Jan Pawel Trzaska

Jan Pawel Trzaska

Cinematographer, Director and Director of Photography

New York City, New York

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September 2011
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About Jan

Cinematographer and photographer who graduated at the Academy of Photography, Academy of Film and Television in Warsaw and earned the masters degree of fine arts at the Cinematography Department at the Film School in Łódź. Member and of Polish Society of Cinematographers PSC and Polish Filmmakers Association. As a director and director of photography he has worked on feature films, documentaries, shorts and video clips. He is specialist of stop motion cinematography with over 300 minutes of animation experience. His films and photos have been presented at numerous festivals and exhibitions in USA, Canada, Mexico, South America and Europe.

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Unique traits: Stop motion DP, certificated war corespondent.




  • Runners

    Runners (2017)
    Film (Documentary and Sport) Camera and Electrical Department The participants of an extreme race run over 300 kilometers in 48 hours. During two days they don't sleep, don't stop, they even eat while running. After a couple of hours they start to ... See full summary »

  • Rodzina Treflików

    Rodzina Treflików (2016)
    Television (Animation) Cinematographer A story of an extraordinary TreFlik Family and their seemingly average life. A 4-year-old Treflik and his 6-year-old sister Treflinka live together with their parents in a little house. One... See full summary »

  • Marynarz w Lodzi

    Marynarz w Lodzi (2016)
    Film (Comedy, Drama, Fantasy and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department The semi-autobiographical tale of a landlocked sailor's serio-comic quest to find meaning in his father's death in the Himalayas.

  • Aktorka

    Aktorka (2015)
    Film (Documentary and Biography) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Gabriel

    Gabriel (2013)
    Film (Adventure and Family) Cinematographer GABRIEL is both subtle and cheerful as well as a deeply touching story of friendship and love contrasted with elements of competition and conflict. Dynamic action and an excellent cast create huge potential to attract young spectators.

  • Nantucket Sun

    Nantucket Sun (2013)
    Film (Short and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew One house, two couples, and three bottles of alcohol.

  • Happily Ever After

    Happily Ever After (2012)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Cinematographer What happens if your wife has a better job than you and think you're a loser?

  • Dream of San Juan

    Dream of San Juan (2012)
    Film (Documentary and Short) Cinematographer A village in the Sierra Madre is inhabited by the last representatives of an ancient Mixteco culture. Deprived of their identity by modern civilization, they are facing an even bigger ... See full synopsis »

  • Przezyc Afganistan

    Przezyc Afganistan (2012)
    Film (Documentary) Cinematographer The film is a report from the mission of Polish Military Contingent in Afghanistan. Five professional soldiers recount their six-month journey to Ghazi Province. They talk about their ... See full synopsis »

  • Waterdrop

    Waterdrop (2010)
    Film (Documentary, Short, Adventure and Drama) Cinematographer Deep in the mountains of the Sierra Madre in Mexico, in a tiny village, the last living representatives of the tribe Mixteco have theirs houses. The film tells the story of two boys who ... See full summary »

  • Nie ten czlowiek

    Nie ten czlowiek (2010)
    Film (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department The film is a surreal collage of interrelated threads revolving around history of thirty-year-old Kuba who, with his parents' encouragement, decides to take his first job. Though none too ... See full summary »

  • Pod chmurami

    Pod chmurami (2006)
    Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »

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