Photo by Ben Dowden
Magda is an award winning director who worked in Aardman Animation for the past eight years directing stop motion, CGI, 2D and live action commercials. Her most recent work are numerous DFS adds including Wallace and Gromit ‘The Great Sofa Caper’, Dammy the Beaver, as well as Share the Orange Alzheimer’s Research campaign starring Samuel L Jackson, Bryan Cranston and Christopher Eccleston. The film was PR Week Award Winner and it became the most successful digital campaign in the charity’s history.
As well as commercial work Magda is developing a feature film ‘Jasia’ based on her Grandma’s memories from WW2 in Poland. The film is currently being developed in coproduction between UK, Ireland and Poland by Producer of the Academy Award Winning film ‘Ida’.
Magda also directed development of her children's' series ‘Joyets’ with Illuminated Films company. She created trailer and pilot for it, and supervised scriptwriting.
She directed short films such as Sprits of the Piano, Zbigniev’s Cupboard and Joyets winning numerous awards such as Best of the Fest 3D Short Film at 3D Film & Music Festival (3DFF), Los Angeles, Best Musical Animation, ReAnimania IAFFY, Armenia, London International Animation Festival 2010 - Audience Award, Best Animation Award at the International Iasi Film Festival, Romania, Best Student Film at BALKANIMA, Belgrade, Best Animated Film at REGIOFUN, Katowice, Poland, OFAFA(Polish Festival of Animated Films) – Cracow, Poland 2009 - Distinction, Solothurn, Switzerland 2009 – audience award. Magda graduated from NFTS in Beaconsfield, UK, as well Polish Film School in Lodz and Art Collage in Warsaw.
Full Awards List:
Stories of Postnatal Depression
- Bristish Animation Award
Awards for Spirits of the Piano:
- Best of the Fest 3D Short Film at 3D Film & Music Festival (3DFF), Los Angeles
- Best Musical Animation, ReAnimania IAFFY, Armenia
- Longlisted for Academy Awards
Awards for Zbigniev’s Cupboard:
- London International Animation Festival 2010 - Audience Award
- Best Animation Award at the International Iasi Film Festival, Romania
- Best Student Film at BALKANIMA, Belgrade
- Best Animated Film at REGIOFUN, Katowice, Poland
- Nomination to the Best Animation Award at Grand Off, Warsaw
- Nomination to the MPSE Golden Reel Awards, Los Angeles
Awards for Joyets film:
- OFAFA(Polish Festival of Animated Films) – Cracow, Poland 2009 - Distinction
- Solothurn, Switzerland 2009 – 2nd prize of the public
- Babiana, Slovakia 2008 - An Award of Saint Wojciech
- Reanimation, Poland 2008 – Distinction
- Era New Horizons, Poland 2008 – Distinction
- Animation now! Festival, Poland
Award for Here and here:
- Opolskie Lamy Festival, Opole, Poland - Second prize
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