Finished his studies at the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) in 1980, in the same year he made his debut with the film ”Children Looking At Us“. This film was awarded second prize in Varna in 1981. After his social documentary ”Starina“ and ”Carnival in Sebechleby“ in 1983, the communist government prohibited him to work on his further project because of the critical point of view of his films. After the Velvet Revolution in 1993 he founded his own company Media Film. Currently, he is working on his documentary film projects and is also shooting films for TVs in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. He has received many awards for his films.