Kastelicová will oversee all aspects of HBO Europe’s documentary output.

HBO Europe has appointed Hanka Kastelicová to the new position of Executive Producer, Documentaries.

Based in the Budapest office, she will oversee all aspects of HBO Europe’s documentary output and will also work closely with production outposts in Warsaw, Prague and Bucharest.

Kastelicová is a filmmaker who has worked at TV Slovenia, most recently as head of Documentary Development and Commissioning Editor.

Antony Root, EVP Original Programming and Production, HBO Europe, said: “HBO Europe is very proud of the documentaries it has produced since 2007, a number of which have gone on to win significant international awards. I am delighted Hanka has agreed to join us as our first designated documentary executive. Her strong editorial, managerial and production skills, together with her enviable reputation and contacts, both locally and internationally, will be a huge asset as we take our documentary output to the next level.”