Karolina Poryzała

(b. 1978, Poland) is a photographer and screenwriter. Her higher education began at the Zoology Department at Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW. She then moved on to complete a three-year Film Directing Programme at the Studium for Audiovisual Arts. She studied at the Photography Department in the National Film School in Lodz and finished a scriptwriting course at the Cracow Scriptwriting School. As photographer she has always been focused on creative documentary. Her diploma project “Troma Trip America” was displayed at numerous galleries, including prestigious FOAM in Amsterdam. Her socially involved photo-reportages have been presented at photography festivals as well as printed in top Polish periodicals, such as Gazeta Wyborcza, Polityka and Newsweek. Currenlty, she is working on TV-series script for a broadcaster and develops her debut feature film screenplay.