Production designers

Katarzyna Sobańska

Information

Graduated faculty of graphics, painting and graphic design of The Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow (Katowice Department). In 1991 received a scholarship of the Minister of Culture and Art. Works as an production design since 1993.  A lecturer at the Department of Stage Design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Also runs her own Production Design Studio at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice.  Awarded numerous prizes at various festivals. Author of production designs in films, theatrical and TV productions.  She remains best known for: De Aegypto (dir. Jolanta Ptaszyńska), The Roe’s Room and  Angelus by dir. Lech Majewski that got her a nomination to Polish Film Award – The Eagle in 2002, The Junction (dir. Urszula Urbaniak) – for that film she received the award for production design at the Koszalin Youth and Film Festival. She worked with Agnieszka Holland, Paweł Pawlikowski, Katarzyna Adamik, Magda and Piotr Łazarkiewicz. For production design of “Stygmatyczka” (theatre performance) she won the award during Festival “Two Theatres” in Sopot. She worked as a production designer in about 50 film and theatrical productions.

 

 From July 2019 she became a new member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

 

Awards

2014 – Ida, The Eagle - Polish Film Award, nominated for the best scenography

2013 - Jesteś Bogiem, The Eagle - Polish Film Award, nominated for the best scenography

2013 – Ida, Festival Internacional de Cine de Gijón, Award for best scenography,

2013 – Ida, Gdynia Film Festival, Award for the best scenography,

2012 – The Mill & The Cross, The Eagle - Polish Film Award, nominated for the best scenography for 2011,

2012 – In Darkness, The Eagle - Polish Film Award, nominated for the best scenography,

2012 - In Darkness, Gdynia Film Festival, Award for the best scenography,

2011 - The Mill & The Cross, Gdynia Film Festival, Award for the best scenography,

2011 - image spot for TVN in 2010, PromaxBDA Promotion, Marketing & Design World Gold Awards 2011 in New York, Silver statuette in the category One Time Only Set Design; (together with Marcel Sławiński),

2010 - Oliver, Gold Mask, award for the scenography to the Lionel Bart performance directed by Magdalena Piekorz in Rozrywka Theatre in Chorzów,

2008 - STYGMATYCZKA, The Festival of the Polish Radio and Television Dramatic Art “Two Theatres”, Prize for the scenography,

2002 - ANGELUS, The Eagle - Polish Film Award, nominated for the best scenography,

1999 - TOROWISKO Koszalin Festival Film Debut "Młodzi i Film", SFP award for the visual shape of the film; granted by the Professional Jury,

 

Filmography

2021

Skarbek, dir. Tomasz Jurkiewciz, in production

 

2020

Erotica 2022, collective director

Głupcy, dir. Tomasz Wasilewski

The Hater, dir. Jan Komasa

 

2019

Fighter, reż. Konrad Maximilian

Hejter, dir. Jan Komasa (film in production)

 

2018

Cold war, dir. Paweł Pawlikowski

Klatka, dir. Konrad Maximilian

 

2016

Za niebieskimi drzwiami, dir. M. Palej,

 

2015

Ederly, dir. P. Dumała,

Miłość w mieście ogrodów, dir. A. Sikora,

United States of Love, dir. T. Wasilewski,

Noc walpurgi, dir. M. Bortkiewicz,

 

2014

The Word, dir. A. Kazejak, 

2013

Games, dir. M. Marczewski,

Ida, dir. P. Pawlikowski,

2012:
Zbliżenia, dir . M. Piekorz,
Miłość w Mieście Ogrodów, dir. I. Villqist, A. Sikora,

Siostra miłosierdzia, dir. P. Pawlikowski,
You Are God, dir. L. Dawid,

2011
Być jak Kazimierz Deyna, dir. A. Wieczur-Bluszcz,
My Australia, dir. A. Drozd,
In Darkness, dir. A. Holland,

2010
The Mill and the Cross, dir. L. Majewski,
Dance Marathon, dir. M. Łazarkiewicz,
Ewa, dir. Adam Sikora,

2009:
Nigdy nie mów nigdy, dir. W. Pacyna,

2008-2009:
Teraz albo nigdy, dir. G. Kuczeriszka, M. Dejczer,

2008:
Drowsiness, dir. M. Piekorz,
The OFFsiders, dir. K. Adamik,
0_1_0, dir. P. Łazarkiewicz,

2007:
Ekipa, dir. A. Holland, M. Łazarkiewicz, K. Adamik,

2004-2006:
Bulionerzy, dir. G. Warchoł, A. Kostenko, K. Łukaszewicz,

2003:
Zostać miss 2, dir. W. Pacyna,

2003-2004:
Rodzinka, dir. A. Hałasińska,

2002:
Julia wraca do domu, dir. A. Holland,

2001:
Zostać miss, dir. W. Pacyna,
Angelus, dir. L. Majewski,

1999:

