Began as an amateur filmmaker.
Miroslav Janek at Wikipedia
In 1980 he emigrated to the USA where he worked with a number documentarists (e.g. Godfrey Reggio).
He started working back in his native country from the mid-1990s onwards.
His greatest success to date is his film about blind children taking photographs The Unseen (Nespatřené, 1997).
Od roku 1998 je stálým pedagogem FAMU na Katedře dokumentární tvorby.
1998 - 2004: Pedagogue at FAMU (Film Academy in Prague), department of documentary film
1982 - 1986: Teacher of filmmaking at FILM IN THE CITIES, St. Paul, MN
1980 - 1986: Editor and Cinematographer on numerous TV spots, industrials and promotional films in Minneapolis, MN
1976 - 1979: Editor for the CZECHOSLOVAKIAN TV, Prague
1969 - 1979: Author of nearly 40 short amateur films in Czechoslovakia
Last year Janek enjoyed huge success with the film Vierka.
Filmography of Miroslav Janek