TELEPHONE ART Jury
Alicja Grabowska - producer, director, screenwriter, broadcaster journalist, who has been working for Discovery Networks CEEMEA, TVN, Scripps Networks, Wirtualna Polska. Founder of the HighTide Pictures, production company. Co-creator and presenter of TV programs: “Mamy Cię,” “Odlotowy Ogród,” “Top Model Poland,” “Gadżet,” “Turbo kamera.” Privately, a lover of water sports. An activist of Polish Motorboat and Water Skiing Association. Polish Jetski Championships’ bronze medallist. Graduated from the TV Journalism and Social Communication Department at the University of Warsaw.
Andrzej Fidyk – author, screenwriter, director, and documentary film producer. His best known documentaries include: “Prezydent,” “Defilada,” “Sen Staszka w Teheranie” and “Yodok Stories,” as well as the BBC-produced film “The Russian Striptease.” In 1980 he won the competition for production managers organised by the Polish Television, which started his lifelong adventure with film and television. He cooperated with British BBC, German ZDF and Finnish YLE, among others. Received three Wiktors, the Polish Television Academy awards. In 1996 he became a lecturer at the Radio and Television Faculty of the Krzysztof Kieślowski University of Silesia, and for a few years he has been running the Film and Television Directing Department at the aforementioned school.
Cezary Ciszewski – director, journalist, Warsaw activist and street documentarist. Graduated from Film School in Łódź, lecturer at the Faculty of Journalism at the University of Warsaw and at the University of Lower Silesia. He created the first Citizen Television and at the same time film movement “Miasto w Komie.” He introduced to TV screens the first program in the world made entirely using a cell phone, one which in 2008 was proclaimed the most original TV program in Europe (Circom 2008). President of the Monte Wideo i Foto foundation, which deals with expressing one's identity through picture. He created over 100 short cell phone films, for which he received over 50 awards at festivals in Poland and abroad.