Jan Bubeníček

Film director

Jan Bubeníček is a graduate from Bretislav Pojar’s ateliers at FAMU Film School in Prague. He also attended workshops at the Shintoku film festival, Kobe animation festival, Kyoto University of Art and Design, Yamagata film school and Tokyo University of Art and Design, the latter as a tutor. His film The Three Fuo was selected among Kodak European talents at the Cannes film festival. His filmography includes successful short films Lewis’ Watch, The Three Fuo and The Pirate. His animation feature length debut Murderous Tales was released in 2016. Jan has also extensive experience with CGI animation and VFX: for several years, he worked as the Head of 3D in the Emmy-award-winning studio Universal Production Partners in Prague.


CEE Animation is supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and co-funded by state funds and foundations and professional organisations from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.

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