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Gosia Juszczak

Gosia Juszczak aka gosia_j

Poland, Warsaw
Director of short films (docs and feature) and music videos. Graduated from Wajda Film School in Warsaw (Documentary Course). Participated in Film Spring Open already four times, also twice in 48 Hour Film Project 2012/2013. Member of WEŹ TO NAKRĘĆ filmmaking community.

Her short documentary "Videonotacje: Etnoliga", portraying a multicultural amateur football league, was nominated to the Off Discovery of the Year award by a Polish film portal Stopklatka. Her narrative short "It's All Good" was the Official Sellection at the Long Day Short film Festival (California, U.S), Silicon Valley Science FIction Short Film Festival (U.S.) and Viewster Online Film Festival.

Within film industry worked as director, production assistant, script supervisor and translator. Continuously updating film know-how and skills during workshops and Master Classes with directors, editors and cinematographers (Camerimage, Film Spring Open). Runs a photoblog: www.gosiajuszczak.blogspot.com.

Background: Studied biotechnology and linguistics but ended up getting involved in projects with a focus on human rights and social justice. Worked for UNICEF, UNOCHA and as a human rights observer in the West Bank documenting realities and hardships of everyday life under occupation. Trainer of Cultural/Religious Diversity Awareness and Anti-discrimination. Freelance translator (Spanish/English/Polish). Lived in Poland (currently), Mexico, Spain, USA, Israel/Palestine, Jordan. Speaks Polish, English, Spanish, Arabic.

My offer

  • Other
    Language services: translation, interpreting, subtitles: Spanish-English-Polish

Schools

Languages

  • Polish (nativ)
  • English (advanced)
  • Spanish (advanced)
  • Arabic (elementary)
  • French (elementary)

Credits

  • 2009 - Film - Kochankowie - Rafał Skalski - HBO
    Translation and subtitles
    Reviews on the Internet: www.filmpolski.pl.
  • 2010 - Film - Maniuszka - Gosia Juszczak, Ula Slawiec - Association of Creative Initiatives "ę"
    a multimedia story about a Warsaw girl fascinated with traditional music. https://vimeo.com/13537449
    Role in production: director, cinematographer, editor.
  • 2011 - Film - Videonotacje #17 - Gosia Juszczak - Association of Creative Initiatives "ę"
    Nominated to "Offowe Odkrycie Roku" by Stopklatka.pl, https://vimeo.com/38311978
    Role in production: director.
  • 2012 - Film - Aberracja - Damian Dudek - Weź To Nakręć
    clapperboard
  • 2012 - Film - Got Something Mine (Masz coś mojego) - Gosia Juszczak - Achtung Abstrakt
    Made within the 48 Hour Film Project Warsaw in 2012 and very well received by the public, https://vimeo.com/50392379
    Role in production: producer, director, scriptwriter.
    Reviews on the Internet: vimeo.com.
  • 2012 - Film - Wielka Matka - Piotr Fortuna - Weź To Nakręć
    Role in production: production assistant.
  • 2013 - Film - It's All Good - Gosia Juszczak - Aleksandra Voy
    A short film made within 48 Hour Film Project 2013 about what we fear future might bring.
    Role in production: director, scriptwriter.
  • 2013 - Film - Fourty Four - Aleksandra Górecka - AFIT
    in production
    Role in production: script supervisor.
  • 2013 - Film - Supposed to - Gosia Juszczak - Film Spring Open
    Film etude made during Film Spring Open 2013.
    Role in production: director, editor.
  • 2013 - Film - Barrio Varsovia - Cesar Puebla - Cesar Puebla
    Language consultant and subtitles http://barriovarsovia.blogspot.com/

Awards

  • 2011 - "Offowe Odkrycie Roku" - Videonotacje
    Nominated to "Offowe Odkrycie Roku" by Stopklatka.pl

Blog - Latest entries

  1. “Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy” (January 12, 2016) >>
  2. f (January 12, 2016) >>
  3. Rome: patio (June 5, 2015) >>
  4. Rome - Anzio (June 5, 2015) >>
  5. Roma /// family time (May 17, 2015) >>
  6. Rome: family time (May 17, 2015) >>
  7. Rome: a mother & daughter vacation (May 3, 2015) >>
  8. Amman. (May 2, 2015) >>
  9. mum dad and i // mama tata i ja (August 12, 2013) >>
  10. mum dad and i // mama tata i ja (August 12, 2013) >>

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September 6, 2014
Credits update: It's All Good
September 6, 2014
Credits update: Supposed to
September 6, 2014
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