krystian bielatowicz

director, cinematographer, editor, photographer, a qualified archaeologist
specialization: document

Film

Krystian makes short documentaries. For many years he specialised in multimedia interviews. He is the author of over one hundred interviews with photographers from Poland, the USA and the UK. For several years he has been involved in the production of video guides for Szeroki Kadr. During all this time Bielatowicz has been looking for new forms of presentation. In 2009, with Shu, he created original video guides about photography. In 2015 he presented on Szeroki Kadr a new series of educational films about photography: www.szerokikadr.pl/wideo

Photography

Krystian Bielatowicz is the portal editor of Szeroki Kadr, where he makes multimedia presentations. He specialises in social documentaries. He is also a lecturer at the Nikon Academy. Krystian was a member of the Grand Press Photo jury (2014, 2015) and the jury of the National Photography Competition, “Fotomaraton 2015 Szczecin”. His photographs have been published, among others, in Newsweek Polska, National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, Polityka, Duży Format, The Virginia Quarterly Review, Private Magazine, El Comercio, Caretas.

ROOTS  documentary film about Krystian Bielatowicz

AWARDS
2018

Responsible Film Festival 2018 in Poznań:

Mare Foundation (save the Baltic! Stop oil spill!) - Silver Shield in the NGO category

2018

Drone Film Festival Legnica 2018 - 1st place for WILD KAMCHATKA

2016

BZWBK Press Foto 2016 – Fujifilm award for picture story "I refugee"

2013
Grand Press Photo 2013 - finalist for single picture in category Portrait Session
BZWBK Press Foto 2013 - III prize in category Portrait 
2012
BZWBK Press Foto 2012 - I prize for Photocast  ("The Mayas. Guardians of time")
BZWBK Press Foto 2012 - I honorable mention for Photocast  ("Wall Street")
2010
BZWBK Press Foto 2010 - I prize for picture story in category Portrait ("Immortals")
Grand Press Photo 2010 - II prize for single picture in category Daily Life ("Shepherds")
Grand Press Photo 2010 - finalist for single picture in category People (portrait of Mexica)
Grand Press Photo 2010 - II prize for single picture in category People ("Shaman")
2009
Newsweek Poland Photo Awards 2009 - honorable mention in category Photocast ("Shepherds")
2008
International Mountain Photography Competition ‘Space of Life’ Poland, Grand Prix for "Bogowie Andów" ("Sacred Andes")
International Mountain Photography Competition ‘Space of Life’ Poland 2008 I prize in category Landscape
2007
Newsweek Poland Photo Awards 2007 - II prize for picture story in category CULTURE
National Geographic Poland Photography Contest 2007 - honorable mention in category EXTREME
BZWBK Press Foto 2007 - II prize for single picture in category Society, Poland


EXHIBITIONS
2013
"Milpa", start 23.01.2013, Dwór Artusa in Toruń, Poland
2012
"Milpa", 22.11.2012 - 05.01.2013, Pauza Gallery in Cracow, Poland
"Behind the Mask", 20.11.2012 - 06.12.2012, Leica Gallery Warszawa, Poland
2011
"Immortals", start 08.12.2011, KORYTARZ Gallery in the University of Warsaw, Poland
"Sacred Andes", start 14.12.2011, the University of Warsaw, Poland
2010
"Immortals", start 08.10.2010, OSiR Cafe Tamka 40 in Warsaw, Poland
"Immortals", 26.05-03.07.2010, PROSPERO Gallery in Lublin, Poland
"Immortals", 05.05-01.07.2010, Manufaktura in Lodz, Poland
2009
"Children of the street - Lima", KORYTARZ Gallery in the University of Warsaw, Poland
"PERU" 23-25.10.2009 FOTOPOLIS in Warsaw
"Sacred Andes", la Sala de Arte de PETROPERÚ (Av. Canaval Moreyra 150, San Isidro), Lima, Peru
"The Ending Story" THE FOTOFESTIWAL 2009 in Łódź
"Sacred Andes", Museum of University of Rzeszow
"Children of the street - Lima", PROSPERO Gallery in Lublin, Poland
Children of the street - Lima", STRUG Gallery in Zakopane, Poland
2008
"Sacred Andes", presentation in the University of Warsaw during 30th anniversary of archaeological research in The Andes, Poland
"Sacred Andes", Small Market Square in Cracow
"Sacred Andes", Museum of Archaeology in Cracow
"Sacred Andes", Tony Halik Travellers Museum in Toruń, Poland
"Sacred Andes", ICPNA La Molina Gallery, Peru
"Sacred Andes", Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York, The USA
2007
"Peru" - presentation in the University of Warsaw, PolanD
"Sacred Andes", presentation during 10th Fair of Photo, Film, Video and Cinema Equipment in Łódź, Poland
"Peru" - slideshow during event „100 cultures 1 city" in The Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw, Poland

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