Monika Lenczewska

director of photography


Monika has been listed among Variety's 10 Cinematographers to Watch 2016. Monika’s experience includes feature films, shorts and commercials.

Monika is a cinematographer of over thirty award-winning short and feature-length films including Chiki Anadu’s B FOR BOY, Malik Vitthal’s IMPERIAL DREAMS and Sofia Exarchou’s PARK.

Her work has been selected in numerous film festivals including Sundance (nomination for best cinematography in 2014 for DIFRET – EP Angelina Jolie), Cannes, Tribeca, Rotterdam and Camerimage (Cinematographers’ Debuts Competition).

Monika is the cinematographer of recently premiered MESSAGE FROM THE KING directed by Fabrice Du Welz, starring Alfred Molina, produced by David Lancaster (DRIVE, WHIPLASH and NIGHTCRAWLER). Currently Monika is working on THE LABIRINTH (dir. Brad Furman) starring actor Johnny Depp and Forrest Whitaker.

Monika is a member of the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG) and Polish Society of Cinematographers (PSC).

Monika graduated with a Masters Degree from the Department of Film and Television from the University of Silesia in Poland and completed an MFA in Cinematography at the American Film Institute.



2017 Labyrinth (production) | dir. Brad Furman

2017 Under the Tree (post-production) | dir. Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurosson

2016 Message From The King | dir. Fabric du Welz

2016 Park | dir. Sofia Exarchou

2015 Strange Heaven | dir. Dariusz Gajewski

2014 Difret | dir. Zeresenay Berhane Mehari

2014 Imperial Dreams | dir. Malik Vitthal

2013 B For Boy | dir. Chika Anadu