Production Designer
Professor at The Academy of Performing Arts in Prague | Film and TV design


Born                   July 15, 1966 in Ostrava, Czech Republic

Education          Diplomed Architect, Faculty of Architecture,

                           The Czech Technical University, Prague
                           Master Degree in Film Stage Design,

                           The Academy of Performing Arts, Prague

Direct contact   Cell phone: +420 602 316 251
                           e-mail: ondrej.nekvasil@gmail.com

Agency           APA agency:          www.apa-agency.com
                       Julian Savodivker:  jsavodivker@apa-agency.com

FEATURE FILMS

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TV PROJECTS

2021

 

THE WHEEL OF TIME     TV series / 8 Episodes – USA

Production Designer

Amazon Studios / Sony
Executive producer: Rafe Judkins
Line Producer: David Brown
Directed by: Uta Briesewitz, Wayne Yip, Salli Richardson Whitfiled, Ciaran Donnelly
DOP: David Moxness, David Luther
Starring: Rosamund Pike, Daniel Henney, Zoe Robins, Joshua Stradowski

 

KNIGHTFALL 2     TV series / 8 Episodes – USA
Production Designer

History Channel / A&E Studios
Executive producer: Aaron Helbing
Line Producer: Nina Heyns, Michael Wray
Directed by: Rick Jacobson, David Wellington, Roel Reiné, Samira Radsi
DOP: Tom Yatsko, Boris Mojsovski
Starring: Tom Cullen, Mark Hamill, Julian Ovenden, Jim Carter

 

KRYPTON     TV series / 10 Episodes USA
Production Designer

Warner Horizon / SYFY Channel
Executive producers: David Goyer, Cameron Welsh
Co-executive producers: Howard Grigsby, Ciaran Donnelly
Directed by: Ciaran Donnelly, Steve Shill, Metin Huseyin, Keith Boak,

Jute Ramsay,  Kate Dennis, Marc Roskin, Lukas Ettlin
DOP: James Mather, Christopher Baffa
Starring: Ian McElhinney, Cameron Cuffe, Georgina Campbell, Wallis Day

2019
2018

 

UNLOCKED     feature film – USA / UK

Production Designer

Di Bonaventura Pictures

Produced by: Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, Erik Howsam, Georgina Townsley

Line Producer: Kevan Van Thompson

Directed by: Michael Apted; Written by: Peter O'Brien

DOP: George Richmond

Starring: Noomi Rapace, Orlando Bloom, Michael Douglas, John Malkovich

 

UNDERWORLD 5     feature film – USA

Production Designer

Lakeshore Entertainment

Produced by: Richard S. Wright, Gary Lucchesi, Len Wiseman

Line Producer: David Kern

Directed by: Anna Foerster ; Written by: Cory Goodman, Jayson Rothwell

DOP: Karl Walter Lindenlaub

Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Charles Dance, Lara Pulver

 

KNIGHTFALL     TV series / 10 Episodes – USA

Production Designer

History Channel / A&E Studios

Executive producers: Dominic Minghella, Don Handfield,

Richard Rayner, Jeremy Renner

Line Producer: Gideon Amir, Michael Wray

Directed by: Douglas MacKinnon, David Petrarca, Metin Huseyin

DOP: Chris Manley

Starring: Tom Cullen, Julian Ovenden, Jim Carter, Olivia Ross

2017

 

LOST IN MUNICH     feature film – CZ

Production Designer

Lucky Man Films

Produced by: David Ondříček

Line Producer: Milan Kuchyňka

Written and Directed by: Petr Zelenka

DOP: Alexander Šurkala

Starring: Martin Myšička, Marcial Di Fonzo Bo, Jana Plodková

 

EVERLY     feature film – USA

Production Designer

Crime Scene Picture

Produced by: Paul Green, Rob Paris, Luke Rivett, Andrew Pfeffer

Directed by: Joe Lynch; Written by: Yale Hannon, Joe Lynch

DOP: Steve Gainer

Starring: Salma Hayek, Togo Igawa, Gabriella Wright

 

SNOWPIERCER     feature film – SOUTH KOREA / USA

Production Designer

LLC Snowpiercer

Executive producers: Tae-hun Lee, Chan-wook Park

Line Producer: Robert Bernacchi

Directed by: Joon-ho Bong

DOP: Kyung-pyo Hong

Starring: Chris Evans, Ed Harris, Tilda Swinton, John Hurt

AWARDS:

* BLUE DRAGON FILM AWARDS 2013, BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

* ASIA – PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL 2013, BEST ART DIRECTION

* GRAND BELL AWARD 2013, BEST ART DIRECTION

* LA FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARDS 2014, 2ND PLACE, BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

2015
2014
2013

 

CLAN OF THE CAVE BEAR     TV pilot – USA

Production Designer

Twentieth Century FOX

Executive producers: Ron Howard, Allison Shearmur, Francie Calfo

Directed by: Pierre Morel

Written by: Linda Wollverton

DOP: Juan Ruiz Anchia

Starring: Millie Brady, Nic Rasenti, Gavin Fowler

 

