The Great Escape

Sunny is a mediocre guy who earns his living showing up in the weather forecast every day. Nothing much really, in other words he is part of the set. Day in day out for several years. One day he decides to break free from the humdrum reality. So the escape begins…

Director
Damian Nenow

Damian Nenow

director.

Born in Bydgoszcz in 1983. Graduated from the National Film School in Łódź with a degree in animation and special effects.

Joined Platige Image in 2006.

Nenow directed three animated shorts, and each one was a very important step for the artist. “The Aim” (2005), created while Nenow was still in film school, was the first of his movies to receive an award. “The Great Escape” (2006) was screened at major international film festivals. “Paths of Hate” (2010) was short-listed for an Academy Award nomination, received a Special Distinction at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, was honored at Comic-Con, the world’s largest comic and video game festival and received the Best of Show award at the 2011 SIGGRAPH festival.

Damian directs advertisements and is often involved in various special projects. He directed “City of Ruins,” a stereoscopic digital reconstruction of Warsaw destroyed in the course of World War II, which received the prestigious MuseAward in 2011.

Currently, Nenow is working on his first feature-length movie, “Another Day of Life,” based on the eponymous book written by Ryszard Kapuściński. The film will be an innovative mixture of documentary and animation.