Andrea Slováková studied Mass Media Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University in Prague, after graduation received the degree PhDr. Graduated also from Film Science at the Philosophical Faculty of Charles University, where she also got her doctorate. She studied documentary film-making at FAMU in Prague and strategic management at Cambridge Business School.
Since 2003 until 2011 she worked in the management of Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, in the last years as the director for publishing activities. Now she continues in curating programs of experimental documentaries and programs in VR. In 2012 – 2015 she worked as a director of AMU Press – the publishing house of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.
She publishes articles in different magazines (e.g. Kino Ikon, Film a doba, Kinečko), was editor-in-chief of the annual anthology of texts on documentary called DO and a chief editor of bimonthly Dok.revue. In 2017, her book What´s New in Film Studies; in 2018 collection of poems Outside was published. Since 2008 she teaches history and methods of documentary and avant-garde cinema at Masaryk´s University in Brno, occasionally at Charles University, Palacký´s University and FAMU.
She is an expert for Czech State Fund for Cinematography and Slovak Audiovisual Fund. She is a founder of a publishing house for non-fiction Nová beseda. As an artist, she made the portrait of mathematician Petr Vopěnka, film about clouds, essay about supervision mechanisms, experimental film on Czech industry, and philosophical experiment 500 plateaus.
Since May 2020, she is a dean of FAMU in Prague.
Phone: +420 234 244 302
Every Thursday from 9 am to 10 am, a possibility to talk to the Dean is open for you - virtually so far. You can do so via this link. You can use this opportunity to share your suggestions, opinions, but also problems related to your work.
Photo: (c) Karel Cudlín, Nová beseda