Žofie Strachotová

Acquisition Manager

Žofie Strachotová

 

Žofie has over 10 years experience in film and cultural industry. She worked as a project manager of wide range of cultural events such as United Islands Music Festival (Prague city-based music festival), Tribute to former president Vaclav Havel, Association of Czech Cinematographers Awards, Celebration of 15 years of Czech republic in EU, Spořka fest 2019 (festival for over 15 000 employes of one of the main Czech banks), or Metronome festival (the biggest Prague music festival).

Simultaneously, Žofie has dedicated her time to film festivals and films, focusing mainly on documentaries. She produced a number of student films during her studies at FAMU, she was a member of the production teams of One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival and of IDFF Ji.hlava. She has been engaged in the content and program field as well – working as a program manager at dok.incubator for 3 years (a prestigious international documentary rough-cut workshop) and later as a Head of Acquistion at tech-driven distribution start-up Artinii.

Žofie is currently one of the producers at GPO Platform, czech documentary production company focusing on creation of independent, authored documentary films.

At the beginning of 2021, Žofie joined Eventival to manage a project of Eventival Submission Platform as well as to communicate with film festivals and institutions, both current and potential clients and to represent the company at international industry events.