CEO & founder of Taskovski Films, London-based world sales and production company with offices across Europe. For 20 years, Irena has been working as film consultant/expert on impact distribution, marketing, financing and festivals for many film institutions e.g. HBO Europe, TRT world, Asian Cinema Fund, Dok.incubator CZ, Sources Germany, and Head Tutor at Emerging Producers – at Ji.hlava IDFF CZ.
Producer selected filmography:
2021 The Golden Thread (documentary) (producer)
2020 Tales from the Prison Cell (Documentary) (co-producer)
2015 Ukrainian Sheriffs (Documentary) ( producer)
2015 Surire (Documentary) (executive producer)
2012 Who Will Be a Gurkha (Documentary) (producer)
2010 All for the Good of the World and Nosovice! (Documentary) (producer)
2010 Czech Peace (Documentary) (producer)
2004 Czech Dream (Documentary) (producer)
Distributors of :
Norwegian production IDFA2020 winner Radiograph of a Family
Norwegian production: The Eclipse (CPHDOX 2022 winner and European Academy nominee 2022)
IDFA 2021 winner Where are we headed
Berlinale Panorama 2022 audience award winner - Love Deutschmarks Death
Oscar nominee Petra Costa Olmo and the Seagull
European Academy winners (Helena Trestikova, Audrius Stonies), as well as multi-awarded filmmakers such “The Seasons in Quincy, four portraits of John Berger” collective of directors including Oscar, awarded Tilda Swinton), Javier Bardem in “Sanctuary” by Alvaro Longoria, Cannes Winner Radu Jude and many others outstanding directors and films.
She is also the founder of the training program initiative for the art of creative producing and distribution #DocsConnect “Taskovski Film Training for Conscious Creative Leaders”. And a 5Rhythms movement mindfulness facilitator, and a coach for conscious leadership, personal and professional growth for film industry members. Irena is a passionate environment, peace, and human unity activist, and a mental health ambassador for film industry professionals. Irena is a mother of an 8 year old son.