MAN FOR HIRE
POLISH TITLE: FACECI DO WYNAJĘCIA
A creative documentary on ‘men for hire’ shot in Warsaw, Berlin and London, which depicts two major stories. The first one is about Maryla, a modern, working and mature woman, who doesn’t have enough time to get involved in any relationship and decides to hire partner to accompany her at a wedding. The second one is about Rafa , a young student looking for his place in the world. He makes his first steps in this new profession.
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- Bogdan Kierejsza
- HBO Poland, AMP Polska
Edward Porembny was born in Poland and started his career in Paris, France, where he obtained a degree in Film and Art before crafting a successful career directing documentaries - winning several awards in the process - for leading French broadcasters including Canal +, France 2, France 3 and TF1. With ‘Space Traveller’, a film about astronauts that won the top award of the 1992 International Film Festival in Lectoure, France, he directed his first co-production, a collaboration between Canal +, La 5, and CNN. His experience then allowed him to venture into the world of commercial advertising, shooting commercials around the world for a selection of agencies and clients including D’Arcy, Leo Burnett, Philip Morris, P&G and PDDB. Edward founded his production company AMP Polska and within a year completed his first feature, the UK/Polish co-production ‘Inheritance’. Edward took part in Strategic Marketing Workshop in Luxemburg, 2006, in the EAVE workshop 2007, and in the Moonstone Film Lab 2007, as well in Prime Packaging workshop in 2008.