Slawomir J Milewski

London based Polish artist and filmmaker, born in 1979. He completed his Master degree at University of Fine Arts in Poznan, Poland. He was awarded a scholarship by Universite Rennes 2 in Rennes, France. His films has been presented and awarded at numerous festivals and exhibitions in North and South America, Europe and Australia.

Awards and mentions:

London International Motion Picture Awards – L.I.M.P.A, UK
Best International Experimental Short Film
(for Nostalgia for Existing Without Delay)
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Retro Avant Garde Film Festival, Venice, Italy
• Golden Frame Winner – Best Retro Avant Garde Feature Film
(for Nostalgia for Existing Without Delay)
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Aphrodite Film Awards, NYC, USA
• Best Experimental Feature
(for Nostalgia for Existing Without Delay)
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AVIFF Art Film Festival, Cannes, France
the 3rd AVIFF Prize
(for Nostalgia for Existing Without Delay)
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Phenicien International Film Festival, Lyon, France
• Best Experimental
(for Nostalgia for Existing Without Delay)
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Five Continents International Film Festival, Venezuela
• Special Mention Art Direction Feature Film
(for Nostalgia for Existing Without Delay)
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Colortape International Film Festival, Brisbane, Australia
• Recognition
(for Nostalgia for Existing Without Delay)
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12 Months Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
• 1st place in Producer of the Month
(for Bust of the young man)
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London International Short Film Festival, UK
• Best Experimental UK short Film
(for Smart dress is absolutely essential)
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Seadance Film Festival, Marbella, Spain
• Best Experimental Film
(for Self)
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XI Monographic Show of Media Art, Manizales, Colombia
• Special mention
(for still cant show u the face)
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Bideodromo Experimental Film & Video Festival, Bilbao, Spain
• 1st prize
(for Self)
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X Monographic Show of Media Art, Manizales, Colombia
• 2 x Special mention
(for Salvation and Self)
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REEL Independent Film Extravaganza, Washington D C, USA
• Best Experimental Film
(for Ecstasy of St. Agnes)
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Barcelona Film Festival
• Gold Lion Award in experimental short film competition
( for Ecstasy of St. Agnes)
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Black Maria film and Video Festival, New Jersey, USA
• Director’s citation/ honourable mention
( for Ecstasy of St. Agnes)
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IX Monographic Show of Media Art, Manizales, Colombia
• Special mention
(for Poor People Must Die)

Solo screenings:

Festival MEM Cine Experimental Slawomir Milewski Film & debat, Bilbao, 2018, Spain

Manifesto Film Festival, filmmaker focus: Slawomir Milewski, Amsterdam, 2018, Netherlands

Retrospective of Slawomir Milewski films at Bideodromo Experimental Film & Video Festival, Bilbao, 2015, Spain

London Short Film Festival, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 2013, UK

BWA Galeria Miejska ‘Arsenal’, Poznan, 2010, Poland

BWA Galeria Miejska ‘Arsenal’, Poznan, 2006, Poland

TV screenings:

Poor People Must Die, 01.02.13; Télé Bocal, France

Ecstasy of St. Agnes, 08.03.13; Télé Bocal, France

Participation in festivals and exhibitions, awards:

2019

London International Motion Picture Awards – L.I.M.P.A, UK

  • Best International Experimental Short Film

AVIFF Art Film Festival, Cannes, France

  • the 3rd AVIFF Prize

Revelation Perth International Film Festival, Australia

Southern Cone International Film Festival, Valparaíso, Chile

Cefalù Film Festival, Italy

Montreal Underground Film Festival, Canada

7th Annual L.A. Neo Noir Novel, Film, and Script Festival, USA

Asolo Art Film Festival, Italy

LA Edge Film Awards, USA

Aphrodite Film Awards, NYC, USA

  • Best Experimental Feature

Dumbo Film Festival, NYC, USA

Esto Es Para Esto Festival, Monterrey City, Mexico

Five Continents International Film Festival, Venezuela

  • Special Mention Art Direction Feature Film

OGA VideoArt Exhibitions, Rome, Italy

Phenicien International Film Festival, Lyon, France

  • Best Experimental

Colortape International Film Festival, Brisbane, Australia

  • Recognition

Lisbon Film Rendezvous, Portugal

2018
Retro Avant Garde Film Festival, Venice, Italy
  • Golden Frame Winner – Best Retro Avant Garde Feature Film

12 Months Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

  • 1st place in Producer of the Month

FINCORTEX Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Experimentales, Tunja, Colombia

