For many years now, competition films have also been judged by the Jury of Teachers. Like every year, this time, too, we will be joined by some of the greatest educators who, just like us, cannot imagine their lives without cinema!
It is our pleasure to introduce them:
Małgorzata is a certified teacher of English at the Primary School in Jakubów and a headmistress of a language school in Mińsk Mazowiecki. An experienced educator working with children and teenagers, carefully tuned in to their interests and expectations. Recognizing the students’ passion for film, she values every opportunity to put them in contact with this domain of art. Having played an episodic role in a documentary film, she understands perfectly well how much effort is needed to build a good film role. Her dream is to make a short film in English together with her students. Małgorzata is an enthusiast of cinema, cycling, and every form of physical activity.
Polish language teacher (Primary School no. 2 in Kraków) and a lecturer at the J. Has Kraków Film School. Co-organizer of ‘KSF Youth Camera – Festival of Youth and Children Films in Kraków’. He completed the course of ‘Participatory Video’ in Reading, England, as part of the project ‘Mobility of Audiovisual Cadre’. A member of the ‘Cotopaxi Film Studio Association’ in Warsaw, Jacek has also cooperated with Polish Television. He is interested in the axiological potential of cinema in didactics, contemporary drama, as well as the use of new means of expression, forms, and methods in the broadly defined space of audiovisuality.
A teacher-consultant for the Mazovian Local Government Centre for Teachers’ Improvement, merit coordinator of the New Horizons of Film Education, doctoral student at the Department of Film and Audiovisual Culture at the University of Gdańsk, film education instructor of the Polish Film Institute, media education coach, School Film Archive leader, vice-chairwoman of the Main Committee of the Film and Social Communication Competition, member of the SUPERBELFRZY RP group, author of methodical scenarios and publications on film and new media, co-author of the Polish textbook ‘Ponad słowami’ (“more than words”).