Aleksandra Czenczek

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NOT YOUR MOTHER, feature film / drama, in development, UK-Polish co-production (Writer/Director)

Heart wrenching drama about estranged daughter trying to reconnect with her ill mother.

Received script development grant from Polish Film Institute

Script has been developed at EKRAN+ European Workshop

 

LAST DAY OF SUMMER 2017, 13min, AKA Film, drama (Writer/Director)

Uplifting bitter-sweet drama about a friendship between elderly woman suffering from dementia and a little boy.

Winner - Best Performance in a Short Film at the 39th Young Artist
Academy Awards, Los Angeles, US 2018. 

Winner - Best International Short Film, Afrodite Shorts, Rome, Italy 2018

 

RIPPLES 2016, 6min, drama, AKA Film & Modalfish Productions, (Writer/Director)

An overweight girl with a negative body image finds grace in the swimming pool.

Bronze Award at the Emigra FIlm Festival in Warsaw, 2018


BROTHERS 2014, 5min, drama, AKA Film & Modalfish Productions, (Writer/Director)

On a short bus journey, Tom and Ian rediscover the true meaning of what is to be brothers

Finalist of Official Selection Sundance London Short Film Competition, UK, 2014
Best Narrative Short Film, Festival de Cortos y Salud Mental, Spain, 2015
Best Cinematography, 13th International Film Festival 'Seize the film!” in Serbia
and Croatia, 2015
Special Jury Mention, 3rd Emigra Film Festival, Poland, 2015
Third prize, 12th KO&DIGITAL – Festival Internacional de Cine Solidario, Spain, 2015
Special Jury Mention, 7th Enmut Festival in Barcelona, Spain, 2015
Best Music Award at Palena Film Award, Italy, 2016

MY FRIEND IVOR 2014, 8min, drama, AKA FILM, (Co-Writer/Director)

Short tale about modern slavery, based on true story.

Winner at Unchosen's Modern Day Slavery Short Film Competition, UK, 2014
Nominated for Best Short Film, National Film Awards, UK, 2014

DOLLS CAN'T CRY 2012, 82min, drama, Modalfish Productions, (Co-writer/Director)

Psychological drama about woman suffering from PTSD and her struggle to win back her child, starring BIFA winning actress Lara Belmont.

Won Best Editing award at Artist and Aliens festival, Finland, 2017

Limited release distribution.

 

Additional AWARDS:

Emmy Award winner for Best Visual Effects in 'First Life with David Attenborough' series in 2011. Two further Emmy nominations in 2012 and 2016 for 'Flying monsters with David Attenborough' and 'Rise of Animals'.