated ethnic groups, specialising in Indonesia, New Guinea and the Himalaya region. He has achieved remarkable mountain climbs (the first Czech ascent of Carstensz). He publishes successful books, cooperates with TV channels, moderates, puts on exhibitions boasting record visitor figures and organizes events. An extreme adventurer and at the same time a charismatic companion and shrewd diplomat. A geyser of thoughts and ideas with a massive amount of drive and stamina.

Festival partners

Mpmr CzechTourism Karlovy VARY Karlovarský kraj Cifft