Mikuláš Novotný



Mikulas co-founded Background Films in 2012, while in 2020 he was called the Czech EFP Producer on The Move. Among numerous projects of emerging authors he has produced Czech New Wave legend Karel Vachek’s six-hour film essay “Communism and the Net or the End of Representative Democracy” (IFF Rotterdam 2020), Tomasz Mielnik’s spiritual comedy “Journey to Rome” (KVIFF 2015), or co-produced Jan P. Matuszynski’s “Leave No Traces” (Venice, 2021) and Mihai Mincan’s „To the North“ (Venice, 2022). He is currently developing a slate of feature films including Mielnik’s period comedy “Gregorius, The Chosen One”.