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Virtual open days of the Kieślowski Film School Krzysztof will be held between 3-5.06.2020.

During the event, e-consultation of photographic portfolios for candidates for cinematography, as well as consultations of scripts for the candidates for directing and special producer talks for production students are planned.

Candidates for film directing are requested to send treatments and scripts or selected scenes from their scripts to the following email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Submitted texts must be saved in a pdf format.

Dr hab. Beata Dzianowicz and prof. UŚ dr Jarosław Świerszcz / Ingmar Villqist will discuss the works of the candidates and give them all the necessary tips for their future career in our School.

Works will be accepted until Friday, May 29, 2020 until 24:00. They will then be randomly assigned to a consultant, and candidates will be notified by email about the date and time of the meeting with our lecturers. Meetings will be held in the Zoom application. Candidates will receive specific links to their meetings.

We will inform you soon about the details of portfolios' e-consultation for cinematography candidates.

Martwe z Natury. Suplement / poster

We invite you to the opening of the exhibition of Ryszard Czernow's cybergraphy “Martwe z natury. Suplement”/"Dead from Nature. Supplement". The opening will take place on May 8, 2020 at 18.00 on the Facebook profile of the Municipal Art Gallery "Obok" operating at the Small Theater in Tychy. The exhibition is a joint venture of the Kieślowski Film School and the Municipal Art Gallery "Obok" in Tychy.

Professor UŚ dr hab. Ryszard Czernow is a precursor to the creative use of digital techniques in artistic photography. A cinematographer by education, who for many years has also been involved in graphic design. A very subjective author's photo plays a special role in his projects. Ryszard Czernow is the creator of posters for many feature films, including directors such as: Krzysztof Zanussi, Agnieszka Holland, Feliks Falk, Jan Jakub Kolski, Jan Kidawa Błoński and for theater performances at the Juliusz Słowcki Theatre in Krakow. As a director and cinematographer, he made a number of music videos for cult Polish music groups, such as Republika, Dżem, Shakin and Dudi.

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(c) Wojciech Wilczyk

Students of the Kieślowski Film School are invited to a special online lecture that is the penultimate foretaste before this year's edition of the Węgiel Film Festival (May 13-15, 2020). This time at the invitation of prof. UŚ dr hab. Rafał Milach we will be listening to Wojciech Wilczyk - poet, photographer, author of essays and critical texts on art. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 11.00 on ZOOM.

Wojciech Wilczyk was twice nominated for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize. He received an honorable mention in the Photographic Publication of the Year 2009 competition (album: Niewinne oko nie istnieje) and the Photo Book of the Year award at the Grand Press Photo 2015 competition (album Święta Wojna). Since 2009, he has been running a blog: Together with Grzegorz Wróblewski, he implemented the intermedial project Blue Pueblo (2013-2014), combining text and photographs, which are accompanied by an artbook published in 350 numbered and signed copies. The series entitled Powiększenia implemented in the years 2016-2018 was presented at the exhibition Widok zza bliska. Inne obrazy zagłady at the Ethnographic Museum in Krakow (1/12/2018-31/03/2019).

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(c) Maciej Pisuk

Students of the Kieślowski Film School are invited to a special online lecture. At the invitation of prof. UŚ dr hab. Rafał Milach Maciej Pisuk – a screenwriter, a script doctor, and a photographer will talk about his work. The lecture will be held on Tuesday, 5.5.2020 at 11.00 on ZOOM.

Maciej Pisuk is a graduate of the Scriptwriting School at the Polish National Film School in Łódź and a member of the European Film Academy. Based on his script, a famous film "Jesteś Bogiem" (2012) dir. Leszek Dawid was made.

Between 2005-2018 Pisuk worked on a photographic and reporting series on Brzeska Street in the Praga Północ district of Warsaw. The summary of this work will be a book that will be published between 2020/2021. Maciej Pisuk is currently working on the script of the feature film about Jacek Kuroń.

After the lecture, there will be time for a Q&A session during which the artist will answer the students’ questions.

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(c) Christoph Bangert

We invite students of the Kieślowski Film School for another online lecture at the special invitation of prof. UŚ dr hab. Rafał Milach. This time Christoph Bangert - a German photojournalist, teacher, winner of the World Press Photo award will meet our students on Tuesday, 28.04.2020 at 11.00 on ZOOM to talk about his work and latest projects.

Christoph Bangert became famous for widely commented photos from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, which were published, among others in The New York Times. He wrote several books including "War Porn" (2014) and "Hello Camel" (2016). Bangert regularly conducts photojournalism and documentary photography classes at universities and photography schools around the world.

The lecture will be followed by a Q&A session during which the guest will answer the questions.

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