Agnieszka Smoczyńska is a graduate of the Krzysztof Kieślowski Film School in Katowice, Poland and has also participated in master classes at the Wajda Film School. She received a scholarship from The Minister of Culture and National Heritage for outstanding artistic achievement, the “My Talent for Poland” prize and the Golden Pen, awarded by the
President of Poland. In 2015 her first feature film “The Lure” experimented with the musical and horror genres and won the Special Jury Prize at Sundance as well as best debut at the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia. Her second feature Fugue competed in Cannes Critic’s Week in 2018.