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Bionaut is a fully integrated Czech film and TV production company based in Prague and founded in 1999. The company works with the production of fiction, documentary and animated films and television series. It is now one of the top Czech productions companies in the country.

In 2014, Bionaut expanded to include three new labels to support animation, documentaries and genre films and set up its own animation studio called Kredenc. In 2017 sister companies in Poland (Kosmonaut), Slovakia (Raketa) and Serbia (Aeronaut) were created by Bionaut production.

Planet Bionaut focuses on development, crowdfunding, production, postproduction, marketing and distribution support of several projects every year. All these activities in the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia are making Bionaut a unique organization in Central Europe.

Bionaut Works is the service and line producing brand of Bionaut. Many years of experience with organization of filming in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland, represent professional approach to your project and personally customized work which suits your specific needs and budget. For any international production company wishing to shoot part or all of their film in Czechia, they can provide creative and financial collaboration on co-productions, including also applications for co-production funding from the Czech Film Fund and access rebates through the Czech incentives scheme.

Bionaut and its network of companies through Central Europe (Slovakia, Poland and Serbia) offers a unique ability to access production services and funding across the region. Bionaut Works Team are reliable, fast, and love making motion pictures.

Contact

Dělnická 47
170 00 Praha 7
Czech Republic
+420 222 967 358
+420 777 035 401

Team

Vratislav Šlajer
(producer)
vratislav@bionaut.cz
Danny Holman
(producer)
danny@bionaut.cz

Credits

feature films:

ROSA & DARA A JEJICH VELKÁ DOBRODRUŽSTVÍ / ROSA & DARA AND THEIR GREAT ADVENTURES (animated series, dir. Martin Duda, Czech Rep., 2015)

MAMON (crime series for HBO Europe, dir. Vladimír Michálek, 2015)

MÍSTA / PLACES (dir. Radim Špaček, Czech Rep., 2014)

MY 2 (dir. Slobodanka Radun, Czech Rep., 2014)

POUTA / WALKING TO FAST (dir. Radim Špaček, Czech Rep., 2010)

AUTO*MATE (dir. M. Mareček, Czech Rep., 2009)

KDOPAK BY SE VLKA BÁL / WHO IS AFRAID OF THE WOLF (dir. M.Procházková, Czech Rep., 2008)

ŽRALOK V HLAVĚ / SHARK IN THE HEAD (dir. M.Procházková, Czech Rep., 2004)

SMRADI / BRATS (awards: Karlovy Vary IFF 2002 competition, IFF Istanbul – best director, Czech Film Awards – 7 nominations including best film, awarded for best actor – Ivan Trojan; Czech Rep., 2002)

documentaries:

HOUSLOVÝ RYTÍŘ / THE VIOLIN KNIGHT (dir. Pavel Marek, Czech Rep., 2006)

ZDROJ / SOURCE (dir. M. Mareček, Czech Rep., 2005)

HRY PRACHU / DUST GAMES (Czech Rep., 2001)

OBEC B. / VILLAGE B. (awards: Best short documentary film at Karlovy Vary IFF 2002, IDFA Amsterdam 2002 Silver Wolf Compettion; Czech Rep., 2000)

short animated films:

RADIO KEBRLE (Czech Rep., 2006)

SVĚTLONOŠ (Czech Rep., 2003)

BUBÁCI (Czech Rep., 2002)

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