GRANDMA’S DAY (Dzień babci) – dir. Miłosz Sakowski, 1st Prize | WHAT I WANT (To, czego chcę) – dir. Damian Kocur, 2nd Prize | AMERICA (Ameryka) – dir. Aleksandra Terpińska, 3rd Prize
GRANDMA’S DAY | Dzień babci | dir. Miłosz Sakowski | PL | 2015 | 30 mi
prod|pro Leszek Kopeć, Jerzy Rados scen|wr Miłosz Sakowski, Marcin Kubawski zdj|ph Kacper Zieliński mon|ed Miłosz Sakowski ob|cast Anna Dymna, Mateusz Nędza, Łukasz Simlat
Tomek needs money. He tries to pull a “grandparent scam” on an elderly woman. When it seems that everything is going according to plan, the woman suddenly exposes the scammer and locks him in her apartment. She has a deal for him. Tomek will get the money if he pretends to be her grandson when a social worker comes to visit.
He studied journalism. For five years he worked as a reporter for Polish news channel TVN24. He left television to study at Gdynia Film School.
2015 FAF TWO RIVERSIDES Kazimierz Dolny, Janowiec nad Wisłą – 1st Prize, Independent Short Films Competition
WHAT I WANT | To, czego chcę | dir. Damian Kocur | PL | 2015 | 30 min
prod|pro Jerzy Łukaszewicz scen|wr Damian Kocur zdj|ph Damian Kocur muz|mus Maria Holka mon|ed Sebastian Mialik ob|cast Ariel Makara, Karolina Marczok, Daniel Furmaniak
Ariel, for whom his beloved football team and his dog are everything. Karolina, a single mother for whom a cheerleading career at one of the Silesian football teams is an illusory chance for a better life. When the two meet, it’s a clash of two seemingly different desires, both of which stem from loneliness.
Translator, student of cinematography at the Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television at the University of Silesia in Katowice. Graduated from German studies at the Jagellonian University.
2015 FAF TWO RIVERSIDES Kazimierz Dolny, Janowiec nad Wisłą – 2nd Prize, Independent Short Films Competition
AMERICA | Ameryka | dir. Aleksandra Terpińska | PL | 2015 | 30 min
prod|pro Jerzy Łukaszewicz scen|wr Aleksandra Terpińska zdj|ph Bartosz Bieniek mon|ed Przemysław Chruścielewski ob|cast Marta Mazurek, Aleksandra Adamska, Małgorzata Trofimiuk
Two teenagers – Anka and Dżastina – entertain themselves with dreams of a better life. Bored with their everyday existence, the two friends decide to go hitch-hiking. The adventure, which initially seemed innocent, transforms into an emotional game, and the unfolding events will forever change their relations.
ALEKSANDRA TERPIŃSKA (1983)
Graduated from directing at the Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television at the University of Silesia and from psychology at the University of Wrocław. Director and screenwriter of short films, advertisements, and music videos.
2015 IFF Camerimage – Golden Tadpole in the Student Etudes Competition
2015 FFD YOUTH AND FILM Koszalin – Special Mention
2015 IFF T-Mobile New Horizons – Special Prize in the Zoom Competition
2015 FAF TWO RIVERSIDES Kazimierz Dolny, Janowiec nad Wisłą – 3rd Prize, Independent Short Films Competition
2015 ISFF ŻubrOFFka – Best Student Film
2016 NFF Prowincjonalia – Best Short Fiction Film