8Heads Productions

8Heads Productions was established in 2010 in order to produce author-based projects in close creative co-operation between writer, director and producer. The founder of the company, Julietta Sichel is a former Program Director of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and an experienced film producer with several successful international co-productions in her record. When choosing her projects, Sichel relies on her more than 20 years of experience from international film scene. Sichel focuses on films with international potential and on international coproductions. Films produced or co-produced by 8Heads Productions were presented at numerous festivals around the world including Tallinn, Busan, Jeonju, Karlovy Vary, Montreal, Chicago, Teheran, Raindance, Sarajevo, Kiev, Jihlava Documentary Film Festival, ZagrebDox, Houston and many others.


Bílkova 868/10
Prague 1 110 00
Czech Republic


OCCUPATION, THE 27TH PICTURE, directed by P.Marinković CR/Croatia, 2013, supported by Czech Film Fund, Croatian Fund, coproduction with Czech TV. Festivals (selection): Karlovy Vary IFF 2013, Sarajevo IFF 2013, Kiev IFF 2013, Jihlava IDFF 2013, ZagrebDox 2014, WorldFest-Houston 2014 - Silver Remi Award and many others.

MINISTRY OF LOVE, directed by P. Marinković, Croatia/CR, 2016, supported by Eurimages, Croatian Fund, Czech Film Fund, coproduction with Croatian TV. Presented at more than 30 festivals worldwide including: Montreal, Chicago, Raindance, Arras, Kerala, Jeonju, Minneapolis, Houston, Cluj and many others. World Sales: Starlight Entertainment, London.

THE CHRONICLES OF MELANIE, directed by Viestur Kairish, Latvia/CR/Finland, 2016, supported by Eurimages, Latvian Film Fund, Czech Film Fund, Finnish Film Foundation. Main Competition of Tallinn IFF 2016 – Best Camera Award. The most watched film in Latvian cinemas in 2016. Latvian Oscar Entry. World Sales: EastWest Distribution.

8 HEADS OF MADNESS, directed by Marta Nováková, CR/Slovakia, 2017, supported by Czech Film Fund, Slovak Audiovisual Fund. Awarded Czech Film Critics’ Award for The Best Artistic Achievement, nominated for the National Film Award (Czech Lion) for Best Music, Nominated for the Best Camera Award by the Czech Association of Cameramen.

THE CELLAR, directed by Igor Voloshin, Slovakia/Czech Republic/Russia, 2018, supported by Eurimages, Slovak Audiovisual Fund, Czech Film Fund, Russian Min. of Culture. International Premiere: Busan IFF 2018. World Sales: Starlight Entertainment, London.

MY FATHER, THE SPY, directed by Jaak Kilmi and Gints Grube, Latvia/Czech Republic/Germany/ Estonia, 2019, supported by MEDIA TV, Latvian Film Fund, Czech Film Fund, Estonian Film Foundation, RBB & BR, FFF, DFFF, coproduction with Czech TV. Completed.

INSTRUMENT OF WAR, directed by T.Polenský, Czech Republic, feature-length documentary film. Shooting.

CITY BY THE RIVER, directed by V.Kairish, Latvia/Czech Republic/Lithuania, supported by Latvian Film Fund, Czech Film Fund, Lithuanian Film Fund. Shooting.

BLACK MILL, directed by Mariusz Palej, Poland/Czech Republic, co-produced by Polish Television, Sleepwalker, supported by Polish Film Institute, Czech Film Fund, Mazovian Film Fund, Silesian Film Fund. Shooting.

THE PACK, directed by Tomáš Polenský, Czech Republic/Latvia. Supported by MEDIA Creative Europe, Czech Film Fund, Zlín Film Fund, Latvian Film Fund. Participated at Asian Project Market 2018, Riga IFF Forum 2018. Development.

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