Mike Downey

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Mike Downey is one of the most notable European independent producers. He helped create films such as Falcons, Bathory or the war drama Deathwatch. He was also involved in producing a movie by Agnieszka Holland Charlatan starring Ivan Trojan and the Slovak film Servants. He is the Board Chairman of the European Film Academy, which presents the European Film Awards, often considered European Oscars.

At the 28th Prague IFF – Febiofest, Mike Downey will be the recipient of the Kristián award. Film Section Profile: Mike Downey will show films Deathwatch, Charlatan, as well as Ivan Ostrochovský’s film Servants, which premiered at Berlinale last year and won the Main Competition at IFF Prague – Febiofest 2020. Mike Downey will share his valuable professional experiences at a masterclass (18. 9., Cinema City Slovanský dům).