Mateusz Smolka
Languages
German, English, Polish
Location
Berlin
Agent
Ulrike Weis-Wulfes
Tel.: +49 (0)89 599 08 4-0

Running Against the Wind
Diana's Last Night
Prisoners of the Body
©Mateusz Smolka
© private
2022
GEHEIMSACHE KATAR
ZDF
Production: btf
Director: Michael Schmitt
Documentary
SANTA FU - WAS DER KNAST AUS DIR MACHT
NDR
Production: Pantaleon Films
Director: Annika Blendl, Leonie Stade
Documentary on the TV Series "Asbest"
DEADLINES - SEASON 2
ZDFneo
Production: Turbokultur
Director: Johannes Boss, Annika Pinske
B-Camera, 1 Episode
JENSEITS DER SPREE
ZDF/SRF
Production: Network Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion
Director: Christoph Ischinger
B-Camera, Episode "Alleingang"
2021
BLACK MAMBAS
Production: Karbe Film, Day for Night Production, Natives at Large (Distributor: Autlook Filmsales, JIP Film und Verleih)
Director: Lena Karbe
Cinema documentary
Santa Barbara International Film Festival - Social Justice Documentary Award Winner (2023)
CPH:DOX - F:ACT Award Best Documentary (2022)
Pordenone Docs Fest - Green Documentary Award (2022)
IDFA Amsterdam - Official Selection (2022)
Sydney Film Festival - Official Selection (2022)
DIANAS LETZTE NACHT - LIEBE, LEBEN, LEGENDE
ZDF
Production: MadeFor Film
Director: Annika Blendl, Leonie Stade
2020
PRISONERS OF THE BODY
Production: Directorat
Director: Elisa Maria Nadal
Short film, 30 min
Student Academy Awards - Nomination Alternative/Experimental (2020)
Festival de Cannes - Cannes Court-Métrage (2020)
Kino der Kunst - International Competition (2020)
2019
RUNNING AGAINST THE WIND
Production: R&B Räuber und Banditen Film UG (Distributor: W-Film)
Director: Jan Philipp Weyl
Friedenspreis des Deutschen Films - Winner "Die Brücke" Newcomer Award (2021)
Academy Awards - Ethiopian Submission "Best International Feature Film" (2020)
ALL I NEVER WANTED
Production: Man on Mars Filmproduktion, Karbe Film, BR, HFF München (Distributor: Cine Global)
Director: Annika Blendl, Leonie Stade
Queen Palm International Film Festival - Best Feature Comedy (2020)
Female Eye Film Festival - Best Show (2019)
Filmfest München - Nominated for Advancement Award "Neues Deutsches Kino" & FIPRESCI Award (2019)
FernsehfilmFestival Baden-Baden - Nominated for MFG-Star (2019)
2018
TATORT - DIE HARTE KERN
MDR
Production: Wiedemann & Berg Television
Director: Helena Hufnagel
B-Camera
2016
TARIQ
Production: HFF München, Gauger Film
Director: Ersin Cilesiz
Short film, 30 min
Festival de Cine de l'Alfàs del Pi - Best Cinematography & 2nd Price Best Short Film (2019)
Internationale Hofer Filmtage - Nominated for Best Short Film (2018)
2015
WAS GEHT MICH DAS AN?
WDR
Production: Vydy TV
Director: Ana Zirner
TV documentary series, 4 x 60 min

Biography

2009 - 2018
Studies - University of Television and Film Munich (HFF)
2007 - 2009
1st AC & Gaffer on various film projects in Europe and USA
2003 - 2007
Photo reportages | India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Philippines, Ethiopia
Since 2017 DoP
Munich +49 (0)89 599 08 4-0