Bartosz Konopka

Bartosz Konopka

Poland

Bartosz Konopka is one of the most frequently awarded Polish directors. His latest film RABBIT A LA BERLIN was nominated for the Academy Award 2010 in the Documentary Short Subject category. So far the film has won awards at festivals such as Hot Docs Toronto, Hamptons, Jihlava, Krakow Film Festival, Planete Doc Review. Konopka’s short feature debut THREE FOR THE TAKING (2006) produced by Studio Munka won 12 awards at many different festivals, i.e. Grand Prix at Brest Film Festival and Best Debut Award at Message To Man IFF in St. Petersburg. His documentary THE GOAT WALKER (2004) was awarded by Planete Television at the Berlinale in 2004 and was then shown by all Planete chanels worldwide. It also won a number of audience awards at various festivals. Bartek holds a Master degree in film studies from the Jagiellonian University and has graduated from the directing department in the Kieślowski Radio and Television School in Katowice and the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing. FEAR OF FALLING is his debute feature film. His latest film THE MUTE (2018) won the Best Cinematography Award at Polish Film Festival (FPFF).