Jury 2017



Štěpán Tyller

Štěpán has a 20-year experience in the Czech advertising scene and he belongs among its record-holders. Sixteen of these 20 years he has been working for a single agency – the Mark / BBDO. There he began and gradually worked up through Graphic Designer and Art Director up to the position of Creative Director and also to the leading team of the Czech ADC. He won numerous awards at national and international advertising competitions at a time. After leaving the Mark / BBDO he worked as a freelancer and for one year worked in the Gallery of the Central Bohemia Region. Two years ago he co-founded the creative shop KAKATO, which is planning a communication strategy for brands as Mentos and AEG. It is also dedicated to content marketing for a number of other large brands. It has numerous awards from prestigious advertising competitions both at home and abroad.

Jerzy Porębski

Jerzy Porębski (born 28 February 1956 in Bielsko-BiałaPoland) is a Polish documentary film producer, scriptwriter, screenwriter, director and agent for mountaineering books. His films mainly concern mountaineering and mountain rescue themes. He is interested in explorers, challenges, mountaineering, mountain culture and history. Mountain culture consultant. In 2016 co-founder and member of the board of mountain culture foundation "Historie dobrodruzstvi" in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

Jiří Sádek

Jiří Sádek studied at Secondary School of Applied Arts in Prague, majoring in Film and Theater Set Design. After finishing the school he joined the Film Academy of Miroslav Ondricek in Pisek, Audio-Visual Creation.His short debut "Neříkej hop" won the 2nd place Audience Award during the Night of Film Talents at NOVA TV. He also won the 1st place at the festival in Aero cinema and few other regional prizes. Film "Neříkej hop" competed in international festivals of "short and students films" in Holland, Serbia, Poland, Italy, Great Britain and Japan. His author´s short film "Pan Pozdě" won the Best Feature Film and the Best Screenplay Prize at the International Student Film Festival in Pisek, 2011.  "Pan Pozdě" was screened at the Prague Short Film Festival and was nominated for London Student Film Festival in category of the Best Short Film and the Best Film shot on 16mm. As the film "Neříkej hop", so the film "Pan Pozdě" were chosen to be shortlisted for the Magnesia prize for the Best Student Film at the annual Czech Lion Film Awards (Český Lev). Jiří Sádek finished undergraduate studies at FAMO in Pisek with his gradiuation film "Psí jeskyně". After rejection at FAMU in Prague and NFTS Jiří worked for several years in the commercial sector. His feature debut "Polednice" with famous Czech actresses Anna Geislerová and Daniela Kolářová, premiered in March 2016. The film was shot by the classical method on 35mm film. Jiří Sádek, inter alia, is currently engaged in a dubbing directing for HBO, AXN and Disney Channel.

Jiří Brožek

Jiří Brožek (born March 11, 1947) is a Czech film editor. During 1967‒1973 he attended Editing and Directing at FAMU.[1] Then he started to work in Barrandov Movie Studios, from 1976 Brožek is self-emloyed. During the career he edited more than 100 feature films, variety of the TV production and many TV series.He cooperated with Ladislav Smoljak, Karel Kachyňa , Jiří MenzelVěra Chytilová ) or Václav Havel. Jiří Brožek was awarded eight Czech Lions for films Krvavý román (1993), Sekal Has to Die (1998), Anděl Exit (2000), Boredom in Brno (2003), Sluneční stát (2005), Pleasant Moments (2006), ...a bude hůř (2007) and Leaving(2011), twice he gained Slovak film award Slnko v sieti for Sluneční stát (2006) and Gypsy (2012). He is a member of Czech Film and Television Academy (ČFTA) and honourable member of Slovak Film and Television Academy (SFTA).

Lada Dobrkovská

Mgr. Lada Dobrkovská, is representing National Geographic for more than 12 years in the Czech and Slovak Republics. The National Geographic (NG) TV Channel was launched worldwide in 1997 and in 2006 launched in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. It offers a whole new perspective on science, technology, history, wildlife and many other themes. It continually improves the content of broadcasts, responds flexibly to current events in the world and is designed for the whole family. NG is a stable and popular brand and its motto is "Keep Beyond". In the Czech Republic, almost one million households are watching the station.

Jelena Bilić

Jelena Bilić has 12 years of experience in the hospitality and tourism industry and has been the Director of Czech Republic for the Croatia National Tourist Board since September 2015. Prior to joining CNTB, she began her career with an extra luxury hotels with famous service rating like Suncani Hvar Hotels - hotels Riva, Hvar Yacht Harbour Hotel and Adriana, Hvar Spa Hotel, as a Front Office Manager, and as Activities Coordinator in Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Dubrovnik Sun Gardens. Ms Bilić  has also 4 years of work experience in destination management as a director of the Sinj Tourist Board. She earned graduated from Zagreb Faculty of Economics with a major in tourism.


Festival partners

Mpmr CzechTourism Karlovy VARY Karlovarský kraj Cifft