SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY

ONSAJT
from 2015

A serial introducing interesting 

czech climbing persnalities. About five episodes per year.

SPRADVENTURE
2017  26min

Sport and adventure - that was the definiton Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker found for the style in the dangerous infamous czech climbing area.

FYRST
2016 27min

A documentary about the first highline expedition to Iceland and also my first movie. It won several film awards.

HVĚZDY A PRUHY
2014  26min

A group of czech slackliners on their road trip to the Mecca of slacklining - Yosemity and other spots in the U.S. Lots of fun.

*20. 09. 1981 in Turnov

Education: Master in Photography

2005 – 2011 Film and TV school of Academy of performing arts in Prague   

Awards /selection/

  • 2017 International climbing festival Teplice

  • 2016  International climbing festival Teplice

  • 2015 International adventure festival Bratislava

  • 2014 International climbing festival Teplice

  • 2013 Szpylman Award (Enlightenment)

  • 2012 Best document, videoart festival Zootropia, Porto, Portugal (Merry-go-round)

Group exhibitions /selection/ 

  • 2012 - Zootropio videoart festival, Porto, Portugal

  • 2011 - Young Emerging Artists, Chung Ang art centre, Seoul, Korea

  • 2011 – 2011 - Flaming, cruel, beautiful and light pink, Embassy of Czech Republic in Berlin

  • 2011 – Unbearable lightness of being, AM 180, Prague

  • 2010 – Paper Heads, Trafačka Gallery, Prague

  • 2010 – Lidice, (exhibition of FAMU), Lidice Gallery

  • 2009 - Traces&Records, 8th Funke’s Kolín photography festival, Školská 28, Prague

  • 2009 – Cesta s BP, Gallery GAMU, Prague

  • 2008 – Tints of communism, gallery GAMU, Prague 

  • 2008 – GAME, Gallery GAMU, Praha

  • 2007 – Six, Czech Schools of Photography, House of  Photography, Prague

Solo exhibitions

  • 2011 - Dark, (ve spolupráci s Ondřejem Bouškou), galerie U Rytíře, Liberec

  • 2010 - Silence suivant, ESAV Gallery, Toulouse, France

  • 2009 - Poranění, Kolínská galerie, Kolín

  • 2009 - ///////// /, (ve spolupráci s Vojtěchem Fröhlichem), galerie GAVU, Praha

  • 2008 - 41% OUCH 51%YEAH (ve spolupráci s Ladislavem Babuščákem), galerie Školská 28, Praha

Projects

  • co-founder of POVL climbing festival (trad climbing)

  • www.povl.cz

I´m a passionate climber since my childhood.

MgA. JAN ŠIMÁNEK

.BIO

FILM FESTIVAL

2014

AUDIENCE AWARD

STARS AND STRIPES 

International festival of outdooror films Teplice nad Metují.

FILM FESTIVAL

2016

BEST MOVIE

FYRST 

Best in its category

fetsival Hory a Mesto, Bratislava

FILM FESTIVAL

2017

BEST MOVIE

SPRADVENTURE

Festival of climbing movies, Písek

ian.simanek@gmail.com           +420 720 965 296
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