SEBASTIAN BUCZYK is a NYC based filmmaker. He was born in Poland and grew up on the Lower East Side, Manhattan. He studied directing and screenwriting at the New School and completed a Meisner Acting Program at the Ward Studio in Chelsea. He directed 6 short films: Girl, Welcome, Chase, He Is The Ocean, 2nd Ave, and Homework. ‘He Is The Ocean’ won the Emerging Filmmaker Award and ‘Homework’ won the Cinematography Award at the Dorothy Hirshon Film Festival. He wrote a short film Bleed that was in the competition at SIFF (Seattle). He also directed a play, ‘Shaman’, for La Tea Theater Festival on the Lower East Side.
His most recent work includes cinematography for Central Park Dark, a feature film starring Tom Sizemore and a music video for Jay Kila. On the commercial side, he shot a short fashion film for Geova, a Brazilian designer based in New York, and UMA by Raquel Davidowicz, one of the most important designers in Brazil. The film featured Emma Hepburn, the granddaughter of Audrey Hepburn. And, he wrote and directed ‘Mother, Mother’, a theatre play for Urban Artist Collective 2018 Fall New Play Series and ‘Who is Afraid of Lady Macbeth’ for Urban Artist Collective in 2020.
This year, he’ll direct ‘Bastard’, a feature he wrote. He loves playing chess in Bryant Park and welcomes anyone to try to beat him.