ABOUT

Dominika Podczaska was born in Warsaw, Poland. It's been over a decade now she has been working as a Director of Photography. She still occasionally works both as Dir. / DoP.

 

She is alumni of Global Cinematography Institute in Los Angeles and SCRIPT course in Wajda Film School in Warsaw. In addition, she graduated School of Journalism (BA), American Studies Center (MA) and Laboratory of Reportage at the University of Warsaw.  

 

Dominika works worldwide on feature films, short movies, documentaries and tv commercials. She speaks Polish, English, Spanish and Russian.

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AWARDS

SHORT FILM - "FOR I AM DEAD" dir. Patricia Delso Lucas

2022 - Best Cinematography  - WINNER

 Art Film Awards

Barcelona Planet Film Festival

Berlin Indie Film Festival

Best Istanbul Film Festival

Brussels Capital Film Festival

Chicago Indie Film Awards

Eastern Europe Film Festival

Falcon International Film Festival (FIFF)

Golden Lemur International Film Festival

Golden Nugget International Film Festival

Gothamite Monthly Film Awards

Independent Shorts Awards

Indie Short Fest

IndieX Film Festival

L' Age d'Or International Arthouse Film Festival

London Independent Film Awards

Mabig Film Festival

Milan Gold Awards

New Age Cinemas and Scripts

New York International Film Awards

New York Istanbul Short Film Festival
New York Movie Awards

Paradise Film Festival
Robinson Film Awards

Roma Short Film Festival

Sipontum Arthouse International Film Festival

Sweet Democracy Film Awards

Toronto Film and Script Awards

Best Cinematography  - Honorable Mention

2022 - New York Movie Awards

Best Cinematography  - Nomination

2022 - Swedish International Film Festival

2022 - VIFF Vienna Independent Film Festival

FASHION FILM - "FOLLOW ME" by Dominika Podczaska 

Official Selections

2018 - Fashion Films Festival RD

2018 - Sarajevo Fashion Film Festival

2018 - La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival Official Selection 

MUSIC VIDEO - DARIA ZAWIAŁOW "NA SKRÓTY" by Dominika Podczaska

Nomination 'Best Music Video'

2018 - Fryderyk Music Awards 

MUSIC VIDEO - DARIA ZAWIAŁOW "KUNDEL BURY' By Dominika Podczaska

Nomination "Best Cinematography in Music Video"

2017 - Fryderyk Music Awards 

Nomination "Best Directing of Music Video" 

2017 - Fryderyk Music Awards 

SHORT MOVIE - "60+" by Dominika Podczaska

Silver Award

2013 - Heineken Competition For Best Short Movie 

DOCUMENTARY - "MAGNES" by Albert Zawada and Dominika Podczaska

 

Silver Award

2009 - NEWSWEEK "Newsreportaż 2009, Poland
 

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PRESS

2021 - PRESS MAGAZINE

Dominika has been recognized by PRESS magazine as one of the Top 10 Cinematographers to watch in Poland.