Producer Jakub Košťál (Bionaut) will represent the Czech Republic at EAVE Producers Workshop 2023. 56 producers and professionals from 36 countries (see the complete list) have been selected out of 267 applications from 51 countries. Among them are Ex Oriente Film alumni Darya Bassel (Ukraine), Mario Adamson (Sweden), Aneta Zagórska (Poland) and Roger Kramer (Netherlands).
Member of Czech Film and Television Academy, member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and the winner of the International Emmy Award 2020 for series "#martyisdead". He started his career in Czech Television. His love for cinema took him first to FAMU, where he studied production, and then to Bionaut, where he works as a producer. He has twice taken part in the MIDPOINT Script Development Program and also attended ACE Training Days 2019. Jakub is currently working on several projects at Bionaut (films and series). He is a part of the magazine Planet Dark and a big fan of hobby-horsing.
Hunting the Invisible (dir. Johana Ožvold) - in development / Ex Oriente Film 2021 - East Doc Forum 2022