Speakers

Michał Kwieciński

Producer, director and the founder of AKSON STUDIO

Michał Kwieciński, a graduate of Directing and Drama Dept. at the National Theatre School in Warsaw, a holder of PhD in Chemistry. One of the most recognized and experienced producers and directors in Poland. In 1986, he made his debut with Branzilla by H. Mann, which he directed for TVP’s Television Theatre. In the year 2001, along with Janusz Morgenstern, he financed the mega-production of Polish classic drama The Revenge, directed by Andrzej Wajda, recently he produced Andrzej Wajda’s Oscar® nominated Katyń, as well as Tatarak (Sweet Rush 2009), Wałęsa. Człowiek z nadziei. (Walesa. Man of Hope 2013) and Powidoki (Afterimage 2016).

Since the very beginning of his career, he has specialized in directing TV Theatre plays. Until now, there have been 147 performances produced, including dramas, arrangements, outdoor and studio productions – all either externally-produced or personally directed by him. Selected works: Double Portrait (1987), Stupid Jacob (1988), Garbus (1989), Close as Aliens (1991), Summer (1992), Full Eclipse (1994), The Tailor (1997), Mick Jagger’s Lips (1998), The White Dress (tv, 2003), Extras (2006, his feature film debut), Let’s Go to the Movies Tomorrow (tv, 2007), Days of Honor (tv, 2008 - 2014), Bodo (2016), Love is all (2018).