Born in 1942.

Director, scriptwriter, designer and animator of high international prestige.In 1967 Jerzy Kucia graduated from the Academy of Fine arts in Krak?w. After the graduation his artistic activities concentrated on printmaking and painting. He participated in over 150 exhibitions and received many awards.

Jerzy Kucia’s debut was the animated film “Return” in 1972.

Professor Jerzy Kucia has been   the Head of the Animated Film Studio at the Krak?w Academy of Fine Arts since 1980.  He has been invited to lecture in Vancouver, London, Munster, Lublana, Bombay,Vienna, Lisbon etc. Since 1996 he has been running the annual International Krakow Animated Film Workshops organized for young artists from all over the world.

From 1985 till 2000, he was a member of the ASIFA BOARD (Association Internationale du Film D’Animation), and from 1994 till 1997 he held the position of the Vice-President of ASIFA.

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