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Kalina is a Polish-born, London-based filmmaker, photographer and creative director.

Kalina has been working in the creative industry for the past thirteen years, initially focusing on fashion styling and creative direction. Assisting stylists and creative directors such as Edward Enninful, Karen Langley, Lucia Liu to name a few, she developed a strong work ethic, an eye for detail and got to work in the UK, US, Europe, and Asia on projects with artists such as Frank Ocean amongst others. As her career progressed, she became more drawn to storytelling and the magic of working closely with her subjects in a multidisciplinary way, which eventually led to her shift towards lens-based media. Since then, Kalina has shot short films, music videos, press shots, campaigns, lookbooks and branded content.

Her work explores the spectrum of human emotion within micro and macro communities, highlighting people, places and scenarios that might otherwise go unnoticed. Kalina’s multidisciplinary background allows her to apply her skillset onto various project types and media formats, from moving image, photographic work to printed photobooks and, more recently, installation art.

Kalina’s visual style can be defined by a bold and meaningful use of colour and a blend of analogue and digital processes. She often plays with the confines of the frame, be it the literal confines of the camera or the limits of the set, grounding her characters firmly in reality.

Within the past four years, Kalina has focused more on her moving image work, with her music videos gaining attention and festival acclaim. Kalina’s debut short film Tender Loving Care, which depicts the experience of loneliness in a big city, was shown at the Cannes Film Festival as a part of the Straight8 showcase. The extended version of the film is being screened in the film festival circuit, including an international premiere at the International Film Festival Molodist in Kyiv, a special screening and exhibition at the EXPOSED Torino Foto Festival and inclusion in the Short Film Corner Market Catalogue at the Cannes Film Festival amongst others. 

She has also recently published a photobook LF5TL GLZ (Lifestyle Goals), an investigation into the relationship between cars, socio-economic status, class and community.

Kalina is available globally for campaigns, commercial projects, editorial assignments, short films, and workshops.

Tender Loving Care Film ︎


TENDER LOVING CARE short film (2023, 20 mins)

Official Selection Molodist Kyiv International Film Festival 2023
Honourable Mention Video Art and Experimental Film Festival New York City 2023
Short Film Corner Market Catalogue Cannes Film Festival 2024
Semi-Finalist Kino London Short Film Festival 2024
Official Selection Beeston Film Festival 2024 | Women’s Voices ‘Boundaries’
Official Selection Exposed International Photo Festival Torino 2024 - screening, talk & exhibition
Official Selection Bute Street Film & Art Festival 2024 | Breakthrough Film
Official Selection Short Encounters Milan 2024
Official Selection The Youth and Film Festival Koszalin 2024
Out of Competition / Special Screening Stroud Film Festival 2024

TENDER LOVING CARE (Straight8 Version) short film (2022, 2.20 mins)

International Premiere, Straight8 Shootout, Cannes 2022
National Premiere, Straight 8 Shootout, London 2022
Canal 180 screening, Portugal 2023
Reely Film Club screening, London 2023
Thursday’s Child group exhibition, London 2024
Phenomenology, a screening of films about mental health, London 2024

TAME music video (2020)

Best Music Video at LA Indie Short Film Festival, Flickfair Festival LA - winner
Best Director at LA Indie Short Film Festival - nominee
Best Cinematography at LA Indie Short Film Festival - nominee
Best Music Video at Feel The Reel Festival, The Monthly Film Festival - nominee
Official Selection - New York Lift-Off Festival, Tokyo Lift-Off Festival, Madriff Madrid Indie Film Festival, Moscow Shorts, Deep Focus New York

GROW UP music video (2020)

Best First Time Director at LA Indie Short Film Festival - nominee
Best Music Video at Feel The Reel Festival, The Monthly Film Festival - nominee
Semi-finalist - Sunday Shorts Film Festival
Official Selection - New York Lift-Off Festival, Tokyo Lift-Off Festival, Moscow Shorts, Madriff Madrid Indie Film Festival, Moscow Shorts, Flickfair Festival LA, Deep Focus New York
PLMVA - MV Export category - nominee



Awful Records
Black Butter Records
Brownswood Recordings
Church Studios
New Balance
Reebok Classic
River Island
Royal College of Art
Sadler’s Wells Theatre
Sony Music
Southbank Centre
Tourne de Transmission
Universal Music Group
University of The Arts London
Vivienne Westwood
Wolf Tone Records


Ala Champ
Dazed Digital
Harper’s Bazaar China
i-D Online
Intelligence Mag
Line of Best Fit
T Magazine
The Guardian
Volt Café


Kalleidoscope ︎

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