Biography

Karel Fairaisl, MGA

EFA - European Film Academy Member

Education and Awards

2011
- Association of Czech Cinematographers Award for Best Cinematography of Television Feature movie (Intruders and Hunters)
2009
- Silver Dolpin Award for Best Cinematography at Festroia, Portugal (Guard 47)
- Golden Reel Award for Best Cinematography at Tiburon, San Francisco
- EFA - European Film Academy Member
2008
- Association of Czech Cinematographers honorable mention (Guard 47)
- Czech Lion nomination for best Camera (Guard 47)
2000–2006
- FAMU - Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
  Department of Cinematography - MA (Master of Arts)
2005
- Association of Czech Cinematographers Award (Small World)

Other Skills

Languages: English - fluent, Russian, German,
Shooting in extreme conditions,
Diving license IANTD (Nitrox driver), underwater shooting skills

Directors:

  • Tomáš Zelenka
  • Milan Cieslar
  • Tomáš Svoboda
  • Giacomo Battiato
  • Joel Farges
  • Janja Glogovač
  • Patrick Boivin
  • MODS
  • Zdeněk Zelenka
  • Katarina Sulajova
  • Matěj Kratochvíl
  • Miloě Lochman
  • Dominik Miškovský
  • Jan Kňourek
  • Titos
  • Lenka Wimerová
  • Filip Renč
  • Viktor Tauš
  • Dan Wlodarczyk
  • Jan Míka
  • Milan Šteindler
  • Kinga Debska
  • Martina Jablonskyte
  • Vít Karas

Films:

  • Hranari
  • Enjoy the Dog
  • Cruel Infidelity
  • Fairy of Rain
  • Intruders and Hunters
  • Canadien Night
  • Guard no.47

Commercials:

  • Vodafone
  • Unilever – Míša
  • Tesco
  • Pilsner Urquel
  • Maskoule.cz
  • BESIP – Nemyslíš, Zaplatíš
  • Niké
  • Quatro
  • Mountfield
  • Danone Actimel
  • RWE
  • Topvar bier
  • Česká Spořitelna
  • Nescafe
  • HET paint
  • T-Com
  • Kooperativa

Productions:

  • Nogup
  • Czech TV
  • Happy Celuloid
  • Sirena Films
  • Blue Screen Productions
  • Starlite
  • Bistro
  • Filmbrigade
  • Exit films
  • VAC
  • Promea
  • Protos
  • AdWood
  • Filmservice
  • Proillusion
  • Agencia

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T Com
Ticket to Bahamas
One Hour Husband
BESIP
BESIP
Kievstar
Lučina salátová
Míša
T Com
T Com
Farma
Apetito
Národní museum
Niké