Don’t Drink Our Blood

Scriptwriter: Tomáš Pavlíček
Producer: Tomáš Michálek
Production Company: Masterfilm
Format: live-action feature


The main heroine – an eleven years old Hanička – finds out that the vampires live in our world. And they drink our blood! What is more, vampires are trying to own an elixir that would allow them to enter the sunlight. At this moment, they would have reached an absolute power. They could become mayors, presidents, they could even make the blood sucking legal! Hanička is trying to make everybody believe that this is about to happen. But she is considered to be crazy. So she decides to defeat the vampires just by herself.


Tomáš Pavlíček

Czech director and screenwriter. He graduated from Prague’s Film Academy (FAMU), where he currently teaches. He focuses on comedy that is often dialogue based. His debut feature Totally Talking (2014) premiered at Karlovy Vary International Fim Festival. Four years later Bear with Us also screened at KVIFF, in the East of the West Competition, and then went on to win the best screenplay award by the Czech Film Critics Association.



Tomáš Michálek

He graduated at FAMU and co-founded MasterFilm, where he produced films Totally Talking, Dangerous World of Doctor Doleček The Czech Way, Jaroslav Kučera – A Portrait and A Journal which were selected to several international film festivals. He also produced the last film by Jan Němec – The Wolf from Royal Vineyard Street – (Main Jury Special Mention KVIFF, IFF Rotterdam) or a short animation Fruits of Clouds that is one of the most successful Czech film at festivals and was awarded the Best European Short Film in 2018. The film Bear With Us by Tomáš Pavlíček had its World premiere at Karlovy Vary IFF and was seen by over 100,000 viewers in Czech cinemas. Tomáš also participated in Emerging Producers 2016, ACE training days and EURODOC 2018



Jakub Mahler

Born in 1989 in Prague. During his studies at FAMU he focused mostly on documentaries – collaborated with Apolena Rychlíková and later created Czech TV documentary series Ex-premiers about Czech politicians. At FAMU, he teamed up with Tomáš Michálek and founded MasterFilm production company, which first movie would become Tomáš Pavlíček’s feature debut, Totally Talking, that premiered at Karlovy Vary Film Festival.




Posted on

27 June 2019