ORGANISERS

The producer of the Festival is the Cultural Center in Lublin. The festival organizes working at the Cultural Center Kinoteatr Project.

THE TEAM

Although we come from various towns and environments, we all have the love of cinema and the belief in LFF’s values in common. Among us there are people responsible for film selection, fund-raising, partnerships’ development, accompanying events, coordination of the yearlong educational activities as well as social media specialists. We also get support from our devoted volunteers, without whom the dynamic development of our festival wouldn’t be possible.

Maciek Misztal

FESTIVAL DIRECTOR

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Initiator and principal of Lublin Film Festival (till year 2016 known as MFF Golden Anteaters). Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television University of Silesia graduate in Organization of Film and Television Production studies. Award winning associate producer of documentaries and feature films as well as many television broadcasts including international coproduction. Initiator and host of projects like Warsaw Short Framing and Off na zakręcie. Creator and animator of arthouses. Film workshops for youth instructor.

Andrzej Rusin

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program director of the Festival. Lublin cultural animator, film instructor at the Cultural Center in Lublin. Since 1992, a member of the acting CK Kinoteatr Project coordinator Theatre Cinema Film Wheels, deals workshop with youth work and organization of film screenings. He has participated as an instructor in numerous film educational projects.
In Kinoteatr Project serves as a program director of the Lublin Fil Festival. Coordinator of Lublin edition of the few festivals that promote short auteur cinema.

Emilia Rusin

HEAD OF THE FESTIVAL’S OFFICE

Graduated from the MFA in Painting and the Culture Management at University of Maria Curie-Skłodowska in Lublin. The artist painter, co-organizer of the Golden anteaters since 2009.

Krystian Drozd

MASTERS OF FEATURE FILMS COMPETITION COORDINATOR

A film connoisseur, librarian, culture animator. Films have been his passion for over twenty years. Along with Joanna Gładysz, he runs the “Benshi” Film Discussion Club.

Marcin Kwaśniewski

SHORT FILMS COMPETITIONS COORDINATOR & SCREENING COPIES CIRCULATION COORDINATOR

A graduate of the Film and Television Production Organization, the Radio and Television Department Krzysztof Kieślowski of the Silesian Uniersytet in Katowice. Film enthusiast, employee of the production department on films, TV programs and music videos. Organizer of the "Rebels Camera" Festival in Warsaw. Formerly, the creator of off-films in amateur film groups.

Olga Zdybel

VOLUNTEERS COORDINATOR

She has been associated with LFF since 2017. Involved in theater events, more recently, also of film ones. For many years she was a volunteer during cultural events in Lublin. Co-organizer of SOFT Contestation and Contestation IMPRO. She works at the tanTHEO foundation, cooperates with the Sztuka Nowa Association, and is also the event organizer at the Projekt Efektywny.

Kacper Wanat

FESTIVAL’S CLUB EVENTS COORDINATOR

He graduated from film and television production in Warsaw. He works on film sets on a daily basis. Associated with LFF since 2014, and since 2015 organizes and coordinates the activities of the festival club. A passion for DIY and combiner.

Wojciech Olchowski

LUBLIN MEDIA 2019 COORDINATOR

Media pedagogy graduate, film instructor and visual artist. He’s been associated with independent film development in Poland for many years. Co-ordinator of the international film-making marathon KinoEaters taking place during during Lublin Film Festival.

Agnieszka Bąk

SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP COORDINATOR

The 3rd year student of Media Production at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin. For over two years, she works as a cultural reporter for Radio Centrum where she co-creates the "What does it look like" programme where she talks about films every friday. She has been interested in cinema since high school, and she holds a special place in her heart for The Two Riversides Film and Art Festival.

Gosia Cichalewska

TRANSLATIONS COORDINATOR

English philology graduate. Bookworm that specializes in devouring detective, crime and horror literature.

Olga Obel

TRANSLATIONS COORDINATOR

English philology graduate. Specializes in variety of film translations because of her passion for cinematography and pop culture.

Julia Hawrot

TECHNICAL GROUP COORDINATOR

The 3rd year student of Media Production at University od Maria Curie-Sklodowska in Lublin. Associated with LFF since 2017. Addicted to two things: watching movies everyday, and buying books and reading them passionately.

Gabriela Łukasz

LFF TV PRODUCER

A graduate of The Film and TV Production Organizatorom at The Schiller National Film, Television and Theatre School in Łódź, and also Cultural Studies of Theatre and Film at The Maria Curie-Sklodowska University on Lublin. Daily, she works on films and music videos as a production manager and occasionally as a scriptwriter.

Kuba Borkowski

LFF TV COORDINATOR

Interior decorator and plumber. Since 2013 photographer at Sztukmistrze Foundation. One of the co-ordinators at EJC 2017 – European Juggling Convention in Lublin. He joined the festival's TV crew in 2016, where he's an operator and editor. Co-creator of the Golden Anteater statuette for the 11th edition of the festival.

Kasia Deputat

LFF TV COORDINATOR

She graduated from the Film Production Organization at the Film and Television Academy in Warsaw. In 2015, she began her adventure with the festival as a film editor, currently the coordinator of the festival TV.

Natalia Ćwiklińska