Adam Sedlák graduated from the Film Academy of Miroslav Ondříček in Písek. He has made various short films, his graduation film L.H. was nominated for the Magnesia Litera Award for Best Student Film.
In 2015 he was awarded the top prize by the Film Foundation for the Best Unrealized Screenplay for his film Domestique. For his mini-series Semestr, he was nominated for the Czech Film Critics’ Awards in the categories Offscreen and Newcomer of the Year. His feature debut Domestique was included in the main competition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and screened at various international festivals abroad. At the prestigious Spanish festival Sitges, it was awarded two awards, including the Best New Director award.
Domestique has been nominated for two Czech Lion awards and four Czech Film Critics’ awards, including the Best Film and Best Director. Adam Sedlák has also been included in the prestigious list 30 under 30 by the Czech Forbes Magazine.