Residencies:

-Chicago Atelier Residency 2021

Awards:

Ich bin ein Wolf, sagt Hase (Book, 2017)

  • »Honorable Mention« at renowned 3x3 International Picture Book Show, No.14, Magazin 3x3, New York

  • Nominated for Bilderbuchpreis Möhlin 2017

Die Brücke über den Fluss (Film, 2016): 

  • Locarno, Festival del film Locarno, Pardino d’oro per il miglior cortometraggio svizzero, CH, 2016

  • Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival NIFFF, Prix H.R. Giger «Narcisse» du meilleur court métrage suisse - Prix SSA/Suissimage 2017

  • Trieste, Trieste Science+Fiction - Festival Internazionale della Fantascienza, Méliès d'Argent (Trieste Short Film Nominee for Méliès d'Or) 2017 (Nomination)

  • Prix de la jeune creation cinematographique germanophone, Festival international du Film Aubagne, F, 2017

  • Innerschweizer Filmpreis, CH, 2017 

  • Special Jury Mention, ÉCU – European Independent Film Festival, F, 2017

 

----- Longlisted for the Oscars 2017 ----- 

La Fille & le Chasseur (Film, 2010): 

  • Anvers, European Youth Film Festival of Flanders, Best Short Film by the Children’s jury (Anvers) 2011 

  • Anvers, European Youth Film Festival of Flanders, Best Short Film by the Children’s jury (Bruges) 2011 

  • Kiev, Kiev International Film Festival Molodist, Special Mention by the International Jury 2011 

  • Larissa, Mediterranean Festival of New Film Makers - Larissa, Special Mention (International Competition) 2011 

  • Santiago de Chile, Festival Chileno Internacional de Cortometraje de Santiago, Segundo Premio Animación Internacional 2011 

  • Vaulx-en-Velin, Festival du Film Court francophone, Prix G.R.A.C. 2011 

  • Bern, Berner Filmförderung, Berner Filmpreis 2010 

Tôt ou tard (Film, 2008): 

  • Luzern, Bundesamt für Kultur, Swiss Film Award «Quartz», Best Animation Film 2009 

  • Anvers, European Youth Film Festival of Flanders, Best Short Film 2009 

  • Bremen, Bremer Tierfilmtage, Audience Award 2009 

  • Teheran, Roshd International Film Festival, Special Jury Award (Animation Films Category) 2009 

  • Ljubljana, International Animation Film Festival Animateka, Audience Award 2008 

  • Oberhausen, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Preis der Kinojury für den besten 35 mm Film unter 15 Minuten im Kinder- und Jugendfilmwettbewerb 2008 

  • Pontenure, Concorto Film Festival del cortometraggio, Best Film under 5 minutes (Concortissimo Section) 2008 

  • Poznan, International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino!, Golden Goats Golden Goat of the Best animation for children 2008 

  • Poznan, Animator International Animated Film Festival, Special Mention for Children Film 2008 

  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian Student Film Festival, Audience Award (2nd rank) 2008 

  • Venezia, Circuito Off Venice International Short Film Festival, Corriere Off Award - Short in Web 2008 

  • Verona, San Gio Video Festival, Saove Ways Award 2008 

  • Zürich, Schweizer Jugendfilmtage, Publikumspreis Filmschulen (bis 30 Jahre) 2008 

  • Zürich, Schweizer Jugendfilmtage, 3. Preis Filmschulen (bis 30 Jahre) 2008 

  • Bern, Berner Filmförderung, Berner Filmpreis - Anerkennungspreis 2007 

  • Luzern, Upcoming Film Makers, Luzerner Film-preis 1. Rang 2007 

Die Erde ist rund (Film, 2006): 

  • Luzern, Upcoming Film Makers, Luzerner Filmpreis 3. Rang 2006 

  • Warsaw, Euroshorts Film Festival, Euroshorts Award by the City of Warsaw (Category animation) 

JADWIGA KOWALSKA-LOOSLI

born in Bern 1982, Switzerland

polish & swiss citizenship 

 
Jadwiga is an independent animation filmmaker, illustrator and sculptor based in Switzerland.
She studied at HSLU Lucerne and ASP Kraków.

 

For her films she has received numerous awards. 

Among others: 

Pardino d'Oro @Festival del Film Locarno 2016 (therefor long-listed for the Oscar's 2017)

Innerschweizer Filmpreis 2017

Swiss Film Award 2009 and others.

She is listed on the "Great-women-animators" website for the countries of Switzerland and Poland.

Jadwiga likes youtube-cat videos, roller coasters, to do lists and post it's, old Bordeaux, going to the cinema, dancing, sailing, warm cacao and singing karaoke, canned ravioli, cooking & lebanese cuisine, sun, reading books, tetris, plants, flight of the conchords - the humans are dead & playing the ukulele.

Filmography:

2020: The Car that came back from the Sea

in production

2016: Die Brücke über den Fluss

2010: La fille & le chasseur

2008: Tôt ou tard (graduation film)

Bibliography:

2017: Ich bin ein Wolf, sagt Hase

Sculptor:

2019: AOUUU! (Children's Theater from the magnificant Chine Curchod)

2007 TV series „Die Sendung mit der Maus“ 

"Bruno" (SWR) scultpor puppets, props, set

2006: Max and Co (from the Guillaume Brothers)

2005: Le Génie de la Boîte de Raviolis (from Claude Barras)

 

Clients:

TV series „Löwenzahn“ (ZDF) director/animator

TV series „Die Sendung mit der Maus“ 

Jürgen Haas / HSLU

Kurzfilmtage Winterthur

VFG/VGA

Collaborates with:

Thomas J. Hauck

Jean First

Elie Chapuis

Ralph Kühne

Marina Rosset

Melanie Wigger

Thomas Gassmann & Kilian Vilim

Blind Butcher

Chine Curchod