Łukasz Barczyk (b. 1974) – Polish director, screenwriter, producer, academic teacher. His feature films: (I’m Looking at You, Mary; Changes; Influence; Unmoved Mover; Soyer; Italiani) have been repeatedly shown and awarded at Polish and international film festivals.
An Andrzej Munk Award, FIPRESCI Prize and Hotbird TV Award prizewinner, among others. He has theatre and television plays under his belt, as well as several thousand TV show episodes.
He collaborated on founding the TVP Kultura television channel, in which, based on his own idea, he created and presented a daily three-hour Strefa alternatywna experimental series.
Since 2006, he has been teaching film direction at the Polish National Film School in Łódź, where he received his Ph.D. in 2016.
From 2011 to 2015 he was the director of the oldest Polish state-owned film studio, KADR. He produced several feature and documentary films by other directors and, as tutor, over one hundred students’ films.