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Jacek Drosio Wins European Film Award
A still from Body directed by Małgorzata Szumowska. Photo: Jacek Drygała
A still from Body directed by Małgorzata Szumowska, photo: Jacek Drygała

Jacek Drosio has received the European Film Award 2015 for Best Editor for his work on Body by Małgorzata Szumowska.

On 27th October 2015, the European Film Academy (EFA) announced the first winners of the European Film Awards 2015. One of them is Jacek Drosio, the editor of Body by Małgorzata Szumowska.

Jacek Drosio (b. 1965) is an editor and film producer. He is a long-time collaborator of Małgorzata Szumowska and the editor of all her feature films: Happy Man, Stranger, Elles, 33 Scenes from Life, In the Name of and Body. In 2008, he won the Polish Film Award for editing 33 Scenes from Life.

Drosio is also a cinematographer for documentaries, including two by Małgorzata Szumowska, Nothing to be Afraid of and My Father, Maciek, and others by Maciej Szumowski, Wojciech Szumowski and Jerzy Ridan. He is one of the founders of NOWHERE, the company that produced Body as well as other notable films.

Polish filmmakers that were awarded include Marcel Łoziński for the best short Poste Restante in 2009, Andrzej Wajda who received the FIPRESCI award, and Katarzyna Klimkiewicz for her short Hanoi-Warsaw in 2010. In 2013, Congress by Ari Folman won best international co-production and in 2014 Ida received as many as four awards: Best Film; Best Director for Paweł Pawlikowski; Best Script by Pawlikowski and Rebecca Lenczewska; and Best Cinematography for Łukasz Żal and Ryszard Lenczewski.

The 28th ceremony of the European Film Awards where the full list of winners will be announced will take place on 12th December in Berlin.

More information can be found on the official website of the European Film Awards.

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Source: Polish Film Institute, edited by BS, translated by ND, 28 Oct 2015