Paweł Ferdek, born in 1977 in Poland is one of Poland's most talented and original director and screenwriter. His documentary films was screened at festivals around the world, his fiction debut (as a screenwriter) was acclaimed by critics and audience as the freshest film of recent years in Poland. Ferdek graduated from European film program Ekran in Andrzej Wajda Master School, Warsaw University’s Institute of International Relations and Academy of Gardzienice Theatre Company (work based on Jerzy Grotowski’s method). He also studied in Werner Herzog's Rogue Film School in Los Angeles. Ferdek shot documentary films in Poland, Israel, Palestine, Kyrgyzstan, China, USA. With his Glass Trap nominated for an EFA Award, he is a member of European Film Academy.