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Film Spring WorkshopSeptember 2021

Announcement of the Film Spring Open Workshop 2021 program

For the 16th time we invite all audiovisual authors to participate in the Film Spring Open Workshop, which will take place between October 12 and 21, 2021. We already have a preliminary festival program.

This year, the following will be held:

Thematic groups:

  • Computer Games Group run by Bloober Team
  • Canon Documentary Film Group led by Hanna Polak, documentary filmmaker nominated for an Oscar for the film “Children of Leningradsky”
  • Sony Venice Group led by Marcin Koszałka, an award-winning operator and director
  • Animation Group led by Tomasz Siwiński, the author of “Niebieski pokój” awarded at the Krakow Film Festival
  • Commercial Film Group led by Jan Cieślar, who has over 70 awards and distinctions from the most important international and Polish advertising festivals
  • Music Videos Group led by Konrad Aksinowicz, whose “Powrót do Legolandu” takes part in the Main Competition of the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia
  • Film Scriptwriting led by Jagoda Szelc, honored with the Golden Lions for the debut “Wieża. Jasny dzień”
  • Interactive Narration Group led by Florent Pallares, co-founder of the international film group Red Eyes Cool
  • Virtual & Augmented Reality Group led by Film Spring Open regulars, Konrad Ziaja and Martn Demmer
  • Youtubers Group, which participates will find out that all you need to make a movie is an idea and a mobile phone (which can be confirmed by our guests, Dominika Trybulec and Kacper Świtalski, authors of “Lila”)


  • Lecture by producer Aneta Hickinbotham
  • Lecture by Magdalena Miśka -Jackowska on music in film
  • Lecture by Jagoda Szelc: “Methodologies of working on a film script”
  • Lecture on new AV production by Stanisław Zaborowski
  • Lecture on animation Cinema 4D by Robert Hranitzky

Meetings accompanying film screenings:

  • Meeting with the famous animation artist Mariusz Wilczyński and screening of the film “Zabij to i wyjedź z tego miasta” awarded with Golden Lions in Gdynia
  • Meeting with the outstanding documentary filmmaker Paweł Łoziński and screening of his “Film balkonowy” awarded with the Grand Prix in Locarno
  • Meeting with Dominika Trybulec and Kacper Świtalski, young authors of “Lila”, a film shot with a smartphone, a winner in the Film Your Story competition
  • Meeting with Konrad Aksionowicz and screening of the film “Powrót do Legolandu”


  • Sound workshops
  • Workshops with a small MovieBird MB 12 Vertical crane and an Elit head
  • Make-up workshops with Marian Folga
  • Animation Cinema 4D workshop with Robert Hranitzky

3. edition of Green Film Open Panel

Among the panellists will be the creators of the carbon footprint calculator from: the Flanders Audiovisual Fund, the Slovak Film Commission, and the Art Institute from Malaga cooperating with the Spanish Film Commission.

Fot. Filip Błażejowski

We invite you all!

We kindly remind you that you can register to Film Spring Open Workshop. Don’t forget about the applications for the Film Scriptwriting Group led by Jagoda Szelc (details available HERE).

For 16 years, we have been stimulating the industry’s future using new trends, formats and talents. We work with over 60 leading companies and corporations that provide modern computer equipment and applications worth EUR 3.5 million.

We invite you behind the scenes of previous editions:

2020 online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WiMXm5C13I
2019: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9eLnhs0QSa4&t

We would also like to remind you about this year’s Film Spring Open’s and the Wawel Royal Castle’s initiative – the Wawel Hackathon!

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