/// Information about Cinergy Prague ///

Cinergy Prague is an educational platform for the development of the talents and knowledge of young filmmakers and film professionals through a series of discussion panels and lectures on topics related to filmmaking or the work of a foreign guest.

The purpose of the project is to create a regular series of masterclasses, seminars, discussion workshops and screenings organized throughout the whole year, with the aim of sharing and exchanging experience through open dialogue, improving and refining filmmaking, educating and broadening film knowledge.

We focus on feature films and audiovisual projects. In this context, we invite producers, directors, screenwriters, cinematographers, set designers, editors and sound designers to share their experience.

The dramaturgy of Cinergy Prague follows the International Festival of First Features and Student Films - Fresh Film Fest whose organizers also lead this project.


Cinergy on Alternative Education

Super 16 is the leading alternative film school of Denmark which over the last almost 20 years has graduated many successful filmmakers and films produced by the school are very often selected and awarded at various film festival around the world. What are the advantages and challenges of such an education model, how is the school financed, how is possible to achieve the continuation of the project and how does it work to be responsible…

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Cinergy with Kevin B Lee

The first Cinergy’s guest in 2018 will be Kevin B. Lee, internationally renowned filmmaker, journalist and video essayist. Lee, who has been named “the king of video essays” by The New York Times, frequently writes for Sight & Sound, Slate and Indiewire. He is also the founding editor and chief video essayist at fandor.com. He has made over 360 essays exploring film and media – he examines various aspects of filmmaking and specific…

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Cinergy Skype with Joachim Trier

The next focus of Cinergy will be the Norwegian director Joachim Trier. Author of the acclaimed films Reprise, Oslo, 31. August and Louder than Bombs, is currently receiving international praise for Thelma.

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Cinergy with Rúnar Rúnarsson

Another of CINERGY master classes will be held in cooperation with FAMUFEST 2017 and it´s guest will be significant Icelandic director and scripwriter RÚNAR RÚNARSSON.

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Cinergy with Lone Scherfig

Another Cinergy’s guest is the Danish director Lone Scherfig, author of the hit-comedy Italian for Beginners, the Academy Award nominated feature film An Education, and the romantic drama One Day.

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Cinergy with Juho Kuosmanen

Young Finnish director Juho Kuosmanen is coming to Prague to present his feature debut The happiest day of my life Olli Maki which was awarded as the best film of Un Certain Regard section at Cannes in 2016. On Wednesday, March 15 from 18:30 the director will personally present to preview screening with a following debate at Kino Pilotu.

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