Directors of photography

Arkadiusz Tomiak, PSC

Information

Birth date: 1969

Polish director of photography, in 2013 awarded the first ever issued Polish Society of Cinematographers Award - the most prestigeous professional award granted by Polish DoPs for The Manhunt.

Born in 1969 in Koszalin, Poland. Graduated from Lodz Film School in 1995 - Cinematography Department. Considered to be one of the most talented and interesting Polish DoPs.

Haven by Jan Hryniak was his debut as a DoP.

DoP on such films as Cisza by Michal Rosa, Zero by Pawel Borowski and Case Unknown by Feliks Falk. Worked in international productions as Within the Whirlwind directed by Marleen Gorris (Academy Award in 1995 for Antonia’s Line). In 2000 awarded for Best Cinematography in Jan Jakub Kolski’s Keep Away From The Window on 25th Gdynia Film Festival- one of the youngest DoPs ever to receive such award. Received the same award again in 2006 for two of his films- Statyści by Michal Kwiecinski and Palimpsest by Konrad Niewolski. Had multiple nominations and awards for Best Cinamatography for The Eagle (Polish Film Prize) for his films Keep Away From the Window, Cisza, Symmetry, Palimpsest, Manhunt and Karbala.

 

Education

Graduated from PWSFiTV in Łódź in 1995 - Cinematography Department

 

Awards

2016 Karbala, The Eagle - Polish Film Prize for Best Cinamatography,

2016 Fotograf, The Eagle - Polish Film Prize for Best Cinamatography (nomination),

2016 Karbala, Polish Society of Cinematographers Award,

2015  Stacja Warszawa Polish Society of Cinematographers Award nomination

2013 The Girl From the Wardrobe Best Cinematography Award Jancio Wodnik at Nationwide Festival of the Film Art

2013 Manhunt The Eagle- Polish Film Prize for Best Cinamatography

2013 Manhunt Polish Society of Cinematographers Award (first laureate)

2013 Stacja Warszawa, Koszalin Festival of Film Best Cinematography Award

2013 Vocuus (short) The Doors, International Film Festival in Gliwice Best Cinematography in Independent Film Award

2013 The Girl From the Wardrobe, Camerimage International Film Festival Main Prize in Polish Films Competition

2011 Daas, Koszalin Festival  Best Cinematography Award

2008 Stygmatyczka  Sopot Festival for Best Picture

2007 Palimpsest The Eagle, Polish Film Prize for Best Cinamatography (nomination),

2006 Palimpsest and STATYŚCI- individual prize on 31st Gdynia Film Festival  for Best Cinamatography,

2005 Your Name is Justine individual prize on International Film Festival in Montreal

2004 Symmetry The Eagle, Polish Film Prize for Best Cinematography (nomination);

2002 Cisza. Naznaczeni The Eagle, Polish Film Prize for Best Cinematography (nomination)

2000 Keep Away From the Window- awarded for best cinematography on 25th Gdynia Film Festival

2001 Keep Away From the Window - The Eagle Polish Film Prize for Best Cinematography (nomination)

 

Filmography

Filmography:

