Dorota Zglobicka is an award-winning film director (including Telly Award 2020), designer and visual artist born in Poland, working and living in the USA.

She studied at the Multimedia Department of the Academy of Fine Art in Athens, Greece, and in Gdansk, Poland where she received her Master of Fine Arts degree.

She has been working with many different film forms, from video art, short films, including documentaries featuring critical social issues like corruption in politics or social injustice.


So far, she has produced and directed over 30 film titles, including award-winning commercials in Europe and the USA. 

In 2010 -2013 she had worked at Wroclaw Audiovisual Technology Center – film studio created for multi-layer images in real-time. The studio is a product of Zbig Rybczynski’s extensive scientific research, his US patents and experience as a creative artist.

Her directing debut film Love and Shadow, which she wrote in Greek, directed, and produced in Greece- won a prestigious award in 2010 at ZubrOFFka Film Festival.

She was invited to participate in the prestigious Rutger Hauer Film Factory in Rotterdam, where 5 directors from all over Europe were invited. She worked with an Emmy Award-winning Rutger Hauer who played in her short film titled “3”.  

In 2009 The Best Smart Short Film Award at the “I’ve seen films”, was won by Dorota Zglobicka, for her ‘Be Smarter’, produced during the 2009 Rutger Hauer Film Factory Masterclass in Rotterdam.

In 2008 in a short film competition for the remake of the first polish motion picture, organized by TV Kino Polska, Zglobicka took honors and 2nd place for her short animation.

Since 1998, her work has been shown at many festivals and exhibitions in Poland, Germany, Russia, Greece, Italy, Spain, Israel, and the USA. Her films have been shown on polish TV, channel “Kino Polska” and more.   

Inspired by the natural beauty of the American Southwest, she recently moved from Europe to the USA along with her husband Zbig Rybczynski who is an Oscar-winning filmmaker among many other awards around the globe film awards, including MTV awards and Emmy for the first HDTV special effects production ever made . 


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