1982 he graduated from Prague’s FAMU. In 1988 and 1991 he was given
grants to study at the National Film and Television School in
1982 - 1989 he was employed in the Czech Technical University’s video
studio, from 1990 - 1998 worked for Krátky Film Praha. He works on a
permanent basis with the Film & Sociology Association (formerly the
Film and Sociology Foundation) with whom, apart from independent
documentaries, he is also collaborating on several long-term projects,
filmed over several years.
He is largely involved in documentary film, however, experimentation
with form has also led him to animation. He has also completed various
multimedia projects (Kolotoc theatre, Divadlo hudby /Music Theatre/).
He has been teaching in FAMU’s documentary film department since 1991, where he heads one of the creative workshops.
All his films and videos (with the exception of Theatrum artis, Amici,
Dancing with Friends and the films from Chile, Iceland and Denmark)
were made with cameraman Stano Slusny.
* 10 June 1956 in Prague | + 13 April 2006 tragical died during shooting the film
Filmography of Pavel Koutecký