Papaya Young Directors

The competition is organized by the Warsaw production house Papaya Films and the educational partner is the Faculty of Radio and Television. The competition for young filmmakers is the only of such kind in Poland.

To take part in the competition one has to write eksplikację reżyserską about the brand of the main competition partners and in case of being selected, also to direct their idea.

The nominees will be awarded with: the budget for the film, theoretical and practical workshops with the professionals, the possibility to meet the representatives of the commercial branża and attractive prizes granted at the official gala planned fort he 13. June.

Until now there has been more than 3000 eksplikacja reżyserska submitted to the competition written for 25 sponsors, such as: Allegro, Volkswagen, Rossmann, Mastercard and H&M. This year there are new brands and challenges waiting for you!

Link to the competition: http://papayayoungdirectors.com/

Photo Fryderyk Potoczek

On Wednesday, 31. Jan, exhibition of the photographic works of first year students of Cinematography and Photography took place. The exhibition „Kiedyś wiało“ („Once it blew“) was created during the workshop with dr hab. Jakub Byrczek in Samotnia.

More information can be found on Facebook and website http://pustacd.pl/.


In Światowid Cinema on Thursday, 25. Jan, a special screening of the film „Panic Attack” with the film creators – director Paweł Maślona, producer Jan Kwieciński and actresses: Aleksandra Pisula and Julia Wyszyńska – took place.

The film is a debut of the graduates of the Faculty – Paweł Maślona and Cezary Stolecki (cinematography). It’s premiere took place during the 42. Festival of Polish Feature Films in Gdynia.

„Panic Attack” is a multi-layered story, where normal people become trapped by the unexpected events, which radically change their lives. An attractive crime novel author meets on a date her ex-boyfriend. A married couple coming back from holidays chooses the worst place on the plane. A teenager smokes weed fort he first time in his life and expriences a total high. A young girl risks that her girlfriends will recognize her as a porn star. A bride gives birth on her own wedding with a help of a dog psychologist, while at the same time a waiter tries to save the planet.

Film website: http://atakpaniki.pl/

Teaser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3_l49bMRh8

Katarzyna Warzecha

It’s real awesome directed by Katarzyna Warzecha with Piotr Pawlus as a DoP was awarded twice during one weekend! First was granted to Katarzyna Warzecha – Special Mentions Films D’écoles Européens during the 30. Jubilee edition oft he Premiers Plans Festival in France.

While Piotr Pawlus was awarded the Prize for Best Cinematography at the 11. International Film and Music Festival in Küstendorf.

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Terrace view, photo: dr hab. Ryszard Czernow

Adam Mickiewicz Institute mentioned the new building of the Faculty as one of the most interesting buildings. Three studios – Grupa 5 Architekci, BAAS arquitectura and Biuro Projektowe Małeccy created the project of the building. Its architecture is inspired by the urban silesian style combining the red brick with klinkier and wood. The Faculty building consists of a small monumental building oft he bulb factory. It connects with the new buildings created in the Katowice Culture Zone, such as: the building oft he Narodowa Orkiestra Polskiego Radia or the Silesian Museum. The Faculty of Radio and Television ist he first building in the plan oft he Science Zone in the old part of Katowice.

Webiste with the article: http://culture.pl/pl/artykul/o-tych-budynkach-bedziemy-mowic-w-2018-roku