Piotr Trzaskalski

Piotr Trzaskalski


Born in Łódź in 1964. Graduated from the Department of Culture Studies at the Łódź University (1989), and from the Department of Film Directing at the Film School in Łódź (1992). Holder of a scholarship at the Northern School of Film and television at Leeds Metropolitan University in Great Britain. Within the confines of the grant he directed a featre film “Someone”. Since 1992 he has been working for television, making programs about art, video clips, documentaries, TV shows and commercials.


2012 My Father’s Bike (Mój rower)
2005 The Master (Mistrz)
– 2006 Miami IFF: FIPRESCI Prize
2002 Eddie (Edi)
– 2005 – Art Film IFF: Don Quixote Plaque – Special Mention, Golden Key, International Film Critics’ Award;
– 2003 Berlin IFF: Don Quixote Award, FIPRESCI Prize, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury;
Karlovy Vary IFF: Philip Morris Award;
– 2002 Gdynia PFF: Critics Award, Special Jury Prize;
– 2003 Tbilisi IFF: Silver Prometheus Best Director Award;
– 2002 Warsaw IFF: Grand Prix


TV Dramas

2008 The Enemy of State (Wróg ludu)
2007 Night Season (Nocna pora)
2006 Crisis (Kryzys)
2000 Christmas Carol (Opowieści wigilijne)
1999 The Life of Vagabond From Tormes (Żywot łazika z Tormesu)
Further Then Vacations (Dalej niż wakacje)
1998 Suitcase (Walizka)
1997 The Heart of the Bell (Serce dzwonu)