Julius Ševčík

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Julius Ševčík
Julius Ševčík at Berlinale 2017
Born28 October 1978 Edit this on Wikidata
Prague Edit this on Wikidata
Alma mater

Julius Ševčík (born 28 October 1978, in Prague) is a Czech director and screenwriter.

His 2016 film A Prominent Patient won twelve Czech Lions.[1] Ševčík studied directing at Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague and New York Film Academy.[2] In 2013 he was attached to direct Christopher Nolan's script The Keys to the Street, adapted from Ruth Rendell's novel.[3]


Year Title Role Awards
2005 Restart director, screenwriter
2009 Normal director, screenwriter
2016 A Prominent Patient director, screenwriter Czech Lion for Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay
2019 The Glass Room director


  1. ^ "A Prominent Patient sweeps the Czech Lion Awards". cineuropa.org.
  2. ^ "Julius Ševčík". Filmový přehled (in Czech). NFA. Retrieved September 10, 2020.
  3. ^ "Toronto: Gemma Arterton, Tim Roth to Star in Christopher Nolan-adapted Crime Thriller". Variety.