CROSSING LINES     TV series 2nd Season / 12 Episodes – USA / FRANCE / GERMANY

Production Designer

Tandem Comunications

Executive producers: Edward Allen Bernero, Charles S. Carrols

Line Producer: Holger Reibiger

Directed by: Xavier Gens, Ben Bolt, Diarmund Lawrence, Phillip John

DOP: Laurent Bares

Starring: Donald Sutherland, William Fichtner, Carrie - Ann Moss, Kim Coates

 

THE SELECTION     TV pilot – USA

Production Designer

Warner Bros. TV

Executive producers: Sarah Fain, Elizabeth Craft;

Directed by: Alex Graves

Written by: Sarah Fain, Elizabeth Craft

DOP: Thomas Kloss

Starring: Anthony Head, Louise Lombard, Peta Sergeant

2012
2011
2010

 

MISSING     TV series / 10 Episodes – USA

Production Designer

ABC television

Executive producers: Gina Mathews, Grant Sharbo, Gregory Poirer

Line Producer: Gideon Amir

Directed by: Steve Shill, Paul A. Edwards, Phil Abraham, James Strong

DOP: Arthur Albert

Starring: Ashley Judd, Cliff Curtis, Sean Bean, Adriano Giannini

 

THE THERAPY     TV series 1st season / 45 Episodes – CZ

Production Designer

HBO Europe

Produced by: Tereza Polachová, Marc B. Lorber

Directed by: Petr Zelenka, Marek Najbrt

DOP: Alexander Šurkala

Starring: Karel Roden, Anna Geislerova, Tatiana Pauhofova

 

LEAVING     feature film – CZ

Production Designer

BUC film Prague

Produced by: Jaroslav Bouček

Written and Directed by: Václav Havel

DOP: Jan Malíř

Starring: Josef Abrhám, Dagmar Havlová, Vlasta Chramostová

 

THE PROTECTOR     feature film – CZ / GERMANY

Production Designer

Negativ Ltd.

Produced by: Milan Kuchyňka, Pavel Strnad

Directed by: Marek Najbrt

Written by: Ben Tuček, Robert Geisler, Marek Najbrt

DOP: Miloslav Holman

Starring: Marek Daniel, Jana Plodková, Jiří Ornest, Klára Melíšková

2009
2008

 

MASTERWORK     TV pilot – USA

Production Designer

20th Century Fox Television

Executive producers: Paul Scheuring, Zack Estrin

Lineproducer: Ed Milkovich

Directed by: Jeffrey Nachmanoff

Written by: Paul Scheuring

DOP: James Whitaker

Starring: Natalie Dormer, Matt Passmore, Scott Porter

 

THE ILLUSIONIST     feature film – USA

Production Designer

Bull's Eye Entertainment / Michael London Productions

Produced by: Bob Yari, Michael London, Cathy Schulman,

Jane Garnet, Tom Karnowski

Written and Directed by: Neil Burger

DOP: Dick Pope

Starring: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell

2006

 

TALES OF COMMON INSANITY     feature film – CZ / GERMANY / SLOVAKIA

Production Designer

Negativ Ltd.

Produced by: Milan Kuchyňka, Pavel Strnad

Written and Directed by: Petr Zelenka

DOP: Miro Gábor

Starring: Ivan Trojan, Jiří Bartoška, Nina Divišková, Zuzana Šulajová, Karel Heřmánek

2005

 

THE PARALLEL WORLDS     feature film – CZ, FRANCE

Production Designer

Tosara Films / ArtCam International

Produced by: Kateřina Černá, Joel Farges

Written and Directed by: Petr Václav

DOP: Štěpán Kučera

Starring: Karel Roden, Lenka Vlasáková

2003
2001

 

CHILDREN OF DUNE     TV mini serie – USA

Production Designer

New Amsterdam Entertainment / Blixa Film Produktion GmbH / Touchstone Television Productions

Produced by: Richard P. Rubinstein, David Kappes

Directed by: Greg Yaitane

Written by: John Harrison

DOP: Arthur Reinhart

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Alex Newman, Julie Cox, Steven Berkoff, Alice Krige

 

ANNE FRANK: THE WHOLE STORY     TV mini serie – USA

Production Designer

Walt Disney Studios / Touchstone Television

Produced by: Hans Proppe, David Kappes

Directed by: Robert Dornhelm

Written by: Kirk Ellis

DOP: Elemer Ragalyi

Starring: Ben Kingsley, Hannah T. Gordon, Liz Taylor,

Brenda Blenthyn, Tatjana Blacher

AWARD: * EMMY 2001 – outstanding art direction

1997

 

BRINGING UP GIRLS IN BOHEMIA     feature film – CZ

Production Designer and Costume Designer

Czech Television

Directed by: Petr Koliha

Written by: Václav Šašek, Michal Viewegh 

DOP: Vladimír Smutný

Starring: Anna Gaislerová, Ondřej Pavelka, Milan Lasica, Jan Kačer, Vilma Cibulková

