Wajda School has over 10 years. Was founded in Warsaw by Andrzej Wajda and Wojciech Marczewski. It’s based on film groups tradition and experience – method of group working and co-operation of different generations. We offer a unique combination of production and education for film professionals.
Since 2011 Wajda and Marczewski have also started the production company - Wajda Studio. We focus on development stage and support our directors with artistic supervision from the best Polish and European filmmakers. We are looking for author- driven feature, documentary and short film projects which bring up contemporary issues. We are concentrated on international cooperation and co-productions.
The main Studio’s and School’s mission is to search for new talents among debutants. The most interesting young directors from Poland, but also from the whole Europe, has developed and produced their films here.
In our filmography we have more than 70 documentaries and short fictions, more than 200 students shorts. We have had screenings and awards at the festivals such as Berlinale, San Sebastian, Karlovy Vary, Hot Docs, IDFA and DokLeipzig. Wajda Studio’s documentary ‘Paparazzi’ was nominated for European Film Awards. The Studio is also ‘Christening’ by Marcin Wrona co-producer. In 2012 there was in theatres a new Wajda Studio feature - ‘Sanctuary’ by Norah McGettigan, which is co-production between Ireland and Poland. At the moment Wajda Studio is producing new feature film – “Performer”, directed by Maciej Sobieszczański and Łukasz Ronduda.