Jury members of 15th Łodzią po Wiśle Competition
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20. 03. 2017.

The jury members of the 15th "Łodzią po Wiśle" Competition, Adam Guziński, Adam Palenta & Jakub Tarkowski will watch and evaluate 37 student films from Lodz. Welcome aboard.

On 7 & 8 April, 37 films in competition will be screened at the Warsaw Iluzjon Cinema. The jury will decide which of them will receive the following awards: the Grand Prix and the prizes in the four categories: Best Fiction Student Film, Best Student Documentary, Best Student Animated Film and Best Cinematography, or Best Cinematography Student Author Film.

 And who are the jury members?


 Film and theatre director and a screenwriter. Born in 1970. Lodz Film School Direction graduate (1999). His student film "Jakub" won the Grand Prix at the Cinéfondation Film Festival in Cannes (1998). His next film "Antychryst" (2002) was screened at over 80 film festivals winning many awards and distinctions, amongst them the Grand Prix at the Bilbao Film Festival thank to which it was shortlisted for an Oscar nomination. His full-length fiction debut film "Chłopiec na galopującym koniu" (2006) had its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, followed by a participation in over 60 festivals. Lately Adam Guzinski has directed a few plays for theatre and television and shot a few TV series. "Wspomnienie lata" is his secondo full-length fiction film. (photo: Rafał Nowak, rafalnowak.com) http://filmpolski.pl/fp/index.php?osoba=1138906


Cinematographer, member of the Polish Society of Cinematographers (PSC). Born in 1976. Graduate of Radio and Television Department of the Silesian University and Poznan Fine Arts Academy. His cinematographer’s debut, a film „Baby Bump” by Kuba Czekaj, won a prestigious Queer Lion Award Special Mention at the 72nd Venice Film Festival and a Special Mention at the 40th Film Festival in Gdynia. The two film-makers’ next project, a film „Królewicz Olch”, had its American premiere at the Slamdance Festival, and the European one at the Berlin Film Festival. The film won the Youth Jury Award at the 41st Gdynia Film Festival. Adam Palenta is the winner of numerous prizes and distinctions in Poland and abroad at such Film Festivals as: Outfest, Los Angeles, Palm Springs International Short Fest USA, DOXA Documentary FF, Canada (Youth Jury Honourable Mention), BCN Sports Film Festival Spain, European Film Schools’ Festival, Vilnius Film and Cracow Film Festival.


Director and animator. Born in 1978. Lodz Film School animation graduate. In 2003, received Ridley Scott Award for the storyboard for a full-length animated film „Le Bab”. Worked for Moving Pictures Company on „Harry Potter IV” and as a special effects animator for Ridley Scott’s film „Kingdom of Heaven”. Author of animated projects for theatre plays, music videos and advertisements. Co-director of his full-length debut film „Jeż Jerzy” , next to Wojtek Wawszczyk and Tomasz Leśniak. At present, is working at the Human Ark directing the second season of the series for children „Kacperiada” and on a new project „We Are the Tribe”.