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prof. MgA. Marek Jícha


Cameraman, teacher, President of the Association of Czech Cinematographers

Marek Jícha has been teaching as the FAMU Department of Cinematography since 2003. He teaches the essential film language from the perspective of a cinematographer’s work, digital cinematographic image processing, and presents specialised cinematography seminars in Czech and English.

Marek Jicha was born in 1959. He graduated from FAMU Department of Cinematography and, since then, has worked for Czech Television and for other European televisions and producers. In 2006 he was appointed an Associate Professor; in 2012, he was appointed a Professor. He was installed as the President of the Czech Cinematographers Association in the same year. He also serves as a jury member at film festivals, is a member of several professional organizations.


Camera work (selection):

2016 – documentary, As if we were to die today (dir. Roman Vávra)
2013 – Colette (dir. Milan Cieslar)
2012 – Love Is Love (dir. Milan Cieslar)
2012 – documentary Your Tear, My Rain: The Presence of Arnošt Lustig (dir. Eva Lustigová)
2007 – High School (dir. Tomáš Vorel Sr.)
2005 – Elf (dir. Tomáš Vorel Sr.)
2000 – Spring of Life (dir. Milan Cieslar)
2000 – Out of the City (dir. Tomáš Vorel Sr.)
1999 – documentary Black and White in Color (dir. Mira Erdevički-Charap)
1996 – Stone Bridge (dir. Tomáš Vorel Sr.).
1994 – Blades (dir. Zdeněk Tyc)


2012 – The Association of Czech Cinematographers Award for Love is Love
2012 – The Association of Czech Cinematographers Award for Elf

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