2016 Festival Guests

We are pleased to present guests of the 24nd Seattle Polish Film Festival which will take place October 12-23 at SIFF Cinema Uptown. Guests subject to change. Stay tuned...

  • Sam Akina

    Sam Akina


    Sam Akina is an award winning writer and director of numerous international commercials, music videos and feature films. He is co-founder of Attackships On Fire, a creative agency based…[read more]

  • Kinga Dębska

    Kinga Dębska


    Graduated from FAMU in Prague and culture studies at the Department of Oriental Studies at the University of Warsaw. Debuted with a series of short docs, including ‘I love…[read more]

  • Zbigniew Domagalski

    Zbigniew Domagalski


    Film producer. Co-founder, co-owner and Head of the Board of Studio Filmowe Kalejdoskop, founded in 1988. Graduated from the Management Faculty and the Journalism Faculty of the University of…[read more]

  • Dawid Ogrodnik

    Dawid Ogrodnik


    Dawid Ogrodnik, born in 1986. In 2011 graduated from Cracow Actors School. At Gdynia Film Festival awarded Best Supporting Actor award for his role in YOU ARE GOD (2012)…[read more]

  • Filip Hillesland

    Filip Hillesland


    Half-Polish and half-Norwegian, but was born in Warsaw. He is now preparing his diploma film at Warsaw Film School. His first year film TROPICAL ISLAND has been shown on…[read more]

  • Sławomir Idziak

    Sławomir Idziak


    Born 25 January 1945) is a Polish cinematographer and director who has worked on over forty Polish and foreign films.
    Idziak was born in Katowice, Poland. He has…[read more]

  • Jules Jones

    Jules Jones


    Jules Jones graduated with Honors from Wesleyan University in 2003. She is an award winning writer/producer and co-founder of Attackships On Fire, a creative agency based out of Seattle,…[read more]

  • Monika Majorek

    Monika Majorek


    Born in 1991. Before she came to the movie industry, she studied Journalism and Social Communication, specialization: TV & Radio. She study film Directing at Warsaw Film School. She…[read more]

  • Marta Nieradkiewicz

    Marta Nieradkiewicz


    Marta Nieradkiewicz - born in 1983. Graduated from Film School in Lodz. For her role in "Floating Skyscrapers" was awarded Best Supporting Actress at the 2013 Gdynia Film Festival.…[read more]

  • Alek Pietrzak

    Alek Pietrzak


    Alek Pietrzak – born in Płock – 1992 – He graduated from Music School on piano, and Warsaw Film School in a field of Directing. His diploma movie Strong…[read more]

  • Joanna Polak

    Joanna Polak


    She is a director of more than 100 animated films of which more than 25 realized with and for children. Born in Lublin (POLAND). Studies at the Department of…[read more]

  • Milosz Sakowski

    Milosz Sakowski


    Born in Gdynia. He studied journalism. For five years he worked as a reporter for Polish news channel TVN24. Meanwhile, he created short narratives and documentaries. He left television…[read more]