Short Docs Media is a small production studio specialising in short and medium lenght documentary films and multimedia features with a strong narrative line. Short Docs Media is run by Piotr Malecki, photographer and filmmaker from Warsaw, Poland. (his blog: www.piotrmalecki.com)
Documentaries have been included in programmes of international festivals: DOK Leipzig 2015 (Germany), Watch Docs 2015 (Poland), Gdansk DocFilm (Poland), L.E.S. (Lower East Side), SPROUT (USA), Les Nuits Photographiques (France). Five multimedia shorts were honoured with 2012 Pictures Of the Year International, (USA), while documentary Out Of The Blue was nominated to Silver Eye award during festival in Jihlava, Czech Republic in 2015.
Piotr Malecki has shot video assignments for British Red Cross, Open Society Foundation, Bloomberg News, Der Spiegel, British-Polish Chamber of Commerce, Medical University of Lublin.
Crew members on individual projects include: Maciej Krupa (sound), Alicja Nowak (sound), Damiano Beltrami (camera assistant), Przemyslaw Chruscielewski (edit), Katarzyna Lesniak (edit), Adrianna Castellanos (edit), Milena Rachid-Chehab (journalism)
Piotr Malecki’s BIO:
Piotr Malecki studied cinematography at University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland and photography at BPCAD in Bournemouth, Great Britain.
In 2014 he graduated from Documentary DOC PRO program at the Wajda School in Warsaw.
His film “Out of the blue” produced by Wajda Studio premiered in the main program of DOC LEIPZIG 2015 festival and was nominated for the Silver Eye Award at the festival in Jihlava, Czech Republic.
Piotr Malecki shoots photography as well as video. As the creator of multimedia (a combination of video, sound and photos), Piotr has won Multimedia Photographer of the Year second award at the POYi 2012 competition (Pictures of the Year International, USA) and numerous awards in Poland.
Piotr is a scholar of the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage – in 2011 and 2016.
Out of the Blue (31:45, doc, 2015, director/cinematography)
With Their Own Hands (6:20 doc. USA, 2013, video)
Elevator to Heaven (7:42 doc multimedia. 2013 dir/video/stills/edit)
Jodie (6:18 doc multimedia 2012 dir/video/stills/edit)
Commuters (5:40 doc multimedia 2012 dir/video/stills/edit)
Wika (4:29 doc multimedia 2011 dir/video/stills/edit)
Meat Factory (7:27 doc multimedia 2011 dir/video/stills/edit)
Recycling souls (5:33, doc multimedia 2011, dir/video/stills/edit)
Call Centre (5 „25, doc multimedia, 2011, dir/video/stills/edit)
City Horses (5:07 doc multimedia, 2011, dir/video/stills/edit)