Vít Janeček is a director, writer, producer, and associate professor at the Film and TV School Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Czech Republic (FAMU). He graduated from the School of Philosophy of the Charles University in Prague in Film Studies and from FAMU in non-fiction filmmaking. His creative interest consist in considering the transversal aspects of reality – science, politics, society and thought. In the 1990s he curated several film programs in Prague’s Roxy, Archa Theater, and historical retrospectives at several editions of IFF Charley Vary. Subsequently he co-founded and directed the first four years of the FAMU Center for Audiovisual Studies. Between 2012 and 2015 he headed FAMU International, where he transformed or developed curricular frameworks for several academic programs (Production Team Studies, new tracks of AP Program and a re-defined Masters program CDM, FAMU Summer Initiation Campus). In 2015 he was appointed member of the Czech commission for UNESCO. Together with his wife, Slovak director and producer Zuzana Piussi, he formed D1film production and since 2015 they work on films aiming to address socially sensitive contemporary topics. He has produced or co-produced a number of films including the full length feature film The Monk by The Maw Naing (2014, CZ/MM), within the scope of the FAMU Burma project, which he has led since 2006. In addition, Vít is a development advisor with Czech TV, and a regular contributor to various publications and web media.