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Behind the Camera

Magdalena Pilecka She believes that if you really want something... you can draw it yourself. She studied animation under the guidance of prof. Daniel Szczechura. In 2016, she made her debut at Studio Munk with the film "Piórnikt". Creator of animated films, music videos, visualizations and the micro-series "DINO or Something". Since 2020, she has been an academic teacher of animation at the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in Warsaw. Her films are full of grotesque, absurdity and a character called her imaginary players. It is said that he always has crayons and a camera with her.


2012 - Chwast (Weed)
2013 - I am
2014 - Piesydent (Doggydent)
2015 - DINO or something (series)
2016 - Piórnikt (Penciless Case)

2017 - Ludzik spadł mi z nieba (He fell down from the sky)

2018 - BOVSKA -'Kęsy’ (music video)
2018 - Juliusz (animated parts in feature film of Alek Pietrzak)
2019 - Krecia Robota (music video)
2019 - Paweł Izdebski -'Laura' (music video)

2020 - Patrycja Kosiarkiewicz - 'Oliwka' (music video)

2020 - Jerzy Stuhr, Maria Holka - 'Lew' (music video)

2021 - Michał Rudaś - 'Naprawdę jesteś' (music video)

2022 - Tony Raju - 'Niebieski' (music video)

Worked for:
Kwartalnik Przekrój, Teatr Polski, Huncwot, Agora, WWF, H&M, BOVSKA, Animoon,, Munk Studio, Earth-Salt, TheProduction, Serafiński Studio, TimbreTone, Majestic, Bajzel...   

Awards &




'DINO or something’ exhibited at Solyanka Gallery in Moscow (Russia)

'DINO or something’ exhibited at Galeria Bunkier Sztuki in Cracow (Poland)

'DINO or something’ exhibited at Galeria ESKAEM in Gdańsk (Poland)

Golden Kuker (Bulgaria)

1st place for the 'I am' animation


Audience Award for the 'DINO or something'

O!PLA Film Festival (Poland)

1st place for the 'DINO or something'

3rd place for the 'Piesydent'

Mediawave (Hungary)

'Best animation' award for the 'DINO or something'

Globe International Silent Film Festiwal (USA)

Audience Award for the ‘DINO or something’

Prowincjonalia (Poland)

'Best animation' award for 'He felt down from the sky'

Screened at:

DOK Leipzig (Germany), Cannes Short Film Corner (France), ANIMASIVO (Mexico), Mediwave (Hungary), Ljubljana (Slovenia), VAFI, Klik! Amsterdam, Nowe Horyzonty, ANIMATOR, Se-ma-for, OFAFA, MONSTRA, Athens Animfest...

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© 2019 By Magda Pilecka.

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