Cinematographer of feature films, TV series, short films, documentaries, and numerous television advertisements.

 

Currently in preproduction of a feature film to be shot XII 2017 in Africa.

In 2015 shot his third feature film, an International Bollywood action comedy "Bangistan". The film was directed by Karan Anshuman, produced by acclaimed indian producers Fahran Akhtar and Riteish Sidhwani, and featured indian celebrity actors Riteish Deshmukh, Pulkit Samrat, and Jacqueline Fernandez.

 

In 2015 shot an american short film, taking place during World War II, entitled “Breathe”. The film was awarded at the Northeast Film Festival and Rhode Island Film Festival.

 

In 2015 shot "End of the world" documentary that won numerous awards and is shortlisted for academy awards in category: documentary short.

 

In 2013 his second feature film, “Shameless”, a psychological drama directed by Filip Marczewski won the Europe Civis Media Prize 2013 and won a polish golden Eagle.

 

In 2009 his first feature film “I am yours”, an artistic thriller written by a canadian playwrith Judith Thompson, and directed by Mariusz Grzegorzek was nominated at Camerimage Festival and awarded at the main polish film fastival in Gdynia.

 

Graduated from the cinematography department of the Polish National Film School in Lodz under prof. Witold Sobocinski, the DOP of Roman Polanski and Andrzej Wajda. Completed the Budapest Cinematography Masterclass led by Vilmos Zsigmond ASC and Laslo Kovacs ASC. Belinale Talent Campus Participant.

 

For his short films and documentaries he was awarded silver tadpole at Camerimage, “Kamera” magazine award for best cinematography, and TVP award for best cinematography at Krakow Int. Film Festival.

 

Experienced with international crews, Arri Alexa, Alexa 65, Red Dragon, Red Epic, Sony F65, Blackmagic, helicam, motion control, greenscreen, underwater cinematography, multicamera work, and aerial cinematography. Fast and efficent in setting up light in real locations, as well as in the studio. Head of the technical committee of the PSC, the polish society of cinematographers, member of the technical committee of IMAGO, international society of cinematographers. Fluent in english. Lives in Warsaw, works internationally.

SZYMON LENKOWSKI​
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY