The Woodkin

Canadian Premiere | Poland | 23 min

Director: Mateusz Motyka

Writers: Mateusz Motyka, Stanisław Wójcik

Country/Language: Poland/Polish

Notable Festivals: Linz International Film Festival, HollyShorts Film Festival

Synopsis: After ten years of absence, Krzysiek takes his son for a hunting trip where he does everything to win the boy back. While two men are getting closer, some lines get crossed. The Woodkin wakes up.

Mateusz Motyka

Mateusz Motyka

Born in Beskids, Poland in 1992, Mateusz studied Victorian and American literature at the University of Tromsø. Graduated in translation studies. Since then he works as an illustrator and an animator. In 2015 started Film and Screen Media studies at Warsaw Film School. His first short film ‘Raspberries’ received The Best Polish Student Short award at the Manchester International Short Film Festival in 2017.


Mateusz Motyka