WRITER/ DIRECTOR/ PRODUCER
THE BETRAYAL (short, 2016), dir. Kamila Dydyna & Natasha Waugh, prod. Driftwood Doll Films
Mark & Nel’s marriage is on the rocks. While Mark’s insecurity escalates into violence, Nel is questioning her feelings for her best friend, Alice.
The Betrayal, featuring music by Nick Cave and Conor Walsh, premiered at the prestigious GAZE International LGBT Film Festival in Dublin on 31st July 2016.
TESTIMONY (short, 2015), dir. Kamila Dydyna, prod. Reckoner Productions & Foxrock Productions (UK)
Based on true events that took place in Poland in 1991, the film tells the story of a 9-year-old girl that is asked to testify in a domestic abuse court hearing. Her mother is the plaintiff, her father – the defendant.
The film was shortlisted for the prestigious Bath Film Festival / IMDb New Filmmaker’s Award (UK), won the Award of Merit at The IndieFEST Film Awards (U.S.) and was selected for multiple festivals globally (Dublin, Belfast Cork, Waterford, Limerick, NYC, Rome, Luxembourg, and more). The official Bath Film Festival Blog called it “superbly acted.”
Testimony was also picked up for a 3-year broadcast license deal with US Channel ShortsHD™. ShortsHD is a world-leading short movie media group, available to 40 million homes, with over 11 million subscribers in 54 countries.