PROJECTS COMPLETED

WARTIME PORTRAITS

DOCUMENTARY TV SERIES

WALKING SPARK

DOCUMENTARY

DZIENNIKI Z NIEBIESKIEJ SZKOŁY

DOCUMENTARY

PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT

WARTIME PORTRAITS. WOMEN

DOCUMENTARY TV SERIES

GENIUSZE
(aka Adventures of a Mathematician)

FEATURE FILM, FICTION

"1989"

TV SERIES

DETECTIVE BRUNO

FEATURE FILM, FICTION
   

SHIPsBOY is a Warsaw-based production company, working in fiction, documentaries and TV Series. Founded in 2013 the company’s main focus is on discovering and nurturing new talents – on local as well as on international level. People behind SHIPsBOY are a creative trio of two producers and a writer-director, where each of the partners brings different qualities to the mix, creating experienced, energetic and audience-oriented production team. With knowledge gained from projects that we have worked on individually (including titles screened and awarded at Cottbus, San Sebastian, Locarno, Tribeca and Berlinale) the company develops a slate of edgy, innovative and audience-appealing features , creative documentaries and high-end TV dramas. Having established good relationships with key Polish industry players such as HBO Poland and TVP (Polish national broadcaster) SHIPsBOY is now focusing on European market and is actively looking for international coproduction possibilities.

LOCATIONS POLAND is a new branch of SHIPsBOY, dedicated to production services. Under the brand of LP we provide a variety of production services for foreign producers.

DAWID JANICKI
Producer

Producer, co-owner of SHIPSBOY production company. Graduate of Lodz Film School (Film Production) and Wajda School (Creative Development Programme); master in Maritime Archeology at Mikolaj Kopernik University in Toruń.

For many years Dawid co-organized Camerimage International Film Festival. He also produced short and feature films, both fiction and documentaries, which were awarded in Poland and abroad. Producer and creator of “Wartime Portraits”, TV Series available on Netflix in more than 100 countries. Currently, as one of three producers, Dawid is working of the first polish production about himalaism, „Broad Peak” (dir. Leszek Dawid, prod. East Studio). He actively participates in developing Polish film industry. In 2016 Dawid became the vice president of Polish Audiovisual Producers Chamber of Commerce (KIPA). He is also creator of Producer’s Guild of Poland.

JOANNA SZYMAŃSKA
Producer

Producer, co-owner of SHIPsBOY production company. She produced numerous of short and feature fiction films as well as documentaries, including international co-productions. In 2014 for producing a film „Milky Brother” (dir. Vahram Mkhitaryan, prod. Wajda Studio) Joanna received Best Producer of Shorts and Documentaries Award at 54th Krakow Film Festival (2014). Berlinale Talent Campus (2011) and EAVE Producers Workshop (2015) Alumni. She graduated in Law and is involved in activities aiming to develop Polish film industry. Co-founder of Emerging Producers Section of Polish Audiovisual Producers Chamber of Commerce (KIPA) and it’s President in 2013 - 2016. As an independent documentary consultant she co-operates with HBO Poland. Since 2017 she is a member of Polish Film Institute Board and a Board Member of the European Film Academy.

JĘDRZEJ BĄCZYK
Director

Director and scriptwriter. Co-owner of SHIPSBOY production company, where he is head of literary department. Graduate of Lodz Film School in Directing and Mikołaj Kopernik University in Toruń in Fine Arts. Director and scriptwriter of short documentaries and fiction films. His film “Kojot” was awared with Grand Prix at Festival Tous Courts - Aix en Provence and with Main Award "Silver Hobby Horse" at Cracov Film Festival.

KRYSTYNA KANTOR
Junior Producer, Project Manager – Locations Poland

Junior producer and production manager. Graduate of University of Lodz and Lodz Film School (Film Production). During her studies, as production manager, she worked on over a dozen of short fiction films. At the same time Krystyna co-organized or worked for film festivals such as Kamera Akcja or Camerimage International Film Festival. After doing her internship in Paris-based production company – Partizan Midi Minuit, she continued working in the field of commercials for brands such as Nestle, Unilever and Tchibo. In Shipsboy she is working as junior producer and is also responsible for development of the new branch of the company – Locations Poland, which is dedicated to foreign production services. MAIA Workshops Alumni (2017).

MICHAŁ ARASZEWICZ
Illustrator

He loves to illustrate as a dog loves gnawing on bones. As ridiculous as it might sound, still - a certified artist.

In spare time, tormented by existential problems or playing basketball - it turns out that these two disciplines have a lot in common, although only in the case of basketball getting to the point of the matter, actually gets you some points.