Filip Gieldonwas born in Stockholm, Sweden to Polish parents in 1983. After studying English literature and language and political science in Stockholm, he moved to London where he continued he focused on political science and film theory, also learning poetry and screenwriting. Returning to Sweden, he spent two years at the Stockholm Film School while simultaneously studying political journalism at the Stockholm University.
He finally decided to move back to his parents home country after being accepted to the Polish National Film School in Łódź. He is currently on the fourth year, promoting his first fiction film „The kiss” on film festivals around the world.