Jan Pinkava


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Jan Pinkava was born on June 21, 1963 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. He is a producer and director, known for Ratatouille (2007), Geri's Game (1997) and A Bug's Life (1998). He has been married to Kay Renard since September 1994. See full bio »

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Known For

Ratatouille Director
(2007)
Geri's Game Director
(1997)
A Bug's Life Animation Department
(1998)
Monsters, Inc. Art Department
(2001)

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 2018 Age of Sail (Short) (executive producer)
 2018 Back to the Moon (Short) (executive producer)
 2017 Son of Jaguar (Short) (creative director)
 2016 Rain or Shine (Short) (creative director)
 2015 On Ice (Short) (Creative Director, Spotlight Stories)
 2015/IV Special Delivery (Short) (creative director)
 2015/II Help (Short) (creative director: spotlight stories)
 2011 The Company of Thieves (Short) (executive producer)
 1998 67 Aluminum Plates (Short) (producer)
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Jan won the children's BBC Screen Test animation award in 1980. Host Brian Trueman described his film as 'professional' and later admitted that they could not believe he had produced it all himself. Jan said it took him three weeks with very little sleep. Jan had been runner up in the 1979 contest.

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