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Juan David Salazar
Simultaneously, he attended film school in San Antonio de los Baños in Cuba and took part in film-craft workshops in the USA. In 2010 Juan David moved to Prague. His first Czech short film, “Czech Please!” was officially selected in the SFC at the Cannes Film Festival 2011, the Brest International Film Festival 2012, France, & TISFF 2012 in Greece. In 2012 he founded Pantheon Pictures, Creative Film Production Company, establishing himself in the European market. In September 2013 he won the 1st Prize in the VMA Action/Cut Film Festival in L.A. for his epic music video by Greek DJ, Etostone, and the song “Together”.
Viktor graduated in Communications and Information Security Management at the University of Defence in Brno. He then worked as a senior officer of the Communications and Information Systems and was later active in management. He completed the Executive MBA study program at the University of Technology in Brno and Dominican University of Illinois (USA). During his career, he enjoyed extensive periods in Australia and Japan. Besides, he is active in many areas of cultural and political life.
Being part of Three Brothers Production Viktor focuses mainly in creating films with historical content. Three Brothers works with the industry's leading dramaturgs and historians and utilizes the on site weapon house www.historicalprops.cz (the largest of its kind in Europe), workshop rooms and studios.
Alongside the numerous co-productions Viktor has also been involved in the production of a wide range of world and Hollywood movies (Dungeons and Dragons, Joan of Arc, Dune, Nomad, Knight's Tale, Avalon, Blade II., The Children of Dune, League of Extraordinary Gentleman, Van Helsing, Hellboy, Doom 3, Narnia - Princ Kaspian, Die Papstin, Henry IV, Anonymous, Borgias, Black Death, Pillars of the Earth, World Without End, Three Musketeers etc.).
Director, Screenwriter, Actor
Since 1996, Bács has written more than 20 screenplays for TV and cinema. His career as a director began in 2008 with the Comedy ESPERANZA, the opening feature at Berlinale International Film Festival (PDK). Bács wrote and co-produced the award-winning thriller, SLAVE, and won “Best Supporting Actor” at New York Film Festival NYCIFF for his role in the film. He has directed more than 150 serial episodes for German TV, numerous TV commercials, as well as an adaptation of the bestselling novel THE CHILD with its luminary international cast. He is currently working on a US-Australian-German co-production as well as an international film project in Africa. Since 2013 Bács has been an active coach in acting, screenwriting and directing.
With her project Norika has also taken part in Nisi Masa- European Short Pitch and Regional Creative Documentary film school- Active. She writes film reviews and analyses for film festivals and movie /entertainment magazines. She was an alumnus of Common Ground Film Critics - Visegrad Bridge. Norika is currently working on her first feature. The project received the 1st award at the MIDPOINT script workshop, was participant in Feature Launch Workshop (Trieste IFF), in SARAJEVO IFF, where it won the price for participation in EAVE - 2017.
Petr always seeks to tell the story with a visionary approach. Thanks to his skills as a VFX supervisor and editor, he applies early foresight to matters of postproduction, which results in his trademark of polished and beautiful final scenes. As a storyteller he enjoys exploring the power of the imagination.
PFI Stunt Master
With The Cadets, he helped give rise to the fame of the Kaltenberg Knight Tournament and, with more than 3 000 performances, has gained acclaim for the art of stage fencing throughout Europe, USA and the United Arab Emirates. Between years ´90-´93 he independently directed group performances in Germany and Denmark. He created dozens of choreographies for TV and film projects and, as Assistant Director, has more than 60 documentary productions behind him, in most case international projects. Since the 90’s he has also been producing feature movies and TV series.
Postproduction Supervisor & Executive Producer
During his studies Tomas gained experience with the film industry as a film technician and then gradually moved to postproduction specialisation. Since 2013, he has run successful postproduction studio CINEPOST at Barrandov Film Studios. In 2017, CINEPOST combined with another postproduction company PFX. Currently in PFX, Tomas is one of partners and also in charge of film and television postproduction department.
Line Producer & Unit Production Manager
Our Master Tutors are Oscar-winning and internationally awarded film professionals who cooperate with PFI to teach students in special masterclass lessons and workshops. Simultaneously, they also act as patrons of the Institute and guarantee the high quality of our study programs and teaching know-how.