Graduate of the Film School in Lodz, Poland - MA Filmmaking degree (2016). The Film School in Łódź is one of the top rated film schools in Europe, and a leading Polish academy for training actors, directors, photographers, camera operators, and television production professionals. Also, a graduate of the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Warsaw.
Scholarship recipient of the “Young Poland” Program (2015) - the grant awarded by the Polish National Center for Culture and offered to young artists having already accomplished outstanding achievements in Arts. Winner of honorable awards, including Wiesław Nowacki Prize for the most promising young filmmaker (2015), and the award of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (MKiDN), granted to art students with outstanding achievements.
Winner of many awards at national and international festivals for films: Play, Miruna, The Conversation, and The Detail.
"…tales of love and death. These classical themes are treated with the graveness of an adult and yet with the curiosity of a child. His somewhat disturbing films bear witness of a quest for Truth – dark as it may be.
In his probing of the human soul and its profound reasons, the scenery or the setting reflects the characters’ state of mind, while the refined framing, depth of field, juxtaposition of images and camera movements suggest a parallel reality, close to the realm of dreams…" M. Berthelius – film critic
Play (2018) | Review by Paulina Bukowska (excerpt)
"The film's protagonist [MARIUSZ WORONOWICZ], suffering from a childhood trauma, meets his past self in order to banish the overwhelming feeling of guilt that haunts him. When he was 10 years old he was too scared to protect his mother [JOANNA KULIG], and as a result, he witnessed something that changed his life forever..." Review published in magazine: Focus on Poland 7/2018, p. 55
Short films: MIRUNA and THE CONVERSATION are available to watch in their entirety on the Artist’s Vimeo channel.
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