Robert Sowa

Born in 1972, Kraków. Animated film director, graphics artist. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Graphics Department, specializing in animated film. Obtained his diploma in the Animated Film Studio in 1999. Currently he works as an instructor and associate of professor Jerzy Kucia at the Studio of Animated Films, Academy of Fine Arts, Krakow. The common problem he touches in his films is showing a loneliness, focused on emotions, suspended between the material and the imaginary world. Robert Sowa is one of the film few directors understanding a need for a constant feedback between all the artists participating in a project during the entire production process. He makes animated films realized with techniques such as stop motion, mixed media, painting and photography. In his work he is looking for visual experiment and the contexts to modern music.