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Marko Skop

Marko Škop (born 1974 in Prešov, Slovakia) is a Slovak film director. He received degrees in journalism at Comenius University in Bratislava in 1996 and in film directing at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava in 2001. He gained his PhD in Mass Media from the Faculty of Philosophy at Comenius University in Bratislava in 2005. At the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Other Worlds received the Audience Award and Special Mention of the Jury in 2006, and Osadné was awarded Best Documentary in 2009. At the BFI London Film Festival, Osadné was nominated for the Grierson Award in 2009. At the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, Eva Nová won the prize of the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) for the Discovery programme.