POLISH NATIONAL JURY
Aleksandra Sadowicz Sadowicz
A graduate of Film Studies and International Cultural Studies at Jagiellonian University, since 2010 she has been cooperating with the center of culture in Nowy Targ as a moderator of film shows. She is a chief editor of the portal nowytarg24.tv and a journalist for Cable TV in Nowy Targ. She used to work as a journalist for film service of Wirtualna Polska.
Agnieszka Kania PhD – a teacher of Polish who works at the Faculty of Polish Studies of Teacher Education at the Department of Polish Studies of Jagiellonian University. She is the coordinator of regional preliminaries and the juror of Wojciech Korfanty National Elocutionary Contest. The author of the book “Young Polishman in classes of Polish. Polish studies education and formation of national identity”, as well as “The lesson of absence and presence. Polish and Jewish heritage in Polish education”. She is an active participant of film workshops and conferences and also the chairperson of The Association of Creative Polish Studies Education.
Katarzyna Drąg PhD, the graduate of Polish Philology and International Cultural Studies. Since 2011 she has been working at the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow. She is an associate director of the Institute of Journalism, Media and Social Communication, an assistant professor of Media and Social Communication Chair. Her research interests: learning about communicating, cross-cultural communicating, issues of multiethnicity in historic aspect (XIX century multiethnic communities) as well as theoretical one; the problem of forming and evolving of the ethos of a journalist (since mid XIX century). From 2005-2008 she was a participant and organizer of multicultural seminars for the UE program “Youth in Action.” She is a member of Polish Society of Social Communication.
An artist associated with Nowy Targ, a painter, a sculptor, an illustrator, a graphic designer, a designer of adverts, book artwork and other publications, a curator of annual Amator Ductile Work Contest, an initiator of sculptural setting “ Sit in the city.” Since 2004 he has been presenting his works in Poland and abroad (Geneva and Beirut). He works in the Cultural Centre in Nowy Targ and is a co-founder of the Association “Dalej Podhale” where he works on series of film documents “Legends of Podhale.” He also co-operates with the Cable TV in Nowy Targ as a film editor and a camera operator.