ROSE KOWALSKI - Director

Biography:

Rose Kowalski is a Director and Producer specialised in independent documentary, advertising and experimental films. She makes single channel films for cinema and tv, and installation artworks that include video, sculpture and 2D work. Her 2008 feature-length documentary El Club, explores human desires, ambitions and fragility through the daily activities of a swimming club in the centre of Barcelona and is the result of more than two years of filming on location. Most recently she has been working in the development and production of feature documentaries with the production company Polar Star Films, including projects such as Google and the World Brain by Ben Lewis and Restoration a documentary in development by Greta Schiller.

Filmography:

Documentaries

El Club 67’ (16mm/DVCPro) 2009
Commission: Televisió de Catalunya
L’últim Castell / The Last Castle 30’ (DV) 2005
Commission: Televisió de Catalunya
Fem Art 06 exhibition, Barcelona, Spain
El cor de l’escala / The Heart of The House 30’ (DV) 2005
Commission: Televisió de Catalunya
Urban TV, Madrid – FINALIST best documentary
Fem Art 06 exhibition, Barcelona, Spain
VIVA, Spanish and Latin American Film Festival, Manchester

Video art

Esto es una constucción / This is a Construction 32’ (digibeta) 3 channel projection 2008
Research & Production funding, Department of Culture, Catalan Government
Wake Work 18’ (16mm)  projection 2007, co-director Charlotte Ginsborg
London Architecture Week, The Lux, London
Quizás 14” (DV) projection 2005
Colour_Therapy: Galeria Safia, Barcelona, solo exhibition
Tangents, Cel.lula San Mori, residency and exhibition, Girona, Spain
Technicolor Dreams 10’45’ (DV) projection and installation, 2004
Shifting Paradise and Blackness, Whitespace Gallery, New Zealand. Auckland
Festival of Photography 05 solo exhibition
Shifting Paradise and Blackness, BAC! IV, Barcelona solo exhibition
Blackworks 9’45” (DV) projection and installation, 2004
Colour_Therapy: Galeria Safia, Barcelona, solo exhibition
Shifting Paradise and Blackness, Whitespace Gallery, New Zealand. Auckland
Festival of  Photography ’05 solo exhibition
Shifting Paradise and Blackness, BAC! IV, Barcelona, solo exhibition
lookatme.org.uk, (website & documentary 15’) 2001
Year of the Artist Award / Arts Council of England
The Players 7’30” (DV) video installation 2000
Anxiety in Europe, Dallas Vídeo Festival, Texas
Backdoor, The Eagle´s Nest, exhibition, London
Foxy Productions @ Below 54, London
WHA APPENED 3’30” (DV) video 1999
Anxiety in Europe, Dallas Vídeo Festival, Texas
Darklight Digital Video Festival, Ireland
Betty and George’s Night Out, Brixton Lido, exhibition, London
Foxy Productions @ Below 54, London
White Screens 2’30” (DV) video 1999
WRO 99, Wroczlaw, Poland
Arte Television, France
RAISAT Italy
Mecal CCCB, Barcelona
Rencontres Vídeo Art Plastique, Heroville Saint-Clair, France
Carte Noir™Projections, open-air projections on the river Seine, Paris

Short films (fiction)

Les Banyistes /The Bathers 5’ (35mm) 2004
Kino Film – Blue Fire International 9th Manchester Short Film Festival
Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival, France
Festival de les Illes Balears de cine en v.o. catalá, Mallorca - FINALIST
River to River, Florence Asian Film Festival, Italy
Brest European Short Film Festival, Brest, France
Saint Petersburg Film Festival, Russia
CineJove, Valencia, Spain
IMMIGR’ART, Barcelona, Spain
MECAL, Barcelona Short Film Festival, Spain
ALCANCES, Cadiz Film Festival. Spain
Girona Film Festival. Spain - FINALIST
Getaway 5'30" (DVCAM) 2002
Pulse-Digital Cinema Fund, The Film Council of England
Curts en Femení, Festival, Barcelona, Spain
directora: ROSE KOWALSKI productora: MADELEINE SHEAHAN directora de foto: ANNA MOLINS muntadora: JUDITH MIRALLES
càmera: ANNA MOLINS, ORIOL BOSCH, BET ROURICH, ÒSCAR CHAMORRO so: AMANDA VILLAVIEJA, ELENA CODERCH, DAVID PACO
productor executiu: CARLES BRUGUERAS
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