Veronika Lišková

She studied cultural studies at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, and screenwriting and dramaturgy at FAMU. 

She was the editor-in-chief of the magazine Nový proctor, led the international educational workshop Ex Oriente Film for documentary filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe at the Institute of Documentary Film, and curated the DAFILMS platform. Her feature debut “Daniel’s World” had its international premiere in the Panorama section at the Berlinale. In 2022, she completed her second documentary feature “Visitors”. The film was selected for the Semaine de la critique section at Locarno and is currently continuing its festival distribution (Special Mention at Ji.hlava IDFF, Best Film Award in the Czech Competition at One World, Grand Jury Prize at One World SK, screening at Chicago IFF, HotDocs, Tromso IFF, Trieste IFF, Tempo IFF, Dok.fest Munchen, etc.). Currently, Veronika is preparing her feature debut “The Year of the Widow” and collaborating with other authors as a dramaturg.