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doc. MgA. Kristián Hynek


Cinematographer, teacher

At the Department of Cinematography, Kristián Hynek teaches seminars focusing on basic knowledge of cinematographic issues, visual aesthetics, as well as workshops specialising in cinematographic approaches to documentary or sports themes.

Kristián Hynek was born in 1944. He qualified as a photographer, then graduated from the FAMU Cinematography Department. He worked as a cameraman for Czechoslovak Television and, later, for the Barrandov Film Studio. Since 1991, he has taught at the Department of Cinematography where he was appointed Associate Professor in 2015.


Director of Photography (selection):

2009 – TV film Magdalena (dir. Ondřej Havelka)
2007 – TV film The Girl Who Trod on the Loaf (dir. Jiří Strach)
2003 – Awoken Rock (dir. Jiří Strach)
1989 – Animals in the City (dir. Václav Křístek)
1993 – TV show GEN – Gallery of the Nation’s Elite
1993 – TV film It Happened One Autumn (dir. Jan Němec)
1991 – Sweet Decay (dir. Václav Křístek)
1989 – TV series Long Mile (dir. Jiří Adamec)
1987 – TV film Battle on the Hill (dir. Ladislav Smoček)
1986 – TV film Footprints in the Glass (dir. Viktor Polesny)
1985 – TV series Third Floor (dir. Karel Smyczek)


2009 – ACC Award for Excellent Television Work for Magdalena

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