2020 - Bez skrupułów, dir. Jacek Bromski,

2020 - Trójkąt bermudzki, reż. Bodo Kox,

2020 - Ludzie i Bogowie, dir. Bodo Kox,

2019 - Czarny Mercedes, dir. Janusz Majewski,

2018 - Mydło, dir. Małgorzata Imielska,

2018 - Solid Gold - Szczere Złoto, reż. Jacek Bromski,

2018 -  Legiony, dir. Dariusz Gajewski,

2018 - 1983, dir. Agnieszka Holland, Kasia Adamik,

2018 - Klatka, dir. Kondrad Maximilian,

2018 - Symetria, dir. Konrad Niewolski

2017 - Karbala, dir. Krzysztof Łukaszewicz

2017 - Bitwa pod Samosierrą, dir. Marek Brodzki

2017 - Kucie Kos – ożywiony obraz, dir. Marek Brodzki,

2017 - Świt 1906 (Wiosna 1905) – ożywiony obraz, dir. Marek Brodzki,

2017 - Patrol powstańczy – ożywiony obraz, dir. Marek Brodzki,

2017 - The Man with the Magic Box, dir. Bodo Kox,

2016 - Volta, dir. Juliusz Machulski, zdjęcia,

2016 Ja teraz kłamię, dir. P. Borowski,

2015 The Invisibles, dir. P. Sala,

2015 Mały Jakub, dir. M. Bieliński,

2015 Zaćma: Blindness, dir. R. Bugajski,

2015 Karbala, dir. K. Łukaszewicz,

2015 Framed, dir. P. Śmigasiewicz, 

2012 The Girl From The Wardrobe, dir. B. Kox, 

2012 Fotograf, dir. W. Krzystek,

2012 Manhunt, dir. M. Krzyształowicz,

2012 Almayer’s Folly, dir. U-Wei Haji Saari,

2011 The Vulture, dir. E. Korin,

2011 Daas, dir. A .Panek,

2010 A Wonderful Summer, dir. R. Brylski,

2010 Kołysanka, dir. J. Machulski,

2010 Mistification, dir. J. Koprowicz,

2009 Case Unknown, dir. F. Falk,

2009 Zero, dir. P. Borowski ,

2008 Expecting Love, dir. Ł. Karwowski, 

2008 Within the Whirlwind, dir. M. Gorris, 

2006 Palimpsest, dir. K.Niewolski,

2006 Statyści, dir. M.Kwieciński,

2006 Hyena, dir. G.Lewandowski,

2006 The Skylights, dir. B.Linda,

2004 Symmetry, dir K. Niewolski,

2004 Your Name is Justine, dir. F. De Penia, Polish-Luxembourg coproduction,

2003 Zhoorek, dir R. Brylski,

2002 Zróbmy sobie wnuka, dir. P. Wereśniak,

2001 Career Of Nikos Dyzma, dir. J. Bromski ,

2000 Nieznana opowieść Wigilijna, dir. P. Mularuk,

2000 Keep Away From the Window, dir. J.J. Kolski,

2000 Big Deals, dir. K. Krauze, (odc. The Net),

2000 Cisza. Naznaczeni, dir. M. Rosa,

1997 Shelter, dir. Jan Hryniak,

1997 Student Grown-Ups, dir. M. Potocka, (TV series pilot)

 

TV series:

 

2013 In Treatment, dir. J.Borcuch, A.Kazejak ,(episodes: 13, 15-18, 20-23, 25-33, 35),

2008  Prawo Miasta, dir. K. Lang,

2004 Railway Station, dir. J. Piwowarski, 13 episodes,

2004 The Officer, dir. M.Dejczer, 13 episodes,

2003 The Magic Tree, dir. A. Maleszka, 3 episodes,

2002 Marzenia do spełnienia, dir. P. Mularuk, 6 episodes,

2000 Na dobre i na złe, dir. M. Dejczer, R. Zatorski, P. Wereśniak, 17 episodes,

1999 The Spear of the Sun, dir. J. Łukaszewicz - 13 episodes; Polish-German coproduction,

 

TV Theatre:

 

2015 Biały dmuchawiec, dir. Agata Dyczko,

2015 Człowiek bez twarzy, dir. Andrzej Bartnikowski,

2015 Cukier Stanik, dir. A. Puszcz,

2014 Nad, dir. M.Bieliński,

2013 Walentyna, dir. W. Faruga,

2010 Dolina Nicości, dir. W. Tomczyk,

2007 Stygmatyczka, dir. W. Nowak,

2005 Wschody i zachody słońca, dir. J. Głomb,

2003 Autostrada, dir. Ł. Wylężałek,

2003 Rajski Ogródek, dir. P. Miśkiewicz,

2002 Złodziejki chleba, dir. N. Koryncka – Gruz,

2001 Siedem dalekich rejsów, dir. M. Ziębiński,

2001 Pielgrzymi, dir. M. Dejczer,

2001 Portugalia, dir. L. Brzoza,

2000 Golden Joe, dir. W. Nowak,

2000 Królowa chłodu, dir. P. Mularuk,

1999 Skrzypki, dir. J.J. Kolski,

1998 Wyspa Róż, dir. J.J. Kolski,

1997 Noga dla Józefa, dir. M. Rosa ,

1996 Diabeł przewrotny, dir. J.J. Kolski,

1996 Wigilia, dir. M. Kopernik Krzystek,

 

Short and documentary films:

 

2012 Vocuus, dir.P. Jurek,

1999 Maszyna i dotyk, dir. J. Marszewski,

1999 Polacy w Paryżu, dir. J. Hryniak,

1996 Piosenki polne i okoliczne, dir. J.J. Kolski,

1996 Polski blues, dir. G. Bukowy

1996 Oj dadana, dir. J.J. Kolski

1995 Stacja Józefa, D. dir. G. Lewandowski,

 

Video

Arkadiusz Tomiak showreel