prof. MgA. Marek Jícha, ACK

Distinguished Senior Lecturer Journalism, Media & Visual Arts

Letenská 120/5

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Marek Jícha has his Masters from FAMU Film Academy of the Czech Republic, where he is currently teaching cinematography. He is a founding member of the independent film company Lampafilm Praha and regularly works with Czech Television and private film producers. As DoP, he has a dozen full-length features to his credit. He has been four-times nominated for the Czech Lion award of Best Cinematography and his feature films have six times been nominated and two times successfully awarded for best cinematography from the Association of Czech Cinematographers. His work includes numerous documentaries, award-winning experimental projects, films for television, music video clips and collaborative work with the National Theatre of Prague. In 2012 Marek Jicha was elected as President of Association of Czech Cinematographers. Marek is teaching as Professor at FAMU in Prague in its Camera Department, since 2005 to 2016 functioning as Head of Camera Department (succeeding Prof. Jaromír Šofr) and as a professor at AU Abroad Program Washington DC, CET program, NY University, Syracuse University, Yale University, Emerson University + FAMU International Programs.

Since 2020 he has been teaching at Anglo-American University in Prague and Silesian University in Opava. He is a member of the Czech Film and Television Academy CFTA and European Film Academy EFA. Since 2013 he works as Head of researching program NAKI AMU, Academy of Performing Arts. The subject is Methods of Digitization of National Film Fund. 


Director of Photography, Producer, Director, Digital Restorer, Author

Courses Taught

Intro to Film Language