Lukáš Sigmund

Writer, Slovakia

Lukáš was born in Bratislava, where he also graduated in Screenwriting at the Academy of Performing Arts. He has written screenplays for animated and documentary short films and is an author of pastiche plays for a local theatre. He worked as copy editor and programmer for Fest Anča International Animation Festival, where he also curated an off-competition program dedicated to experimental animation. As a screenwriter, Lukáš has worked for Slovak public and private broadcasters on documentary, daily drama and comedy TV series. He co-wrote a screenplay for a comedy feature film Villa Lucia and has a comedy TV miniseries in development. Since he was growing in the 1990s in Slovakia, his interests have always shifted towards sci-fi and social dystopia genres, with a twist of experimental narratives.