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FILMS MY LOVE FROM THE VERY EARLY AGE

I remember when I was just seven had to play in many of them. This
years old my parents lent me the fascination with film has only grown
video camera on holiday in New stronger over the years. I loved the
York. Instantly I started to shoot movies of James Cameron or Steven
with my friends gangster films, Spielberg. I admired their story
parodies. Of course, my parents telling. I believe that movies offer us
were quite unfortunate as they endless possibilities of imagination.
At one moment one can travel to
ancient Egypt and just a second On the set of shooting
later one can be part of the huge “Magic Show” the most
intergalactic space battle. expensive university film
production up to date. David
During my studies at the University (in the middle) played the
of Southampton I completed seven
short films receiving also Grand Prix main role.
- Wessex Films. My final project was
a short movie called “Magic Show”
which I co-wrote, produced and
I also played the main role. It was
the most expensive university movie
production up to date.

I’ve already written, directed, played
in and produced numerous movie
productions.


PROFESSIONAL FILM WORK

I cowrote full-length feature docu- tor Matej Mináč. The Last Train from
mentary THROUGH THE EYES OF Prague was selected for the prestigious
THE PHOTOGRAPHER (2015) (main European screenwriter’s lab ScripTease
prize of the Festival CAMERA OF DA- where it is developed with top west Eu-
ropean and US screenwriters and pro-
VID, BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY ducers. Allan Starski, the Academy
Award winning production designer
at 13th Warsaw Jewish Film Festival, of Schindler’s List and Pianist will
be the production designer of the Last
Golden Remi Award – Worldfest Hous- Train from Prague.
Further I write a comedy fairytale with
ton, nominated for Tobias Spencer western setting JUST A BIT OF LUCK.
I acted and was head of research and
Award – Haifa Int’l Film Festival and assistant director in the full-length
film NICKY’S FAMILY which received
for Magnolia Award, 23rd Shanghai 41 prestigious awards worldwide and
TV Festival). I was also the first assis- was successful in the US, Australian,
tant of the film. French, German, Canadian theatrical
Currently I cowrite a full-length fea- distribution. Sales to BBC, HBO, ABC,
ture comedy screenplay NEVER GIVE CBC, ARD, Canal Plus, RAI, NHK,
UP about filming with Federico Fellini ZDF and 60 more stations, distributed
and the full-length feature drama THE through Netflix, Amazon, Itunes.
LAST TRAIN FROM PRAGUE about
the rescue of 669 children from the
hands of the Nazis at the outbreak of
WWII by 29-year-old stockbroker Sir
Nicholas Winton. I write these upcom-
ing films with EMMY winning direc-

David is currently co-writing two feature
length screenplays with Emmy Award
winning director Matej Mináč


Upcoming film projects I work as a screenwriter.

ánce 669 The unique story of rescue operation of children PTWRCRfDO.eAOIIGT.ecCPDPPREhOn.zPURanLLieNLsdOCetEcEdiFErhVDPoM.rRFIRUti(SaeISeMEOCLnIdl:DOeMDEadmvINtRUATieaPsSSeCjnGiR::loTMemOPnIvOirDbni(osNCHáUdiozčCuL(enCc-TtctdSaIhCiO.orlzoRl(NnePvFescaaep(hD(tkcuDrihRabiaeknerlnii(epcPuSiru)saslob-zšFvlšGJriacai-ee)kbrdSlmRomloenaavpsnankuykib)--lRiFcPer)oaplnuacbneldi)c))
ných dětí by Sir Nicholas Winton
o velkých
dci, politici,
ický příběh
vují proudy,
emitizmus.
i zaobírali
kutky.

Matej Mináč VŠECHNO SE DÁ V ŽIVOTĚ USKUTEČNIT MY JOURNEY TO FELLINIFull-length feature comedy Minac
DevelopSedcwriethethnepsulappyortboyf thMe MaetdeiajPraognradmmDeaovf tihde
European Union

Screenplay Full-lenght comedy about young film director living in
communist Czechoslovakia, who manages to shoot a film
Matej Minac
profile with maestro Federico Fellini.
and
Film is about 29 year-old British stockbroker Nicholas
David Minac Winton who assembles a team of most unlikely heroes
who use any trick, forgery to save 669 children from the
árnífilmy THE LAST TRAIN hands of the Nazis in Prague in 1939.
seznam.cz FROM PRAGUE


Realized multi-award- MORE THAN
winning film projects
50

AWARDS

WINNER OF 12 U.S. FILM FESTIVAL AUDIENCE AWARDS!

