Zdzisław Kudła was born im 1937 in Wesoła, Poland. Director, scenarist and stage designer of animated movies. Alumnus of Painting Department on Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. In 1963 he started to work in Cartoon Movie Studio in Bielsko-Biała, initially as a decorator. Kudła’s first director productions were episodes of ‘Bolek and Lolek’. Between 1993 and 2010 he was director of the Studio. Winner of many national (i.a. Warsaw, Katowice, Krakow, Poznań) and foreign (Nice, Barcelona, Lyon, Sofia, Ostrava, Chicago) festival awards.