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“I see possibilities where others closed the door long time ago.”

Welcome at my personal website. If you are looking for more information about me especially about my art work, film work or acting. This is the right place for you.

I was born and raised in a village in the Czech Republic near the town of Nachod. Inclinations for art I started to have in elementary school. In that time I loved writing especialy in verses. At the end of elementary school I started performing in amateur theatres in Nachod and the cities near by. That was a time when I played in a dramma club and in a three other amateur ansambles. In the same time I started to study music. As my first instrument I choosed darbuka. At the high school I started to play guitar and also sing in chorus and solo.

Because I wanted to do more in the high school and my brother Andrew got the idea that we shoul shoot films. We decided to establish a film studio. And so we did it. With my brother we have started a film studio Moving|Pictures. And from that moment we started to shoot short films.

Time went on and I moved to university. The first year I was living with my brother in Hradec Krélové. And because everywhere I lived I played a theatre this was not an exception. I played in a theatre group Crib (Jesličky). Next years of my university studies I spent most of the time in the city of Pardubice. And I moved there with my future wife Helen. I decided to move a litle bit further with my acting. And I knocked at the door of the biggest profesional theatre in the region. And the door of Eastbohemian theatre of Pardubice opened to me and I spent there next several years.

When my studies at the University of Pardubice was almost over I and my wife Helen decided to move to Prague. Which is the capital city of Czech Republic. In Prague I mainly focused on film. I worked as payed profesional but I aso shooted with my friend as a hobby. Because as a starting actor I didn’t earn as much money we needed. I had number of different jobs. From a bouncer and a bricklayer trough the receptionist to banker and IT testing specialist.

When we lived in Prague I have met a lot of great people. Because we finished some film projects we decided to shoot more films and we made our film group Sunny Cut.

In the year 2015 we decided to leave Prague. At the end of 2015 we visited India and decided to travel more. Next destination is New Zealand. More about our travels you can read here. After almost 2 years we travelled the whole New Zealand and visited  Fiji and Australia. During my stay at New Zealand I was also part of local film industry. I was acting in a new pilot series “In Production” and I also acted in short film which was part of “48 Hour Film Festival.”

After our return to Czech Republic which was at the beginning of 2018 I participated on shooting of 2 commercial film projects

At the end of February 2018, me and my wife are going to Canada.

Realized film projects:

My IMDb profile

Link to my actor’s portfolio: https://www.facebook.com/viktor.hejna/

2017

Sorry – My role = Actor

2015

Modlitba srdcem – My role = Actor

 

Delirium – My role = Actor

2014

 

Ghosts and monsters – My role = Actor (short danish 3D film for the purposes of screening in a haunted house)

 

Violet – My role = Actor

2013

 

YCC Fotball 2013 – My role = Actor

2012

 

Les Svíb – My role = Sound egineer

2011

 

ZŠ Habrmanova – My role = Sound egineer

2010

 

Facebook vs. realita – My role = Actor and one of the authors


Andělé na kolejích – My role = Sound egineer:http://www.movingpictures.cz/project/andele-na-kolejich/
Doktor Důlek – My role = Camera assistant

2009

 

Mobilisace 1938 – My role = Actor and Sound egineer: http://www.movingpictures.cz/project/mobilisace-1938/

 

Zapomenutý svět – My role = Sound egineer

2007

 

Les bez stromů – My role = Movie about a movie

 

Life in numbers

1989 – Birth

2003 – Beginning of artistic production  – writing short stories, poems and riddles (publishing some poems and riddles in elementary school “ZŠ Náchod Plhov”)

2004 – Start playing on darbuka

2004 – 2009 – Performing in theatre groups: Dred (Jiráskovo Gymnázium Náchod) = drama club, amateur theatres in Nachod, Hronov and Cerveny Kostelec.

2005 – 2009 – Study high school of business (Academia Mercurii) – department of tourism – management of tourism

2006 – 2009 – Performing in the choir of Jirasek gymnazium in Nachod.

2007 – 2009 – Studying of solo singing and a guitar play in music school J. Falta in Nachod.

2007 – Establishment of new film studio Moving|Pictures with brother Andrew.

2009 – 2010 – Performing in the theatre group the Crib (Jesličky) in Hradec Kralove.

2009 – 2012 – Studying University of Pardubice department of religious studies – finished bachelors degree

2011 – 11 – 14 října – Coordinator and sound engineer at international conference Rethinking Religion in India III.

2011 – 2015 – Performing in Eastbohemian theatre in Pardubice.

2012 – 2014 – Studying University of Pardubice department of religious studies – finished masters degree

2015 – Compleating a retraining course fitness trainer in the training center FitPraha and managed trip to India.

2016 – Visiting New Zealand

2017 – Living at New Zealand and trip to Fiji and Australia. Film experience from New Zealand. Performing in TV series: “In Production”

2018 – Visiting Canada