Born on 25.01.1945. Upon graduating from The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Łódź in 1968, he has become a well-known cinematographer, screenwriter, director and lecturer. As a director of photography Idziak has made over 60 films in 19 countries, i.e. with Krzysztof Kieślowski („Double Life of Veronique”, “Blue”) Andrzej Wajda („The conductor”), Krzysztof Zanussi („A year of the Quiet Sun”), Ridley Scott („Black Hawk Down”), Taylor Hackford („Proof of life”), Michael Winterbottom („I want you”), Johan Sayles („Men with Gun”), David Yeats („Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix”), Jerzy Hoffmann (“The Battle of Warsaw” first Polish feature production filmed in 3D technology). For his work as a cinematographer and director, he has received a number of awards and distinctions at the festivals in Berlin, Venice, Prague, Aucland and Gdynia. He was nominated for BAFTA, Cesar, and Oscar awards. Like just a few filmmakers in the world he successfully combines an outstanding career as both a filmmaker and lecturer. For 8 years he has lectured at Kunsthochschule fur Medien in Cologne (Department of Film and TV) as the resident professor. He has been a visiting professor at many European Film Schools, such as University of Industrial Arts in Helsinki, Filmhaus in Cologne, Hamburger Film Werkstatt in Hamburg, Filmakademie Baden –Württemberg, FOCAL in Geneve, The National Film and Television School in London, Film School in Sydney, Film School (DFFB) in Berlin, Film Centre in Galway, Ireland, National Film School of Denmark in Copenhagen, Berlinale Talent Campus 2007, The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Łódź, University of Applied Sciences, Faculty Design Dortmund. This vast experience as both a filmmaker and lecturer urged him to open new doors in film education. He is the author and coordinator of a European community portal for filmmakers www.filmspringopen.eu and the annual Film Spring Workshops (since 2005) and the Film Spring Open-Air (since 2008).
Commercial Director, FMX and Vice President Brand Management, Creative Networks. As Commercial Director, FMX (FremantleMedia’s new media production division), Andrew is responsible for overseeing the division’s day to day commercial operations, including managing and negotiating key contracts and relationships with third party brand and distribution partners. As Vice President Brand Management, Creative Networks, Andrew works as an internal brand consultant helping to develop global brand plans for the rollout of FremantleMedia’s key TV programme properties across FremantleMedia’s core business divisions.
Since joining FremantleMedia in 2006 Andrew has been involved in a number of high profile projects which include the development and roll out of the strategic plans for many FremantleMedia formats including X Factor, Got Talent, Thank God You’re Here and Poker Face. Andrew has also been successful in financing and selling some of FremantleMedia’s key online productions, most recently working with MySpace to develop online teen drama, Freak, negotiating the key relationships with brand partners Red Bull and Proctor & Gamble.
Prior to joining FremantleMedia Andrew held Sr. Global Brand Management positions with Chorion Plc and Hasbro as well as a number of key marketing roles at the Mark Anthony Group in Canada.
Born In 1985, director, screenwriter and the producer. In 2007 he was a head of the Artcore company, the first company in Poland responsible for producing the promoting film materials. He was a director of the polish episodes “Plebania”, he is also the author or the first movie, financed by Internet users – “Eveything”. The young artist launched the www.wszystko.net which helped him to realize his 15minutes movie on 16mm. In April, the movie “Everything” as the first short movie ever was regurarly distributed in cinemas. The Spectator company attached the movie to the Swedish Miss Kicki screenings, and the two movies could be seen in Poland.
Director, designer and the scripts writer. The graduate of the Art Studies of UMK. The author of the well – received films projects. The creator of the first, polish, interactive video clips (f.ex. Smolik Attitude) and the first, interactive movie Surfferrosa. Dawid is a prizewinner of Cannes Lions, he was also nominated for The Webby Awards.
Vice President of Creative Development Vimeo Blake Whitman is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker and Vice President of Creative Development at Vimeo where he oversees the day-to-day management of community development and product and business development strategy.
