Expo 2010

Symbiosis of 14 marvels: Expo short film

We created an experimental short film representing the Czech Republic for Expo 2010 in Shanghai. The main theme of this international exhibition was the Fruits of Civilization. The idea was to showcase the achievements of civilizations on a global scale. We embraced this topic and focused on three areas: the natural, cultural, and technological heritage of the Czech Republic. We felt the urge to emphasize that our country is and always has been a place where people appreciate a fresh and individualistic approach. Original ideas are recognized, valued, and put into fruition.

We divided the film into 14 chapters depicting the 14 regions of the Republic along with its growth, landscape, history, and remarkable figures. Each region demonstrates cultural and natural opulence and the way manufacturing and technological development considers long-standing local traditions. We intended to show how Czechs thoughtfully reestablish their surroundings while trying to balance natural and urban landscapes. The combination of their diverging factors and mutual potential induces a harmonious symbiosis.

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Credits

Created:
2010/04
Client:
Expo 2010 Czech Republic
Artdirection:
Lukáš Fišárek
Marek Cimbálník
Graphic design:
Marek Cimbálník
Lukáš Fišárek
Direction:
Lukáš Fišárek
Marek Cimbálník
D.O.P.:
David Marvan
Shooting crew:
Pavel Smoker Kuřák
Jiří Snoopy Merc
Jan Unger
Mejla Dvořáček
David Šachl
Štěpán Matěna
Petr PK Koutný
Ivan Gardelka
Petr Cafourek
David Velemínský
Vantage films
Eallin
Postproduction:
Lukáš Fišárek
Marek Cimbálník
Libor Batěk
Ladislav Čihák
Robin Mikulás
Igor Gombos
Martin Houra
Richard Jirsák
Martin Kosina
Petr Bradáček
Vladimír Řehák
Jan Ulrich
Costumes:
Radana Ivančic
Makeup:
Tereza Prachařová
Music:
Jan Čechtický
Production:
Vlaďka Cimbálníková