First task of the documentary students, taking part in the first Documentary Course was to make the three-minute short films  entitled “Silence”. Each of them interpreted this term differently. Six of the shorts were chosen and put together in a set, touching much profound matter than the original aim of a student’s task.

Maciej Cuske, Tomasz Wolski, Edyta Wróblewska, Marcin Bortkiewicz
Radosław Ładczuk, Bartosz Ciesielski, Jakub Łubniewski
Anna Dymek, Agnieszka Glińska
Mistrzowska Szkoła Reżyserii Filmowej Andrzeja Wajdy (obecnie: Wajda Studio)

Maciej Cuske »

Born in 1972 in Bydgoszcz. He is a graduate of the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing in Warsaw. He started as an amateur (What do you think about it, Gałuszko?, 12000 kilometres), during his studies he participated in the production of Silence (2003). The Cure (2004), Old Book Store (2005) and The Suburban Train (2007) were awarded at the Krakow Film Festival. He is also the author of documentaries: Ahoy (2006), Katyń. 60 Days on the Film Set (2007), In the Sky, on Earth (2007). An award winner at the festivals, among others, in Győr, Paris, Cieszyn, Łagów, Wrocław and Toruń.

Tomasz Wolski »

A member of Guild of Polish Documentary Directors Polish Film Academy and European Film Academy. Director of short film "Daughter" (Grand Prix at Angers Premiers Plan) & director, editor, cameramen of 13 documentaries awarded at many international festival incl. Los Angeles Film Festival, Palm Springs Film Festival, Punto de Vista, Nancy - Aye Aye Film Festival, Evora - FIKE, Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, Camerimage & Krakow Film Festival.    

Edyta Wróblewska »

Graduated from Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing and Camerimage Film School in Poland. Also graduated from Warsaw School of Economics and French Institute of Management. For several years she has been working for media companies (Agora S.A., Wizja TV, AtomicTV, The Warsaw Voice). In 2006 she took part in Berlinale Talent Campus. Her filmmaking experience includes directing, scriptwriting and production. Her documentary films were screened at many international film festivals (Toronto, New York, Boston, San Francisco, San Diego, London, Sheffield, Nice, Zagreb, Kiev, Guangzhou, Melbourne, Cracow, Wroclaw and many more). A member of Polish Filmmakers Association. 

Marcin Bortkiewicz »

Born in 1976 in Słupsk. This graduate of the University of Gdańsk and th Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing since 1991 has been associated with Rondo Theatre in Słupsk as an actor, scriptwriter and director. In 2006 he began cooperation with producer Darek Dikti and Biuro Pomysłów, a film production company. His short documentary forms include Cisza (2003), The Rules of the Game (2004), Zrobię film dla Ciebie – Gdynia (2007) and Row, row, row (2008).

* "Etiuda" Festival Cracow, 2003 - Special Prize of the Jury * Aye Aye Film Festival, Nancy, France 2004 - Special Mention