Magdalena Chmielewska

© Zebu Kluth

Biography

Magdalena Chmielewska is a Vienna-based film director and screenwriter schooled at the Vienna Institute of Film and Television at the University of Music and Performing Arts. Her films traveled to prestigious international film festivals and won many awards including the First Steps Award and Max Ophüls Preis, the most important newcomer trophies in the German speaking world. Chmielewska was in the selection of the ten most outstanding European newcomer directors at the 56th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.  Years of experience in contemporary dance complement her methods of working with actors.  Her visual language focuses on telling the stories of a longing for something that has been lost while discovering the otherness that remains within us. 

filmography

LULLABY
AT | 2022 | 21'

HEAVEN'S MEADOW
AT | 2018 | 29'

MARGARETE AT THE SPINNING WHEEL
AT | 2016 | 7'

CRAWL
AT | 2016 | 15'

SPRING MIRACLE (16mm)
AT | 2014 | 5'


Personal website: https://magda.vision/