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Marek Jícha

Marek Jícha

Head of FAMU Cinematography department, tutor, cinematographer

He has his masters in cinematography from FAMU film academy of the Czech Republic. He is currently teaching at FAMU and the head of the cinematography department. He is a founding member of the independent film company Lampafilm Praha (www.lampafilm.cz) and regularly works with Czech Television and private film producers.
As DoP, he has numerous full-length features to his credit. He has been twice nominated for the Czech Lion award for Best Cinematography and his feature films have six times been nominated and one time successfully awarded the prize for Best Cinematography from the Association of Czech Cinematographers.
His work includes numerous documentaries, award-winning experimental projects, films for television, music video clips and collaborative work with the National Theatre of Prague.
He represents the Czech Republic in Imago, the European Society of Cinematographers. In 2012, Marek Jicha was elected as President of Association of Czech Cinematographers. Marek is teaching as Professor at FAMU cinematography department, since 2005 functioning as Head of Cinematography Department (succeeding Prof. Jaromír Šofr) and as professor at AU Abroad Program Washington DC, CET program, NY UNIVERSITY, SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, YALE UNIVERSITY, EMERSON UNIVERSITY + FAMU International Academic Programs. He is member of Czech Film and Television Academy CFTA and European Film Academy EFA.

Selected filmography:

Láska je láska [Love is Love], director Milan Cieslar (2011)
Hlava-Ruce-Srdce [Head-Hands-Heart], director David Jařab (2010)
Sněžná noc director [Snow Night], director Milan Cieslar (2009)
Ulovit miliardáře [Catch the Billionaira], director Tomáš Vorel (2009)
Lovec vodního ticha [Hunter of Silence], director Milan Cieslar (2008)
Gympl [The Can], director Tomáš Vorel (2007)
Skřítek [The Imp], director Tomáš Vorel (2005)
Vaterland – Lovecký deník [Vaterland A Hunting Diary], director David Jařab, (2004)
Černé slzy [Black Tears], director Milan Cieslar (2001)
Pramen života – Der Lebensborn [The Spring of Life], director Milan Cieslar (2000)
Cesta z města [The Journey from A City], director Tomáš Vorel, (2000)
Černobíla v barvě [Black&White in Color], director Mira Erdevicki-Charap (1998)
Bigbít [Bigbeat], TV series, (1998)
Kamenný most [Stone Bridge], director Tomáš Vorel (1996)
Vášnivý bozk [Red Hot Kiss], director Miro Šindelka (1995)
Žiletky“ [Razors], director Zdeněk Tyc (1994)
Malcik [A Small Boy], director David Sis (1992)

For complete filmography and prizes see IMDB.

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