Anna Kazejak is an internationally awarded director and screenwriter. Prior to attending at the National Film School in Lodz in 2001, she spent many years studying film theory. In 2005, Kazejak and two of her friends from school decided to produce a three part film dealing with the economic migrations of young Poles. This film was the much-celebrated, Ode To Joy. The three directors not only won the hearts of critics, but won many major prizes. (Special Jury Prize - Gdynia Film Festival, 2005; Platinum Award for Best Low Budget Production - WorldFest Independent Film Festival, Huston, 2007).
This film was also the first Polish film to screen in competition at the Rotterdam International Film Festival. The first feature helmed by Kazejak was Flying Pigs, which was seen by a huge number of movie-goers. Her third film - The Word - had a Word Premiere at 64. Berlinale IFF, Generation Section and was shown over 40 internationals film festivals and received prizes. Kazejak stand out directing work in television was for numerous episodes of HBO Poland's version of In Treatment. She is a member of the European Film Academy and board member of Polish Directors Guild.