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Miroslav Janek

Biography

Miroslav JanekBegan as an amateur filmmaker.

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.

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Other experience

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.

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