As chief evangelist for Vimeo and leader of Vimeo's community development team, Blake works on building and scaling one of the world’s strongest and most engaged online video communities. He leads the editorial team which curates the Vimeo HD and Staff Picks Channels, two of the Web’s leading destinations for the best and most creative films and videos. Blake is continually exposed to the world's leading creative content posted by filmmakers and artists from all over the world, giving him a unique exposure into new creative trends and styles. Blake hopes to write a book one day so he can lead this bio with that accomplishment.
Was born in 1980 in Porto (Portugal) in a family of bakers. The love for food and new flavors probably influenced her creativity and her passion for books and writing. "Serendipity" is her favorite word. It was by chance that she met Nuno Bernardo and started writing "Sofia's Diary". Since January 2003 she's been working at beActive as head of scriptwriting and having fun developing new and unique 360º contents for audiences worldwide. Writing is her passion and working at beActive has been a great adventure. Marta was co-author of Sofia's Diary (Portugal and UK), of Flatmates (Portugal), Final Punishment (Brazil) and is head of the creative team at beActive (Lisbon). "There's nothing better than freshly baked cookies, a cup of tea, ideas and words on the tip of your fingers!"
He’s conducting the marketing acivities In the Internet from 1996. Olgierd is the main shareholder and the CEO of the interactive agency Digital One, in which he’s responsible mostly for the key decisions and the proper direction of the company’s development. In the polish interactive trade, he’s know for the visionary and strategic approach to the New Media. He’s characterized by the brave conceptions and brilliant market feeling, and also trends. He is experienced in the education activity and lectures during the conferences, as also in the publishing in the professional magazines.
Olgierd is the member of the Marketing Communication Association SAR. He is also the founder of the Media Klaster Foundation, judge in the Ethic Advertising Commission. In 2003 – 2006 he was the CEO of the Interactive Advertising Bureau Poland. Now, he leads the activities of the interactive agencies group. He studies the Marketing and Management at the University in Lodz. His passion, apart from work, is science – fiction literature, sport and skiing.
Aleksander Szafaryn is a creator and the promoter of the consulting projects and the help desk solutions. He is the auditor and the manager of the Visual Identity / IT Consulting projects. During his career he worked and realized the projects for such brands as: Unilever, Bonnier Bussiness, Aprilia, Lionbridge, Colliers I nternational. In Gemius SA he is responsible for the coordination and putting into practive the innovative marketing solutions, broad promotion and the presentation of the gemiusStram research. He is responsible for the initiate the training actions and the market analysis.
Is the graduate of the Computer Science and Management in Warsaw and University of Technology in Radom. He specializes in the economy and the company management. He has experience in management with the big IT structures, strategic projects, putting computer technology in practice. He worked for Polkomtel, PKN Orlen, Polish Energy Group. In 1998, he started working with TVP, till 2002 he was responsible for putting into practice the business processes connected with the programmes production and managing of the work connected with the improvement of the New Media. In December 2009, he leaded the Technology Department of Polish TV. Now, he is the deputy of the director of ITVP-HD department.
As New Business Development Manager at YouTube Zofia (Zosia) Bajkowska is responsible for building and maintaining strategic partnerships and managing an exciting new generation of online content creators across Europe, primarily focusing on fresh talent in the UK, Irish and Polish markets. She is also entrusted with developing the YouTube Partnerships Program across all sectors with a special emphasis on original content creators in the creative fields and industries.
Before joining YouTube, Zofia spent 7 years at MTV International, managing global music marketing campaigns, artist relations in New York and London and MTV’s global tent pole events including the MTV European Music Awards, Video Music Awards and the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards.
Prior to MTV she launched her career at an independent record label in New York, after completing a Masters Degree at New York University in Music Business and holds a Bachelors Degree in International Business from the University of Georgia. Zofia was born in Warsaw, Poland and has lived in Germany, the United States, England and now Dublin in Ireland.
Teresa Wielowieyska - Slawek
Teresa Wielowieyska - Slawek is connected with the car industry from 18 years. Presently, she is the chief of the Advertising Department Renault Poland and she takes care of creating and realizing the budget for communication for the Renault and Dacia in Poland.
She is responsible for the projects like ads of ATLM, BTL and the non – standard activities and also, organizing the expositions and exhibitions, With developing the new media she realizes the digital strategy also in social medias.