Justyna Mytnik is a Polish writer/director. She graduated from Directing at PWSFTviT, Lodz film school. Her short films were screened internationally at festivals, such as Clermont-Ferrand, Curtacinema Rio de Janeiro and POFF. Her documentary „How to become a Pope?” has received an award for best documentary at Warsaw Film Festival, whilst „Apocalypse” was awarded at FEST, Roja, Cinemaiubit in Bytom and at „Lodzia po Wiśle”. Her feature film „Wet Monday” is in development under the auspices of Lava Films and has received funding from PISF and Media Slate.
Earlier, she had graduated from the University of Edinburgh with MA in History of Art and English Literature. She has written and directed theatre whilst in Scotland. Her play „Defunct Pig” was performed in Summerhall and at the Fringe festival. She is a recipient of a scholarship for special achievements awarded by the Polish Ministry of Higher Education. In 2018 she was nominated a finalist of Polish Radio Three Young Talent award.
Her short “No matter what happens, I love you” was selected for the international competition at Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival 2016.