Karolina Lewicka

Karolina Lewicka

Director

Karolina Lewicka is a director, writer, and producer. Karolina graduated from The Poznan University of Economics in Poland. She also studied business at The University of Toronto in Canada. She co-wrote and co-produced an award-winning documentary “Wrath of Gods” directed by Jon Gustafsson. The film is an Icelandic – Canadian co-production and was financed with the participation of the Icelandic Film Fund and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

The documentary was screened at numerous film festivals around the world, including the USA, Portugal, the UK, and Poland, and received six awards. It was broadcast on RUV in Iceland and CBC in Canada. In 2008 Karolina was chosen to participate at the Berlinale Talent Campus as a promising producer alongside fifty producers from around the world. This experience inspired her to write her first short film “In a Heartbeat” and encouraged her to make it her directorial debut. In a Heartbeat has been invited to over sixty film festivals in numerous countries and has won eight awards, including Best Short Film in Uruguay and India and Best Original Music in Spain. In a Heartbeat was nominated for the Icelandic Film and Television Academy Awards in 2011.

Filmography

2020 Shadowtown
2010 In a Heartbeat (Short)

Karolina Lewicka's films at RIFF
Shadowtown
Icelandic Panorama
Year: 2020
Maya discovers a 50-year-old tragedy that is still affecting her life today when she inherits a house...

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