DIRECTORS

Jerzy Antczak

Film and theatre director, screenwriter and actor. He was born on December 25, 1929 in Volodymyr-Volynsky (now Ukraine). A graduate of the State Higher School of Acting in Łódź (1953). He co-founded the student theatre movement, including the Red Serpent Cabaret/Kabaret...

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Filip Bajon

Film, theatre and television director, screenwriter, producer, actor, writer, teacher. He was born on August 25, 1947 in Poznan. A graduate of the law faculty at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (1970) and the Directing Department of the State Higher School of Film, ...

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Andrzej Barański

Film, theatre and television director, screenwriter. He was born on April 2, 1941, in Pinczów. Before film school, he studied at the University of Technology in Gliwice. A graduate of the Directing Department of the State Higher School of Film, Television and Theatre in...

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Stanisław Bareja

Film director, screenwriter and actor. He was born on December 5, 1929 in Warsaw. In 1954, he completed his courses at the Department of Directing of the State Film School in Łódź, but he did not receive a full university degree until twenty years later. He started as an...

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Ryszard Ber

Film, theatre, television and radio director, screenwriter and actor. He was born on February 2, 1933 in Vilnius and died on May 27, 2004 in Bydgoszcz. A graduate of the Department of Directing of the State Film School in Łódź (1955). After graduation, he worked as the...

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Jacek Bromski

Film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. He was born on December 19, 1946 in Wrocław. In the 1960s and 1970s, he worked as a DJ on Polish Radio; he also hosted concerts at song festivals in Opole and Sopot. Between 1965-1970, he studied painting at the Academy of...

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Leonard Buczkowski

Film director, screenwriter and actor. He was born on August 5, 1900 in Warsaw; he died on February 19, 1967 in Warsaw. In 1918, during the First World War, he fought as a pilot. He studied acting at the Stanisława Wysocka Dramatic Film Studio and the Wiktor Biegański Film...

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Ryszard Bugajski

Film, theatre and television director, screenwriter, novelist, translator. Born on April 27, 1943 in Warsaw. A graduate of philosophy at the University of Warsaw and the Directing Department of the State Higher School of Film, Television and Theatre in Łódź (1973)....

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Eugeniusz Cękalski

Director of feature films and documentaries, screenwriter, cinematographer, editor, producer, educator, film theorist, journalist and translator. He was born on December 30, 1906 in Saratov, died on May 31, 1952 in Prague. Until 1918, he lived in Russia. After the death of...

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Sylwester Chęciński

Film, theatre and television director and screenwriter. He was born on May 21, 1930 in Susiec near Tomaszów Lubelski. A graduate of the Directing Department of the State Film School in Łódź (1956). After several years working as an assistant director – his credits include...

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Tadeusz Chmielewski

Director, screenwriter, film producer. He was born on June 7, 1927 in Tomaszów Mazowiecki. A graduate of the Department of Directing of the State Film School in Łódź (1954). He started as an assistant director, including the film Podhale w ogniu/Podhale Ablaze (1955)...

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Andrzej Domalik

Film, theatre and television director, writer, set designer, actor and teacher. He was born on June 6, 1949 in Góra Śląska. In the years 1969-1972 he studied at the Faculty of Law and Administration of Jagiellonian University. A graduate of the Department of Directing of...

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Jerzy Domaradzki

Film and theatre director, screenwriter, documentary filmmaker. Born on January 6, 1943 in Lviv. He studied at the Department of Cinematography of the State Film School in Łódź (1961–1964), later at the University of Warsaw where he graduated from sociology in 1970, and...

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Waldemar Dziki

Director, writer, producer. He was born on September 28, 1956 in Zakopane. A graduate of the Film School in Łódź (1980). His debut was Kartka z podróży/Postcard from a Journey (1983), a psychological drama set in the Jewish ghetto during World War Two and produced by the...

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Feliks Falk

Film, theatre and television director, screenwriter, playwright, producer and educator. He was born on February 25, 1941 in Stanisławów. He graduated from the Faculty of Painting and Graphic Design of the Academy of Fine Arts (1966) and the Directing Department of the State...

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