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JAROMÍR KALLISTAJaromir-Kallista-PSZ-2010

was born on December 18, 1939 in Prague. As a production graduate of Prague Film Academy (1959-1964), he worked at Barrandov Studios until 1970, when he decided to operate outside the state system as an independent film-maker. In this period he worked on the production unit for a number of feature films by Evald Schorm and Antonín Máša, as well as several documentaries. From 1973 to 1988 he was head of production at the Laterna Magica. Since 1989 he has taught at FAMU (Prague Film Academy). In 1983, together with Jan Švankmajer, he formed an independent film production company that, in 1992, became a legal entity with the creation of ATHANOR Ltd.


Filmography:

Cooperation with Jan Švankmajer (selection):

2010 – SURVIVING LIFE
2005 – LUNACY
2000 – OTESÁNEK
1996 – CONSPIRATORS OF PLEASURE
1994 – FAUST
1992 – FOOD
1990 – THE DEATH OF STALINISM IN BOHEMIA
1987 – ALICE

1988 – Laterna Magica: VIVISECTION (production), Directed by Antonín Máša
1983 – Laterna Magica: BLACK MONK (production), Directed by Evald Schorm
1982 – Laterna Magica: THE NIGHT REHEARSAL (production), Directed by Evald Schorm
1981 – Laterna Magica: ONE DAY IN PRAGUE (production), directed by. Ladislav Helge
1979 – Laterna Magica: THE SNOW QUEEN (production), Directed by Evald Schorm
1976 – Laterna Magica: THE WONDERFUL CIRCUS (production), Directed by Evald Schorm
1975 – Laterna Magica: THE PRAGUE CARNIVAL (production), Directed by Evald Schorm
1968-1990 – CONFUSION (production), Directed by Evald Schorm
1968 – THE MURDER OF MR. DEVIL (production), Directed by Ester Krumbachová
1966 – THE END OF AUGUST AT THE OZONE HOTEL (production), Directed by Jan Schmidt