Ernest Wilczyński

Director of Photography


Ernest worked on RADWAN directed by Teresa Czepiec, awarded at Parnu Film Festival (Estonia) for Best Short Documentary. His feature debut CAGED SWALLOW (dir. Bartosz Warwas) is the second full-length diploma produced in Lodz Film School.

For years Ernest was a close collaborator of cinematographers Monika Lenczewska and Oscar-nominated Łukasz Żal. Ernest was the camera operator for Paweł Pawlikowski’s COLD WAR, the Oscar-nominated film for the Best Foreign Film category. As a camera operator he recently completed working on feature film GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE (dir. Navot Papushado).

Ernest works on commercials for well-known international companies, such as Decathlon, Wedel, Maybelline, and more. Julia Popławska’s commercial for Decathlon, with cinematography by Ernest, received the Papaya Young Directors Grand Prix award in 2019.