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Marta Pajek – Poland, 2018 / 12

A sudden meeting of a Man and a Woman begins a hypnotic act – a game of pleasure and discomfort.

Marta Pajek (1982, Kielce).
Film director, graphic artist, and painter. A graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, she studied at the Animated Film Studio headed by Jerzy Kucia. She also participated in a traineeship under the tutorship of Priit Pärn at the Turku Arts Academy in Finland. She has directed short animations, such as After Apples (2004) and Behind the Wall (2005), and an award-winning film Sleepincord (2011). The latest part of her triptych Impossible Figures and Other Stories III qualified for the short film competition at the Cannes 2018 festival.