Director, Script Writer

Poland, United Kingdom

Pawel Pawlikowski © DR

Multi awarded Pawel Pawlikowski is a Polish filmmaker, who garnered much acclaim for award-winning documentaries in the 1990s and for his feature films Last Resort (2001) and My Summer of Love (2004) which both won a BAFTA, and many other awards. In 2011, he made a film loosely adapted from Douglas Kennedy's novel The Woman in the Fifth. In 2015 his masterpiece Ida, won the Academy Award for Foreign Language Film, becoming the first Polish film to do so. His most recent film, Cold War, earned him the Best Director Prize at the Festival de Cannes 2018 and three nominations for Best Director, Best Photography and Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards. It also won five awards at the 2018 European Film Awards including Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenwriter.

Jury attendance

  • Member Feature films, 2019

Feature films


In Competition - Feature Films, 2018Director



(COLD WAR) In Competition - Feature Films, 2018
2018 Award for Best Director