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Mgr. & MgA. Martin Čech


Cameraman, documentary filmmaker, traveller and educator

The scope of Martin Čech’s pedagogical activities are the courses Television Shooting Procedures and Dramatic Television Production, whose goals are the theoretical preparation of students for the authorial mastery of dramatic television works.

Martin Čech was born in 1962 in Tábor. He studied editing and later also camera at FAMU. As a cinematographer he has made several TV films, series and dozens of documentaries and travelogues. He visited a total of ninety countries, mostly with a camera. He is a member of the Film and Television Academy, the Association of Czech Cinematographers and the Syndicate of Journalists.


Cameraman activity (selection):

2016 – documentary series Blue Blood (dir. Alena Činčerová)
2015 – documentary film The Secret of Jan Pirk’s Family (dir. Kamila Vondrová)
2015 – documentary film The Little Monk (dir. Martin Čech)
2011 – documentary film Love story (dir. Petra Ludvíková)
2010 – documentary film Forgotten Children (dir. Dana Maeder)
2010 – TV feature film To the Wolves of Iron (dir. Petr Slavík)
2009 – TV documentary East Side Story – Romeo and Juliet of the 3rd millennium (dir. Tereza Kopáčová)
2009 – TV feature film Divnovlasky (dir. Petr Slavík)
2007 – TV series Horákovi (dir. Tomáš Krejčí, Katarína Šulajová, Biser Arichtev)
2006-2016 – travel documentaries On the Road to …
2002 – TV feature film The Bell Lukáš (dir. Jitka Němcová)
1999 – feature film Chicken Melancholik (dir. Jaroslav Brabec)


1999 – Czech Lion – Best Cinematography – film Chicken Melancholic (dir. Jaroslav Brabec)

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