Editors & Contributors
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
Jiří Barta

Jiří Barta was born in Prague in 1948. He has been a successful puppet animation film-maker for over 40 years, initially training at the Department of Film and TV Graphics at the Academy of Art and Design in Prague, and working at the Jiří Trnka Studio as an artist, director and screenwriter since 1978. His first film was Riddles for a Candy (1978), but his breakthrough film was the multi award-winning The Extinct World of Gloves (1982). In 1986, he made his first feature, Pied Piper, which advanced Czech puppet animation by its use of wooden figures with limited movement. In 1993, he made a pilot for a long cherished project, The Golem, and completed a range of commercial projects before embarking on the current feature, In the Attic: Who Has a Birthday Today? (2009).

Keywords:  puppet animation, Czech animation, children, mixed media, political metaphor

Send me a message:

*Your Name Any Text
*Subject Any Text
*Your Email Email address
Message
Multiline Text
Latest news
16th November 2017
Building Visions, Making Connections
Read more Read more
16th November 2017
CFP: UNMAKING WASTE 2018
Read more Read more
10th November 2017
Drama Therapy Review: New Call for Papers
Read more Read more

 

The Big Picture Magazine