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Kamila Chojnacka, Milena Dutkowska and Magdalena Seweryn are three students of Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television University of Silesia who entered the second stage of the Papaya Young Directors contest. 20 of the 1076 submissions were submitted.

The authors of the selected 20 director’s explications produce their videos based on their ideas. During the production of the final entries, the creators receive funds in the amount of PLN 8000 gross, as well as support in the form of consultation, production assistance, and contacts to the contest’s partner companies (video, lighting and grip equipment, post-production houses) and producers, who will assist the finalists with their knowledge and experience.

The set of the spot "It's better to lose 5 minutes than life in 5 seconds"

Tragic accident at the pedestrian crossing, police radio car, ambulance - fortunately it is just a photo shoot of a new social spot of Silesian Police. The co-creators of the spot are students of the Faculty of Radio and Television in Katowice.

On April 10th, all-day photo shoots for the spot took place: "It's better to lose 5 minutes than life in 5 seconds". Special guest starring in the spot was Kajetan Kajetanowicz.

Krzysztof Zanussi's lecture at the University of Dallas

Krzysztof Zanussi, internationally-renowned Polish film director, scriptwriter and producer, presented the annual Eugene McDermott Lecture hosted by the University of Dallas Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts. The lecture, “Reading Signs of Time in our Days,” took place on March 29 at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving, Texas.

"What sings in the grass?" - the short film competition

Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television encourages to participate in the short film competition inspired by the educational campaign "What sings in the grass?". The competition, organized by the Silesian Zoological Garden, is open and the participation is free.

One of the most important objectives of the competition is to familiarize participants with local biodiversity and to make them more aware of their needs, also to develop the creative capacity of young people. The organizers believe that participating in the competition is a perfect promotion of active leisure and spending time in the nature.

The Silesian Zoological Garden will be waiting for submissions until May 8. To find more information click the link.

Wojciech Klimala with the scholarship

On March 20th in Warsaw Wojciech Klimala, student of Directing at the Faculty of Radio and Television, received a scholarship from the Minister of Culture and National Heritage for his artistic accomplishments. A scholarship in amount of PLN 50,000 was granted under the 14th edition of the "Young Poland" Program. The young director will spend the full amount on his second full-length documentary, "The Signs," which tells the story of the Deaf Miss World.