About

Tomasz Emil Rudzik is born in 1979 on the polish-czech border in Cieszyn (Poland).
After spent childhood and high school in Cologne/Germany, he absolves his community service as janitor and DJ in a day care center for the elderly. 1999-2001 follows a study of Cultural Science-, American- and Polish Studies at the Humboldt University in Berlin.
In 2001 Rudzik begins his film studies at the University of Television and Film in Munich (Directing Department of Cinema and Television) and finishes with his feature DESPERADOS ON THE BLOCK. The film gets invited into Kutxa-New Directors Competition at 57th San Sebastian International Film Festival and starts a festival career with numerous national and international awards.
In 2010 Tomasz E. Rudzik becomes an Ekran master student of Andrzej Wajda, Wojciech Marczewski and Krzysztof Zanussi at the Andrzej Wajda Master School in Warsaw. There he discoveres his passion for screenwriting.
Inspired by this experience, he gets accepted to 22. Script Factory Munich (2010/2011) and develops the screenplay for his second feature AGNIESZKA.
AGNIESZKA celebrates its German premiere at the prestigious 48th Hof International Film Festival and gets invited into Competition of the 30.Warsaw Film Festival.
In spring 2015 Tomasz E. Rudzik receives the renowned Bavarian Film Prize for “Best New Director”. His actress Karolina Gorczyca gets pre-nominated “Best Main Actress” for German Film Awards 2015.
In may 2017 Rudzik absolves the 20. International Screenwriters Workshop & Master Class eQuinoxe Europe in Balestrand, Norway with one of his next cinema projects “Black Madonna”.
At the moment he is working on follow projects as author and director for cinema and television.
Rudzik

 


 

Awards:

 

 

Agnieszka

 

Best
New Director
Bavarian Filmprize
2015
Best Female
Main cast
Vornominierung
German Filmprize 2015
Best Acting
Female
44. Potsdam
Sehsüchte
Prädikat
Besonders Wertvoll
Filmbewertungsstelle
Wiesbaden
Nom. Förderpreis
Neues Deutsches Kino
48. Hofer Filmtage
2014
Tankred Dorst
Drehbuchpreis
Nominierung 2011

 


 

Desperados on the Block

 

Nom. Kutxa
New Directors Award
57. San Sebastian
Int. Film Festival
FIPRESCI Award
11. European Film Festival
Lecce, Italy
Cineuropa Award
11. European Film Festival
Lecce, Italy
Best Film
11. European Film Festival
Lecce, Italy
Nachwuchsförderpreis
Fünf Seen Filmfestival
2009
Finalist
World Competition
33. Mostra Sao Paulo
Int. Film Festival

 

Bester Absolventenfilm
Mediencampus 2009

 

Starter Filmpreis
München 2010

 

First Steps Award
Nominierung Abend-
füllender Spielfilm

 

Babelsberger
Medienpreis 2009
Nominierung Förderpreis
Bester Absolventenfilm

 


Garage Love

 

BMW
Kurzfilm Award
Gold
Deutscher
Wirtschaftsfilmpreis
Prädikat Wertvoll
Filmbewertungsstelle
Wiesbaden