Director | Writer | Cinematographer
Behind-the-scenes photographs of him at work on his films show that, unlike most conventional stop-motion filmmakers, his puppets were actually quite large. The figures of the Lion King and Lioness Queen are as tall as Starewicz himself.
[on his attempt to film two stag beetles fighting] I waited days and days to shoot a battle. But they would not fight with the lights shining on them.
Vilna, Russian Empire [now Vilnius, Lithuania]
Fontenay-sous-Bois, Val-de-Marne, France
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