Jan Těšitel (b. 1982) studied film theory at Charles University (2002–2007) and directing at FAMU (2014). During his studies, he shot several short films that were shown at various festivals. These include In the Mood for Underwear (2008), Expensive Father (2009) and The Magnificent One (2011). His 2010 film People Involved about an Englishwoman who goes to visit her dead lover’s parents in Ústí nad Labem, was nominated for a Czech Lion in the short film category. Těšitel also worked on the television series Čapek’s Pockets (2011), and he directs music videos and television commercials.
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