Last Day of Summer in the Official Selection!

Thrilling news! We are over the moon!!! 
The OSCAR®-qualifying film festival has chosen our film! Here is a fragment of the message we have received:
‘We are more than pleased to inform you that after the selection committee’s consideration, your film Last Day Of Summer is in the OFFICIAL SELECTION of the 16th IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival! Congratulations!!!’

The Festival will be running in the picturesque Black sea town of Varna (Bulgaria), 19 – 26/09/2019.

Here you can check the list of all selected films: 


best drama

Best Drama Short Film!

We are happy to announce that our film Last Day of Summer won the Best Drama Short Film award at the 13th Sguardi European Independent Short Film Night! Congratulations to the whole cast & crew and BIG THANKS to the Festival director Michele Bellio and Sguardi – Associazione Culturale in Cles, Italy.

Producer and Director of Photography

Adriana Kulig Producer and Magda Kowalczyk Director of Photography with the Award 

The Golden Owls!

Last Saturday in Vienna the Golden Owls landed! 🙂 

It was an immense pleasure to be awarded in the category FILM for our work: directing (Aleksandra Czenczek) and producing (Adriana Kulig).

The Golden Owls are presented to Polish artists living and working abroad by Klub Polnischer Intellektueller in Austria.

The awards have been given for the 14th time.

Photos by Mirek Dworczak.

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Ripples at Female Filmmaker Friday

We’re happy to announce that our short film RIPPLES will be screening at next Short Film Open-Mic, organised by KINO London, on Thursday, February 7th alongside a collection of indie shorts, from award winners to new work from both emerging & established filmmakers! 

You can buy tickets at Kino London’s Short Film Open-Mic (February) 

More about Ripples: http://ripplesshortfilm.co.uk


Happy New Year to All Filmgoers!

As the end of the year is near, it’s time, to sum up, the year from a filmmaker’s point of view. We have to admit, 2018 was very favourable to us and full of positive events.
1. Travelling! Our films travelled all over the world, and sometimes we travelled with them too (Spain, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Indonesia, South Korea, Canada, France, US). It’s always wonderful to assist film festivals and screenings and to hear what the audience thinks about your films. 

2. Getting awards! We make films because it’s our passion, but still, it’s an amazing feeling when you get rewarded for your work. Here are the highlights of the year: Best International Short Film for Last Day of Summer (Rome, Italy), Bronze Award for Ripples (Warsaw, Poland), and finally Best Performance Young Actor for Jonah Paul at 39th Young Artist Academy Award (Los Angeles, US).
3. Working with amazing people! Making films is always teamwork, which allows you to meet great and talented people – actors, directors, cinematographers, editors, to name but a few. We believe, that next year AKA FILM will also have a chance to cooperate with many inspiring people on many new film projects.

Happy New Year! May your 2019 be like the best film ever; full of suspense, magical coincidences, good characters, with an amazing plot and happy end (!), and of course, full of good (film) entertainment! 

Alex with statuette

Best International Short Film!!!

We are very happy to announce that after screenings at different film festivals, ‘Last Day of Summer’ has won an award for Best International Short Film!  The prize was awarded by Women in film Italy during the Afrodite Shorts festival in Rome. The prize was received by the film’s director Aleksandra Czenczek.
The jury commented: “Aleksandra’s bitter-sweet tale tackles the theme of senility and dementia in a light-hearted, unrhetorical manner. At the same time, she makes us reflect on the important role of friendship in its highest form through a relationship which overcomes age barriers and all the preconceptions of disease and old age”.

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