The 14th EDN Award is presented to Adam Ślesicki and Katarzyna Ślesicka from Doc Lab Poland. They receive the award in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the development of the European documentary culture through their work in connection with the Doc Lab Poland initiative.
Adam Ślesicki and Katarzyna Ślesicka receive the 2018 EDN Award for their work in establishing and running Doc Lab Poland, which is the largest and most multi-faceted program for documentary filmmakers organized in Poland for Polish projects. The initiative supports auteur-driven creative documentary filmmaking and features a comprehensive program for the development of film projects. In addition to development support, Doc Lab Poland also connects the European documentary industry to the Polish documentary scene, thereby making the strong creative tradition of Polish documentary more widely known and accessible.
The award was presented to Adam Ślesicki at the EDN Award ceremony on March 6, 2018 during the Docs in Thessaloniki pitching forum organized by EDN in the framework of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – Images of the 21st Century.
The EDN Award is presented annually during Docs in Thessaloniki to an institution, group or private person for outstanding contribution to the development of the European documentary culture.
Based on the press release