Screenwriter and author of works for children. She is a German teacher, pedagogue and tutor. Ewa also studied screenwriting and directing, and has worked for Canal+ TV station for several years. She has created numerous animated and educational series for children and written over a dozen books for young readers.... Johanne Helgeland
She is a Norwegian director educated from the Norwegian Film School. Johanne has directed shorts, music videos and TV-series, and is an experienced commercial film director.... Stefano Cipani
He grew up in an artistic environment. During four years at the University of Bologna where Stefano studied Film History and Criticism, he became a part of theSPONKstudios. After his graduation, he moved to Los Angeles to become a Master of Film Making....
Jonathan graduated from the Dutch Film Academy in 2012. He made children programmes, as well as a couple of short films. His first feature film “Fashion Chicks” is a really colourful high school film. For his second feature “The Club of Ugly Children” he created a completely grey world.... Jakub Popielecki
He graduated in film studies from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Journalist of the Filmweb portal. He published, among others, in Przekrój, Ekrany and Dwutygodnik. He co-organized three editions of the Polish Short Waves Film Festival.... Julia Jarl
She is festival director at BUFF, Sweden’s major film festival for young audience. BUFF wants to strengthen children and young people’s opportunities to take part in qualitative film experiences, their ability to deepen their knowledge of film and to express themselves with moving images....
She earned her MFA in Film Studies at the La Sapienza University. From 2003 to 2010, she worked as first AD and for many Italian directors. In the same years, Isabella wrote and directed eight screenplays.... Aleksandra Ławska
She is a graduate of Cultural Studies at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Since 2018, she has been closely associated with the Cultural Education Foundation “Ad Arte”, where she has handled national and international film and educational projects.... Lia Bertels
She is an animation film director. After an internship in illustration at St. Martin School in London, she decided to begin animation studies at ENSAV La Cambre in Brussels, where she quickly found her mode of expression – a personal, sensitive and contemplative style influenced by her observation of humanity....
Film producer, manager of cultural projects, board member of UNI-SOLO Studio, member and co-founder of Dziki Bez Film Association, co-creator and coordinator of the Abstract Thought Festival and other educational initiatives, expert, and cultural animator.... Catarina Ramalho
Director, producer and programmer at PLAY – Lisbon International Kids Film Festival since its foundation eight years ago. She has been working in production and coordination of several projects in TV, cinema and performing arts.... Yvonne Augustin
She graduated from the Film Studies department of the University of Zurich with a PhD. Since 2013, she has been a member of the Zurich Film Festival team where she is responsible for the Educational Programme “ZFF for Kids” as well as for Public Affairs....
She studied Visual Communication at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar and Escola de Disseny I Art Barcelona. Since 2007, she has specialized in script development and dramaturgy of content for young audiences.... Agnieszka Powierska
Film educator, university lecturer, doctor of humanities in the field of arts. She gained her educational experience working, among others, with the National Museum in Poznań and Wandering Film Experts of the School Film Library.... Pavel Bednarik
He graduated in Film Studies and Philosophy from Palacky University in Olomouc. He has recently worked as an independent consultant and Chairman of the Board of Association for Film and Audiovisual Education....
Ania is 11 years old and passionate about horse riding and swimming. She also plays tennis. In her free time, she watches films, mainly adventure and fantasy movies.... Zosia Tomasik
Zosia is 10 years old and enjoys school drama, art and Polish classes. In her free time, she watches TV series, draws and reads.... Iga Mordarska
Iga is a 6th-grader. She is interested in horse riding, travelling and computer games. She likes watching crime films and loves anime.... Julia Kubaś
Julia is 11 years old and loves horse riding. Her strength is logical thinking. Filmwise, she enjoys watching adventure and horror movies the most.... Wojtek Kopka
Wojtek is 13 years old and interested in music. He plays the ukulele, guitar, piano and accordion. He also likes to compose himself, especially for a violin and piano duet.... Katharina Engelien
Katharina lived in London for most of her life, but two years ago she moved to Poland. She loves cinema, time spent with her dog Duke and computer games.... Bartosz Buchwald
Bartosz is 12 years old. He plays the guitar and is interested in metal music. He’s also into computer games and basketball....
Helena is a 6th-grader. She loves watching films, as well as talking about them. Her favourite school subjects are Polish and Maths.... Maja Rajchowiak
Maja is 11 years old and has a black dog whose name is Tokio. She loves taking him for walks and playing together. In her free time, she draws and paints.... Mateusz Kociołek
Mateusz is 12 years old, and he has a dog called Luck, a spider called Venessa and two colonies of beetles. His main interests are geography, history and biology. Mateusz trains athletics and tennis.... Stanisław Jankowski
Staś is in 6th grade. He enjoys spending time outdoors – riding his bike or skateboarding, and recently also climbing....
Cinema and music enthusiast, a connoisseur of Polish traditional dumplings who studies Psychology at the Jagiellonian University. Passionate about street photography. Mateusz has made his own short films – a grotesque creation of post-pandemic reflections – Horror vacui 2020 and Untersberg, czyli dzieje czerwonego Papy.... Julia Palmowska
Student of the final grade of high school. Passionate about cinema, music and literature – in her free time, she writes about them online under the pseudonym Palma kulturalna and talks on podcasts Inna Kultura (Other Culture) and Polskie Podwórko (Polish Backyard).... Julia Jadzińska
Winner of the Film Knowledge and Social Communication Olympics, student of Applied Sociology at the University of Warsaw....
Graduate of Bolesław Chrobry High School in Wrocław, a publicist and photo editor for the daily paper Trybuna, and an independent film reviewer.... Jakub Borkowski
He studies Film and New Media at the Jagiellonian University. For many years, Jakub has been interested in audiovisual art – from theoretical, as well as practical point of view.... Bruno Bednarski
A graduate of High School no. 13 in Szczecin, he studies at the Krzysztof Kieślowski Film School. Author of short, hand-drawn animations....
Culture and film expert, a graduate of the Institute of Audiovisual Arts at the Jagiellonian University. Co-founder of the Youth Film Academy in Nowy Sącz. Double winner of the National Film Speakers Competition 2011 (Main Award, Audience Award).... Agnieszka Piotrowska-Prażuch
She graduated in film studies and is the deputy manager of Amok art-house film theatre in Gliwice. She has initiated and carried out many projects in the field of broadly understood cultural education. Juror at international film festivals for young viewers.... Artur Lecybil
Political scientist by education. For 15 years, he has been associated with the Iluzja art-house film theatre in Częstochowa, where he’s been responsible for coordinating the New Horizons of Film Education programme. Organiser of film screenings for young viewers, as well as fringe events (e.g. workshops, animations, field games, artistic activities)....
Film expert, film educator, head of Studio cinema and manager of the Film and Photography Workshop at the Municipal Cultural Centre in Opole, lecturer at the Connoisseur Cinema programme of Opole’s Helios cinema. Passionate about classical films.... Lidia Latusek
Polish language teacher at Parnas Primary School in Wrocław. Film educator since 2011. Member of the ZEF Film Educators Team.... Bolesław Drochomirecki
A mathematician by education, he has been actively involved in the cultural scene of Opole since the early 1970s. For many years, he was head of Studio cinema in Opole, as well as creator and executor of the Opole New Horizons film education programme....