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Marzena Grzegorczyk | film | publications | lectures | awards | resume

 


Marzena Grzegorczyk, PhD
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screenwriter, film director, producer, author
[ ⋆please note: full cv available upon request]

 
Citizenship: USA/EU (Poland)
 
I EDUCATION
  • MFA Film production (focus: directing/cinematography). University of Southern California, School of Cinema-Television, Los Angeles (USA). (2001)
  • PhD Spanish & Portuguese and Comparative Literature, Stanford University. Stanford University (USA). (1993)
  • BA/MA Spanish Language and Literature, Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem, School of Humanities. Budapest, Hungary. (1986)
  • Additional course work: genetics, biology, calculus, physics (UC Berkeley)
 
I FILM INTERESTS
screenwriting; international co-productions; directing; visual expression; script doctoring; game/film development; storytelling & big data

 
I RESEARCH INTERESTS
screen cultures; critical theory; discourse analysis; Latin American and Eastern European literature and cinema;
Hannah Arendt/Theodor W. Adorno; transatlantic relations


I EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

film
Producer/owner Nostos Film LLC ; evaluator of original content for HBO, Polish Branch (2011-12); Script consultant (ongoing); consultant for LE MONDE DIPLOMATIQUE (Paris, France) on life/work of Gunter Holzmann, author, recipient of Legion of Honor (anti-nazi fighter, ecologist, anthropologist), Santa Cruz, Bolivia; worked on over 22 films as writer, cinematographer, director, producer, or production assistant
 
academic
Research/teaching appointments at various research institutions: UCLA, Emory University, University of Oregon, Stanford University, Collegium Civitas; RANK: from teaching fellow to assistant, visiting, to full professor; doctoral thesis consulting, University of Lausanne

 
I PUBLICATIONS, FILMS, LECTURES AND SEMINARS , AWARDS - LISTED SEPARATELY
 
I MISCELLANEOUS
  • RECENT HONOR: article From Urb of Clay to the Hypodermic City: Improper cities in Modern Latin America, was selected as one of the 25 most impactful articles published in the last 25 years by the journal Latin American Cultural Studies (2018)

  • Interviewing prospective students for Stanford Office for Undergraduate Admissions (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee, CHRONOTOPE REVISITED. International Interdisciplinary Conference, Sopot-Gdynia, Poland (April 2017)
 
I LANGUAGES
English, Polish, Hungarian, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Latin