Robert Hloz

Robert Hloz is an emerging Prague-based filmmaker. He studied film at Hanyang University in South Korea and at FMK UTB in Zlín.

In 2011, his first short film, The Mill, won the Kodak Student Gold Award for best short film of the year. In 2012, Numbers, another one of his shorts, which was a Czech-Korean co-production, premiered at Cannes in the Court Métrage section and was subsequently nominated for a Czech Academy Award. Numbers received the award for the Best Short Film of the Visegrad countries as well as the Jury Award at the Dresden film festival. When launched on the web, the film garnered over one million views.

In 2012, Robert signed up with the Prague commercial producer Dawson Productions.

In 2014, he made the the Berlinale Talents selection.

In 2015, he directed Liars, a story about a group of boys that hide a dead body. Liars won Best Czech Student Film at iShorts 2015 and was a 43rd Student Academy Awards Semifinalist.

Robert Hloz is developing his debut feature film, Restore Point. It is a futuristic piece set in a post-immigrant Europe. In 2017, the project was selected for the Hong-Kong Asia Film Forum and Fantasia’s Frontières co-production markets. It also won the Best Project Award at Midpoint Feature Launch in 2016.