Waldemar Szmidt

I am full of energy, with great ideas, sociable, with a cinematic experience, having an open mind in the arts, business and life 😉 Film is my passion and the creation of motion pictures gives me absolute satisfaction. I am open to any cooperation, regardless of the place where the project will be implemented… I am a graduate of the University’s; Łódź Film School. In the film industry as an independent director of photography I have been working for 20 years. I have experience in working on 35mm film and all kinds of techniques digital and analog with international staff in many countries.

Experience

Director of Photography

 

2019- IN THE RHYTM OF THE HEART

original title; “W RYTMIE SERCA” tv feature serial (DoP), prod.POL; directed by Adam Guziński, Company; ArtRama, camera; Sony F55

2019- HELIAN BELLS

original title; “HELSKIE DZWONY”; tv feature spectacle (DoP, camera op.), prod. POL, directed by Ewa Pytka ; Company TVP; camera ARRI ALEXA

2019- CAPITAL PUNISHMENT “CAP”

original title; “CZAPA- CZYLI ŚMIERĆ NA RATY”,  tv.feature spectacle  (DoP, camera op.),  prod. POL.  directed by Zbigniew Lesień;   Company; TVP, MEDIABRIDGE;   camera; Sony F 55

2018- RETURN TICKET

original title; “OBRATNYJ BILJET”, feature film in progress (DoP) prod.; RUSSIA,  directed by Alexandr Fronskievitz Leie; Company; BelPatriot,   camera; Arri Alexa XT

2018- SQUADRON 303, TRUE STORY

-original title; “DYWIZJON 303 -HISTORIA PRAWDZIWA”,  feature film (DoP) prod.; POL., UK, directed by Denis Delić, Company; FilmMedia,  camera; Arri Alexa LF, Mini

2017- HOTEL NOSTALGY

– original title; “HOTEL NOSTALGIA”, musical (DoP) prod.;POL, directed by Zbigniew Lesień,  Company; Mediabridge,  camera; Sony F 55

2017- VICTORIA

-original title; “VICTORIA”,  tv feature spectecle (DoP, camera operator) prod.; POL,  directed by Ewa Pytka,  Company; TVP,  camera; Arri Alexa LF

2017- BLACK DOG

– original title; “CZIORNYJ PIOS”, feature film & serial tv (DoP) prod.; BELARUS, RUSSIA directed by Wladimir Jankowski, Aleksandr Fronskievitz-Leie, Company; New Art Cinema Production,   camera; Arri Alexa XT

2016- BREAKOUT

– original title; “BREAKOUT”, tv feature spectacle (DoP) prod.; POL, directed by Ewa Pytka,  Company; TVP. camera; Arri Alexa XT

2016- WEDDING IN A HEN’S COTTAGE

– original title; “WESELE W KURNEJ CHACIE”, feature tv musical (DoP) prod.; POL,    directed by Zbigniew Lesień,  Company; MediaBridge,  camera; Sony F55

2001-2015- SENSATIONS of XX CENTURY

-original title; ” SENSACJE XX WIEKU”, war serial film (DoP) prod.; POL directed by Adek Drabiński, Robert Wichrowski,  Company; TVP, National Geographic,  camera; Sony F55

2014- THIN ICE

– original title; “TONKIJ LIOD”, serial and feature film (DoP), prod. RUSSIA, directed by Alexandr Fronskievitz-Leie,  Company; BelPatriot, camera; Arri Alexa XT

2013 – SUSPECTED LOVERS

-original title; “PODEJRZANI ZAKOCHANI”, feature film (DoP, camera operator,) prod.;POL directed by Sławomir Kryński,  Company; FigaroFilm, HBO,  camera; Moviecam, Kodak Vision 35mm

2013 – 1939 BATTLEFIELD WESTERPLATTE 

-original title; “TAJEMNICA WESTERPLATTE”, feature film (DoP), prod.; POL,   directed by Paweł Chochlew,  Company; FilmMedia, camera; Red Epic, Red Dragon

2011 – SHOW KITTEN WHAT YOU INSIDE

-original title; “POKAŻ KOTKU, CO MASZ W ŚRODKU”,  feature film (DoP, camera operator),prod.; POL. directed by Sławomir Kryński, Company; AppleFilm Production,  camera;  Arri Alexa XT

2011 – NEWS FROM THE OTHER HAND

-original title; “WIADOMOŚCI Z DRUGIEJ RĘKI”, serial feature film (DoP), prod.; POL. directed by Robert Wichrowski, Company; Endemol Poland, camera; Sony F55

