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Photo from the movie "Supernova", dir. and DoP Andrzej Cichocki

Film Supernova, produced by Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television, was awarded with Platinum Remi Award on the 49th WorldFest Houston Film Festival (USA). It’s the first international prize for the film of Andrzej Cichocki (film’s director and DoP). The film was already presented on the biggest national festivals, among others, in Gdynia, Koszalin, Wrocław and Łagów. Last year, Cichocki’s short film, The Shadow Forest, was awarded with Golden Remi at the Houston Festival.

The full list of laureates of this year’s edition is avaialable on the Festival’s website.

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Photo from the movie "America", dir. Aleksandra Terpińska, DoP Bartosz Bieniek

Film America, produced by Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television, was awarded with the Golden Horseman of the Youth Jury in the International Competition at the 28th FilmFest International Short Film Festival in Dresden (Germany). This is another award for the film directed by Aleksandra Terpińska with Bartosz Bieniek as the DoP, which was before awarded at festivals in Bydgoszcz, Koszalin, Białystok, Katowice and Jelenia Góra.

In the coming weeks, America will take part in the competitions during the next two international festivals: Sehsüchte in Potsdam (Germany) and Mediawave in Komárom (Hungary).
Full list of winners of the Festival in Dresden is available on its official website.

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Photo from the movie "The Return", dir. Damian Kocur, DoP Kacper Sędzielewski

On May, 29 the 56th Kraków Film Festival will begin - one of the leading European festivals dedicated to documentary and short films. The program of this year's edition includes five films produced by Kieslowski Faculty of Radio and Television. Their premiere screenings will take place in Kraków.

The following films have been classified to the Polish Competition:

  • Daniel, dir. Anastazja Dąbrowska, DoP Robert Lis (world premiere)
  • The Return, dir. Damian Kocur, DoP Kacper Sędzielewski (world premiere)

The following short films have been included in the program of the Polish Film Panorama:

  • Summer, dir. Karol Lindholm, DoP Martyna Jakimowska (world premiere)
  • The Afterimage, dir. and DoP Piotr Dudak (Polish premiere)
  • It Happens, dir. Arek Biedrzycki, DoP Piotr Pawlus (world premiere).

More information can be found on the festival’s official website.

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Photo from the movie "What I Want", dir. and DoP Damian Kocur

Film What I Want, produced by the Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television, has been - as the only Polish title - shortlisted for the Next Generation Competition, which will take place at the International Short Film Festival in Brussels (Belgium). Film by Damian Kocur was previously presented and awarded at many festivals at home and abroad, among others in Belgrade, Gdynia, Bydgoszcz, Olsztyn and Lagow.

The festival will begin in Brussels on April 27 and will last until May 8. See the official website for more information.

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Photo from the movie "Hurly-Burly", dir. Kuba Czekaj, DoP Adam Palenta

The winning streak of the film Hurly-Burly, produced by Kieslowski Faculty of Radio and Television, continues. The short film directed by Kuba Czekaj and with Adam Palenta as a DoP, is present in the programs of several international festivals that will be held in April:


- 10th International Film Festival NexT, which began yesterday in the capital of Romania, Bucharest. The film takes part in the International Competition;
- Riverside Short Film Festival, which begins tomorrow in New Haven (USA). The film is the competition section;
- 28th International Short Film Festival in Dresden (Germany), which will begin on April 12. The film will be presented in a special show of the most interesting Polish short films, prepared by the Krakow Film Foundation;
- Short Film Week, which starts on April 11 in Madrid (Spain). Here, as in the case of the festival in Dresden, “Hurly burly” will be a part of the presentation of Polish short films, which were prepared the Krakow Film Foundation.

Until now Hurly-Burly has been presented at over 30 festivals in the country and abroad.