WINNER WINNER WINNER WINNER WINNER WINNER
Best Film Best Film Best Film Best film
Scottsdale International Houston Jewish Charlotte Jewish Rockland County Best Documentary best documentary
Film Festival Jewish Film Festival Montreal World Sedona International
Film Festival Film Festival Film Festival
WINNER WINNER Film Festival
WINNER WINNER WINNER
best documentary best documentary WINNER
Best documentary Denver Jewish best documentary Palm Beach Jewish best documentary
Pittsburgh Jewish Film Festival Hartford Jewish Film Festival Seattle Jewish Best Documentary
Film Festival Film Festival Film Festival Atlanta Jewish
Film Festival

“A MIRACLE.”
- Sioux City Journal

REAL
LOVE
SAVED
HER
LIFE

Screenplay by Matej Minac and David Minac OOBNFYEKAOINNCDTENMESASN
CTHHAENWGEODRLD
Famous photographer of film stars ZUZANA MINÁČOVÁ presents a fascinating account
of the Nazi and Communist era in Central Europe.

WWW . ZUZANAMINACOVA . COM

A documentary film with feature reenactments by the EMMY
winning director MATEJ MINÁČ well-known for his trilogy
of films about rescuer Sir Nicholas Winton.

OFFICIAL OFFICIAL MAIN AWARD BEST FEATURE A HERO FOR THE AGES - SIR NICHOLAS WINTON
SELECTION SELECTION CAMERA OF DAVID DOCUMENTARY
KARLOVY VARY WITHTHE PARTICIPATION OF SIR NICHOLASWINTON,HIS HOLINESS DALAI LAMA,ELIEWIESEL CAST MICHAL SLANÝ,KLÁRA ISSOVÁ,MARTA RICHTEROVÁ, ANETA FAITOVÁ
HAIFA WARSAW WARSAW NARRATED BY JOE SCHLESINGER MUSIC BY JANUSZ STOKŁOSA CAMERA DODO ŠIMONCˇICˇ,PETER ZUBAL’,ANTONÍN DANˇHEL,MARTIN KUBALA SOUND PETER NÉMETH,IGORVRABEC
I N T E R N AT I O N A L
FILM FESTIVAL I N T E R N AT I O N A L JEWISH JEWISH EDITED BY ALENA SPUSTOVÁ, RÓBERT CUPRÍK PRODUCTION MANAGERS JANA GOSPICˇOVÁ, MARIAN DALKOVICˇ PRODUCED BY PATRIK PAŠŠ, MATEJ MINÁCˇ
FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL SCREENPLAY MATEJ MINÁCˇ, PATRIK PAŠŠ CHIEF EDITOR PATRIK PAŠŠ DIRECTED BY MATEJ MINÁCˇ

I worked on these films as a screenwriter, first PRODUCERS TRIGON CO-PRODUCERS PRESENTED BY MENEMSHA
assistant to director, actor and head of research. PRODUCTION FILMS

W W W. M E N E M S H A F I L M S . CO M


TIME “LOVE STORY THROUGH DISCOVERY
OF THE YEAR
THREE CENTURIES”
AWARD
“I will search for you through a thousand worlds, and ten thousand
lifetimes until I find you” In 2017 I was awarded
a prestigious discovery
Old Japanese Proverb
of the year award in
Can love span over decades or even going back in time to the French Revo- Czech Republic for my
centuries? I’ve also recently produced, lution, time of the 50th - Rock’n’roll up
written and directed the short feature to the present. I played with Michaela audiovisual work.
movie “Time”. It’s story takes audience Karakova. The film was part of my lat-
through three different time periods est exhibition in Prague.

