Jakub Łubniewski

Born in 1978. In year 2005, graduated from the Leon Schiller Film School in Łódź at the faculty of cinematography, but already as a student, also started directing. For about 4 years, worked as a „two in one“, that is, dealed with directing and cinematography in short forms, that is, advertisements and music videos, which were the beginning of his „career“. He have made about 30 videoclips and about 30 advertisements, several short films made at the school, cooperation in implementation of various independent projects, as well as cooperation with the school of a renowned Polish director, Andrzej Wajda. Developed skills e.g. at the Budapest Cinematography Masterclass 2003 course, conducted by great cameramen: Laszlo Kovacs and Vilmos Zsigmond, during the Berlinale Talent Campus in 2006, as well as during Warsaw Student Kodak Workshops. As for achievements, in year 2004, he was granted a prize for the best cinematography for the music video „Dream“ during the main Polish festival of music videos for a monochrome mastershot. The clip was also granted the 2nd place in the category „music video“ during the Offensiva 2004 festival of independent films. In later years, he was nominated to several prizes for the best cinematography, direction as well as to a Grand Prix. In 2009 he won the award for the best polish music video „Fryderyk 2009“ for the video called „W aucie“ .It was seen over 13 000 000 times on Youtube. As for the advertising, I have cooperated with various agencies (such as Young&Rubicam,Euro RSCG,McCann Ericsson,DDB,Ogilvy) and clients (including Coca-Cola,Danone,Pizza Hut ), always as a director and a D.O.P .In year 2005, I was the second D.O.P. and a cameraman for the art and film project – the Polish western „Summer Love“, directed by a renowned Polish artist, Piotr Uklanski.