Hana Kotlarova


Prague, Czech Republic
I provide full service in creating animation spots and short films - story and script, designs, animation in particular technique, sound and music. I work alone or in a small team. As a freelancer I work with a few animation studios and producers and I mostly do 2D and 3D character animation.

Work Experience


Director, designer, animator

I work as a freelance director, designer and animator on various projects - explainers, internet spots for children / educational spots, online TVs. I write treatments, do storyboards, animatics or 2D/3D character animation.
2012 - Present Czech Republic

Eallin Motion Art

Director, Art director

I supervised my shor film, which was coproduced in Eallin studio.
2014 - 2015 Prague, Czech Republic

Eallin Motion Art

3D character animator

TV serie for children and commercials
2014 - 2014 Prague, Czech Republic

Kluci Ve Spolek

Animation artist, animator, illustrator

I worked on 2D animation comissions - flash, illustrations.
2012 - 2012 Kolín, Czech Republic


Animation, illustration, concept artist

I was responsible for preproduction, animation and new visual ideas for projects in concept or development.
August 2015 - November 2015 Netherlands

Walking The Dog

Toon Boom rigging lead

TV series Royals next door (52 x 11)
2020 - 2022 Brussels, Belgium


Toon Boom rigging and animation lead

Short film Botička
2023 - Prague, Czech Republic


Toon Boom rigging supervisor - Wellie Wishers TV serie (Mattel)

Fully responsible for all aspects of rigging process including planning the rig, technical leadership of designers, building the rig, templates and updates. Wellie Wishers (2D Cut-out, 26x11min, team of 50 people) was visualy developed and produced in Amsterdam. On the beginning in a small team, I animated first tests and teasers and closely colaboreted with directors, mostly on technical/creative development and pipeline. Later I led a small rigging department, worked as Toon Boom expert and animator.
November 2015 - March 2017 Netherlands

Blue Spirit

Senior Toon Boom rigger

2d animation series Kikoumba
2018 - 2018 Angoulême, France


Animation - Film And TV School Of Academy Of Performing Arts


2012 - 2015 Prague, Czech Republic

Animation - Volda College


2011 - 2012 Volda, Norway

Animation (UTB In Zlin)


2008 - 2012 Zlín, Czech Republic

Computer Graphic And Media

Maturita exam

2004 - 2008 Hradec Králové, Czech Republic


Story development and storytelling courses
2020 - 2021 Czech Republic


Czech (Native),
English (Advanced),
Spanish (Conversational),
Norwegian (Beginner),


Irpen Film Festival

Lovebook - best fiction film


Video Festival Imperia

Lovebook - best professional film



Lovebook - animation award


Toronto International Film Festival

Romeo and Juliet - 3rd best Student short film


Klapka Film Festival

Romeo and Juliet - 2nd Best film


Aerokraťas Film Festival

Romeo and Juliet - Best Professional film


Mixer Festival

Romeo and Juliet - best student film



Adobe After Effects, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, MAYA, Toon Boom , TvPaint,