Bára Jíchová -Tyson is an editor, producer, and director of creative, narrative and commercial projects. With over 10 years of experience in documentaries, corporate, and ethnographic video, Bára collaborates on large and small projects with motivated, creative leaders. Originally from Prague, Bára has worked throughout the world in Europe, Africa, Middle East, and the Americas. She is recipient of MacDowell Colony Fellowship.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Director, Producer, Editor - Consuming Others (feature documentary) / in progress

Editor, Concept Writter - dir. Narcissister / Organ Player/ (feature documentary) / 2018 (Sundance, SXSW 2018 )

Editor, Story Consultant - dir. Amy Jenkins / Instructions On Parting (feature documentary) / 2018 ( MOMA DOC FORTNIGHT FESTIVAL 2018)

Videographer - McKinsey & Company (ethnographic research) / 2017

Director, Producer - The Hatch House / (short documentary) / 2015 (AmDocs 2016, Architecture and Design Film Festival NYC 2015, FAFF Los Angeles - winner of the best experimental documentary)

Director, Producer - Africa, Tanzania, Arusha (short documentary for NGO) / 2015

Editor - Home Matters, MacArthur Foundation (corporate video) / 2015

Editor - JALC, Lincoln Center (fundraising video) / 2015

Editor - dir. Michael Almereyda / Does Yellow Run Forever? / (short documentary) /  2014

Editor - Warm Shadow - Emily Miller Productions (music video for FINK) / 2014 (HollyShorts Film Festival 2015)

Editor - Selling Rosario - dir. Michael Winokur + Yana Simeonov (short film) / 2014 (Napa Valley Film Festival 2015, Palm Spring International ShortFest 2015, An Luis Obispo International Film Festival 2015)

Editor - dir. Marina Shron / See Child  (short film) / 2014 (Toronto Independent Film Festival 2014)

Co-Producer, Editor - dir. Malachi Connolly / Built On Narrow Land (feature documentary) 2011-2013 (Provincetown International Film Festival 2013, Architecture and Design Film Festival NYC , Los Angeles 2013)

Editor - TruTV / (reality TV) 2013 - 2014

Editor, Videographer - Miner&Co. Studio (clients Amex, IFC, MTV) / 2012 - 2017)

Director, Producer, Editor - Expanding The Frontiers Of Knowledge: Sweet Anguish (short film) / 2013 (International Film Festival of Cinematic Arts Los Angeles 2013 )

Editor - Soundbrush Records (various projects) / 2013 - 2016

Editor - dir. Alex Aron / Two Altars and a Cave (short film) / 2012-2013 (Sarasota Film Festival 2014, Southampton International Film Festival 2014)

Editor - dir. Michael Almereyda- The Ogre’s Feathers (short film) / 2010-2012 (Rome Film Festival 2012)

Assistant Editor - dir. Hal Hartley / My America - 50 monologues / 2012

Editor - Promise (client Comedy Central) / 2012

Art Director - dir. J Halperin, & J. Cortlund /  Now, Forager (feature film) / 2011 (Gotham Awards nomination) 

Editor - dir. Hal Hartley - Meanwhile (short film, behind the scenes) / 2011

Editor - Sundance Channel / Brita (TV commercial) / 2011

Editor - Arkadia & Co. - (music videos, corporate videos) / 2011

Editor - Open Mind Strategy - Mohegan (internal project) / 2011

Editor - dir. John Holland - Nautilus (feature film / opera) / 2010-2011

Editor - dir. Vikram Gandhi - Views of My Father Weeping (short film) / 2011

Editor - Oral History of the NY Women’s Culinary Alliance (documentary) / 2011-2013

Editor - dir. Marina Shron - Lullaby for Ray - (short film) / 2011(Accolade Competition Winner)

Assistant Editor - AMEX Small Biz (commercial) / 2010

Editor -  New Music Seminar - (TV spot) / 2010

Editor - dir. Michael Almereyda - Nadja (trailer) / 2010

Editor - Sachs Insights  (internal projects) / 2008-2014

Editor - Absolut Vodka / Spike Jonze - 30 days (artist portraits) / 2010

Editor - dir. Adrienne Weiss - Edison (short film) / 2010

Editor - dir. Karl Geary - You Were Perfectly Fine (short film) / 2009 (Ojai Film Festival 2010)

Editor - dir. Hal Hartley - No Such Thing (EPK) / 2009

Editor - dir. Michael Buscemi - Dos C (short film) / 2009

Assistant Editor- dir. Hal Hartley - La Commedia (documentary) / 2009

Editor - dir. Michael Almereyda - Paradise (feature documentary) / 2008(Gotham Awards nomination, included in MOMA Film Collection)

Editor - Ironworks Productions - Obama Campaign/ 2008

Assistant Editor - Art Logic Laboratories (various projects) / 2007

Editor - Channel 23 - Boston Cable Television (TV show) / 2005-2006

Editor - Video Intervention / Prevention Assessment (VIA), Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA / 2005

 

FILM & MEDIA RELATED WORK

Art Director - Now Forager (feature film) / 2012 (Nominee Gotham Independent Film Awards)

Documentary / Ethnography Videographer - Miner&Co / 2012-2016

Documentary / Ethnography Videographer - Sachs Insights / 2009 - 2014

Script Supervisor - dir. Hal Hartley, Meanwhile (feature film) / 2010

Media Researcher - Media Combo / 2009

Translation, Transcription, Subtitles - MTV, Real Life / 2008

Translation, Transcription, Subtitles - Art Logic Laboratories / 2007

 

ASSISTANT / TRANSLATOR

Film Director Martin Donovan / Karlovy Vary Film Festival / 2011

Actor Adrian Grenier / Karlovy Vary Film Festival / 2010

Film Director Alan Rudolph / Karlovy Vary Film Festival / 2009

Film Director Les Blank / Karlovy Vary Film Festival / 2008

Film Director Hal Hartley / Karlovy Vary Film Festival / 2007


EDUCATION

BFA, Massachusetts College of Art Boston (Honors), Ma, USA/ 2007  

Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, Netherlands / 2006

Graphic Design Certificate, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston / 2003

Maturity Certificate, St. Agnes School of Applied Arts, Czech Republic/ 1998