African Room Films
Scriptwriter: Vendula Hlásková
Producer: Gabriela Kostal Duchonova
Production company: Paprika Studios
Country: Czech Republic
When Vilma (10) realises that her parents will never have enough time to make her dream trip to Africa come true, she takes her fate into her own hands. With her magical totem, she evokes the spirits of various wild African animals and brings them into her house. Little does she know that this unexpected adventure will turn her life upside down.
A screenwriter and graduate of the Department of Screenwriting and Dramaturgy at FAMU in Prague. During her studies, she took part in a one-semester internship at the Irish National Film School. She works at Radar Theatre as a writer, editor and actress. At the same time, she also works as a member of the writing team on the series Surgery in the Rose Garden 2 for TV Nova, where she is also working on the development of a new sitcom.
Gabriela Kostal Duchonova
A producer based in Prague, Czech Republic. After working mainly on reality shows, she’s getting back to what’s closest to her heart – live-action and animated movies and series. Leading the Czech branch of the production company Paprika Studios, she is currently developing two films for children and one animated TV series.