Edmunds Jansons is an award-winning director and the founder of one of the most fruitful Latvian animation studios - the Atom Art studio. He also works as an animator, graphic artist, editor and creative producer, and enjoys illustrating children’s books in his free time. On the first part of this lecture, Edmunds focuses on the creative process behind his author films revealing his practice of how the story can be driven by fixating the script ideas in drawings as well as what are the mutual affects of the film’s visual aesthetics and the story. On the other part of the lecture, he touches upon the subject of his films for children and collaboration with other authors.