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doc. Mgr. Antonín Weiser


Cameraman, teacher

Antonín Weiser’s academic specialisation is both classic and digital trick film techniques and technologies. He supervises practical exercises in basic and contemporary visual effects as well as a workshop focusing on Photoshop use by cameramen.

Antonin Weiser was born in 1952. Having graduated from FAMU Dept. of Cinematography in 1979, he worked at the Barrandov Film Studio as a director of visual effects and, subsequently, of photography. He has taught at FAMU since 1994. He holds a European patent, "Artebox" (2006). He has worked as the Director of photography on over 1,200 TV entertainment programs, 314 TV and 41 feature films, and 33 documentaries along with 54 commercial ads.


Camera work (selection):

2012 – Director of Photography in The Christmas Star (dir. Miloš Zábranský)
2008 – Director of Photography in series Process H (dir. Martin Vadas)
1994 – VFX artist in Too Loud a Solitude (dir. Vera Caïs)
1993 – VFX artist in Horror Story (dir. Jaroslav Brabec)
1993 – VFX artist in Accumulator 1 (dir. Jan Svěrák)
1988 – Director of Photography and VFX artist in The Prague Five (dir. Tomáš Vorel)
1986 – VFX artist in The Princess Jasna and the Flying Shoemaker (dir. Zdeněk Troška)
1986 – VFX artist in The Wolf’s Hole (dir. Věra Chytilová)
1984 – VFX artist in Give the Devil His Due (dir. Hynek Bočan)
1983 – short film cameraman for Galapagos I., II. (dir. Václav Dvořák)
1982 – VFX artist in series Flying Čestmír (dir. Václav Vorlíček)


2002 – Emmy Award in International Documentaries category – The Power of Good: Nicholas Winton (dir. Matěj Mináč)
2002 – Best Film Award + Theater Award at the Reims TV Festival – Film Hour of Truth (dir. Jitka Němcová)
1999 – the Children's Jury Main Prize at FF Zlín 2000 – film The Bride for Paddy (dir. Jitka Němcová)

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