Jakub Duszyński

Jakub Duszynski is a film distributor, festival programmer and co-president of Europa Distribution. For the past 18 years, he’s been head of acquisitions and the creative director for Gutek Film, Poland’s leading art house company. He was also for many years Programme Director of Poland’s major film festival New Horizons.

In Gutek Film, since 1998 he has been shaping the company’s profile and repertoir. Since 2009 he has collaborated with Ale kino channel hosting the tv programme „Kino mówi” („Cinema speaks”). Jakub Duszyński is also a member of the jury for The European Parliament LUX Prize (since 2009), member of the The European Film Academy (EFA) and the Polish Film Institute (PISF) expert, assessing new film projects. He has conducted numerous international seminaries concerning film distribution during film festivals (Venice, San Sebastian, Lyon, Paris, Sofia). Since 2011 he has been a part of 3-person Program Committee of Gdynia Film Festival.