Film directing course – dir. Agnieszka Smoczyńska (Part 1 – Second edition!) (course in progress)

Tutor: dir. Agnieszka Smoczyńska

Level: intermediate

Course language: polish, english

Course duration: 4 meetings /2h each

Working days/weekend: weekends, working days

The number of people required to start the course: 12

Course price: 1320 PLN per person

If you are interested in attending the course, please send us an email biuro@filmspringopen.eu


Film directing course online – how to prepare your first film?
Tutor: Agnieszka Smoczynska

In a series of four meetings, the director will reveal the secrets of film directing, finding a subject and characters. Using her own experience – gained, ie. on the set of “The Lure” (Córki dancingu) or “Silent Twins” – she will also explain how to guide actors and working with the cinematographer, production designer and the rest of the crew. She will advise on how to present and defend your vision for the film.

If you are interested in attending the course, please send your application with a resume, and one project (text or short film) to: biuro@filmspringopen.eu.
Deadline for submissions: 22.02.2023r. 



Agnieszka Smoczyńska – graduated in Culture Studies and Directing from the Radio and Television Faculty of the University of Silesia in Katowice. Awarded numerous times for her short feature films. In 2015 she made her debut with The Lure which won her Best Debut at the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia and an Eagle award in the Discovery of the Year category, together with dozens of awards around the world, including in Porto, Sophia, Montreal, Vilnius and at the Sundance Film Festival where the film received a Special Award for its ‘unique vision and design’. She took part in the European Cinema: Ten Women Filmmakers to Watch programme. Winner of the Global Filmmaking Award funded by the Sundance Institute. Her second feature film, Fugue, had its premiere in Cannes as part of the prestigious Critics’ Week section. In theatre she made her debut with a holy-hop-dog musical Święta Kluska. Currently she is working on her English-language debut Silent Twins, starring Letitia Wright – distribution rights have been acquired by the Focus Features film studio.

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