A FILM FOR YOU: GDYNIA
POLISH TITLE: ZROBIĘ FILM DLA CIEBIE: GDYNIA
A set of documentary shorts about Gdynia based on the ideas sent by its inhabitants.
- RUNNING TIME:
- Maciej Cuske, Piotr Stasik, Magdalena Kowalczyk, Edyta Wróblewska, Paweł Ferdek, Kalina Alabrudzińska, Marcin Bortkiewicz, Bartek Konopka, Agnieszka Smoczyńska
- Mistrzowska Szkoła Reżyserii Filmowej Andrzeja Wajdy (obecnie: Wajda Studio), Katarzyna Ślesicka
Maciej Cuske »Born in 1972 in Bydgoszcz. He is a graduate of the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing in Warsaw. He started as an amateur (What do you think about it, Gałuszko?, 12000 kilometres), during his studies he participated in the production of Silence (2003). The Cure (2004), Old Book Store (2005) and The Suburban Train (2007) were awarded at the Krakow Film Festival. He is also the author of documentaries: Ahoy (2006), Katyń. 60 Days on the Film Set (2007), In the Sky, on Earth (2007). An award winner at the festivals, among others, in Győr, Paris, Cieszyn, Łagów, Wrocław and Toruń.
Piotr Stasik »Graduate of the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing and the Institute of Applied Social Sciences at the University of Warsaw. He is a co-initiator of the “ę” Society of Creative Initiatives and worked as a lecturer in the Film Kindergarten of the Wajda School as well as a chairman of the Film 1,2 Association. He made a film series which includes How to Make a Movie (2010) and Muzykoteka szkolna (2011). His documentaries "Diary of Journey" (2013), "The Last Day of the Summer" (2010), "7 x Moscow" (2005) were screened and awarded at many festivals. In 2016 he was nominated for the European Film Award for his film "21xNew York".
Magdalena Kowalczyk »Was born in 1983 r. in Warsaw. She graduated from documentary course in the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing. Her film “Reflection” was made during the „Film Kindergarden” Course in Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing. The film was awarded on the XII IFF "ETIUDA&ANIMA" 2005. She’s a one of director’s in “Silence II” – a set of etudes made by students of the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing and a co-director in the Polish-German project “Reflection” – a set of shorts made as a result of cooperation of the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing and the International Filmschul Koln in 2006. Her last short documentary is called “By the river” (2006)
Edyta Wróblewska »Graduated from Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing and Camerimage Film School in Poland. Also graduated from Warsaw School of Economics and French Institute of Management. For several years she has been working for media companies (Agora S.A., Wizja TV, AtomicTV, The Warsaw Voice). In 2006 she took part in Berlinale Talent Campus. Her filmmaking experience includes directing, scriptwriting and production. Her documentary films were screened at many international film festivals (Toronto, New York, Boston, San Francisco, San Diego, London, Sheffield, Nice, Zagreb, Kiev, Guangzhou, Melbourne, Cracow, Wroclaw and many more). A member of Polish Filmmakers Association.
Paweł Ferdek »
Scriptwriter, documentary filmmaker, globtrotter. A graduate of Warsaw University (International Relations), Akademia Praktyk Teatralnych "Gardzienice" and European film programme EKRAN in Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing.