writer / scriptwriter / director

Katarzyna Gondek is an author of films and literary forms.

Her films were screened at many festivals around the world. With DEER BOY she had her second Sundance film in competition, after FIGURE, which was screened there in 2016.

An alumna of Berlinale Talents, European Short Pitch (Grand Prix), Euro Connection (Clermont-Ferrand) and Torino Script Lab 2018 (special mention at the TFL Pitching Forum). Scholarship holder of the Polish Film Institute.

She finished film studies and directing in Wajda School. She was born in Kłodzko (Poland) and is now based in Brussels.

She likes to walk a lot.

Languages: Polish (native), English (advanced), French (intermediate), Dutch (intermediate).



Otolith – novel

Świat Książki 2015

A story of a town based on human “ear-stones” (otholites) falling to pieces and a girl trying to save it.

Resource Curse – short story

Ha!Art 2015

Plexus – poetry book

Forma (2015)

Who To Be, Who To Become – short story

Grand Prix in a short story competition (Ha!Art 2014).

Horror Vacui – novel

(Świat Książki 2013) 

In each persons belly there is a planet on which people with planets in the bellies live. Nora gets to travel them all.