VOLTE

POLISH TITLE: WOLTA

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Zuzia -12, has been training vaulting for two years and has extraordinary role topping the acrobatic pyramid. She is “flyer” lifted by the stronger and more experienced vaulters-“base”. Another intensive season begins. During training sessions it becomes apparent that the girl has lost some of her grace and lightnes. At first the coach blames the “base” but they admit that Zuzia is to big to lift her. It became clear that she is “just growing” and her role is given over to a younger girl.

GENRE:
documentary
COUNTRY:
Poland
RUNNING TIME:
14'
YEAR:
DIRECTING:
Monika Kotecka, Karolina Poryzała
SCRIPT:
Monika Kotecka, Karolina Poryzała
DOP:
Monika Kotecka
EDITOR:
Katarzyna Sawicka
PRODUCTION:
Studio Munka
COPRODUCTION:
O.K.O Film Marcin Janiec, CUKRY Krzysztof Kuczyk, Mikołaj Syguda, Monika Kotecka, Karolina Poryzała

Monika Kotecka »

 (b. 1981, Poland) is a cinematographer and photographer by education and newcomer director by practice. Before going into film she studied Social Sciences at the University of Wroclaw and Photography at the European Academy of Photography. Next step was the National Film School in Lodz at the Cinematography Department which she graduated from with honors. She realized numerous short films that traveled internationally (Berlinale/ Cannes/New Horizons/Two Riversides). Monika is a Berlinale Talent Campus alumni, she participated in various photography and film programmes, such as Cinetrain, Triangle in Cooperation (Israel), City Space (Germany), Poland-Russia New Gaze Project. She conducted film workshops for kids in Poland and abroad. In 2011 she was nominated to „Warto“ Award in the category of film.

 

Karolina Poryzała »

(b. 1978, Poland) is a photographer and screenwriter. Her higher education began at the Zoology Department at Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW. She then moved on to complete a three-year Film Directing Programme at the Studium for Audiovisual Arts. She studied at the Photography Department in the National Film School in Lodz and finished a scriptwriting course at the Cracow Scriptwriting School. As photographer she has always been focused on creative documentary. Her diploma project “Troma Trip America” was displayed at numerous galleries, including prestigious FOAM in Amsterdam. Her socially involved photo-reportages have been presented at photography festivals as well as printed in top Polish periodicals, such as Gazeta Wyborcza, Polityka and Newsweek. Currenlty, she is working on TV-series script for a broadcaster and develops her debut feature film screenplay.