Daria Lipko born in 1976, Krakow. In 2001 she graduated from the Jagiellonian University, Department of Theater Arts, and in 2002 from the Department of Management in Culture. She studied in the United States and in India (Kerala and Bangalore) where she got a scholarship for studies on Classical Indian Dances. Since 2001 she has been co‑working with TVN (Polish commercial TV) on various documentaries and fiction series, as a director and as an executive producer. She was also a participant of Dragon Forum – her idea for documentary (State of Mind) won HBO award for the best project.