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Eliza Subotowicz

Writer, Director and Script Consultant

About Eliza Subotowicz

Eliza Subotowicz is a Polish-American writer and director. She earned her MA degree in English from University of Warsaw and MFA in Film Directing from Columbia University in New York City. Her thesis short “Ben” was awarded by Directors Guild of America in 2009. Her subsequent short “Mercy” won Best Short Award at Durban International Film Festival in 2013 and featured at more than thirty festivals around the world.
Currently, she’s in development of her first feature film. Eliza has also more than ten years of experience working as a film festival programmer, script analyst, industry consultant and senior coordinator of film events for such entities as the Warsaw Film Festival and New Horizons Association in Poland, and Doha Film Institute in Qatar.