ABOUT

Dominika Podczaska was born in Warsaw, Poland. It's been over a decade now she has been working as a Director of Photography in film industry. 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 and Studio 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 and Spanish.

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AWARDS

SHORT FILM - "FOR I AM DEAD" by Patricia Delso Lucas

Best Cinematography  - Winner

2022 - Falcon International Film Festival / FIFF London

2022 - Berlin Indie Film Festival

2022 - Art Film Awards

2022 - Brussels Capital Film Festival

2022 - Chicago Indie Film Awards

2022 - Gothamite Monthly Film Awards

2022 - Independent Shorts Awards

2022 - IndieX Film Festival

2022 - L' Age d'Or International Arthouse Film Festival (Luis Bunuel Memorial Award)

2022 - Mabig Film Festival

2022 - Milan Gold Awards

2022 - New York International Film Awards

2022 - New York Istanbul Short Film Festival

2022 - Roma Short Film Festival

2022 - New Age Cinemas & Scripts

2022 - Toronto Film and Script Awards

2022 - Amsterdam Short Film Festival

Best Cinematography  - Honorable Mention

2022 - New York Movie Awards

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.