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Director and screenwriter

Olga Chajdas

Her debut feature film “Nina” received, among others the main prize in the Big Screen Competition at the International Film Festival in Rotterdam, 3 prizes including Złoty Pazur in the “Inne Spojrzenie” section of the Polish Feature Films Festival in Gdynia, the Main Prize in the Polish Film Competition at the Camerimage Festival. She co-created the first Polish series “1983” for Netflix. She directed the third season of the “The Pack” series for HBO, which brought her the Polish Film Award: Eagles 2020 in the category “Best TV Series”. Olga is in pre-production for her second feature film “IMAGO”.

About me

Her films have been screened at international festivals, including International Film Festival in Rotterdam, Raindance Film Festival, Calgary IFF, Moscow IFF, Karlove Vary IFF and Camerimage.

She collaborated with Warsaw theaters, including Na Woli Theater , Studio Theater  and Och-Teatr.

Her debut feature film “Nina” received, among others the main prize in the Big Screen Competition at the International Film Festival in Rotterdam, 3 prizes including Złoty Pazur in the “Inne Spojrzenie” section of the Polish Feature Films Festival in Gdynia, the Main Prize in the Polish Film Competition at the Camerimage Festival.

She co-created the first Polish series “1983” for Netflix. She directed the third season of the “The Pack” series for HBO, which brought her the Polish Film Award: Eagles 2020 in the category “Best TV Series”.

Olga is in pre-production for her second feature film “IMAGO”. Script for this film (which Olga is co-writer) get Special Mention on XIII ScripTeast during Cannes Film Festival.

Date of birth:

05.02.1983

Education:

A fictional course at the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing (2009), Film Art Organization Department, PWSFTviT in Łódź (2006), Academy of Film and Television in Warsaw (2003)

Artistic achievements

Artistic achievements

2022

"Cracow Monsters"

Netflix

2022

"Imago" (in post-production)

Apple Film Production

2020

"Erotica 2022"

Netflix

2019

"Wataha" season 3

HBO

2019

"Mr. Jones" (II Unit)

Film Produkcja

2018

"1983"

Netflix

2018

"Nina"

Film It

2018

"Za marzenia"

TVP

2017

"Ultraviolet"

AXN

2017

"Kobieta budzi się rano"

Wild Mouse Production

2017

"Amok"

K&K Selekt Film

2015

"3xMIŁOŚĆ"

Wild Mouse Production

2015

"Savage Grace"

TVP

2014

"Wataha"

HBO

2013

"Głęboka woda 2"

TVP

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Awards

Awards

2020

"Wataha" - Polska Nagroda Filmowa Orzeł w kategorii: Najlepszy filmowy serial telewizyjny

2019

"Kobieta budzi się rano" - Nagroda dla najlepszego reżysera na Oakland Short Film Festival -

2019

"Kobieta budzi się rano" - Short Film Festival "Oddalenia", Dublin, Grand Prix

2019

"Nina" - Nagroda Główna "Złoty Debiut" na festiwalu Babie Lato Filmowe

2018

"Nina" – Złoty Pazur w konkursie Inne Spojrzenie na Festiwalu Polskich Filmów Fabularnych w Gdyni

2018

"Nina" – Baltic Film Competition za reżyserię na Międzynarodowym Festiwalu Filmowym Carl w Karlskronie

2018

"Nina" – Big Screen Competition na IFFR 2018

2018

"Nina" - VPRO Big Screen Award na Międzynarodowym Festiwalu Filmowy

2018

"Nina" – Główna Nagroda w Konkursie Filmów Polskich na Festiwalu Camerimage

2016

"3xLOVE" - Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Award, Best Ensemble Cast

2016

"3xLOVE" - Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Award, Best Woman Filmmaker

2016

"3xLOVE" - California Women’s Film Festival, Best Foreign Film

2016

"3xLOVE" - Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Award, Best Ensemble Cast

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