On Friday, April 12, 2024, I conducted classes for the second grade high school students of ZSO no. 4 of Silesian Piasts in Gliwice, Poland. Once again, thank you very much for the invitation, focused attention, interest and numerous attendance at the presentation.

PREMIERE OF THE FILM "WOMAN OF..."

On Monday, March 25, 2024, I had the great pleasure of attending the premiere of the latest film by Małgorzata Szumowska and Michał Englert entitled "Woman Of..." at the Muranów Cinema in Warsaw.

I GIVE CLASSES AT THE UNIVERSITY

On Tuesday, March 12, 2024, I gave my first four-hour class on screenwriting for students of BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing course at my University of South Wales in the UK.

I am very pleased to announce that the scripts of my three animated films were noticed at the "Rewind International Film Festival" in the UK. The scripts of the "Nibbling of the Night" and "Celine" received a "Semi-Finalist" status, while "The Lodger" achieved the "Nominee" mark, which means that it is nominated in the "Best Student Screenplay" category.

On Monday, January 22, 2024, I had the pleasure of continuing the recording of the Polish dubbing for our animated film "Nibbling of the Night".

Tomasz Sordyl, a talented student of the Academy of Theater Arts in Wrocław, lent his voice to Billy, the husband of the film’s main character, the unhappy housewife Suzy.

On Friday, January 5, 2024, something wonderful happened: we recorded Polish dubbing for our animated film "Nibbling of the Night".

As a director and screenwriter I had the great pleasure of working with talented students of the Warsaw Film School as well as professionals from the film industry.

On Wednesday, January 3, 2024, I was invited to the Secondary School of Stanisław Lem in Nieporęt, where I gave an artistic and educational presentation for high school students.

On Thursday, December 21, 2023, I visited the Public Primary School of Adela Goszczyńska in Wszebory, where I gave two presentations.

I am glad that in addition to my inspirations and favorite texts of culture, I could also share information about my latest animated film "Nibbling of the Night", which will be available to watch for a wider audience in 2024.

On Wednesday, December 20, 2023, I had the pleasure of giving a presentation at the Primary School with Bilingual Departments No. 35 in Legionowo. I talked about working on my older and newer short animated films, as well as the animation techniques I use to create them.

On Tuesday, December 19, 2023, I met for the third time with students of the TeamWork School to conduct classes for high school and primary school.

The topic of our meeting "Works of the Romantic era – an inspiration for contemporary artists" aroused the audience's interest. Thank you very much for your nice reception and commitment throughout the presentation.

I am very happy to announce that I am the winner of the national "Young Polish Woman" competition in the "Culture and Art" category in 2023. Thank you very much to everyone who voted for me and the Jury responsible for the final selection of the winners.

It is an honor for me and a motivation to continue working hard.

Script of my 10-minute animated film "Nibbling of the Night" got selected for the international festival "Urbanite Arts & Film Festival" in New York, USA.

My photograph "Water Oculus" was presented in the Gallery "Interferences" as part of the exhibition "Uncoupled Photography - SPACE".

On 20.02.2023, on the occasion of the International Mother Language Day, I was invited to the XXVIII Wojciech Bednarski Secondary School in Krakow, Poland, to conduct classes on the backstage of creating my animated films, literary inspirations from Greek mythology and the Romantic era.

The initiator of the meeting was a creative Polish philologist and writer – Ms. Weronika Szelegiewicz.

I am glad that once again I had the opportunity to share my passion with others!


The screenplay of a 10-minute-long 2D animated film we are currently working on,entitled "Celine" was awarded in the "Best Short Film Script" category at the "Wisdom Tree International Film Festival" in Pune, India, in January.


Screenplays of the three animated films I'm currently working on have been officially selected for the "Wisdom Tree International Film Festival" in Pune, India.
Two of them came back from there with important achievements!


My script of the film "The Lodger", 3D computer animation about domestic violence, became a Finalist at the international festival "Bestlov Film Festival" based in France in the category of short screenplays.


On Tuesday, January 10, 2023, I was invited for the second time to the TeamWork School in Józefów to conduct two blocks of classes for high school and primary school students in English and Polish language regarding my work on animated films, 3D computer animation studies and inspirations which I take from Greek mythology and legacy of the Romantic era.


On Monday, January 9, 2023, I was invited to Primary School No. 94 in Warsaw, where I conducted two hours of classes for students of the sixth grade. Through my short, animated films, I talked about various animation techniques, my path so far as a young artist and inspirations drawn from literature.


I present the works of UrszulaZawiasa - a painter and artist who would like to share her works with an artistically sensitive audience and is curious about the viewers opinions about her paintings.


If you would like to support me in my artistic work, I kindly invite you to become my patron on Patreon or Patronite. Thank you very much for your help!


My script of the film "The Lodger”, 3D computer animation, which is currently in development, became a winner in the "Best Screenplay" category at the "4theatre selection" film festival based in Rome, Italy.


"The Lodger" – a 3D computer animated film I am currently working on received a status of a "Quarter-Finalist" in the "Emerging Filmmakers Grant" competition which is a part of the "Scout Film Festival" in Boston, USA.


14.11.2022 we received the statute from the "Polish Youth Film Festival reACTION!" in Poznań, where the animated film "The Mystery of the Moonflower" was awarded in the "Best Original Music" category.


