Petr ZELENKA (1967, Czechoslovakia) studied at the Prague film school FAMU and worked as scriptwriter and assistant director. He has written scripts for television comedies and made several documentaries. In 1998 his second feature, Knoflíkari, won a Tiger Award in Rotterdam and four Czech Lions. Year of the Devil (2002) was very successful at Karlovy Vary Festival 2002. The Karamazovs premièred at the same festival in 2008, and took home the Jury Special Mention and FIPRESCI award.
Vsací zámek/Dangling Padlock (1993, TV), Collector of Votes (1995, doc), GENUS: Miroslav Plzák (1995, short), Mnága/Happy End (1996), Knoflíkari/Buttoners (1997), Powers (2000, TV short), Rok dabla/Year of the Devil (2002), Priheby obycejného sílenství/Wrong Side Up (2005), Karamazovi/The Karamazovs (2008)