Torowisko, dir. U. Urbaniak,
Na koniec świata, dir. M. Łazarkiewicz,

1997:
Pokój saren, dir. L. Majewski,



CHOSEN PERFORMANCES OF THE THEATRE TV:

2016

Breakout , dir. E. Pytka,

2015:

Komety, dir. L. Dawid,

2014:

Karski, dir. M. Łazarkiewicz,

2013

Skutki uboczne , dir. L. Dawid,

Trzy razy Fredro - dir. J. Sthur,

2010:

Dolina Nicości, dir. W. Tomczyk,

2009:
Napis, dir. M. Englert,

2008:
Mord założycielski, dir. M. Pisuk,
Koncert życzeń, dir. B. Dzianowicz,

2007:Stygmatyczka, dir. W. Nowak,

2006:
Trelemorele, dir. P. Łazarkiewicz,
Dobrze, dir. T. Man,

2005:
Fotoplastikon, dir. P. Łazarkiewicz,

2003:Przypadek Klary, dir. M. Łazarkiewicz,
Martwa królewna, dir. P. Łazarkiewicz,
Lekcja angielskiego, dir. J. Marczewski,

2002:
Courage mojej matki, dir. M. Łazarkiewicz,

2000:
Przetarg, dir. K. Balicki,
Golden Joe, dir. W. Nowak,

1998:
Gdy tańczyła Izadora, dir. M. Łazarkiewicz,
Duże i małe, dir. P. Łazarkiewicz,
Dokument podróży, dir. M.Łazarkiewicz, Gołda Tencer,

1997:
Diabelski patrol, dir. U. Urbaniak,

1996:
Tryptyk, dir. U. Urbaniak,



CHOSEN DRAMA PERFORMANCES:

2011

Balladyna, dir. I. Villqist, New Theatre in Zabrze,

2010
Wizyta starszej pani, dir. M. Piekorz, The Stanisław Wyspiański Teatr Śląski in Katowice,
Hotel Nowy Świat , dir. M. Piekorz, The Polish Theatre in Bielsko-Biała,

2009
Kompozycja w błękicie, dir. I. Villqist, The Wola Theatre in Warsaw,
Oliver!, dir. M. Piekorz, Rozrywka Theatre in Chorzow,

Miłość i gniew , dir. M. Piekorz, Juliusz Slowacki Theatre in Krakow,

2008
Napis , dir. W. Patlewicz, The Polish Theatre in Bielsko-Biała,
Mężczyźni na skraju załamania nerwowego, dir. P. Łazarkiewicz, Bajka Theatre in Warsaw,
Antoni S., czyli Wieża Babel, dir. P. Łazarkiewicz, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz Theatre in Zakopane,
2007
Plotka, dir. T. Man, The Witold Gombrowicz City Theatre in Gdynia,
Dzika kaczka, dir. M. Łazarkiewicz, Juliusz Slowacki Theatre in Krakow,
Metoda , dir. P. Łazarkiewicz, Comedy Theatre in Warsaw,

2006

Czarny punkt, dir. P. Łazarkiewicz, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz Theatre in Zakopane,
3 x 2, dir. P. Łazarkiewicz, ProchOFFnia Theatre in Warsaw,

2005
Szklana kolekcja, dir. M. Łazarkiewicz, New Prague Theatre in Warsaw,
Kartoteka, dir. P. Łazarkiewicz, The Witold Gombrowicz City Theatre in Gdynia,


2004
Śmieci, dir. P. Łazarkiewicz, Contemporary Theatre in Szczecin,
Pajace, dir. M. Łazarkiewicz, Teatr Wielki in Łódź,  

2003
Rycerska wieśniaczka, dir. M. Łazarkiewicz, Teatr Wielki in Łódź, 
Lombard pod apokalipsą, dir. P. Łazarkiewicz, Polish Theatre in Warsaw,
Panna Julia, dir. P. Łazarkiewicz, Wanda Siemaszkowa Theatre in Rzeszów,

2002
Nondum, dir. M. Łazarkiewicz, Juliusz Slowacki Theatre in Krakow,

Dowcip, dir. M. Łazarkiewicz, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz Studio Theatre in Warsaw,
Norway. Today, dir. P. Łazarkiewicz, The Polish Theatre in Bielsko-Biała,

 

Video

Rutinoscorbin 
TVP spot wizerunkowy 2012 
Netia 2 
Netia 
TVN jesienna ramówka 
TVN 
Bank Milennium