The winner of KVIFF Proxima Competition “Art Talent Show” secured distribution in several territories and was picked up by Filmotor

Prague-based sales agent Filmotor has boarded Adela Komrzy´s and Tomas Bojar´s feature documentary “Art Talent Show” that started at Karlovy Vary this July and won 2 prestigious awards there. First is the Grand Prix at Proxima competition and the second is the FIPRESCI Award.

Shortly after the success in Karlovy Vary, the film was acquired for the North American rights by Film Movement, New York based distribution company founded in 2003 that is well known for distributing independent and foreign films. “Art Talent Show” is available on educational market and the theatrical release in planned.

The domestic Czech theatrical release is scheduled with Aero Films shortly after the distribution Czech premiere in October.

Slovak theatrical release is planned in spring 2023 with Film Expanded, a boutique distribution company based in Bratislava.

The film follows the entrance exams to the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and focuses on finding the talents that will be accepted to the school. “Art Talent Show” could speak to many young people and art lovers. It takes us to the wider concept of individualism in the western society.

Michaela Cajkova, head of Filmotor comments on the acquisition:

“It is a great pleasure to start working with Art Talent Show. We have been following the film for a year and are in a close relation with the filmmakers. We represent Tomas Bojar´s previous film “Off Sides” (2019). Adela is my schoolmate from FAMU and she is one of the main talents in the documentary industry. Her previous film Intensive Life Unit won the Czech national film award – Czech Lion. And the team behind the production company GPO Platform are good friends and we have known each other for many years. Therefore we will work with a special care on this title.”

Art Talent Show was produced by GPO Platform and co-produced by Czech Television.

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