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Students of Directing and other courses are invited to the workshop with Dr Marco Robledo. Throughout the course students will have a Chance to develop the scripts of their short film and use the services of the script-doctor.

Workshop will be conducted in English!

  • Wednesday 5.05. 9:45-11:15, Introduction. 11:30-12:15 Idea generation
  • Friday 7.05 9:45-11:15, Idea generation. 11:30-12:15. Structure
  • Wednesday 12.05 9:45-11:15, 11:30-12:15. Structure
  • Friday 14.05 9:45-11:15, 11:30-12:15. Mythic Structure
  • Wednesday 19.05 9:45-11:15, 11:30-12:15. Characters
  • Friday 21.05 9:45-11:15, 11:30-12:15. Characters
  • Friday 28.05 9:45-11:15, 11:30-12:15. Synopsis and treatment
  • Wednesday 2.06 9:45-11:15, Pitching 11:30-12:15 Script
  • Friday 4.06 9:45-11:15,, Script 11:30-12:15 Pitching Session
  • Wednesday 9.06. 9:45-11:15, 11:30-12:15 Indiv. consultation and script doctoring.

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„The Hero” /photo Igor Połaniewicz

„The Hero” – this year's graduate film by Milena Dutkowska will compete for awards in the short film competition of the 43rd Moscow International Film Festival (April 22-29, 2021). It will be the only Polish production in the competition sections of this prestigious event. The world premiere of the movie "The Hero" is scheduled for April 27.

This year, 14 films from all over the world, including two from Russia, are participating in the festival's short film competition. The jury is chaired by Dénes Nagy - this year's winner of the Silver Bear for the best directing of the film "Natural Light" during the 71st edition of the Berlinale.

„The Hero” is about Cyprian - a 10-year-old orphan who dreams of becoming a true hero. The cinematographer for the film is Igor Połaniewicz, and another student Ernest Małkiewicz was responsible for production management. The producer of the film is Krystyna Doktorowicz (Kieślowski Film School).

The Moscow International Film Festival is one of the oldest festivals of world cinema. The festival is accredited by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF). The festival's main award is the "Golden Saint George". From 1972 included by the FIAPF among the "A" class festivals. The president of the festival is Nikita Mikhalkov, who has been in office since 1999.

„Stop Calling Me Murzyn” / photo Rafał Milach

A copy of the photo "Stop Calling Me Murzyn" by our lecturer prof. Rafał Milach is included in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw.

The photo shows the activist Bianka Nwolisa (10) with the banner "Stop Calling Me Murzyn". The photo was taken in June 2020 during a protest at the US Embassy against police brutality against African-American communities, triggered by the death of George Floyd. Photography sparked a heated debate in both traditional and social media.



  1. The future of film, photography, and artificial intelligence Prof. Ludovit Labik VŠMU, Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, Slovakia

  2. Photography as document in history and sociology Prof. Jiří Siostrzonek Institute of Creative Photography, Silesian University in Opava Czech Republic

  3. The photogenic aura in film and photography. Woman and man Prof. Neil Andrew Taylor FAMU, Czech National Film Academy, Prague, Czech Republic

  4. Photography and film in the context of the topic like: man and woman, who I am, touch, border, back to nature Prof. Miro Švolík Academy of Fine Arts and Design (VŠVU), Bratislava, Slovakia Art & Design Institut, Prague, Czech Republic

# May - June 2021


Concept & coordination - Janusz Musiał

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Ludovit Labik bw Jiri Siostrzonek bw
Neil Andrew Taylor bw miro svolik

Restart / photo Maciej Kwaśniewski

On April 8-21, the 44. Grenzland-Filmtage Selb International Film Festival takes place in Selb, Germany. The competition of this prestigious German event includes this year a film Restart (2019), dir. Julian Tałandziewicz. In the catalogue, the festival selector Joachim Reuer indicated our film as one of the two titles that are particularly worth watching during this year's edition of the festival.

Two competition screenings at the April festivals will also have Lolo (2019) dir. Michał Piotrowski. First, it will be seen by viewers of the LJMU MA Short Film Festival in the UK, and then at the end of the month it will go to Mexico for the 8. CORTOS EN CORTO Festival.

Apart from Lolo, "Helen 25/65" (2020) by Joanna Różniak and End of the World (2020) by Karol Ulman will also compete for prizes in the LJMU MA Short Film Festival. LJMU MA Short Film Festival is a film festival organized by Liverpool John Moores University. It’s its first edition and will take place in Liverpool on April 16-23. Q&A with our students will take place on Sunday, 18th April.

On the other hand, A Bad Night Story (2019), dir. Nawojka Wierzbowska, will be presented in the international competition at the Go East Festival in Wiesbaden, Germany (April 20-26, 2021). A few days later, it will go to the Italian Short Film Biennale Vicenza Festival