Filip Jan Rymsza
Writer, director, producer, founder and managing partner of Royal Road Entertainment. Filip produced and oversaw the completion of Orson Welles’ final film, “The Other Side of the Wind,” as well as producing Academy Award-winning documentarian, Morgan Neville’s companion documentary, “They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead,” both of which premiered at the Venice Film Festival and went on to play Telluride and the New York Film Festival. Both films were released by Netflix.
“The Other Side of the Wind” made nearly 50 “Best of 2018” lists, including “Film Comment,” “Sight & Sound” and “The Hollywood Reporter,” and was awarded the Film Heritage Award by the National Society of Film Critics, the William K. Everson Film History Award by the National Board of Review and a Special Citation by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.
Filip recently completed post-production on Lech Majewski’s “Valley of the Gods” starring Josh Hartnett, John Malkovich and Bérénice Marlohe and Katharine O’Brien’s “Lost Transmissions” starring Simon Pegg, Juno Temple and Alexandria Daddario, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Filip’s previous producing fare includes Lirio Ferreira’s “Blue Blood,” which won Best Picture, Best Director and Best Supporting Actor at the Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival and opened the Panorama section at the 2015 Berlin International Film Festival, and “Oh Gallow Lay,” which premiered at the 2015 Venice Film Festival.
Filip studied economics, philosophy and film at University of Chicago.