7th International Video Poetry Festival, Athens, Greece
MEM International Experimental Arts Festival, Bilbao, Spain
Independent Talents International Film Festival, Bloomington, IN, USA
Festival Cinema ZERO, Trento, Italy
OGA VideoArt Exhibitions, Rome, Italy
Chicago Amarcord Arthouse Television Awards, USA
INTERMEDIACIONES 2018, Medellín, Colombia
Guiar – Screendance International Festival, Recife, Brazil
Fuck Narration at Balkan Can Kino, Athens, Greece
Pugnant Film Series: Fuck Narration, Athens, Greece
Manifesto Film Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands
The 14th Athens Digital Arts Festival, Greece
Roma Cinema DOC, Italy
Dyspla International Moving Image Festival, London, UK
10 Flashforward, Milan, Italy
2017
The Portland Underground Film Festival, USA
Delete TV, London, UK
Seattle Transmedia & Independent Film Festival, USA
Festival Intermacional de Cine de Cali, Colombia
Walthamstow International Film Festival, UK
Instants Vidéo, Milan, Italy Festival Images Contre Nature, Marseille, France
‚Time is Love’ series of video and film screenings:
ZKM Museum, Karlsruhe, Germany
PLYMOUTH UNIVERSITY, UK
ARTSPACE, Tel Aviv, Israel
SOFIA UNDERGROUND, Bulgaria
FIVAC Festival, Cuba
GALLERY MCUBE, Nepal
Galeria HIEDRA, Buenos Aires
STRANGLOSCOPE, Brazil
Addis Video Art Festival, Ethiopia

 

2016

Experimental Forum, Santa Monica, USA

Where is The Horse Film Festival, Tepoztlan, Mexico

London International Short Film Festival, UK

  • Best Experimental UK Short Film

FIVA – Festival Iberoamericano de Videodanza de Almagro, Spain

London Experimental Film Festival, UK

Antimatter Media Art, Victoria, Canada

Festival of Different and Experimental Cinemas, Paris, France

The Muskoka Independent Film Festival, Canada

Flashforward, Milan, Italy

Toronto Arthouse Film Festival, Canada

Cinesonica, Muncie, IN, USA

Open Art Short Film Festival, Dusseldorf, Germany

Norwich Radical Film Festival, UK

Just before midnight Noir Film Festival

Puerto Madero International Film Festival, Argentina

Phoenix Film Festival Melbourne, Australia

Amarcord Chicago Arthouse Television & video festival, USA

Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival, Hong Kong

Magic Mirror, Oradea, Romania

Revelation Perth International Film Festival, Australia

Blow-Up Arthouse Film Festival, Chicago, USA

Proxy Act Film Festival, London, UK

Seadance Film Festival, Marbella, Spain

  • Best Experimental Film

Alchemy Film Festival. Scotland. UK

Parachute Light Zero III Film Festival, Paris, France

Monographic Show of Media Art, Manizales, Colombia

Festival De Cine De Villa Maria Triunfo, Peru

Erotic & Bizarre Art Film Festival, Barcelona, Spain

Videoformes 2016, Clermont-Ferrand, France

Zoom Zblizenia Film Festival, Zielona Gora, Poland

Madatac, Madrid, Spain

2015

FIVA, Biblioteca Nacional, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Instants Vidéo, Marseille, France

Festival of Different and Experimental Cinemas, Paris, France

European Film Festival, Szczecin, Poland

Intermediationes Video Art and Experimental Video, Colombia

Bideodromo Experimental Film & Video Festival, Bilbao, Spain

Facade Video Festival, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Festival Internacional De Cine De Pasto, Colombia

Festival De Cine Contracorriente, Bogota, Colombia

Avanca Film Festival, Portugal

Festival a L’est du Nouveau, Rouen, France

San Francisco Frozen Film Festival, California, USA

Festival Images Contre Nature, Marseille, France

Currents, Media Art Festival, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Backup Festival, Bauhaus Universität Weimar / Bauhaus Film Institut, Germany

