Kino Kabaret 2012


Do you want to shoot films in Prague? Do you want to meet film makers from all over the world and make new friends? Do you want to be a film star for a while? Do you want to see your film on the silver screen Prague’s coolest club? Do you want to experience a little bit of pressure while shooting your film in 60 hours? Do you want to have an unforgettable experience and have it memorialized in film forever? If so…

Register for the second edition of international film workshop and festival Kino Kabaret Praha 2012 which will take place 24-29 September at Prague’ s NoD club (Dlouhá 33, Prague 1). The experimental space NoD will serve as a production meeting place, base for postproduction and also screening place of the freshly made films in 2 x 60 hours.

Kino Kabaret is opened for all DIRECTORS, DOPs, SOUND ENGINEERS, ACTORS, EDITORS, SCREENWRITERS, MUSIC COMPOSERS & MUSICIANS, MAKE-UP ARTISTS, ART DIRECTORS, VFX, ASSISTANTS and anyone who is interested to take part in filmmaking!

This year we will have also SILENT SCREENING night, so we welcome all MUSICIANS to take part and compose music for the silent films which will be produced during Kino Kabaret.

#2 Kino Kabaret in Prague:
 24. September 2012 (MON) > 29. September 2012 (SAT)

The Kino Kabaret will be divided into 2 Sessions, each with an approximate duration of 60  hours (3 days). 

Confirm your attendance HERE.

KINOLAB: NoD – Dlouhá 33, Prague 1

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Kinolab NoD will be opened daily 24/7 so you can edit all night long, but NO sleeping at the kinolab (only napping allowed in the couches in case of emergency). 

The Kinolab will be also opened to the public during Kino Kabaret. The visitors of NoD Gallery or café can also join the shooting if they will feel like. Please label and handle your equipment with care, as we cannot be responsible for damage or loss/theft.

Please, bring your own equipment for film production (camera, notebook with editing software, sound equipment, tripods etc.).  Some basic equipment will be provided by the organizers (Mac stations for editing, sound equipment).
The kino lab is provided with changing and props room, piano, sound room, lights, stage microphones, projector, wi-fi and lock room for your equipment.

The language for communication is ENGLISH.


Even though, Kinolab will be opened 24/7, you can NOT sleep in the kinolab (only napping in couch), but we will try to provide you as many couches at the organizer’ s, Czech participant’s, friend’s places as possible. If you are member of  or have friends in Prague or have any other possibilities, please try to find  the accommodation yourself. We also try to arrange some cheap accommodation at TRAVELLER’S HOSTEL which is next door. Find out more about accommodation possibilities HERE.


You can buy drinks and snacks at the kinolab – NoD Cafe inexpensively (1 draft beer=1 EUR).

Breakfast will be served for FREE each morning in the kinolab.

Dinner can be arranged at Kinolab-NoD Cafe inexpensively for the workshop participants.  


September 23 (SUN):

Arrival of participants / Preparations in kinolab (afternoon)

19:00 Welcome drink at NoD – you can also register and meet with other participants – we recommend you to come if you are in Prague already!

1st Session


September 24 (MON):

10:00-11:00 – Accreditation of participants in NoD, breakfast

11:00-12:00 – Introduction of the Kino Kabaret team and of the participants, film scripts and ideas presentation, and creating film crews

12:00-? – Shooting

September 25 (TUE):

breakfast in the kinolab, all day shooting and post production in NoD (access to the kinolab all nigh long so you can edit all night)

September 26 (WED):

breakfast in the kinolab, postproduction in NoD

18:00 deadline for  the exported films (please handle the films to the organizers)

19:00 dinner

20:00 public screening at NoD

2nd Session

September 27 (THU):

10:00-12:00 – Accreditation of new participants in NoD, breakfast, film scripts and ideas presentation and creating film crews

12:00-? – Shooting

September 28 (FRI):

breakfast in the kinolab, all day shooting and post production in NoD (access to the kinolab all nigh long so you can edit all night)

September 29 (SAT):

post production in NoD

18:00 deadline for  the exported films (please handle the films to the organizers)

19:00 dinner

20:00 public screening at NoD

23:00 After-party (DJs)


Directors are free to produce any genre: fiction, documentary, animation, experimental films. All films should have ENGLISH subtitles and include the sponsor slot at the end of each produced film. The length should be between 1-10 minutes (because of the length of the screening – there will be about 20-30 film projects per  session). Those directors who wish to produce longer film (10-20 minutes) and will need the whole duration of Kino Kabaret, please check this option in the registration form.


You can apply until 15 SEPTEMBER until the capacity of the workshop is full (max. 80 participants). The registration form is HERE. Your name will appear on this LIST OF PARTICIPANTS after you agree in the registration form that your name could appear on the list (we accept first 80 people).

The participation fee is 400 CZK (16 EUR) per one 3-day session. 2 sessions (6 days) cost 700 CZK (28 EUR). You can apply either for one or both, but we recommend to register for both though.

Please pay the fee upon arriving to the Kino Lab at the registration desk. The fee covers organization costs and includes breakfast.

The tickets for the screenings at NoD cinema costs 60 CZK (2,50 EUR) – participants of the workshop enter for free by presenting their badges.


*The partners of the Kino Kabaret Praha 2012 are: NoD, Bageteria Boulevard, Prague 5, iStyle, Farcaster*