© Ondrej Nekvasil

Production Designer, Stage Designer, Interior Designer

College lecturer at The Academy of Performing Arts in Prague / Film and TV design

Born:

15 July 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

Matt Birch: mbirch@apa-agency.com

Julian Savodivker: jsavodivker@apa-agency.com

FEATURE FILMS:

2017 UNLOCKED feature film – USA / UK (post production)

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, Toni Collette

 

2016 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

 

2015 LOST IN MUNICH feature film – CZ

Production Designer

Lucky Man Films

Produced by: David Ondricek

Line Producer: Milan Kuchynka

Written and Directed by: Petr Zelenka

DOP: Alexander Surkala

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

 

2014 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

 

2013 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

2010 LEAVING feature film - CZ

Production Designer

BUC film Prague

Produced by: Jaroslav Boucek

Directed and Written by: Vaclav Havel

DOP: Jan Malir

Starring: Josef Abrham, Dagmar Havlova, Vlasta Chramostova

 

2008 THE PROTECTOR feature film – CZ / GERMANY

Production Designer

Negativ Ltd.

Produced by: Milan Kuchynka, Pavel Strnad

Directed by: Marek Najbrt; Written by: Ben Tucek, Robert Geisler, Marek Najbrt

DOP: Mila Holman

Starring: Marek Daniel, Jana Plodkova, Jiri Ornest, Klara Meliskova

 

2006 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

Directed by: Neil Burger; Written by: Neil Burger

DOP: Dick Pope

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

 

2005 TALES OF COMMON INSANITY feature film – CZ / GERMANY / SLOVAKIA

Production Designer

Negativ Ltd.

Produced by: Milan Kuchynka, Pavel Strnad

Written and Directed by: Petr Zelenka

DOP: Miro Gabor

Starring: Ivan Trojan, Jiri Bartoska, Nina Diviskova, Zuzana Sulajova, Karel Hermanek

 

2001 THE PARALLEL WORLDS feature film - CZ, FRANCE

Production Designer

Tosara Films / ArtCam International

Produced by: Katerina Cerna, Joel Farges

Directed and Written by: Petr Vaclav

DOP: Stepan Kucera

Starring: Karel Roden, Lenka Vlasakova

 

1997 BRINGING UP GIRLS IN BOHEMIA feature film – CZ

Production Designer and Costume Designer

Czech Television

Directed by: Petr Koliha; Written by: Vaclav Sasek, Michal Viewegh 

DOP: Vladimir Smutny

Starring: Anna Gaislerova, Ondrej Pavelka, Milan Lasica, Jab Kacer, Vilma Cibulkova, Jana Svandova

 

1996 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: Jiri Machane

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

 

1996 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, Cestmir Kopecky, Kristina Petrova

Directed by: Petr Vaclav; Written by: Petr Vaclav, Jan Sikl

DOP: Stepan Kucera

Starring: Stefan Ferko, Milan Cifra, Radek Holub

 

1995 INDIAN SUMMER feature film - CZ

Production Designer and Costume Designer

Negativ Ltd., Reininger Production

Produced by: Petr Oukropec, Pavel Strnad

Directed by: Sasa Gedeon; Written by: Sasa Gedeon

DOP: Milos Kabyl

Starring: Tatiana Vilhelmova, Klara Issova, Jiří Ployh

 

1994 THANKS FOR EVERY NEW MORNING feature film – CZ

Production Designer

Czech Film Corporation, Czech Television

Produced by: Tomas Chadim, Milos Fedas

Directed by: Milan Steindler; Written by: Halina Pawlowska

DOP: Jiří Krejčík Jr.

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

TV PROJECTS:

2018 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

2017 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

 

2015 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

 

2014 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

 

2013 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 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

 

2011 THE THERAPY TV series 1st season / 45 Episodes - CZ

Production Designer

HBO Europe

Produced by: Tereza Polachova, Marc B. Lorber

Directed by: Petr Zelenka, Marek Najbrt

DOP: Alexander Surkala

Starring: Karel Roden, Anna Geislerova, Tatiana Pauhofova

 

2009 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

 

2003 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

 

2001 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

STAGE DESIGN:

2015 THE MAKROPULOS AFFAIR LEOS JANACEK

Directed by: David Radok, Goteborg 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 Belohradska, Pod Palmovkou Theatre, Prague

 

2010 HENRY IV WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Directed by: Lucie Belohradska, The Prague Castle, Prague

 

2009 MARRY WIVES OF WINDSOR CARL OTTO NICOLAI

Directed by: Jakub Korcak, 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 Belohradska, The National Theatre, Prague

 

2006 RICHARD II WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Directed by: Lucie Belohradska, The Vinohrady Theatre, Prague

 

2005 VIRGINIA EDNA O´BRIAN

Directed by: Lucie Belohradska, The National Theatre, Prague

 

2004 SEASCAPE EDWARD FRANKLIN ALBEE

Directed by: Lucie Belohradska, The Vinohrady Theatre, Prague

 

2003 HAMLET WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Directed by: Lucie Belohradska, The Prague Castle, Prague

 

2002 SVEJK´S GRANDSON LUBOS BALAK

Directed by: Ondrej Pavelka, The National Theatre, Prague

 

2001 COPENHAGEN MICHAEL FRAYN

Directed by: Jakub Spalek, The Kaspar Theatre, Prague

 

2000 RICHARD III. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Directed by: Jakub Spalek, The Kaspar Theatre, Prague

 

1999 ROMEO AND JULIETTE WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Directed by: Juraj Deak, The Jiri 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

 

1995 451 FAHRENHEIT RAY BRADBURY

Directed by: Miroslav Hanus, The Karlin Theatre, Prague

 

1992 MADAME BUTTERFLY GIACOMO PUCCINI

Directed by: Miloslav Nekvasil, The Kosice Theatre /SLOVAKIA/

 

and about 30 other set designs for various theatres in The Czech Republic