2011- FELIX, NET AND NIKA 

– original title; “FELIX, NET I NIKA”, feature film (DoP, second unit) prod.; POL, directed by Wiktor Skrzynecki, Company;  WFDiF,  camera; Arri 435, Kodak Vision

2010 – SILENCE IS GOLDEN

– original title; “MILCZENIE JEST ZŁOTEM”, feature-film (DoP, camera operator), prod.;POL, directed by Ewa Pytka,  Company;  PythonFilm,  camera; Red Epic

2010 – GHOST IN HOUSE

– original title; “DUCH W DOMU”, feature serial (DoP), prod.; POL, directed by Maciej Dutkiewicz,  Company; Akson Studio

2009- POPIEŁUSZKO- FREEDOM IS IN US

– original title; “POPIEŁUSZKO, WOLNOŚĆ JEST W NAS”, feature film (DoP, second unit), prod.; POL, directed by Rafał Wieczyński, Company;  Focus Producers,  camera; Moviecam 35, Kodak Vision 35 mm

2008 – DELIVERER

-original title; “DORĘCZYCIEL”, feature serial (DoP), prod.; POL, directed by Maciej Wojtyszko,  Company; Studio A

2008 – CORRUPTED

-original title; “SKORUMPOWANI”, feature film & feature serial (DoP), prod.; POL, USA, directed by Jarosław Żamojda,  Company; FilmMedia

2008 – IT’S NOT AS YOU THINK KITTEN

– original title; “TO NIE TAK, JAK MYŚLISZ KOTKU”, feature film (DoP, camera operator),prod. POL. directed by Sławomir Kryński,  Company;  FigaroFilm, camera; Arri 535, FujiFilm 35 mm

2007 – STRONGHOLD OF SECRET CODE

– original title; “TAJEMNICA TWIERDZY SZYFRÓW’, feature serial  (DoP), prod.;POL, directed by Adek Drabiński, Company;  Wołoszański sp.z o.o.

2006-2008 – GUYS FOR GRABS

– original title; “FACECI DO WZIĘCIA”, feature serial,  (DoP) (episodes 24 -), prod.;POL, directed by Olaf Lubaszenko, Adek Drabiński, Company; Sting, TVP

2005-2008 – EXAMINATION OF LIFE

– original title; “EGZAMIN Z ŻYCIA”, feature serial (D0P, camera operator), prod.;POL, directed by Teresa Kotlarczyk,  Company; Fremantle Poland

2002-2010 – LIFE ITSELF

– original title; “SAMO ŻYCIE”, feature serial (DoP), prod.; POL directed by Wojciech Pacyna,  Company; Akson Studio

2000 – AURA

– original title; “AURA”, short study film (Director, Writer, DoP), prod.; POL, Company; PWSFTViT,  camera; Arri BL 2,  Kodak Vision 35 mm

1999 – DEMON OF MY DREAM

– original title; “DEMON MOJEGO SNU”, short Study Film (DoP), prod.; POL, Company; PWSFTViT,  camera; Eclair 35, Kodak Vision 35 mm

1999 – IRISES

– original title; “IRYSY”, short Study Film (Director, Writer, DoP),prod.; POL, Company; PWSFTViT, Camera; Arri BL2, Kodak Vision 35mm

1999-2013 – THE GOOD AND THE BAD

– original title; “NA DOBRE I NA ZŁE”, feature serial (DoP),prod.; POL, directed by Teresa Kotlarczyk, Company; Artrama

1999-2009 – FOSTER FAMILY

-original title; “RODZINA ZASTĘPCZA”, feature serial (DoP),prod.; POL, directed by Adek Drabiński, Wojciech Nowak,  Company;  Akson Studio

1999 – TO MAKE IT BEFORE THE WEST OF THE SUN

– original title; “ZDĄŻYĆ PRZED ZACHODEM”, documentary (DoP),prod.: POL, directed by Grażyna Kędzielawska,  Company; TVP, Arri 16, Kodak Vision 16 mm

1999 – GREEN MOUNTAIN 36

 original title; “ZIELONA GÓRA 36”, short study film (DoP), prod.; POL, directed by Mariusz Ziubryniewicz,  Company; PWSFTViT,  camera; Arri 2C Kodak Vision 35mm

Education

1995-1999 University; HIGH FILM SCHOOL IN ŁÓDŹ- PHOTOGRAPHY
1996-2001 University; HIGH FILM SCHOOL IN ŁÓDŹ- DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY AND FILM TV REALIZATOR

Qualification

Avid, Nucoda, Final Cut, Da Vinci, VFX, work on green and blue screen, Working in the fields like;
Features, Serial. Commercials, Documentaries ,Film and Digital Formats, Vistavision, Anamorphic

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