Founded in October 2017 in Prague, Filmotor is the first world sales company based in former Czechoslovakia.
Filmotor is a fresh new company and a brand dedicated to international distribution of creative and independent features.
As a new player in the market our aim is to collaborate with new talents, first and second time filmmakers and make their works visible in the world of distribution.
The aim is focus on art-house cinema and projects shaping the mind, controversial topics, politics with innovative aesthetic elements.
For our filmmakers at first we offer the festival representation with the aim to make the films visible internationally. We want to orientate on the dynamic changes in the market and make our films available in the digital and educational platforms.
What is FILMOTOR:
An engine or motor is a machine designed to convert one form of energy into mechanical energy. Heat engines burn a fuel to create heat, which is then used to do work.
Film is a series of still images that when shown on a screen create an illusion of motion images.
Michaela Cajkova is a founder of Filmotor. Specialised in several film industry areas like 2 years in Taskovski Films oriented on sales of documentary films, in production of film festival AniFilm, in theatrical distribution during collaboration with Berlin based missingFILMs. During studies she worked as an acquisition assistant in Czech TV. In school she produced couple of shorts and one feature. After exchange in Israel she dedicated herself to documentary cinema. She holds MA in International relations and political economy and bachelor degrees in film production and film theory and history. Berlinale Talent 2017.