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Mariusz Wilczyński

Film director

A self-taught artist who has been creating animated auteur cinema for over twenty years. Retrospectives of his films were held, among others, at MoMA in New York, National Museum of Brasília, Tokyo International Forum, The National Museum in Warsaw and The National Gallery in London. He also realizes improvised live animation performances which he co-creates with symphony orchestras from Hong Kong, Paris, Tokyo, Geneva, Lviv and Warsaw. In 2007, the New York Times called him "one of the most important contemporary creators of artistic animation.” For the last 11 years, he has been working on feature animation Kill It and Leave This Town. He is a professor of animation at the Film School in Łódź.

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