International Jury Feature Films for Young People

Marcin Szczygielski

Writer, playwright and graphic designer, author of popular books for adults and award-winning novels for children and young adults. His books have been translated into many languages. Laureate of the Literary Award of the Capital City of Warsaw, the Astrid Lindgren Literary Competition and IBBY Books of the Year, just to name a few. His novel Arka czasu was dubbed 2015 children’s Book of the Year by Jury der Jungen Leser. For his lifetime literary work, he was awarded the Gulliver in the Land of Giants Award and the Gloria Artis bronze medal. In 2016, the film adaptation of his book Za niebieskimi drzwiami was premiered, and in 2021 a film based on his novel Czarny Młyn will be released in cinemas.