25th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
Jindřich Andrš (1994) is a debuting director and producer. He studied documentary film directing at FAMU and film studies at Charles University and Edinburgh Napier University. His short film The Last Shift of Tomáš Hisem earned him a Special Mention in the Czech Joy section at the 2017 Ji.hlava IDFF among other awards. Nová šichta - an intimate time-lapse portrait of a laid-off miner who decided to retrain as a programmer, is his feature-length debut. With A New Shift, he participated in international workshops for Ex Oriente, Doc Incubator CZ, and IDFA Academy. As a producer, he completed the short film Pripyat Piano - a poetic film from Chernobyl. Pripyat Piano received the Silver Eye Award in 2019.