Michał Oleszczyk

Script consultant & film critic


Michał Oleszczyk is a script consultant and film critic based in Warsaw. He works as an Assistant Professor at Artes Liberales Department of University of Warsaw. His writing on film has appeared at « Cineaste », RogerEbert.com and at Criterion Collection website. He has served multiple times as a screenplay evaluation expert at Polish Film Institute, and between 2013-2016 worked as the Artistic Director of Poland’s largest festival of Polish films, Gdynia Film Festival. He is a guest script consultant at Screenplay Atelier, one of the leading screenwriting workshops in Poland. He has been awarded the Polish Film Institute Award for Best Polish Critic, the Jan Machulski Honorary Award for continuous support of independent Polish Filmmaking, as well as Krzysztof Mętrak Award for Best Young Polish Critic.

Photo Marcin Gregorczyk, Luxurity.org