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AFO and ESA: New Worlds First-round Winners

European Space Agency created the New Worlds screenwriting competition for short films about European space exploration. The competition has three categories – animation, documentary and fiction. AFO became the partner of the documentary category, and authors could submit their scripts until 25th April. Now we come with two winners!

European Space Agency created the New Worlds screenwriting competition for short films about European space exploration. The competition has three categories – animation, documentary and fiction. AFO became the partner of the documentary category, and authors could submit their scripts until 25th April. Now we come with two winners!

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Diversity of forms and topics at Camp 4Science

An integral part of the annual AFO program is also the industry section 4Science. This year it comes in a non-traditional December date and is ready for 7 science related projects in development! What can you actually imagine under the industry program? And what is it good for? We will explain this in today's article.

An integral part of the annual AFO program is also the industry section 4Science. This year it comes in a non-traditional December date and is ready for 7 science related projects in development! What can you actually imagine under the industry program? And what is it good for? We will explain this in today’s article.

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AFO55 will be in the autumn! Find out what it is going to be about.

AFO55 is all about adaptation, and just like all humankind, AFO must adapt. But fear not, you won’t lose your favorite festival, you’ll just have to wait a bit longer. We don’t use the attribute “science” in our name just for show, that’s why our ad hoc strategy stems from scientific research. So what to expect?

AFO55 is all about adaptation, and just like all humankind, AFO must adapt. But fear not, you won’t lose your favorite festival, you’ll just have to wait a bit longer. We don’t use the attribute “science” in our name just for show, that’s why our ad hoc strategy stems from scientific research. So what to expect?

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„I don’t like the word viking. It defines our culture with a verb,“ says the musician Einar Selvik

The main leitmotif of AFO54 was a myth. Famous Norwegian musician Einar Selvik returned to AFO. The founder of the folk project Wardruna and the author of the music for the Vikings series talked with us about his work  as well as about our festival or the importance of myths in today's world. "From myths, we need to take what is relevant to our society," Selvik says.

The main leitmotif of AFO54 was a myth. Famous Norwegian musician Einar Selvik returned to AFO. The founder of the folk project Wardruna and the author of the music for the Vikings series talked with us about his work  as well as about our festival or the importance of myths in today’s world. “From myths, we need to take what is relevant to our society,” Selvik says.

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Be part of it! AFO55 student jury selection

Hello earthlings!

Do you like films about discoveries? Are you a student of the Palacký University?  Are you tempted to experience a film festival from a bit of a different perspective? If your answer was 3 times yes, we have something just for you! For the next AFO (where AFO stands for Absolutely fantastic organization) we are looking for student jury members. The student jury represents an important role in the festival hierarchy.

Hello earthlings!

Do you like films about discoveries? Are you a student of the Palacký University?  Are you tempted to experience a film festival from a bit of a different perspective? If your answer was 3 times yes, we have something just for you! For the next AFO (where AFO stands for Absolutely fantastic organization) we are looking for student jury members. The student jury represents an important role in the festival hierarchy.

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INTERVIEW: “A good festival producer should be invisible,” says Nikola Dašková, Head of AFO Production.

AFO  is drawing near; the festival commences in two months from 23 to 28 April. We interviewed the festival Head of Production, Nikola Dašková, on the latest additions to the festival, the ongoing endeavour to make it better and to deal with its growing popularity. “It is important for us to reach more people each year,” says Nikola. For more information, consult the following interview.

AFO  is drawing near; the festival commences in two months from 23 to 28 April. We interviewed the festival Head of Production, Nikola Dašková, on the latest additions to the festival, the ongoing endeavour to make it better and to deal with its growing popularity. “It is important for us to reach more people each year,” says Nikola. For more information, consult the following interview.

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84 FILMS: International, Czech & Slovak and Short Film Competition

The competition programme is based on a careful preselection of films by the dramaturgy team which maps the current production over the entire year and, besides the individually registered competition films, the team also vigorously approaches productions active in the scientific documentary film.

The competition programme is based on a careful preselection of films by the dramaturgy team which maps the current production over the entire year and, besides the individually registered competition films, the team also vigorously approaches productions active in the scientific documentary film.

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#AFO54 Programme: Dawkins, Hirst, Tomanová, Remek, Hawass and Record-Breaking Festival Competition

The second half of April, this year specifically from 23 to 28 April, will traditionally present Academia Film Olomouc, the Festival of Science Documentary Films. As the festival is fast approaching, we offer our viewers the first taste of the vibrant and busy programme for 2019. Read below and find out whom to expect!

The second half of April, this year specifically from 23 to 28 April, will traditionally present Academia Film Olomouc, the Festival of Science Documentary Films. As the festival is fast approaching, we offer our viewers the first taste of the vibrant and busy programme for 2019. Read below and find out whom to expect!

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Truth, or Myth? Two visual identities, one AFO

The next year of Academia Film Olomouc is fast approaching and the whole city of Olomouc will once again come alive with the festival from 23 to 28 April. At the turn of the year, we have disclosed to our potential visitors the festival’s specific visual identity which is in keeping with this year’s theme. The following article describes the dual concept of this year’s AFO and its visual design.

The next year of Academia Film Olomouc is fast approaching and the whole city of Olomouc will once again come alive with the festival from 23 to 28 April. At the turn of the year, we have disclosed to our potential visitors the festival’s specific visual identity which is in keeping with this year’s theme. The following article describes the dual concept of this year’s AFO and its visual design.

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Main Theme and Sections: AFO for 2019 and Myths Surrounding It

Not Truth? but MYTH will be the umbrella theme of the 54th Academia Film Olomouc which represents the base for the other sections. However, many people must see that the two words always were and still are very closely related. Let’s reveal the truth about the real programme sections of this year’s AFO together and make 2019 the year of busting myths starting with the first one!

Not Truth? but MYTH will be the umbrella theme of the 54th Academia Film Olomouc which represents the base for the other sections. However, many people must see that the two words always were and still are very closely related. Let’s reveal the truth about the real programme sections of this year’s AFO together and make 2019 the year of busting myths starting with the first one!

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