Jury

MAIN COMPETITION JURY

Izabela Plucińska

Born in 1974 in Koszalin, where she graduated Art High School. Studied animation in Wyższa Szkoła Filmowa Telewizyjna i Teatralna in Łódź and graphic and design at Academy of Fine Arts there. Graduated Konrad Wolf’s Wyższa Szkoła Filmowo-Telewizyjna in Potsdam in Germany. Received scholarship from DAAD, Nipkow Programm and DEFA Stiftung in Berlin. Among lots of clay animations, her biggest triumph is Jam Session (2005), awarded many times, including a Silver Bear for short film on Berlin Film Festival. Now she works in Berlin in her own production company Clay Traces. Since 2014 she is a teacher at the Arts Academy in Szczecin on Painting and New Media – Animations Department.


Katarzyna Wilk

Theatrologist, film/media expert, graduated Jagiellonian University. Vice President of Karakow Film Foundation and Vice Director of KFF Sales & Promotion – agency that promotes polish documentaries, short and animated films; since 2016 selling abroad mid-length and feature-length documentary films, where she is planning stretegy and festival distribution of documentaries. Coordinator of POLISH DOCS and POLISH DOCS PRO. Curator of many film retrospectives within several dozens of international film festivals, ogranizer of polish stands on film fairs and polish delegations of producers on the most important industry events. KFF Industry chief – department which accompanies Krakow Film Festival, dealing with events for the international film industry, such as film markets, workshops, pitching, presentations, panel discussions and conferences.

 

 


 

 

 

Damian Romaniak

Film and literature expert, PhD in Humanities, film culture animator, film literature critic, publicist, lecturer, film meeting discussions enthusiast. Hosted „Kino Konesera” in Helios multiplexes and Academic Film Club „Cyklino”. Played in independent films that were shown on film festivals about strange and defiant cinema. Author of articles and reviews about film and literature. He was and editor on Onet Film and Horror Online websites. Editor in Chief of culture and literature quarterly „eleWator”, member of selection team and Program Committee in Szczecin Film Festival, co-hosts Wieczory Filmowe z OFFICYNĄ. Polish, journalism and rhetoric teacher in private high school


JURY SENIOR TOPIC COMPETITION

Helena Borlik-Salcewicz

Traveler, sailor across the world for 12 years. Teacher, therapist and instructor by profession, made films and television programs. Author of documentaries for TVP1 and TVP2 awarded on professional film festivals in Poland and abroad. Artistic and meritoric supervisor of lots of documentary and animated films made by high school students and young participants of Rehabilitation Program Through Film and participants of Sail Therapy. Some of those films were awarded in amateur film movement on festivals in Poland and abroad.

In 2000 she created A Feast with Documentary and Animated Film in Szczecin, inviting films made by Polish Television from different regions and professional jury including professors from Film School in Łódź.

 


 

Wiesław Orłowski

Graduated Voice-Acting department in Music Academy in Wrocław. Works in Contemporary Theater in Szczecin, where he debuted in “Figle Kobiet” as Sir Hugo Evans. Actor and singer also in Opera na Zamku in Szczecin. Acts also in Teatr Krypta and Piwnica przy Krypcie. 50s French cinema enthusiast.

 


 

Michał Marks

Graduated Film and Audiovisual Culture Knowledge at Gdańsk University and Pomeranian Film Workshops in Gdynia Film School. Director of short films. Creating is his way to know himself and the world around him.