Mikuláš Novotný

CEO / Producer


TEL: +420 777 910 290
E-MAIL: novotny@backgroundfilms.cz
SKYPE: mikulas.novotny


Mikulas debuted as a producer with JOURNEY TO ROME (Tomasz Mielnik, 2015, CZ/PL), which premiered at Karlovy Vary IFF as well as a short documentary RESORT (Martin Hruby, 2015). He graduated both from Producing (FAMU, Prague) and Theory of Interactive Media (Masaryk University, Brno). After years of working in the field as an executive producer, he co-founded Background Films in 2011 – a company focused on film projects with the highest artistic ambitions. He attended many international workshops and took part in the jury of 51st Karlovy Vary IFF (East of the West section). He is currently in production of Karel Vachek’s film essay COMMUNISM (CZ/SK/FR), development of HORNET IN A BOTTLE (Vit Zapletal) and an ambitious short film DIVINE SPARKS.