Marcin Wrona

Marcin Wrona

director, writer, second unit director or assistant director

Marcin Wrona was born on Mar 25, 1973 in Poland. Marcin Wrona's big-screen debut came with Moja krew directed by Marcin Wrona in 2009.

Director, scriptwriter, producer.Graduated from schools in Poland and Amsterdam. Member of the European and the Polish Film Academy. Annual Award of the Ministry of Culture in 2011 PhD in film directing 2011.His short diploma film "Magnet Man" (2001), won acclaim at numerous film festivals including winning Best Student Film Award at the Tribeca Film Festival 2002.Marcin's first feature "My Flesh My Blood" (2009) had its premiere at the Rome FF 2009. The picture received: the Jounalist's Award and The Best Script Award at the Polish Debuts Film Festival 2009 also the Grand Prix of the Polish Edition Hartley-Merrill Award in 2007 and the Third Prize of Hartley-Merrill International Screenwriting Award in Cannes 2007 (working title: "Tamagotchi"), also many other awards at film festivals, including Avanca IFF, Nikosis IFF."The Christening" (2010), second feature directed and co-produced by Marcin Wrona, premiered in 2010 at the San Sebastian IFF (Europe), Toronto FF (North America), Warsaw FF (Poland). The film received The Silver Lion Award for the best film, the Best Actor Award and award for the Best Editing at the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia in 2010. "The Christening" also won awards in: Rejkyavik IFF (Special Mention), Mons - Love IFF (Grand Prix & Best Scenario), Prague - Febio FF (Grand Prix), Cracow - Off Plus Camera (Grand Prix in Polish films competition), Ploiesti, Romania - Golden Carpathian FF (Best Director), Tarnow FF, Poland - Youth Jury Award The film has been showing at many international festivals, and received distribution in USA, UK, Romania, Hungary and Spain.His third film "Demon" is in post-production. It is a Polish-Israeli co-production with Itay Tiran in the lead role.Marcin Wrona directed also several well-received and awarded TV dramas (inc: Harold Pinter's "Collection" and recently "The Morality of Mrs. Dulska") and some popular TV series. During the European Film Awards ceremony in Barcelona 2004, he presented his short film "Telefono" which was later included in Pedro Almodovar's DVD collection. In the 2013 he made musical "Chopin must die" premiered simultaneously in Warsaw and London.

  • Birthday

    Mar 25, 1973
  • Place of Birth

    Tarnów, Malopolskie, Poland


4 wins & 10 nominations

Austin Fantastic Fest
Horror Features
Winner - Best Picture
Haifa International Film Festival
Demon (2015)
Winner - Tobias Spencer Award
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