We don’t make movies
to make money,
we make money
to make more movies.

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History

GNOMON Film is a czech production company, based in Brno. We develop and produce fiction and documentary films since 2009. We cooperated on several television and cinema projects, eg. Accept, Cyril and Methodius, Dust of the Ground, Big as Brno, Return to the Red City.

We produce also commercials for companies, music videos and videos for non-profit organizations. We believe there is a story hidden behind every object, specific and yet universal. To find it, capture it and present it; that is our goal.

Services
  • Fiction film
  • Documentary film
  • Commercials
  • Music videos
  • Videos for non-profit organizations
  • Production
  • Movie Direction
  • Scriptwriting

Our team

Jan Hubáček

Director, Camera operator

Jan Hubacek was born in Zlin, to the family of a seaman. In his youth he played basketball and as a guitarist he founded two rock bands. After a year he spent in High School in USA, he studied film directing and screenwriting under Professor Stanislav Parnicky and Tomas Binter at FMK UTB Zlin.

He began to gain experience as an assistant director on awarded student megafilm “Comeback to the Red City” (2007). The following year he succeded with his short film “The Shoes” at Aerokratas Prague festival. Under director Dodo Gombar he studied staging of actors and at the same time shot “At Once” – critical documentary about Zlin theatre, raising a displeasure among its management. In 2009 he left to study at Baltic film and Media school in Estonia. Then he directed his next short feature film “Romance of Noble Age” (starring Nina Diviskova) and started preparation for full length documentary film “Accept” about contemporary classical music. Summer of 2011 he spent on a an internship in Berlin and winter of 2013 in Stink London.

Now he is working as a freelancer both non-commercial and commercial projects.

Betty Turčanová

Production manager

Betty Turčanová studied production at VŠMU in Bratislava (Slovakia). Then she worked there on many projects within the university and also as part of her work for some production studios (mainly TV projects, dubbing and production of audio books). Now she works for Gnomon in Brno and deals with pre-production and production of projects.

Petr Kačírek

Camera operator, editor, soundman, lightman

“Although I have my diplom from Academy somewhere, I don´t feel like master artist. More like craftsman. I consider my work on projects from film, photography and scenic art from Czech, Germany, Slovenia, USA and other countries for most substantial. I am also trying to be a guidance for others.”

Studies: DIFA JAMU, Brno. Cooperation (selection): Czech Television, U Stolu Theatre, Faculty of social studies MU Brno, Moravská galerie Brno, Czech centre New York.

Zdeňka Kujová

Film producer, culture manager

Zdenka Kujova is film producer and culture manager. She studied culture management at JAMU Brno. She gained experience on various independent films in cooperation with Czech Television and Film academy Zlin. She received a scholarship from Bosch Foundation to work in Spinnerei Leipzig. In 2013 she was hired by the Brno municipality to elaborate the feasibility study for the Creative Centre. She participated in foundation of the film offices in Brno and Zlin region. After 10 years of experience in film industry Zdenka founded a film company GNOMON together with film director Jan Hubáček.

Karoline Wunschová

Office manager

Karoline was born in Austria and at the age of 4 she has moved to Brno. She studied at Masaryk University Combined Art Studies. Now she is finishing the master field Culture Management with the thesis The Use of Lateral Marketing in Culture. She has gained experience on various culture projects, including the cooperation with Brno Municipality in order to bring back culture life to an historical “Zelný trh” after a complete reconstruction of this square. She has also worked as a production assistant in Moravian Gallery Brno and Czech Television. Recently she is the new reinforcement into GNOMON team as an office manager.

Michal Orsava

Director, editor, screenwriter, animator

”I have graduated at the Film faculty in Zlin, department of film editing. Now I work as freelance film director, editor, screenwriter and animator. In spare time I love to dig into funny viral video, taking inspiration from exciting world around us. I like to experiment and amuse people with new, original forms and I won´t stop for nothing! I have created the viral videos like Tom Hanks in Brno, Subsidies and bets of Andrej Babis, Knight Rider on D1 Highway and many more.“

Colleagues

Ondřej Klus, Michal Gazdag, Martin Smékal, Orlin Stanchev, Jiří Stejskal, Lukáš Macháček, Laco Korbel, David Sedláček, Michal Sikora, Oto Dostál, Martin Živocký, Dita Krčová, Jiří Fabik, Ondřej Šošolík, Martin Bek, Petra Ptáčková, Marian Rylka, Radovan Rakus, Jitka Gazdošová, Petr Kačírek, Libor Nemeškal, Martin Jůza, Petr Hegy, Tomáš Hubáček, Tomáš Vtípil, Marek Houdek, Vojtěch Cvrkal,  David Lorenz, Martin Dedek, Michaela Lovecká, Ondřej Vališ, Luboš Ondráček, Adam Ligocki, Barbara Nováková
Awards

Awards translate and recognize our talented Team.

  • 10 x Site of the Day Awwwards
  • 5 x Site of the Day CSS Award
  • 5 x Red Dot Award
  • 2 x Webby Award
  • 2 x Fwa Award
  • 2 x Site of the Month Awwwards
  • 1 x UI Design Award