Šimon Špidla (1980) studied cinematography at the Zlín Film School (2001) and editing at Prague’s FAMU (2007). His works include a series of contemplative films called Na náplavce (At the Rafting Yard, 2003) and Posun (Shift, 2004), which was presented at festivals in Angers and Clermont-Ferrand. Other films include Josef Božek (2005) and Jen pro vnitřní potřebu (For Internal Use Only, 2006), a short study of the Sa 58 automatic rifle. In 2011, he presented his latest film, Mrtvá trať.
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