From Abyssinia into Space
Czech amateur animated film both appeared and died out as a solitaire. Animated amateur movies were filmed in Prague, Brno, but also in Kladno, in Vysokov near Náchod and elsewhere.
The animated films show represents the most interesting pieces of amateur work during 1936–1987. Among Brno authors, there is also an interesting animated film Before the Doll Got Dressed by filmmaker Pavel Lukavský from Kladno.
Dog Pooch – Jaroslav Mackerle, 1936, 4 min
Earthworm Žíža – Jaroslav Mackerle, 1936, 3 min
Kiki the Hero – Jaroslav Mackerle, 1937, 3 min
X+Y – TiGR & Ko, 1963, 5 min
Mistake – TiGR & Ko, 1964, 3 min
Before the Doll Got Dressed – Pavel Lukavský, 1972, 7 min
Ballad About Apple and Pool – Eva Macholánová, Petr Hvižď, 1986, 17 min
Cosmic Stories – Jan Sichler, Michael Smatana, 1987, 15 min