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For the academic year 2020/2021 you are already able to apply for the new study course at the Kieślowski Film School, University of Silesia in the field of study Creative management in new media.

The studies are a proposition for people who have a bachelor's degree (Bachelor) or a master's degree (MA or MSc) and want to strengthen their competences in the field of communication in social media, as well as broaden, organize and consolidate their knowledge about new tools and techniques of using social media. The studies will comprehensively prepare you for work in the age of media convergence and navigate efficiently in the world of digital media.

All classes during studies will be conducted entirely in English. The first year of study will be held remotely (online). The second year of study will be conducted stationary at the Kieślowski Film School, University of Silesia in Katowice. At the end of the two-year period you will graduate with the master's degree in Creative Management in new media.

The study course covers 1200 teaching hours. The semester fee is PLN 6800.00 (1500 Euro).

Szczegóły: Creative management in new media


In the Polish competition during the 60th Krakow Film Festival, their world premieres had two short films from our School - "Last Days of Summer" dir. Klaudia Kęska and "Submission" dir. Michał Ciechomski. Both shorts were made at the Kieslowski Film School under the pedagogical supervision of prof. Maciej Pieprzyca.

"Last Days of Summer" (production manager: Stanisław Bryś, Aleksandra Gajdosz, Ewa Dubiel; DoP: Kamil Małecki)

Online screenings:

Tuesday, June 2 14:00 + Q&A with Klaudia Kęska
Thursday, June 4 18:00
Saturday, June 6 10:00

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"Submission" (production manager: Matylda Jastrząb, Maria Puch; DoP: Paweł Grabarek)

Online screenings:

Wednesday, June 3 14:00 + Q&A with Michał Ciechomski
Thursday, June 4 22:00
Saturday, June 6 12:00

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We would like to thank all students and employees of the School involved in the production of the above short films.

Butterfly Kisses / photo by Nick Cooke

On 25.05.2020 we finish the series of workshops organized by prof. UŚ dr hab. Marcin Koszałka. His last guest will be director and lecturer of the London Film School and American Film Institute in Los Angeles - Rafael Kapeliński. The workshopius primarily dedicated to directing students of our School. He will discuss his feature debut "Butterfly Kisses" which was awarded the Crystal Bear at the Berlinale 2017.

Rafael Kapeliński has made a number of short films since 2006, which have won over twenty-five international awards at major festivals in such places as Cannes, Oberhausen, Austin, New Horizons and Brest. His feature debut "Butterfly Kisses" (production: BBC Films / Film London / Microwave / Blue Shadows Films) won the Crystal Bear at Berlinale in 2017. His feature project "Up on the Roof" won the prestigious Cinefondation Residence scholarship at the Cannes Film Festival in 2008. Rafael Kapeliński has just finished the film "A Woman at Night", which is currently awaiting its the festival premiere. At the same time, he is preparing for the next film, "Diary from a trip to Budapest" that is planned for January 2021.

Access to a copy of the movie "Butterfly Kisses" was made available to our students by its distributor in Poland - Solopan Polska.


A Polish screenwriter Łukasz M. Maciejewski is the next guest of our lecturer prof. Marcin Koszałka. On 20.05.2020 he will conduct classes for students of the Kieślowski Film School, which main theme will be the scriptwriter's cooperation with the director and actors.

Łukasz M. Maciejewski is a co-author of the script for the directorial debut of Marcin Koszałka, "Czerwony pająk" (2015). Based on his script, the film "Najmro. He loves, steals, respects” directed by Mateusz Rakowicz is produced. Maciejewski is also the main screenwriter of the TV series 'Król' based on the novel by Szczepan Twardoch directed by our lecturer Jan P. Matuszyński.

Classes are dedicated mainly to our film directing students, but other students can also attend as observers.

21 x Nowy Jork

At the special invitation of our lecturer prof. UŚ dr hab. Marcin Koszałka Piotr Stasik visited our students giving a lecture on Zoom platform on 18.05.2020. The classes were entitled "Visual director, between the documentary and the feature film." The director conducted his lecture based on the movie "21x New York", in which he brings to the screen twenty-one stories of New Yorkers, which form a picture of the society of the twenty-first century.

Piotr Stasik is a Polish director, screenwriter, cinematographer and documentary film editor. His documentaries have been shown and awarded at over 100 festivals around the world. Piotr Stasik is a laureate of Polish Film Award and Eagle. For his film "21 x New York" he was nominated for the European Film Award in the Best Documentary Film category.

Classes were dedicated to directing and cinematography students, but other students were welcomed to participate as observers.