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 JERZY WÓJCIK   STOFF [PSC]

Born: 12 September 1930, Nowy Sacz, Poland.

Education: PWSFTviT, Lódz [graduated in 1955].

Career: He is the deacon of the cinematography department of the Film Academy, Lódz. Cinematography coach and/or [co-]artistic superv on 100+ shorts and doc's made by students of the Film Academy, Lódz [1983-2009].

Awards: Polish FF 'Best Cinematography Award' [1975] for 'Opadly liscie z drzew'; Polish FF 'Best Cinematography Award' [1987] for 'Aniol w szafie'; Brothers Manaki IFF, Bitola [Macedonia] 'Golden Camera 300 for Lifetime Achievement' [1999]; 'Orzel' Lifetime Achievement Award [2008]; Gdynia FF 'Platynowe Lwy' for Lifetime Achievement [2012].



 FILMS AT THE ACADEMY

1952

Kiedy ty spisz/While You're Asleep [Andrzej Wajda] b&w; doc/11m; c.asst; ph: Jerzy Lipman

1953

Piaskarze [Hieronim Przybyl] b&w; doc/10m; c.asst; ph: Tadeusz Aleksandrowicz

1953

Poczatek dnia [Julian Dziedzina] b&w; short/9m

1955

Czlowiek nie umiera [Sylwester Checinski] b&w; short/13m; c.asst; ph: Henryk Depczyk

1955

Powrót [Julian Dziedzina] b&w; short/15m

1955

Godzina bez slonca/Hour Without Sun [Pawel Komorowski] b&w; short/15m

[Left] with dir Julian Dziedzina - "Koniec nocy"

1956

Koniec nocy/End of the Night [Julian Dziedzina, Pawel Komorowski & Walentyna Uszycka] b&w; cph: Henryk Depczyk & Krzysztof Winiewicz; + co-scrpl


 FILMS

1957

Czlowiek na torze/Man on the Tracks [Andrzej Munk] b&w; cph: Romuald Kropat

1957

Eroica/Heroism [Andrzej Munk] b&w

1958

Popiól i diament/Ashes and Diamonds [Andrzej Wajda] b&w

1958

Krzyz walecznych/Cross of Valor [Kazimierz Kutz] b&w

1960

Matka Joanna od aniolów/[Mother] Joan of the Angels [Jerzy Kawalerowicz] b&w

1960

Nikt nie wola/Nobody's Calling [Kazimierz Kutz] b&w

1961

Czas przeszly/Time Past [Leonard Buczkowski] b&w

1961

Samson/Sampson [Andrzej Wajda] ds/b&w

1962

Mój stary/My Old Man/My Dad [Janusz Nasfeter] ds/b&w

1963

Zacne grzechy/The Good Old Sins [Mieczyslaw Waskowski] ds/b&w

1963

Przy torze kolejowym [Andrzej Brzozowski] b&w; short/13m

1964

Echo [Stanislaw Rózewicz] b&w

1964

Zycie raz jeszcze/Back to Life Again/Life Once More [Janusz Morgenstern] b&w

1965

Faraon/Pharaoh [Jerzy Kawalerowicz] ds/c; cph: Wieslaw Zdort

1965

Potem nastapi cisza/And All Will Be Quiet/The Rest Is Silence [Janusz Morgenstern] b&w

1966

Medaliony [Andrzej Brzozowski] b&w; short/15m; prod PWSFTviT

1967

Westerplatte [Stanislaw Rózewicz] b&w

1967

Uzrok smrti ne pominjati/Do Not Mention the Cause of Death [Jovan Zivanovic] c

1969

Tajna vecera [Zdravko Velimirovic] b&w-c; doc/9m

1969

Krvava bajka/Bloody Tale/Fairy Tale of Blood [Branimir Tori Jankovic] c

1969

Vrane/Crows [Ljubisa Kozomara & Gordan Mihic] c

1972

Potop/The Deluge [Jerzy Hoffman] p (35 & 70mm)/c; in 2 parts (316m)

1972

Devojka sa kosmaja/Girl from the Mountains [Dragovan Jovanovic] c

1975

Opadly liscie z drzew/Leaves Have Fallen [Stanislaw Rózewicz] c

1977

Pasja/Passion [Stanislaw Rózewicz] c

1979

Elegia/Elegy [Pawel Komorowski] b&w-c; + co-scrpl

1981

Rys/Lynx [: The Smile of the Evil Eye] [Stanislaw Rózewicz] c

1982

Pensja pani Latter/Mrs. Latter's Pension [Stanislaw Rózewicz] c

1984

Kobieta w kapeluszu/Woman in a Hat [Stanislaw Rózewicz] c

1985

Nie zasmuce serca twego [Jan Jakub Kolski] c; short/17m; ph cons; ph: J.J. Kolski

1987

Aniol w szafie/Angel in the Wardrobe [Stanislaw Rózewicz] c


 TELEVISION

1967

Twarza w twarz/Face to Face [Krzysztof Zanussi] tvm/b&w/25m; cph: Franciszek Kadziolka

1985

Diabel [Stanislaw Rózewicz] tvm/28m


 FILMS AS CAMERA OPERATOR

1956

Kanal/Canal/They Loved Life [Andrzej Wajda] ph: Jerzy Lipman

1957

Prawdziwy koniec wielkiej wojny/Real End of the Great War [Jerzy Kawalerowicz] ph: Jerzy Lipman


 FILMS & TELEVISION AS DIRECTOR

1975-1983: dir a number of plays for tv, e.g. 'Medea' [1978; + scrpl], 'Anna' [1978] & 'Promethidion' [1983].

1979

Tu zaszla zmiana [+ co-scrpl; tvm/33m/v] ph: Marek Beczek, Jacek Kuzniar & Wlodzimierz Straszkiewicz

1991

Skarga [feature; + co-scrpl] ph: Witold Sobocinski

1997

Portret w przestrzeni - Tadeusz Wybult [doc/46m; + scrpl] ph: Stanislaw Szymanski

With ph Witold Sobocinski [right] - "Wrota Europy"

Photo by Andrzej Tarasewicz

1999

Wrota Europy/The Gateway of Europe [feature; + co-scrpl] ph: Witold Sobocinski