CRACOW: Arkadiusz Biedrzycki and Bartłomiej Konarski won the Special Award Canal+ at SCRIPT PRO 2017 for their script In Person / We własnej osobie.
A celebratory gala for the SCRIPT PRO 2017 competition, organised by the Wajda School and Off Camera Foundation in partnership with Canal + and the Polish Film Institute, took place on 3 May 2017 in Cracow.
The jury headed by Anna Waśniewska-Gill including Kinga Gałuszka, Krzysztof Rak and Maciej Sobieszczański chose 8 finalists:
Cud – Teresa CzepiecLęk – Monika SobieńNiezgoda – Maciej OdolińskiPowrót – Marcin CiastońPróba matki – Jakub StożekRent a Life – Michalina Fabijańska, Agata PuszczSyrenka – Roman JaroszTrzy tysiące kroków – Przemysław JurekWe własnej osobie – Arek Biedrzycki, Bartłomiej KonarskiZabawa, zabawa – Mika Dunin, Kinga Dębska
The Special Award Canal+ at the SCRIPT PRO Competition is 15,000 PLN / 3,500 EUR. The winning script In Person / We własnej osobie, set in the 80s, is about a Polish man who decides to steal another man's identitity and leave the country in order to find his German mother, who is the deported wife of a Wermacht officer.
The Special Polish Film Institute Prize (12,000 PLN / 2,800 EUR) was awarded to Jakub Stożek for his script Mother Trail / Próba matki. The third prize of 8,000 PLN / 1,800 EUR, funded by PISF, went to Mika Dunin and Kinga Dębska for their script Fun, Fun / Zabawa, zabawa.
All SCRIPT PRO 2017 finalists are awarded with financial scholarships funded by the Polish Film Institute and special script consultations with tutors from Wajda School & Studio.
For more information please visit: www.scriptpro.pl.