Slávek Horák

Slávek Horák

Czech Republic

Biography

 Slávek Horák was born in 1975, in Zlin, Czech Republic. He is a graduate of Zlin Film School and also studied directing at the Prague Film School, FAMU. His rapid career growth as a director of various international commercial campaigns prevented him from finishing his FAMU studies, but the work earned him several awards at International Advertising festivals. He shot two short films for the international project 'Straight 8' that were selected in top six and shown at Cannes Film Festival. He also worked as an assistant director with Jan Sverak on his Academy Award winning film KOLJA (1996). In 2012, he started his own production company Tvorba films. The screenplay for his debut feature HOME CARE, which was produced by Horák’s won an award from the Film Foundation and screened at Karlovy Vary IFF 2015, where it won the Best Actress Award for Alena Mihulova.

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