Kuba Czekaj

director | screenwriter


The feature film debut of Kuba Czekaj BABY BUMP has been awarded during 72. Venice Film Festival. Additionally, the title won many other awards and special mentions in Poland and abroad (eg. Outfits in Los Angeles etc.)

Kuba’s latest feature THE ERLPRINCE had been presented in the main competition at Gdynia Film Festival, winning the Young Jury Award for Best Flm. The title had its North American premiere at Slamdance Film Festival and European premiere at Berlin IFF. At Berlinale 2017 Kuba has been awarded Baumi Script Development Award for the script 'Sorry Polsko' ('Sorry Poland').

Kuba directed national and international award-winning short films: DON’T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK and TWIST & BLOOD.

Kuba received many scholarships and awards including a scholarship from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.

Kuba graduated in directing from the Krzysztof Kieślowski Radio and Television Faculty at the University of Silesia in Katowice and from the Development Lab Feature Programme at the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing in Warsaw.



2018 Sorry Poland (in development)

2016 The Erlprince

2015 Baby Bump


2010 Twist & Blood

2009 Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark Room