Český lev

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The Český lev , in German Bohemian Lion , is a Czech film award . Since 1993, winners have been awarded a crystal lion in more than 15 categories every year. The prize is named after the Bohemian heraldic animal .


Czech films that are full-length (more than 50 minutes) can be awarded. The films from the previous year are each awarded. The nomination takes place in February, the award ceremony in Prague's Lucerna in March.


The main categories include: Best Film, Best Director, Best Scenario, Best Cinematography, Best Music, Best Editing, Best Sound, Best Leading Actor, Best Leading Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Audience Award, Award for Long Service to Czech Film and Best documentary (does not have to be awarded).

There are also awards for the best movie poster, the Magnesie award for the best foreign film, the Sazka award for the best script that has not been realized, a critic award, and the premiere award from the film magazine . There is also the plush lion , which is awarded as the prize for the worst film.

The price categories at a glance
category Original designation
Best movie nejlepší film
Best director nejlepší režie
Best Actor mužský herecký výkon v hlavní roli
Best main actress ženský herecký výkon v hlavní roli
Best supporting actor mužský herecký výkon ve vedlejší roli
The best supporting actress ženský herecký výkon ve vedlejší roli
Best script nejlepší scénář
Best camera nejlepší camera
Best film score nejlepší hudba
Best cut nejlepší střih
Best documentary nejlepší document
Best foreign film Cena Magnesie - nejlepší zahraniční film

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Statute Section A, Paragraph 1