Daria Woszek

Director

bio

Daria is a graduate of Theatre Studies at the Jagiellonian University and Development Lab at Wajda School. She studied Film Directing at Krzysztof Kieślowski Film School in Katowice.

In 2014 she directed the series “Saleem 3” which was broadcast on the most important Asian TV stations. Her film „Dogcatcher” won the Rhode Island International Film Festival in 2016 and got the chance to apply for an Oscar nomination. In the same year, it also received the Best Short Feature Film Prize in the „Young Cinema” competition in Gdynia.

The script to her feature debut „Marygoround” was developed during the European development programe Less Is More in 2018 and received the 3rd prize in the Lesser Poland Film Award „Three Crowns”. The world premiere of „Marygoround” took place at prestigious SXSW Festival in the USA. The film received multiple prizes: for the best movie, best directing and best female role at Fantasia Festival in Montreal as well as the main prize of Gijon International Film Festival (2020) – one of the most important and oldest festivals for young creators. „Marygoround” also received the Audience Award at MASTERCARD OFF CAMERA Festival in Kraków, the Studio Cinemas Award at the „Youth and Film” Festival in Koszalin in 2021 where Grażyna Misiorowska was appreciated as well with an award for the best female role.

Daria Woszek also directs theatre plays, such as: „Desdemona” by P. Vogel in Łaźnia Nowa Theatre in Kraków, „The Night Just Before the Forests” B.M. Koltes in Juliusz Słowacki Theatre. She was multimedia director in The Stanisław Moniuszko Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic—European Art Centre in Białystok: „The Haunted Manor”, „Korczak”, „Messa di Requiem”.