Martin Dušek (1978), comes from North Bohemia, studied TV Journalism and FMV UK in Prague, studied documentary filmmaking at FAMU. He is the author of several TV reports and documentaries for Czech TV multicultural broadcasting, in which he focused mainly on the environment of former Sudetenland. He finished his studies with the short documentary Odstřel (2002). At FAMU he made Zvací dopis (documentary, 2004). In 2007, along with Ondřej Provazník, he made the documentary film A Town Called Hermitage that was awarded at the Jihlava IDFF.