Veronika Lišková
(Czech Republic)

Veronika graduated from cultural studies at Charles University and screenwriting and dramaturgy at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.

She has been working as a film director, screenwriter and documentary script editor. Parallel to that, Veronika has profound programme/project management experience. Between 2012-2017 she headed the Ex Oriente Film programme and East European Forum pitching at the Institute of Documentary Film in Prague. Currently, she is a curator at DAFilms and cooperates with various documentary film training programmes and markets as a consultant and selector. She also serves as an expert for the Czech Film Fund.

Veronika's feature-length debut Daniel’s World had its international premiere in the Panorama section of the Berlinale – Berlin IFF in 2015 and since then has screened and awarded at numerous film festivals worldwide. In 2016 she received Pavel Koutecky Award for her short documentary Tap Water. Currently, she is in production with her second feature documentary film The Visitors and prepares her fiction debut.

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