XI Monographic Show of Media Art, Manizales, Colombia

  • Special mention

Go Short, Film Festival, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Now or Never Film Festival, La Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Zoom Zblizenia Film Festival, Zielona Gora, Poland

2014

Bideodromo Experimental Film & Video Festival, Bilbao, Spain

  • 1st prize

Instants Vidéo, Marseille, France

Festival of Different and Experimental Cinemas, Paris, France

Visualcontainer, The Others Fair, Turin, Italy

Flashforward 7, Milan, Italy

Minneapolis Underground Film Festival, Minnesota, USA

The Muskoka Independent Film Festival, Canada

Festival Images Contre Nature, Marseille, France

Instants Vidéo, Marseille, France

Festival of Different and Experimental Cinemas, Paris, France

Flashforward 7, Milan, Italy

Bideodromo Experimental Film & Video Festival, Bilbao, Spain

Minneapolis Underground Film Festival, Minnesota, USA

The Muskoka Independent Film Festival, Canada

Festival Images Contre Nature, Marseille, France

FIVA, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Santa Fe, Argentina

Experimental Film Festival Portland, Oregon, USA

9th Montreal Underground Film Festival, Canada

X Monographic Show of Media Art, Manizales, Colombia

  • Special mention (x2)

Berlin Independent Film Festival, Germany

Videoformes 2014, Clermont-Ferrand, France

2013

FIVA, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Creative Arts Film Festival, online festival, USA

Festival international Signes de Nuit, Paris, France

Minneapolis Underground Film Festival, Minnesota, USA

REEL Independent Film Extravaganza, Washington D C, USA

  • Winner of ‘Experimental Film’ section

Colony 13 Cardigan, Art Festival, Wales, UK

London Short Film Festival, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK

Windows Stay Gold Screening, ATA Window Gallery, San Francisco, USA

Barcelona Film Festival, USA/Spain

  • Golden Lion Award in experimental short film competition

San Francisco Frozen Film Festival, California, USA

„Darkness at the edge..” exhibition, Toronto, Canada

NY Biennale 2013, New York City, USA

Film Festival, Oriel Q, Queens Hall Gallery, Narberth, Wales, UK

Contemporary Art Festival, Varna, Bulgaria

Black Maria film and VideoFestival, New Jersey, USA

  • director’s citation/ honourable mention

United StatesSuper 8 and VideoFestival, New Jersey, USA

IX Monographic Show of Media Art, Manizales, Colombia

  • special mention

Videoformes 2013, Clermont-Ferrand, France

Cinesonica, Londonderry/Derry, UK

2012

14th Festival of Different and Experimental Cinemas, Paris, France

NewFilmmakers, Courthouse Theater, New York City, USA

Video Bardo Festival, Buenos Aires, Argentina

FOTOFEVER Brussels, Belgium

Bideodromo Experimental Film & Video Festival, Bilbao, Spain

Santorini Biennale of Arts, Greece

South Texas Underground Film Festival, Texas, USA

International Multimedia Art Festival, Yangon, Burma

3rd Off the Strip New Genre Festival, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Minneapolis Underground Film Festival, Minnesota, USA

Traps, Space 1026, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Festival Images Contre Nature, Marseille, France

3rd Paradoxes in Video, San Diego, California, USA

Experimental Film Festival Portland, Oregon, USA

Videoex Experimental Film Festival, Zurich, Switzerland

7th Montreal Underground Film Festival, Canada

Arte Accessibile IV Edizione, Milan, Italy

VIII Monographic Show of Media Art, Colombia

Videoformes 2012, Clermont-Ferrand, France

Videoart Events Villa Pomini, Varese, Italy

Project 30 exhibition, The Sex Issue 7, USA

1st International Motion Festival, Cyprus

2011

6th Streaming Festival, Haque, The Netherlands

2nd Peloponnesian International Film Festival, Corinth, Greece

24th Instants Vidéo 2011, Paris, France

24th Instants Vidéo 2011, Marseille, France

6th Cyprus International Film Festival, Nicosia, Cyprus

Flashforward, Milan, Italy

Videoholica 2011, Varna, Bulgaria

14th Biennale Art Media Festiwal Wro, Wroclaw, Poland