Speaker Profile

Agata Koschmieder

Job TitleScreenwriter

About

Agata Koschmieder graduated from Institute of Journalism at Warsaw University in 2013. In 2018 she got her screenwriting master degree at National Film School in Łodz.

Agata’s debut script for TENDERNESS (2015, dir. Emilia Zielonka) was selected for major film festivals around the world and won Best Short Film at Cellu l’art Short Film Festival in Germany; Excellence Award for Best Picture at Busan International Short Film Festival in South Korea; Best Short Film Award at New Jersey Film Festival in USA; Best Short Student Film Award at Tirana International Film Festival in Albania; Honourable mention at Brno International Short Film Festival in the Czech Republic; The Dutch Golden Stone Award at The Scenecs Debut Film Festival in the Netherlands and Best Fiction Film Award at Festival de la Image de Calella "FestImatge" in Spain.

REFLECTION (2017, dir. Emilia Zielonka) based on Agata’s second script was produced by Studio Munka and starred critically-acclaimed actress Agata Buzek. The movie had an international premiere on the Oscar qualifying Odense International Film Festival in 2018.
Agata's following scripts include: an animation family movie KLINGERT'S DIVING SUIT (more info: https://klingertsdivingsuit.com/); an intimate drama SHIKSE; romantic comedy KARMA (prod. Akson Studio, dir. Michał Kwieciński); coming-of-age dramedy DADDY COOL; a book adaptation HARM ME SOMEHOW based on Jakub Żulczyk’s bestseller under the same title. Currently she have started working as a screenwriter on a huge television project about The Righteous Among the Nations (prod. Akson Studio) and on a new feature film directed by Xavery Żuławski (prod. Watch Out). Agata is also honing her television writing skills as a creator of a gangster TV series THE TRIBE for Canal + Poland.

Agata was a participant of many screenwriting workshops, such as Midpoint TV Launch 2016, Midpoint TV Launch 2017 with Alan Kingsberg and Steve Matthews as her tutors; Canal + Series Lab in Poland (with Stephen Cleary), Canal + FINN LAB, and the very first edition of Series Mania Writers Campus for Up-and-Coming European Talent where she worked on her project with American showrunner and writer Sarah Treem (IN TREATMENT, HOUSE OF CARDS, THE AFFAIR) as her tutor. She is represented by Match & Spark Talent Agency in Warsaw.

Conference Sessions

  • Oh My Pitch: Drama Writers' Pitch

    08 Apr 2019, 17:00 - 18:00, Palais des Festivals, Drama Creative Room, Palais -1

    In Development Drama Writers’ Pitch features projects from emerging and seasoned writers with international ambitions.     BLACK TIMES 1347 A.D. Europe. Withi...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Mon, Apr 8
      2. Event Theme(s)
        In Development
      3. Event Type
        Competition / Pitch

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