Part of the story takes place during time of
the French Revolution


WORLD OF MUSIC


The album cover
for “In the Shine
of the Moonlight”
consisting of movie
music


MUSIC

“The Soundtrack of David on the left performing
Our Lives” at a Christmas event.

I am walking down a street in London. I put on the head- years passed my love for music grew stronger. I studied
phones and turn on the beautiful Mozart’s Requiem Lac- playing guitar, flute and piano. I also sang and performed
rimosa. The street which was just a moment ago a grey, in the university gospel choir in England which was the
rainy uninteresting place changes into a dramatic film set- most incredible experience. Then I started to compose my
ting. It makes me feel that a WWIII is about to start and own film music. Music adds to my life dozens of colors
I need to run for my own life. Alfred Hitchcock said “What which represent forever changing shades of emotions and
is drama but life with the dull bits cut out.” And music is passions.
one element which can turn life in a most exciting thing. I’ve composed music for the primetime series of the Czech
Since my childhood I was addicted to music also thanks TV - Gen Zantovsky - with excellent ratings. Currently
to Steve Jobs to whom I owe part of my musical educa- I am working on music of my first full-length feature. I per-
tion. He provided me with his incredible ipod. I listened formed parts from the album “In the Shine of the Moon-
to everything from classical to meditative music. As the light” on the openings of my exhibitions.


David playing several
of his compositions at
“Kingdom of Women” .


David was part of a Gospel and pop choir Jazzmanix at the University of the Southampton.


Barbora Zilecka Sona Stefkova Lucia Javorcekova

Miriam Mattova


ME AND MY MODELS

Silvia Jurikova


Acknowledgements

I would like to thank my most amazing team.
In the first place these splendid models:

Aisling Hubert, Annabele Ejem, Barbora Zilecka,
Denisa Vysnovska, Karolina Chomistekova, Katarina Ikrenyiova,

Lucia Javorcekova, Lucie Neknezova, Louise Cliffe,
Michaela Janska, Michaela Karakova, Miriam Mattova,

Sabi Kadnarova, Simona Lukacova,
Silvia Jurikova, Sona Stefkova.

Makeup and Hair Camera Equipment
Boris Bordacs jumpcat
Lubica Orolinova Production Design
Lucia Sladeckova Michal Hajek
Danka Hegyi Slovak House Prague
Vladimir Skalsky (Director of Slovak House in
Production team of the movie “Time, Love Story through Three Prague),
Centuries” Nada Vokusova, Martina Rysava and Bohdan
Camera Kraus
Peter Zubal Czech Photo Center
Veronika Souralova (Director of Czech Photo
Shot on Location with Special Thanks to Center)
Dusan Hruza (Art Hotel Kastiel Tomasov) Marketa Kolinska

Costumes
Nada Simunova


With Special Thanks PRIMA
Daniela Mrazkova Lucie Spakova
GUESS And other magazines:
Jana Podlipna Jana Ragnarova (Sarm), Martina Havranova (Eva),
SPECIAL THANKS Marika Casnochova (MMagazin), Ondrej Adamec
Janka Halukova (MAN MAGAZIN),
Lucie Formackova (IDNES), Monika Sladkova
Fashion TV Team (FEMINITY)
Gabriela Drobova (Head of Fashion TV), Peter Adela Spulkova (Koule), Jan Bavala (Country Radio)
Rakovsky, Radomir Sevcu, Hotel Absolutum
Natalia Kotkova and Lenka Vacvalova Juraj maly, Martin Novota
TA3 European Institute
Martin Benuska Vladislav Stanko
Dresses
RICHARD ROZBORA

CEWE Company
Pavel SCHREIBER (CEO)
Ales GREGOREK (Production)
Jonas PATRIK, Lenka CORNOVA

Graphic Design Peter MISKOVSKY


Copyright David MINAC, CEWE, 2018

CONTACT
[email protected]

00421 948 373 329
WWW.DAVIDMINAC.COM


David Minac

is award winning
filmmaker, photographer,
actor, painter, film
music composer and
screenwriter. This book
is devoted to his fashion
photography.

WWW.DAVIDMINAC.COM


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