Damian Kocur



Director, screenwriter, and cinematographer. Graduate of the Krzysztof Kieślowski Film School in Katowice and currently a doctoral student at the Łódz Film School. Damian’s full-length feature debut BREAD AND SALT had its world premiere at Venice International Film Festival in the prestigious Orizzonti section, where he received Special Jury Prize.

His last short film 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.

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