Tomáš studied political science and international relations (specializing in political philosophy) and law at the Charles University where he also got his PhD. in ethics. He has worked on films since 2003, first as a screenwriter and dramaturge, later also as a director and producer. In collaboration with the director Pavel Abrahám, they made feature documentaries Czech RAPublic (2008) and Two Nill (2012). Together with the director Rozálie Kohoutová, they worked on feature documentaries FC Roma (2016) and Off Sides (2019). In 2018, he completed the feature documentary Breaking News and the five-episode series The Magnificent Five together with Zuzana Kirchnerová.
His films have been shown at various international film festivals including the Karlovy Vary IFF, Visions du Réel Nyon, the BAFICI Buenos Aires, the London Open City Documentary Festival, the DOXA Documentary Film Festival Vancouver, the Kasseler Dok Fest and the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
His films were given numerous awards including the Pavel Koutecký Award, the Czech Joy award at the Jihlava International Documentary Festival, the Golden Kingfisher Award at the Finale festival in Pilsen, Trilobit Award and others as well as prestigious nominations in the best document category (the Czech Film Critics’ Award and the Czech Lion Award).
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