Karolina Socha Kalinowska

She studied Journalism and Political Science (MA) at Warsaw University. She began her career at the Polish public service broadcaster Telewizja Polska in 2006, working in the International Affairs Department and Trade. For five years, she was involved in International Sales. In 2020, she became the Head of International Relations. Her main responsibilities have included presenting TVP’s films in competitions at international film festivals worldwide, managing institutional relations, overseeing program exchanges and co-productions, and coordinating with all TVP departments and units regarding their participation in international projects. She has actively participated in national and international cultural events such as the Berlin International Film Festival, EFM Market, Cannes Film Festival, Marché du Film, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, Shanghai TV Film Festival, and TRT Award. In 2021, she started working on a new cultural initiative, coordinating the International TV Festival and Forum Heart of Europe, created and hosted by Telewizja Polska.