director and screenwriter. In 2005, he won the best European screenplay award – NISIMASA European Script Contest. The film he directed, based on the script awarded by NISIMASA, “A Boat”, received an many awards in Poland and abroad and was screened at over 30 festivals. Szcześniak is the author of many screenplays such as “Goliath”, “The Dark Side Of The Light” and “The Captain” to name just a few. Szcześniak was also a columnist for o few Polish magazines. From 2010 he has been participating in the documentary course at Wajda School.