Patrik Krivanek is a Czech film Director, Producer, and Writer. He studied Film at the University of Westminster (Westminster Film School) in the UK, where he was also the Vice President of the Film Society and Director of the Westminster Film Festival. He previously studied at the Film & TV School Wales - the University of South Wales (formerly Newport Film School). During his studies, he became a member of BAFTA Wales, a member of the British Film Institute (BFI) and a member of the Royal Television Society (RTS), and also worked on Britain's Got Talent. His experience includes working on many short and feature films, high-end commercials, and television programs. In 2017, he worked as an Assistant Director on the Czech feature film Usmevy smutnych muzu (Smiles of Sad Men), which launched into cinemas in 2018 with an attendance of 180 thousand people in the first weeks. In 2019, the film was awarded the Czech Lion Award (Film Fans Award). The film is also a winner of a total of four NASK 2018 awards granted by Czech and Moravian cinema operators - for best actor, best adaptation, best director, the best film of the year, and among the five best Czech movies from which academics chose a nominee for the Oscars. Together with director Dan Svatek, he is now producing a new film, Dve slova jako klic (Two Words as the Key), to be shot all around the world (USA, India, Indonesia, Japan, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Lithuania, and Poland in 2020/21. This film was promoted at The Marché du Film Producers Network in Cannes during the Cannes Film Festival 2019. Additionally, he is an award-winning filmmaker. Many of the films he scripted, directed, or produced either won or were nominated for awards at the internationally recognized film festivals all around the world, including Los Angeles, New York, Toronto, London, Berlin, Tel Aviv, Bucharest, Berlin, Cardiff, and Prague.




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