11. MFFA Animator



Bruszewska, Balbina


On animator festival in years:

Balbina Bruszewska, Poland. A director, scriptwriter and photographer. She is a graduate of the National Film School in Łódź. She currently works for the Se-Ma-For film studio, which won an Oscar in 2008. She is known as the ‘queen’ of Polish videos, the ‘princess’ of Polish animation and has won many prestigious awards including Grand Prix at the Yach Film Festival in 2009 as well as the Yach People ‘s Choice Award in 2008. Her last film THE CITY SAILS ON (MIASTO PŁYNIE) won eleven of the main awards at various festivals including Grand Prix at the “Łodzią po Wiśle” Festival as well as the Association of Polish Film-makers Award for the best Polish film at the 6th ‘ReAnimacja’ International Animation Festival in 2009. Balbina Bruszewska has also directed music videos for O.S.T.R.’s “If it’s not you, then who? (Jak nie ty, to kto?) and Bob One’s “Hands in the air” (Ręce w górę).