Industry Programme of Film and Audio-visual Education

Industry at SFS 2019

In 2018, Summer Film School and National Film Museum (NaFilM) introduced their first collaborative project Industry Programme of Film and Audio-visual Education. The aim was to offer all participants an opportunity to meet with local and international experts and share projects, approaches and experience in panel discussions and workshops.
This year’s second edition of Industry Programme will introduce proven and innovative formats of audio-visual education. Czech as well as foreign experts will share their experience with educational programmes for schools. All discussions and workshops are free and open to teachers of elementary, secondary and art schools, lecturers, film club members, and all those who are interested in film education. The programme can also be attended by the holders of festival passes.


Panel Discussion: Innovative Forms of Film Workshops

Monday, July 29 / 10:00 am – 12:00 am
Klub kultury 2

Film Workshop: Master the Art of Foley Making!

Monday, July 29 / 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm, 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm
Reduta 3

Workshop: Think Visually!

Monday, July 29 / 4:00 pm
Reduta 3

Magic Box: Live Film Performance

Monday, July 29 / 7:00 pm
Galerie slováckých vín

Panel Discussion: Be in the Picture

Tuesday, July 30 / 10:00 am – 12:00 am
Klub kultury 2

Film Workshop: Make Your Own Fake News!

Tuesday, July 30 / 1:30 pm
Reduta 3

Kovy’s Media Ring: Can You Spot Fake News?

Tuesday, July 30 / 4:00 pm
Reduta Salonek

Fakescape Escape Game

Tuesday, July 30 / 5:30 pm
Reduta 3


Jessie Curell

An experienced, passionate and committed Media Educator for the past 15 years, Jessie Curell has been teaching dynamic, production-based Media and Digital Literacy workshops across Canada, the US, Northern Africa and Asia with a wide variety of institutions, schools, museums, non-profit organizations and film festivals. She has met thousands of teachers and students, and has first-hand knowledge of specific needs and interests, which have helped shape the way she works with each group. Jessie is the founder and director of Hands on Media Education whose aim is to integrate media education into classrooms and workplaces by providing media literacy tools, training and expertise.

Dan Mayfield

Dan is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, sound artist and author. He has performed around Europe with folk groups and indie bands, including Daniel Johnston, Darren Hayman and the Wave Pictures, and has appeared as a session musician on over 15 albums. Dan runs workshops for children, and sometimes adults, in experimental and electronic music with School of Noise, and in 2015 published a children’s book, Jasper and the Magpie. Dan studied sound engineering at college and acoustic ecology at university. He has also worked with children and adults on the autism spectrum for over 14 years.

František Topinka

František is an experienced high school teacher – specialising in art education and art history. Since 2009 he’s been one of the founders and passionate lecturers of Aeroškola which provides film and audiovisual education for children, adults, seniors and schools. He has also been developing film educational programs for Studio Scala in Brno, leading film summer camps for children of film festival Malé Oči for kindergarten and elementary schools. He’s a member of the Association for Film and Audiovisual Education.

Ester Valchářová Pěkná

Ester has cooperated with One World in Schools from 2015. Her current focus is on media education. She is Head of the Film Educational Office responsible for the development and realisation of educational events, materials for schools and for research projects dedicated to media education in the Czech Republic. She is a member of the Association for Film and Audiovisual Education and of the Platform for Media Education.

Jan Kulka

Jan studied film editing at Prague’s FAMU. He is a creator of pre-cinematographic devices that refer both to the prehistory and the present state of cinematography. After his magic box, in which he studied the perception of abstract images and light, he introduced a Prejection Apparatus that is meant to manifest the cinematography itself, with its standardized, forgotten or blind evolution branches being revived and articulated again through one machine.

Ondřej Belica

Ondrej studied cinematography at Prague’s FAMU. Since 2010 he has been working on short films as well as feature films, the lastest being a feature documentary Central Bus Station (Tomáš Elšík, 2018) and Sršeň v láhvi (Vít Zapletal), currently in pre-production. He was awarded the prize for best cinematography at the film festival Kamera oko and received a Kodak Young Cinematographers Award for his short film Úsvit (Gyuri Kristóf, 2011). Ondrej is also a film educator focusing on cinematography and editing. He’s currently doing his PhD. at FAMU dedicated to the research of mesopic vision.

Miroslav Hanus

Miroslav studied journalism and political science at Masaryk University in Brno. He is one of the founders of the Fakescape project – a game that focuses on the development of media literacy and critical thinking that offers teachers methodological materials for their classes. He is also involved in other media educational projects including pIšQworky and Prezentiáda. His experience with media and fake news led to cooperation with, Czech daily news Slovácký deník and in political marketing.

Adéla Mrázová

Adéla is a director and one of the co-founders of NaFilM: National Film Museum, which she runs with Terezie Křížkovská and Jakub Jiřiště. Since 2014 she is a curator focusing on the educational impact exhibitions. She is an educator and co-author of film educational programs for schools through which the film museum NaFilM cooperates with hundreds of schools in the Czech Republic. She is also involved in international projects such as ThinkFilM that merges exhibition practice, educational activities and research. Since 2018 she has organised the Film and Audiovisual Industry program in cooperation with the Summer Film School in Uherske Hradiste.


Adéla Mrázová

Industry Programme Coordinator
+420 603 195 998

Terezie Křížkovská

Industry Programme Coordinator
+420 723 219 582

* Register prior to July 15, 2019 and get two one-day accreditations for free.