Joanna Szymańska


Producer and executive producer. Founder and owner of Appetite Production – independent film production company. Polish Young Screen Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 according to British Council. Participant of 9th Berlinale Talent Campus 2011. MA in Film Studies, Law student – specializing in Intellectual Property Law. Within Polish film industry since 2001 (film student, festival worker, activist), Joanna started her professional career in the filmmaking business in 2006 – as production manager of short student’s etude Broadcast Rehearsal. Her first independent short Merry Christmas was an international coproduction and screened at Cannes Short Film Corner. Fallout, an apocalyptic feature by Wilhelm Sasnal, premiered in October 2010 in London during Frieze Art Fair. As a Head of Production she joined the Production Department of Andrzej Wajda Film Studio in January 2011 and is currently working on developing her first feature project.