Executive team, expert advisors
- member of Association of Czech Cinematographers, author and project manager, "The Dark Star Quest” and "The Way of the Third Age", cameraman
Born 1. 25. 1948 in Prague. From 1966 - 1988 worked in Filmstudio Barrandov first as an assistant cameraman and later as II. cameraman and then cameraman. As the "man behind the camera" he worked on many domestic, co-production and television films including "Three veterans", "Snowdrop Festival", "Warm Greetings from Earth", "Landscape with Furniture", "Mage", "Prague’s Five" etc. . He took a part in shooting a total of about 70 films and audiovisual programs (see filmography). He also worked as a cameraman for ARD and since 1991 in his own Prague’s advertising and sales agency, as a cameraman, an author and producer of advertising and television commercials and multimedia projects. Examples of his work are videos used in connection with the Czechoslovakian General Jubilee exhibition in 1991.
He lives in the southern part of Czech Republic since 1994 and dedicates most of his time to realizing his own projects or working on interesting contracts.
Mobile: +420 777 892 082
Prof. Mgr. Jiri Macák
- cameraman and photographer
Born 10.9. 1939 in Prague, a graduate of Industrial School of Graphics, Film Academy of Performing Arts in Prague with concentration on camera. As a cameraman he shot 43 feature films (with directors Vláčil, Menzel, Schorm, Lipský, Schmidt, Kachyňa). In addition, he made a series of co-production of documentary films and multiekran projects.
Since 1991 he has been teaching at FAMU in Prague, cinematography field. In 1998 he habilitated "Psychological Effects of Film’s Image" and in 2005 became a professor based on his work of "Manipulation of Illusion Area By Movie Viewing”.
He lectures at the Film Academy of Miroslav Ondricek and Higher Education Film School in Pisek. He is a member of the Presidium of Association of Czech Cinematographers, a member of the CFTA, and FITES.
PhDr. Luboš Antonín
- special advisor to the history
He works in the department of castle libraries of the National Museum Library. Among many specialized articles he is also the author of many exhibitions devoted to occult literature: “REGNUM ALCHYMIAE”, “NOVUM LUMEN CHYMICUM”, “MAGIA NATURALIS”, “Cagliostro and His Time”, “Fairy Aquatic Creatures in Book Illustrations”.
He participated in exhibitions "MAGNUM OPUS", "Casanova in Bohemia", "František Antonín Count Špork", "Freemasons in Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia" and "Ways to a Star.
The publishing house Pudorys has published a large and richly illustrated book "Bestiary. Mythical Animals, Alive Beings, Monsters, Beasts and Creatures in the book illustration the end of medieval Europe”.
The National Library in Prague under the title "The Wisdom - Strength – Beauty” published its list of Masonic publications from the castle library and publishing house Parents published his book “The Hermetic and Charlatans of the European Rococo: Cagliostro, Saint-Germain and Casanova”.
Petr Švamberg (1951)
- art glass worker, an expert adviser on the historic glass and stained glass.
Operates in the field of stained glass for thirty-six years. In 1973 graduated from the Arts High School of Glassmaking in Železný Brod in the art studio of professor Pavel Jezek, then the bachelors school in Brno and master school in Prague. He iss also trained in the field of hollow glass blower in the field of art glazier. He works in his workshop in Tabor. He applied his art tallent in the reconstruction of dozens of historic buildings, which are for instance the Municipal House in Prague, the castle of Great Losiny, or one of his latest contracts, which was the reconstruction of the Baroque castle Bečváry where he changed all of the glazing. This reconstruction was awarded the prize of the Union of European Historic Houses Associations, having its registered office in Brussels.
Furthermore, besides reconstructions of historic buildings, historic lighting fixtures and polygonal lamps he also produces the most demanding types of decorated glass, stained glass in lead and brass, and his specialty - alabaster glass windows. Among other things, is the author of the type of glass that is protected by patent and by industrial design.
Mobile: +420 608 281 400
- special adviser on ceramics
Born 12.30.1951 in Czech Krumlov. Between the years of 1967-1971 she studied at High School of Arts in Uherske Hradiste with concentration on study of ceramics. She deals mainly with the creation of original art exterior and interior of ceramics, but also as producing replicas of Baroque and Art Nouveau terracotta vases for historical buildings, etc. Since 1973 she has exhibited her work repeatedly in Bohemia and abroad. In her house in the Czech Krumlov she has her own trade with applied and artistic ceramics. In the recent years the ceramic works of her daughter Stanislava can be seen with her own work. They have even started to organize joint ceramic exhibitions.
Ing. František Vokřál
- authorized architect, architect, film, special advisor on architecture
In 1969 he graduated from the Faculty of Architecture. Between 1975 -1989 he worked on about 50 films as an assistant architect in the Film Studio Barrandov; later on about 50 more films as an architect. Between 1994 - 2003 he worked as a teacher of stage design at FAMU. In addition to the film work he owns an architectural office in Nymburk.
Ing. arch. Anna Vokřálová
- expert adviser on architecture
Among other things, she studied and worked several years in France. She is currently working in the architectural office of Peter Franta.
Mobile: +420 606 909 038