I am happy with the achievement of "The execution of memory" - my animated film was awarded 3rd place at the "Kozzi Gangsta Film Festival" in Kargowa in the "Promotional film" category showcasing films with a pro-social value, related to the reconstructions of identities of communities.


Łódź Voivodeship Public Library of Marshal Józef Piłsudski in Łódź asked me to use 12 digital graphics created by me for the exhibition entitled "Adam Mickiewicz's Ballads and romances. 200 years in culture".


My animated film "Phantom" received the Honourable Mention Award and the Audience Award in the film competition "For the sharp fang of the vampire" which is part of the "Vampirade".

On this occasion, I was asked to prepare a short recording. I decided to share in it information about a new stop motion puppet animation which I am currently working on entitled: "Nibbling of the Night".


I am really excited about the new "Phantom" achievement!

In July, my animated film was presented at the "Vampirade - the nineteenth holiday horror review" as part of the film competition "For the sharp fang of the vampire".

"Phantom" received the Honourable Mention Award and the Audience Award. I am very grateful!


After auditions and rehearsals with actors, I organized voice acting recording sessions for the needs of my 3 animated films which I direct. In July 2022 I met in person with 13 actors at a sound recording studio in Cardiff, where we recorded dialogue tracks of 16 animated characters.


For over a week, I have been organizing online rehearsals, preparing 14 actors to voice 17 characters in the 3 short, animated films which I direct.

I had a great pleasure of working with experienced actors, acting students and graduates.

Thank you very much to you all for the time, effort and heart put into the preparations! I learned a lot from you myself, it was a very developing experience for me.

It's an amazing feeling to be able to hear and direct the voices that make the film characters come alive.

I am very grateful to everyone, and I look forward to the recording time in the studio!


In June 2022, I organised and held voice acting auditions in Cardiff, looking for actors who could become voices of the characters in my three animated short films which I direct.

The auditions lasted 4 days, we auditioned 25 people.

Many thanks to Igor Proskuryakov for being a great assistant and cameraman.

Auditioning actors was a very exciting experience for me. The roles have already been cast and rehearsals are underway.

Voices recordings will take place soon!


I am very happy about the achievement of "Phantom", which received the award in the "Best Original Screenplay" category at the "Festival RENUAC" in Chile.

Also, my modest documentary "Venus" received the "Student Film Award" for the best student film at the "Central Illinois Feminist Film Festival" in the USA.


On August 21, 2021, I was invited to the Polish Radio 24 to take part in the program of the series "Culturally about", during which I talked about my inspirations in creating animated films. I also announced the realization of two new animations which I am currently working on.


In April, I gave an interview for the July issue of "Cogito" magazine - a monthly magazine popular among high school students.


In the middle of the night of June 24-25, I gave an individual interview for the American "Shenandoah Youth Film Festival" in Virginia, for which my two animated films "The execution of memory" and "Phantom" were selected.


On June 23, 2021, I gave presentations to the students of the 7th, 6th and 5th grade of the French School in Warsaw (Lycee Francais de Varsovie).


On June 12, 2021, I took part in a panel organized by the Irish "Fresh International Film Festival" dedicated to the aspect of creating films in different languages and influences of the language on the perception of the presented story.

During the meeting, I talked about my inspirations from the poetry of Adam Mickiewicz and Jerzy Ficowski and the reception of my poem adaptations by foreign viewers.


On May 27, 2021, I conducted classes on animation techniques for high school and primary school students at TeamWork School in Józefów.


On May 5, 2021, I was invited to Good Morning TVN. The meeting was graced by the presence of an eminent Polish actor Maciej Stuhr. I encourage you to watch the recording with our participation and read an article about it.


On Sunday, April 25, 2021, I was invited to participate in the program "Artistic catwalk" on fourth station of Polish Radio.

I cordially invite you to listen to the entire interview in the form of a podcast led by Katarzyna Cygler.


On March 19, 2021, I accepted an invitation from the 6th grade of the Primary School in Dobrzykowice to talk about my inspirations by Greek mythology while creating "Arachne. Not a spider story." which was my first 2D computer animated film.


On March 11, 2021, I was asked to give a presentation on my creative work on films and preparations for the stop motion animation entitled "Phantom" in a class with an extended media profile at the 2nd Emilia Plater High School in Sosnowiec.


Recently I was invited to the journalistic profile class at the 17th Young Poland High School in Krakow, to give an interview and tell about the behind the scenes of my stop motion puppet animation "Phantom", which is an adaptation of the poem by Adam Mickiewicz under the same title.

Become a patron

I would be very grateful if you would like to become my patrons. I would use the received support to finance three animated films I currently work on as their director, screenwriter, and animator, financing them from my own savings.

I also would like to thank you for your help by allowing access in advance to film news, scripts, behind-the-scenes materials.

My patrons will be able to receive the status of an Official Film Sponsor or even the Founder of the upcoming productions and be mentioned in the end credits of the films.

 

My artistic creations can be supported through services such as Patronite or Patreon. For Polish patrons, I recommend the Patronite service, and for international patrons, the world known Patreon.

Thank you wholeheartedly in advance! The opportunity to build a community with patrons confirms my belief that my daily hard work and passion are appreciated, which additionally motivates me to make even greater efforts.

Let's bring together thought-provoking stories to the screen that will inspire us to build a better world!

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