The Czech Short Films is an annual collection of best short films made in Czech Republic. It represents student as well as professional work and spans over all genres - fiction, documentary, animation and experimental. The collection is intended for promotion and distribution purposes and for film professionals only.
You can watch each film by clicking on "Film Preview", upon registration. The registration process last up to 24 hours. Please, use your work email for registration, if possible. You can watch the films once your registration is succesfully completed. If you are interested in any of the films, you can contact Czech Film Center on email@example.com, or find the direct contact to rights holder or distributor in the profile of each film.
This short film about life after the loss of a loved one uses techniques of both live-action and animated film to deal with a difficult topic. The real experiences of the narrators are combined with animated sequences reconstructing painful situations, looking into the thoughts of three young…
Anna and Lizzie share a flat with George - a tax consultant who thinks he is a dog. George supports them and does all he can to keep them satisfied. He agrees to their strict rules: at home, he may only walk on all fours, isn’t allowed to speak, must lick their feet, and obey every order. The girls…
Documentary, Fiction, Experimental
In 1964, important Nazi documents were discovered at the bottom of a South Bohemian lake. Years later, this turned out to be part of a communist propaganda campaign codenamed “Neptune”. Combining live-action sequences with manipulated original documentary footage, photos, and animations, the film…
Right now almost one in ten Czechs over the age of 15 are facing some form of distraint, under which their property is seized to obtain money they owe. Every day more and more people are falling into the debt trap, but Karel is on the other side of the barricade - it is his job to collect their…
Olda (17) is a defendant awaiting trial in a detention centre for juveniles. He tries to fill the void and forget the recent past. The monotony of prison life is gradually pervaded by testimonies to his brutal assault on a homeless man. Over one summer’s night, holiday boredom gave way to cruel…
Like every year, a group of friends arrives at a remote and secluded place to “celebrate their friendship”. This is the 36th time now, but this year is going to be different. Staňa has lost his battle with cancer and for the first time ever there are only five friends. Spring is blooming, they kill…
Prague, a bus station on a winter’s night. Radka, together with her little daughter, a suitcase on wheels, and a gym bag, gets off a bus. Down the streets of the same city, Luděk is taking his time going home, aware that nobody is waiting for him there. For a couple of hours before dawn, what was…