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.
MgA. Adam Dvorak
Ing. Viktor Kristof, MBA
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Being part of Three Brothers Production Viktor focuses mainly in creating films with historical content.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.
Mgr. Tomas Srovnal
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.
Roman Kasparovsky, MA. PhDr.
Line Producer & Unit Production Manager
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.
Gain close access to our unrivalled pool of professional tutors, who are always at hand to help students realise their ideas and ambitions. Our tutors are active specialists within the film industry, with wide professional experience. Through their guidance and your hard work, you will leave PFI an employable graduate.
Production Designer & Architect
Screenwriter, Director, Producer
Lukáš Daniel Pařík
Pius Okaba, MA.
Pius Okaba is an alumnus of The New York Film Academy (NYFA) where he studied acting and he holds a Master of Arts degree in film directing from the prestigious University of West London. He is currently pursuing a second masters degree (MFA) in motion pictures and is a residence lecturer at the Prague Film Institute in the Czech Republic. His controversial film AYE, released in 2019 sees a wide acceptance across the European film industry. AYE won the award of Best Short Film at the African Diaspora Cinema Festival in Florence, Italy and was nominated and screened at I Will Tell International Film Festival, London, United Kingdom, Black Star International Film Festival, Accra Ghana, The South African International Film Festival, Johannesburg, South Africa, Africa international Film Festival, Lagos Nigeria, and Inshort Film Festival in Lagos, Nigeria.
Pius Okaba’s role as a witch hunter in the Czech fairy tale film Princezna Zakletá V Čase (Princess Lost In Time) has earned him an accolade in the European film market.
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.