Director, animator, alum of the world-famous Lodz Film School (Direction of Animation) and The Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology (New Media Arts). Bogna currently works as creative art director, animator and director at Warsaw Production. Her work often combines traditional techniques with a modern approach. Since 2009, she has supported dozens of short films and music videos as animator, CGI expert, script doctor and assistant director. She has made projects for Universal, Sony, Netflix and other brands.
One of her most complex projects is the short animation Klimat i Wanilia, which presents the BDSM culture in Warsaw, Poland. Her most experimental work is Fifth Element, which was entirely animated in dyed ice. She has also made videos for a contemporary staging of #Hansel#and#Gretel, as well as conceptual concert visuals for the popular jazz band Wojciech Mazolewski Quintet. Boylesque is her full-length feature directorial debut.
Q&A with Bogna Kowalczyk will take place after the screening of Boylesque on Friday, October 28, at 8:15 p.m.