Damian Kocur

director

SHORT BIO

Director, screenwriter, and cinematographer. Graduate of the Krzysztof Kieślowski Film School in Katowice and currently a doctoral student at the Łódz Film School.

An internationally awarded filmmaker for his work on shorts and documentary films. His last project BEYOND IS THE DAY won, among others, an award for the Best Short Film at the Trieste Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival, and the Kraków Film Festival. The film qualified as one of 16 European films with the chance of being nominated for the European Film Awards. BEYOND IS THE DAY is also one of 11 short films from around the world that was presented this year as part of the New Directors/New Films at MoMA in New York City.

Damian Kocur participated in international film development programs like: Works in Progress in Cannes and Studio New Horizons in Wrocław. As a filmmaker, he aims to convey true and credible emotions onto the screen and his main goal is to convey the authenticity of the characters and their stories.

Damian is working on his feature debut, for which production begins this summer.

Damian is also recognized as a commercial director. He has worked for clients such as Huawei, National Nederlanden, Tymbark, Okocim, Smyk, Allegro, and more.

REEL

Beyond is the Day | short film | dir. Damian Kocur | PL | 2020
My Heart | short film | dir. Damian Kocur | PL | 2019
Tymbark | commercial | dir. Damian Kocur | dp Mikołaj Syguda | PL, ZA | 2020
Huawei - Don’t Let Your Summer Get Turned Off | commercial | dir. Damian Kocur | edit. Kuba Tomaszewicz | PL | 2017
Nationale Nederlanden (dir. cut) | commercial | dir. Damian Kocur | PL | 2020
Okocim - Trip | commercial | dir. Damian Kocur | PL | 2019