Czech animator Vlasta Pospíšilová dies at 87

The respected Czech animator Vlasta Pospíšilová, who created cartoons for several generations of Czech children, has died at the age of 87. Vlasta Pospíšilová learned the art of cartoon making under the guidance of Czech animation legend Jiří Trnka and later made her mark in Czech animation with her characters for the series Broučci (Beetles), Pat a Mat or Jan Werich's Fimfárum. She worked not only as an animator, but later also as a director and screenwriter.