Jana Hojdová is a Czech cinematographer, director, and producer.
She graduated from the Cinematography Department at FAMU. Her film ‘The Dream’ was nominated for Best Cinematography in the Short Film category at Camerimage 2015 and received the Jaroslav Kučera Award by AČK 2016 (The Czech Society of Cinematographers). Her documentary ‘Chronicle - Petr Hojda’ was nominated for Best Cinematography in the Short Film category at Kamera OKO 2015. Jana has also made numerous music videos and commercials, as well as documentaries and short films.
In 2021, Jana served as an international jury member for the Kamera OKO Film Festival, and 2023 for Famu Fest.
She is the founder of Bridge Films, a production company.
Jana served as the Director of Photography (DOP) for the feature films ‘Mirrors in the Dark’ and ‘And Then There Was Love...,’ both directed and produced by Šimon Holý, with world premiere at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. In 2023, she worked as the DOP for the feature film ‘Annexions,’ directed by Haruna Honcoop, and for the feature film ‘Hello Welcome’, directed and produced by Šimon Holý. Her work on the film ‘And Then There Was Love...’ earned her recognition from AČK for her contribution as a cinematographer. Currently, Jana is in the process of creating a feature-length documentary about cinematographer Robert Richardson.