Leszek Dawid

Information

Birth date: 1971

Film director. Graduate and lecturer of Directing at the Łódź Film School, member of the European Film Academy. Author of documentaries, among others "Zaungaste - Zza płotu" (2008), W drodze (2009) and a few short films, among others "A Bar at the Victoria Station" (2003), which received, among others, a Silver Dragon and Silver Hobby-Horse award at Krakow Film Festival and was awarded in Neubrandenburg and Wiesbaden. His short "My Place" (2004) and documentary "W drodze" also won awards. He made his feature-length debut with his awarded film "My Name is Ki" (2011) but his true artistic and audience success (Amber Lions)turned out to be "You are God" (2012)according to Maciek Pisuk's screenplay, about Magik, the leader of the Paktofonika music band. It was awarded, among other in Gdynia, Cottbus, New York and also nominated in a few categories for the Eagle- the Polish Film Award.  

 

Awards

2014

      SKUTKI UBOCZNE, Sopot( The National Festival of Polish Radio and Television Theatre "Dwa Teatry") Grand Prix

      SKUTKI UBOCZNE, Sopot( The National Festival of Polish Radio and Television Theatre "Dwa Teatry") Grand Prix for the  direction

2013

    YOU ARE GOD, Eagle (Poland film award) Award of the Audience

    YOU ARE GOD, Eagle (Poland film award) Nomination in the category: The Best Direction   

    YOU ARE GOD, Eagle (Poland film award) Nomination in the category: The Best Film

    YOU ARE GOD, New York (The New York Polish Film Festival) Award of the Audience

    YOU ARE GOD, MocArt RMF Classic in the category: the event of the year; for "true and taking over image which pulled  one and a half million spectators to cinemas and became the most popular Polish film of in 2012 year"   

    JESTEŚ BOGIEM, Gorzów Wielkopolski (Festival of Fascinating Films) Special "Frapa"

 

    2012

    YOU ARE GOD, Golden Duck (granted by the magazine "Film") for best film of season 2011 / 2012     

    KI, Toronto (Festival of Polish Films "Screen") Distinction

    KI, Orzeł (Poland Film Award) Nomination in the category: Discovering of the year

    KI, Kraków (International Festival of the Independent Cinema "PKO Off Camera") (to 2014 "Off plus Camera") Main Award "Poland Nobel prize Film" in the Competition of Polish Feature Films

    YOU ARE GOD, Gdynia (to 1986 Gdańsk) (Festival of Polish Feature Films; from year 2012 Gdynia Film Festival) Award from Internet Users of the Wirtualna Polska

    YOU ARE GOD, Gdynia (to 1986 Gdańsk) (Festival of Polish Feature Films; from year 2012 Gdynia Film Festival) The award for the directorial debut or the second film

    YOU ARE GOD, Gdynia (to 1986 Gdańsk) (Festival of Polish Feature Films; from year 2012 Gdynia Film Festival) Award of Journalists for "original representation of the authentic history of the artist, planted in the contemporary youth culture"

    YOU ARE GOD, Cottbus (Festival of the Young Eastern European Cinema) Award for the direction

   YOU ARE GOD, Ticket, Award of the Association "Polish Cinemas" Platinum Ticket

 

    2011

    KI, Paris (Festival "Kino Polska") Main Award

    KI, Koszalin (Koszalin Festival of Screen Debuts "Youth and Film") Award name of Stanisław Różewicz for the direction

 

    2010

    W DRODZE, Łódź (Media Festival "Man in the threat") Honourable Diploma 

    2007

    MOJE MIEJSCE, Turek (Review of Student short films ''Klaps'') Special Award

 

    2006

    MOJE MIEJSCE, Warsaw (World Festival of Student Films "Młode kadry/ Young Cinema Art") Main award "Złoty Kadr"   

   MOJE MIEJSCE, Katowice (w latach 2004-2005 Cieszyn) (Węgiel Student Film Festiwal) Grand Prix

 

    2005

    MOJE MIEJSCE, Wrocław (Multimedia Festival of Optimistic Films "Happy End") Award in the category: student feature film   

   MOJE MIEJSCE, Warszawa (Festival of Films of Film School in Łódź "Łodzią po Wiśle") I Award

    MOJE MIEJSCE, Kraków (Cracow Film Festival - International Competition of Short Films) Silver Dragon for "showing the young man searching for his place true history in the life and the society"   

   MOJE MIEJSCE, Kraków (International Film Festival "Etiuda & Anima") Grand Prix "Golden Dinosaur" for "accurate portraying the social situation of the young generation"

