Kuba Czekaj

Kuba Czekaj

Poland

I have always striven to 'step out from the screen' and have a physical effect on the audience. What I want is for them to really feel the mental and emotional states being played out 'up there’ and for their experience to be tangible, palpable.    

Biography

Kuba Czekaj. Born in Wrocław, 18.06.1984. Screenwriter and Director. Graduated in directing from the Krzysztof Kieslowski Radio and Television Faculty at the University of Silesia in Katowice in 2010 and from the Development Lab Feature Programme at the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing, in Warsaw in 2011. He received a scholarship from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. Director, screenwriter of two short features DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK ROOM and TWIST & BLOOD. BABY BUMP is his first feature film which was developed by Biennale College and world premiered at the Venice IFF., followed by THE EARLPRINCE which screened at Berlinale Generation and in competition at the Gdynia Film Festival and won the Young Jury Award for Best Film.

Films Selection