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Czech Republic

Czech Republic (12)

This month we speak with Michael Bukovanský, the Minikino programmer and the Head of the Film Club.
This month we speak with film producer Jan Macola, the owner of Kino Pilotu from Prague’s popular neighbourhood Vrsovice. The cinema was reopened by Jan Macola in the spring of…
This month we speak with David Beránek, the programme director of Bio Oko, an art house cinema which together with Světozor and Aero in Prague, Bio Central in Hradec Králové…
This month we speak with Ondřej Šír, the director of Kino Jitřenka. Located in Semily, in the northern part of the Czech Republic (not far from the Polish border), the…
This month we speak with Petr Jirásek, the manager, statutory representative and shareholder of Světozor, one of the most adventurous cinemas in Prague. Opened in 2004 and renovated in 2007,…
This month we speak with Ondřej Trantina, Chief Operations Officer within Atlas Cinema and Komorni kino Evald, and Petr Frakaš, Deputy Director within Atlas cinema and Booking manager within the…
This month we speak to Radim Habartík, one of the managers of Kino Scala, a single screen cinema located in the center of Brno, the second largest city of the…
This month we speak with Christelle Havranek, the programmer of Kino 35, the cinema of the French Institute in Prague. Kino 35 is screening mostly European movies including French language…
This month we speak with Ondrej Siroky, the programmer of Kino Dukla from Jihlava, Czech Republic. Kino Dukla, a new member of Europa Cinemas, is one of the venues of…
This month FNE speaks with Zuzana Kameniková, the head of Kino Aero, one of the oldest art-house cinemas in Prague. Built in 1933 in the courtyard of a residential house…
This month we speak with Zuzana Dibdiaková, charged with Production and Marketing at Kino Lucerna (www.kinolucerna.cz), the longest running cinema in the Czech Republic. Located in the very center of…
FNE together with Europa Cinemas continues its Cinema of the Month series. In recognition of the hard work and excellence of European cinema operators we choose a cinema from each…

Fact Box Czech Republic

Population: 10.6 m (2018) 
GDP per capita in USD: 20,368 (2017)
Total admissions: 16.34 m (2018)
Admissions per capita: 1.54 (2018)
Box office: 88.6 m EUR (2018)
National market share: 22% (2018)
Feature film production: 60 (2018) 
Number of digital screens: 513 (2018)
Average ticket price in EUR: 5.42 (2018)
Annual state support for film industry: 14.1 m EUR

Source: Population Reference Bureau, World Bank, Czech Film Fund

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Admissions Top Ten 2018

Bohemian Rhapsody US/UK 1,073,638
Avengers: Infinity War US 631,252
What Men Long For / Po čem muži touží CZ 558,988
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation US 491,501
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald UK 473,131
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom US 407,221
Venom US 388,925
Fifty Shades Freed US 360,449
The Incredibles 2 US 351,163
Dad´s Volha / Tátova volha CZ 348,082

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