Breakthrough into Filmmaking 2022 

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Meet your Tutor


Rafael K. Kapelinski is a film director and script consultant working internationally.  Rafael trained at the National Film and Television School (Beaconsfield, UK), The London Film School (London, UK), The Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing (Warsaw, Poland), The University of Washington (Seattle, USA), and Nicholas Copernicus University (Torun, Poland).

His feature BUTTERFLY KISSES won the Crystal Bear at the International Film Festival in Berlin (2017) and was long-listed for the British Independent Film Award for Directing. Other feature directing credit includes A WOMAN AT NIGHT (Paradox House, UK, and Haven of Peace, USA). He is currently in production with BUDAPEST DIARIES (PISF / Domino Films/Filmfabriq).

"Fortune favors the brave, the National Youth Film Academy gives young people the chance to be able to take risks"  - GARETH EDWARDS, DIRECTOR - ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY

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