26 minutes | Mar 18th 2020

Eva Doležalová - Award-winning Czech director, screenwriter producer

An Award-winning Czech director, screenwriter, and producer Eva Doležalová (born May 5, 1991) speaks English, French, Czech, Italian and Polish. Eva is also an ambassador of the White Ribbon Foundation and speaks to encourage women to follow their dreams. At the age of 10, Eva Doležalová began acting in Czech films and theatrical productions as an actor and co-writer of plays. At 18, she moved to London to study acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Eva worked as well on films with well-known directors such as Shane Black or Mike Figgis with whom she co-wrote and camera-operated a film Kudelksi. After completing her studies, she moved to Paris where she began to find her own artistic voice and realized her longtime dream for filmmaking, and started pursuing her writing and directing skills. Eva moved to Los Angeles in January 2016, where she quickly completed her first film, SOUND OF SUN, starring Suki Waterhouse, Sean Penn, and herself, released by NOWNESS. The film was met with critical acclaim within the industry. Eva has since directed other shorts such as CARTE BLANCHE (18min), starring Dylan Sprouse, Suki Waterhouse, Jack Kilmer for which she’s received an Audience Award in Mammoth Film Festival in February 2019 and a Breakout Director Award in Capri Hollywood Film Festival 2020. Eva also wrote and directed a horror-driven short BUTCHER BOY (9min), starring Jack Kilmer & Camille Rowe which was released by DAZED. In March 2020 Eva will be releasing her new 20min short MAESTRO starring Karel Dobry, Clara McGregor, Lucky Blue-Smith, and another short ANIMA US (7min) inspired by Carl Jung’s theory of Anima Animus. Centre Pompidou Foundation in Paris screened Eva’s trilogy of transformational shorts SOUND OF SUN, SOMNIO & SAMICE for which she also received an award from 7000 magazine. Eva is currently in the development of her first feature film, MANTIS. https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1748384/
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