Monika Jastrzebska is an up-and-coming DOP and Editor whose work focuses on the use of fluid movement and elements of stage lighting design as a key element of visual storytelling.
Originally from Poland, Monika is part of the BFI NETWORK and BAFTA Crew. Her work has been selected to Bafta-recognised festivals such as Aesthetica, Open City Doc, IDFA, Sheffield DocFest, London Short Film Festival.
Her films won awards at LIFF2019, and prestigious parliamentary award Film the House for the best short film (Judged by Disney, BBFC and MPA). Her latest film The Circle has been Long Listed for Bafta Best British Short Film and accepted to Encounters - Oscar-qualifying festival. It recently premiered at The Guardian.
Her debut short film FIGURE won multiple awards including the New Renaissance Film Festival, Lights Dance Film Festival, and qualified to many others including the Bafta recognized Aesthetica Film Festival.