Bartosz Konopka

Bartosz Konopka (1972) – director and screenwriter. Konopka holds degrees in film theory from the Jagiellonian University, as well as in direction from the Silesian University’s Faculty of Radio and Television. After a successful debut, Three for the Taking, Konopka went on to produce The Art of Disappearing, Rabbit a la Berlin, Fear of Falling and other films. His movies won numerous awards at Polish and international film festivals. In 2010 his short documentary, Rabbit a la Berlin, was nominated to the Oscar®; Konopka got the idea for this film after hearing Marcel Łoziński speak about  rabbits living in the space between East and West Berlin. Bartosz Konopka is a member of the Polish Film Academy and European Film Academy, as well as a board member of the Polish Film Institute. Bartosz Konopka is a director of Road to Excellence presented during 13. edition of the festival Millennium Docs Against Gravity.