Kasia Klimkiewicz

Kasia’s debut feature film Flying Blind premiered at the 2012 Edinburgh International Film Festival where was nominated for the prestigious Michael Powell Award. The film received three Awards (Grand Prix, Best Director, Critics Award) at the Polish Festival of First Films in Koszalin. Flying Blind was released cinematically in the UK and in Poland in 2013.

KATARZYNA KLIMKIEWICZ is a graduate from the Polish Film School in Lodz and alumni of the Binger Film Lab in Amsterdam.

 

Since 2000 she has collaborated with Polish National Television on many projects, including her documentary, Krystian Lupa’s Labyrinth. Her documentary Wasserschlacht – The Great Border Battle co-directed with Andrew Friedman was awarded Berlin Today Award during Berlinale 2007.  Her short film Hanoi-Warszawa won many Polish and International awards and was voted the Best Short of 2010 by the European Film Academy.  Her debut feature film Flying Blind premiered in Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2012 where it has been nominated for the prestigious Michael Powell Award. The film received three Awards (Grand Prix, Best Director, Critics Award) at the Polish Festival of First Films in Koszalin. Flying Blind was released cinematically in the UK and in Poland in 2013.

 

In spring 2013 she co-directed an experimental short The Island commissioned by the Danish Festival CPH:DOX and shot in Chile. (The film won a Canon Tiger Award for Short Films at the 2014 International Film Festival Rotterdam.) Later in 2013 Katarzyna also co-directed the 6th season of a prestigious Polish historical drama Days of Honor (http://czashonoru.tvp.pl)

 

She’s been working as a director in Poland, Germany, Israel, Chile and the UK. Katarzyna is a member of the European Film Academy and an expert in Polish Film Institute.

 

FILMOGRAPHY

2013     Days of Honor – season 6 TV historical drama

2013     The Island short film

2012     Flying Blind feature film

2010     The National Stadium  TV documentary series

2009   Hanoi-Warsaw short fiction film

2009   Nothing to Lose documentary

2007   Wasserschlacht – The Great Border Battle documentary

2003   Krystian Lupa’s Labirynth documentary

2000   Heaven on Earth documentary

1999   Treading Water short fiction film

1997   Where the charcoal is burnt documentary

 

AWARDS

Flying Blind

Audience Award, Bath Film Festival, 2013

Best Director, Polish First Film Festival Młodzi i Film, Koszalin 2013

Grand Prix, Polish First Film Festival Młodzi i Film, Koszalin 2013

Critics Award, Polish First Film Festival Młodzi i Film, Koszalin 2013

 

Hanoi-Warszawa

European Film Award 2010

Grand Prix at Alcine,  Alcala de Henares, Spain 2010

EY 2010 Special Award Cottbus, Niemcy 2010

Grand Prix at Ladies First Competition, Lady Filmmakers FF, Beverly Hills, USA 2010

Best Film, Young Talents Competition, Batumi Arthouse Film Festival, Georgia 2010

Best Short at the Short Film Festival in Almaty, Kazakhstan 2011

Special Jury Prize at Polish Film Festival in Gdynia, Poland 2009

Special Mention for the actress Thu Ha Mai at  Polish Film Festival in Gdynia, Poland 2009

Golden Angel, Shortcut competition at Tofifest, Toruń, Poland 2010

Grand Prix, Quest Europe, ISFF, Zielona Góra, Poland 2010

Golden Amber for Best Short, Koszalin, Poland 2010

 

Wasserschlacht – Wielka Wojna Graniczna

Berlin Today Award, Berlinale, Germany 2007

Kasia Klimkiewicz
is represented by:
Charlotte Knight office@knighthallagency.com
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