    MOJE MIEJSCE, Koszalin (Festival of screen debuts in Koszalin "Young and Film") Nagroda za krótkometrażowy film fabularny za " Award for a short feature film for "the workshop efficiency and the professionalism and the honesty in the approach towards the subject"

 

    2004

    BAR NA VIKTORII, Neubrandenburg (Dokument-Art) Grand Prix

    BAR NA VIKTORII, Łódź (International Festival of Film and Television Schools "Mediaschool") Grand Prix

    BAR NA VIKTORII, Kraków (Cracow Film Festival - Competition of Poland)

    BAR NA VIKTORII, Kraków (Cracow Film Festival - International Competition of Short Films; to 2000 International Festival of Short Films) Silver Dragon "for the pulse and the energy"; in the international competition

    BAR NA VIKTORII, Katowice (between years 2004-2005 in Cieszyn) (Węgiel Student Film Festiwal) I Award

    BAR NA VIKTORII, Ińsko (Ińskie Summer Film) Gold Fish for the best Polish film for "the maximum closeness to heroes and the freedom in telling about difficult problems in the clear way" 

 

Filmography

  Direction

    2021

    BROAD PEAK, feature film, direction (in production)

    2020

    THE WOODS, TV Series for Netflix

    2018

    NIELEGALNI, direction (series TV)

    2016

    THE PACK 2, direction (series TV)

    2015

    KOMETY, television performance, Direction

    2013

    SKUTKI UBOCZNE, television performance,, screenplay (television), Direction

    2012

    YOU ARE GOD, feature film, Direction

    2011

    KI, feature film, Direction, Script cooperation

    2010

    W DRODZE, Documentary film, screenplay, Direction, editing

    2008

    ZAUNGASTE - ZZA PŁOTU, Documentary film, screenplay, shooting, Direction

    2004

    MOJE MIEJSCE, School Etude, screenplay, Direction, editing

    2003

    BAR NA VIKTORII, School Etude, screenplay, Direction, editing

    2002

    POST SCRIPTUM, School Etude, screenplay, Direction, editing

    2001

    ĆWICZENIA WARSZTATOWE PROFESORA WOJCIECHA MARCZEWSKIEGO, School Etude,   Direction

    JANEK, School Etude, screenplay, shooting, Direction, editing, sound

    2000

    GERONIMO, School Etude, Direction

    KA ES, School Etude, Direction

    1999

    JEST ŻYCIE PIĘKNE, School Etude, screenplay, Direction

    STEFAN, School Etude, Direction,

 

  Script cooperation

    2014 - 2015

    KREW Z KRWI 2, feature series, Script cooperation

    2011

    KI, feature film, Direction, Script cooperation

 

    Script

    2013

    SKUTKI UBOCZNE, television performance, screenplay (television), Direction

    2010

    W DRODZE, Documentary film, screenplay, Direction, editing

    2008

    ZAUNGASTE - ZZA PŁOTU, Documentary film, screenplay, shooting, Direction

    2004

    MOJE MIEJSCE, School Etude, screenplay, Direction, editing

    2003

    BAR NA VIKTORII,  School Etude, screenplay, Direction, editing

    2002

    POST SCRIPTUM, School Etude, screenplay, Direction, editing

    2001

    JANEK, School Etude, screenplay, shooting, Direction, editing, sound

    1999

    JEST ŻYCIE PIĘKNE, School Etude, screenplay, Direction

 

  Cooperation

    2012

    OUR STREET, Documentary film, cooperation (direction of the sequence "opening the Manufacture")

    2006

    NOTRE RUE, Documentary film, cooperation (sequence "opening the Manufacture")

 

 

 Direction cooperation

    2003

    POLOWANIE, School Etude,

    2000

    TRZEBA ŻYĆ, Documentary series, Direction cooperation

 

   Reżyser II

    2003

    WAMPIR, television performance, Director II

    2002

    POKOLENIE 2000, feature film, drama cast (student of the film school; he’s not appearing in inscriptions), Director II

 

Sound

    2001

    JANEK, School Etude, screenplay, shooting, Direction, editing, sound

    2000

    TY, TWOJE PIWO I TO, JAKI JESTEŚ WSPANIAŁY, School Etude, sound

 

   Artistic care

    2016

    OSTATNIA RODZINA, film in the production, Artistic care

    2015

    MOLOCH, short- feature film, Artistic care

    2009

    STRAWBERRY FIELDS, School Etude, Artistic care