 

THE PASSAGE     feature film – FRANCE / BELGIUM / CZ

Production Designer

Dune / Les films de la Cassine / Etamp

Produced by: Eve Vercel, Robert Nador, Patrick Quinet, Jan Bilek

Directed by: Juraj Herz;

Written by: Juraj Herz, Christian Rullier

DOP: Jiří Macháně

Starring: Jacek Borkowski, Malgorzata Kozuchowska, Zora Jandová, Nadina Spinoza

 

MARIAN     feature film – CZ / FRANCE

Production Designer and Costume Designer

Les Films de L´Observatoire / Tosara Film / Czech International Films

Produced by: Philippe Avril, Joel Farges, Čestmír Kopecký, Kristýna Petrová

Directed by: Petr Václav

Written by: Petr Václav, Jan Šikl

DOP: Štěpán Kučera

Starring: Štefan Ferko, Milan Cifra, Radek Holub

1996

 

INDIAN SUMMER     feature film – CZ

Production Designer and Costume Designer

Negativ Ltd., Reininger Production

Produced by: Petr Oukropec, Pavel Strnad

Written and Directed by: Saša Gedeon

DOP: Miloš Kabyl

Starring: Tatiana Vilhelmová, Klára Issová, Jiří Ployhar

 

THANKS FOR EVERY NEW MORNING     feature film – CZ

Production Designer

Czech Film Corporation, Czech Television

Produced by: Tomáš Chadim, Miloš Fedas

Directed by: Milan Šteindler

Written by: Halina Pawlowská

DOP: Jiří Krejčík Jr.

Starring: Ivana Chýlková, Francizsek Pieczka, Dagmar Edwards, Petr Čepek

1995
1994
1993

 

THE CASTLE IN BOHEMIA     TV film – CZ

Production Designer

Czech Television

Produced by: Eliška Sekvová

Directed by: Martin Hollý; Written by: Jiří Hubač

DOP: Vladimír Smutný

Starring: Jiřina Jirásková, Karel Heřmánek, Josef Vinklář, Taťjana Medvecká

THEATRE and OPERA – STAGE DESIGN (selection)

 

 

2021   THE MERCHANT OF VENICE − William Shakespeare

Directed by: Petr Svojtka, The Klicpera Theatre, Hradec Králové

2015   THE MAKROPULOS AFFAIR − Leoš Janáček

Directed by: David Radok, Göteborg Opera, Sweden


2014   WHO IS AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF − Edward Franklin Albee

Directed by: Petr Svojtka, The Rococo Theatre, Prague


2013   IF YOU LOVE ME STILL, WILL YOU LOVE ME MOVING? − Robert Fulghum

Directed by: Miroslav Hanuš, ABC Theatre, Prague


2012    THE OFFICE − Ricky Gervais, Steve Merchant

Directed by: Petr Svojtka, The Rococo Theatre, Prague


2011   THE MOUSETRAP − Agatha Christie

Directed by: Lucie Bělohradská, Pod Palmovkou Theatre, Prague
 

2010   HENRY IV − William Shakespeare

Directed by: Lucie Bělohradská, The Prague Castle, Prague
 

2009    MARRY WIVES OF WINDSOR − Carl Otto Nicolai

Directed by Jakub Korčák, J.K. Tyl Theatre, Pilsen
 

2008   THE GAMBLERS − Nikolai Gogol

Directed by: Petr Svojtka, The Rococo Theatre, Prague
 

2007   SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH − Tennessee Williams

Directed by: Lucie Bělohradská, The National Theatre, Prague
 

2006   RICHARD II − William Shakespeare

Directed by: Lucie Bělohradská, The Vinohrady Theatre, Prague
 

2005   VIRGINIA − Edna O´Brian

Directed by: Lucie Bělohradská, The National Theatre, Prague
 

2004   SEASCAPE − Edward Franklin Albee

Directed by: Lucie Bělohradská, The Vinohrady Theatre, Prague
 

2003    HAMLET − William Shakespeare

Directed by: Lucie Bělohradská, The Prague Castle, Prague
 

2002   SVEJKʼS GRANDSON − Luboš Balák

Directed by: Ondřej Pavelka, The National Theatre, Prague
 

2001   COPENHAGEN − Michael Frayn

Directed by: Jakub Špalek, The Kašpar Theatre, Prague
 

2000   RICHARD III. − William Shakespeare

Directed by: Jakub Špalek, The Kašpar Theatre, Prague
 

1999   ROMEO AND JULIETTE − William Shakespeare

Directed by: Juraj Deák, The Jiří Myron Theatre, Ostrava

1998   THE SUMMER − Romain Weingarten

Directed by: Jakub Spalek, The Kaspar Theatre, Prague
 

1997   EUGENE ONEGIN − Peter I. Tchaikovskij

Directed by: Miloslav Nekvasil, The State Opera Prague