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Jonas Karasek / film director / idea making & art direction / motion graphic & film postproduction

Work:

2009   part of Gunpowder director's duo
2009   creative director, GunPowder creative studio, Slovakia
2005 - 2008 Associate Creative Director, Leo Burnett, Slovakia
2004   art director, Mcmann&Tate, Sydney
1999 - 2003 art director, Leo Burnett, Slovakia
1996 - 1998 graphic designer, Chocolate Multimedia Production, Wien

Movies:

Die Game / Short film (2017)
The Swan / Short enviromental film (2017)
Moje povstanie / My Uprising / TV series of short films (2014)
Kandidát / The Candidate / Feature film (2013)

Tv ads for:

T-mobile, Telefonica, Orange, GoConquer Ireland, McDonald’s, Nescafe, Tchibo, Tesco, Billa, Semtex,
VUB bank, Zuno Bank, ČSOB, Tatrabanka, J&T Bank, Quatro, Allianz, Groupama, Union insurance, Onlia,
Heineken, SABMiller, Metaxa, St. Nicolaus, Rajo, Sedita, Palma, Tatry Mountain Resorts, Innogy, Aeromobil,
Basic Life India, Curaprox, Teva, Sensilab, TV Markiza, FFB, Viva Musica festival, Dobry anjel, Ekotopfilm

Awards:

F I L M  D I R E C T O R >

2017 Epica Awards / Silver / TV ads for Ekotopfilm Festival
        Canada Shorts film festival / Grand Prize Winner, Best International Short, Best Director, Best Sci-Fi / The Swan
        Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Fest, Innsbruck Nature FF, Bucharest ShortCut Cinefest / FInalist / The Swan
        Deauville Green Awards, France / Gold / TV ad for Ekotopfilm Festival
        Golden Nails Slovak Creativity Awards / Silver - Zlaty Bazant / Silver - Dobrý anjel
2016 Epica Awards / Silver / TV ads for Zlaty Bazant 73
        Golden Nails Slovak Creativity Awards / Silver - Zlaty Bazant 73
2015 Prix Europa - European Broadcasting Festival / Finalist / My Uprising
        IGRIC Awards / Creative award for directing the film My Uprising
2014 Golden Nails Slovak Creativity Awards / Silver - Tmobile
        Mediaş Central European Film Festival in Romania / The Best Director Award / The Candidate
        Slnko v sieti / National Film Awards nominations: Best Directing, Best Movie / The Candidate
2012 Golden Nails Slovak Creativity Awards / Gold - Nicolaus vodka / Silver - VUB bank / Bronze - Dobrý anjel
2010 Special prise on Short film festival AZYL

A R T  D I R E C T O R >

2009 Awarded FILIP, the award for personal contribution to Slovak creativity  
2008 Silver finalist, Epica
        Finalist, The Global Awards New York, campaign
        3x Bronze Nail, 2x Silver Nail, 1x Golden Nail (Golden Nails Slovak Creativity Awards)
2007 Golden Watch, Golden Drum Portorose, campaigns
        Grand Prix, 2x Golden Nail, Silver Nail (Golden Nails Slovak Creativity Awards)
2006 Shortlist, Golden Drum Portorose, campaigns        
        Bronze Nail (Golden Nails Slovak Creativity Awards)
2005 Shortlist, Golden Drum Portorose,
        2x Silver Nail, Bronze Nail (Golden Nails Slovak Creativity Awards)
2003 Bronze Nail (Golden Nails Slovak Creativity Awards)
2002 Epica winner
        Grand Prix, Golden Nail, Bronze Nail (Golden Nails Slovak Creativity Awards)

Education:

1994 – 2000 University of Visual Arts Bratislava
1990 – 1994 School of Applied Arts

 

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IGRIC Awards 2015 - Creative award, Prix Europa / European Broadcasting Festival - Finalist

Slnko v sieti / Slovak National Film Awards nominations: Best Directing & Best Movie,    Mediaş Central European Film Festival in Romania - The Best Director Award 

Canada Shorts film festival - Grand Prize Winner, Best International Short, Best Director, Best Sci-Fi,    Kuala Lumpur Eco FF, Innsbruck Nature FF, Bucharest ShortCut Cinefest - Finalist

Epica Awards 2017 - Silver, Deauville Green Awards 2017 - Gold

Golden Nail 2017 - Silver

Epica Awards 2016 - Silver

Golden Nail 2017 - Silver

Golden Nail 2017 - Silver / Best art direction

Golden Nail 2014 - Silver