Anna  Kazejak

Anna Kazejak

Poland

Biography

Anna Kazejak is national and international awarded director and screenwriter. Prior to attending at the National Film School in Lodz in 2001, she spent many years studying film theory. In 2005, Kazejak and two of her friends from school decided to produce a three part film dealing with the economic migrations of young Poles - ODE TO JOY (2005). The three directors not only won the hearts of critics, but won many major prizes. (Special Jury Prize - Gdynia Film Festival, 2005; Platinum Award for Best Low Budget Production - WorldFest Independent Film Festival, Huston, 2007). This film was also the first Polish film to screen in competition at the Rotterdam International Film Festival. The first feature helmed by Kazejak was FLYING PIGS (2010), which was a box office hit in Poland. Her third film - THE WORD (2014) - had its Word Premiere at 64. Berlinale IFF, Generation Section and further was shown over 40 internationals film festivals. Kazejak also directs for television including of HBO Poland's version of In Treatment. She is also member of the European Film Academy. 

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