Misha Votruba has extensive creative experience in feature film, documentaries and experimental theater. Misha directed several documentary films shot on locations in the Czech Republic, Canada, Japan and the US. For a number of years, he worked as a story editor in Los Angeles, CA and freelanced in the EU. With his wife Misha Zabranska, he formed a company producing original short films, animation and multimedia presentations. In May of 2001, in collaboration with choreographer David Parsons, Misha Films designed and produced large-scale projections for American Ballet Theatre performance of the “Pied Piper” at the Metropolitan Opera. In 2006, Misha Films, embarked on a creative collaboration with the renowned New York experimental theater company Mabou Mines on the multimedia project “Finn”, which is to open in the US in 2010.
Misha was the Media Producer for NBCOlympics.com's online coverage of the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. From 1996 to 2000 he worked as a writer/story editor for film production companies in Hollywood, CA. Most notable is his collaboration with the director Agnieszka Holland (Europa, Europa; The Third Miracle).