Ewa Smyk is a Polish director, screenwriter, and producer best known for her work in television, film, and theater. She has been involved in the production of numerous award-winning projects over the years, including the feature film ‘Czarne Czwartki’ (Black Thursdays) and the television series ‘Krakowiak’ and ‘Domowe Melodie’ (Home Melodies).
Smyk was born in Lodz, Poland, and began her career in the entertainment industry at a young age. She was an assistant director for theater and television in her early twenties, and then went on to direct her first feature film, ‘Czarne Czwartki’, in 1999. The film received critical acclaim and won several awards, including the Special Jury Prize at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
In the years following ‘Czarne Czwartki’, Smyk went on to direct several other feature films, including the documentary ‘Oko w oko’ (Eye to Eye) and the drama ‘Snu’ (Dreams). She also directed several episodes of the television series ‘Krakowiak’ and ‘Domowe Melodie’. In addition to her directing work, Smyk has written several screenplays, including the screenplay for the feature film ‘Polskiego Dzieciaka’ (Polish Kid).
In recent years, Smyk has also become involved in producing. She produced the television series ‘Organizacja Ubezpieczeniowa’ (Insurance Organization) and the feature film ‘Czas Ocalałych’ (Time of the Saved). She is currently producing the television series ‘Miasto Nocy’ (City of Night).
Smyk’s work has been recognized with numerous awards, including the Best Director award at the Polish Film Festival and the Grand Prix for Best Feature Film at the Montreal International Film Festival. She has also been nominated for several awards, including the European Film Awards and the BAFTA Awards.
Smyk is an accomplished director, screenwriter, and producer with a long and successful career in the entertainment industry. She has created numerous award-winning projects over the years, and her work continues to be recognized and admired by audiences and critics alike.