Ula Zawadzka nominated for Best Performance in Comedy!

ula zawadzka nomination best actress comedyOfficial Selection of Rio WebFest was broadcasted live on October 15th on facebook fanpage: www.facebook.com/riowebfest . The spoken language was brazilian portuguese, but there was an English translation on the video comments. At 1 am we read that Ula Zawadzka was nominated for Best Performance in Comedy!!!

Ula Zawadzka trained in New York Film Academy, with Elizabeth Kemp (Artistic Director of The Actors Studio in NY) and Bernard Hiller (Hollywood Acting Coach), among others. She made her feature film debut in Basen (Swimmingpool), directed by Krzysztof Pawlorio web fest nominations talking to grandmawski, starring as Duty Manager alongside Adam Woronowicz and awarded on the Polish biggest film festival in Gdynia. She worked on more than 20 short films, 10 tv series and one feature film. As her acting diploma, she appeared in the lead role as Rosalind in Shakespeare’s As You Like It at the Royal Theatre in Warsaw. She is fluent in English. She volunteers at a dog shelter and is a proclaimed vegetarian.

Rio Webfest is much more than an awards ceremony, but an event with masterclasses, panels, workshops and a lot of networking with international producers and distributors. Rio Web Fest is the biggest international web celebration of Brazil! The second edition will take place in 1-4 December 2016 in the wonderful city of Rio de Janeiro.

“Talking to Grandma” wins the “Best Sketch Comedy” Award!

award-kwebfest-talking-to-grandmaOn 20th of August “Talking to Grandma” won at Kwebfest festival (South Korea) an Award for “Best Sketch Comedy”. Meredith Burkholder, the founder of Web Fest Berlin handed the award to Ula Zawadzka, main creator of the web series.

“KWebfest” festival took place between 18 and 22nd of August in Seoul in South Korea, were 110 web series got officially selected form around the globe. “Talking to Grandma” web series was additionaly nominated for “Best Music”, composed by Michał Woźniak.

ula-zawadzka-award-kwebfestDuring the festival 2 episodes from the series were screened. For Episode 4 “Cookie monster” it was a world premiere. The other one, Ep. 7 “Phone book” was screened befor at “New Media Film Festival” in Los Angeles (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pe8FPXKXn3k). Subtitles were translated by the organiser into Korean language. Episodes were screened in two groups: “Programmers choice” and “Best Sketch Comedy”. KWebfest is also an official distributor of “Talking to Grandma” web series in Asia.

New episodes coming in September!

Video coverage from KWebfest festival: