World Down Syndrome Day 2016

Agi K and Magdalena with pets

  Happy World Down’s Syndrome Day everyone! March 21st is WDSD, a day to celebrate and spread awareness about Down’s syndrome. The date was chosen to symbolise the three copies of chromosome 21…which is why Down’s syndrome is also known as Trisomy 21. This year the theme is My Friends, My Community. To celebrate, me and Magdalena are having a …

My time at VideoStar & tips on making music videos!

I’ve been working as a beta tester for 4 years for an app called VideoStar, and have just retired! It’s been a major part of my life so far, and has definitely developed my skills as a filmmaker. Working as a beta tester involves, testing new effects and software, creating effects, sharing ideas with the app developers, in reality this …

Agi K short at Raindance 2015

Agi K at Raindance Film Festival 2015

Getting your film screened at Raindance, Europe’s largest independent film festival has got to be a major highlight of any filmmaker’s career. And to experience this aged 13, with my film that I made last year, when I was 12 was a mindblowing amazing experience. My 5 minute short ‘We the Mountain, We the Sea’ was screened on Saturday night …

Short film by Agi K to be premiered at Raindance Film Festival 2015

Poster for short by Agi K-We the Mountain, We the Sea'

Last year I was thrilled to be asked by the poet Penny Rimbaud (previous band member of CRASS) to make a short film to interpret and accompany We the Mountain, We the Sea a track taken from the album ‘Corpus Mei’, which is a collaborative venture between Penny Rimbaud and the producer Youth. The violinist is Isabella Kolaczynska. I found it …

Appeal: Agi K burgled

I’m gutted, literally gutted. At the end of two brilliantly uplifting weeks of having My Little Sister (who happens to have Down’s syndrome) screened at IYAF. Thousands of pounds worth of my film equipment that’s taken me years to save up for and get, including hard drives with irreplaceable footage were stolen from our family car. I had everything of …

My Little Sister…wins IYAF Award

My Little Sister (who happens to have Down’s syndrome) episode 8 has not only been screened twice at the International Youth Arts Festival in Kingston, London…but has won the Best of Fest. IYAF Under 17 Production award 2015! Here’s a slideshow of snaps from the fest. I’ve come back from this festival fueled with confidence, positivity and new skills, because …

It’s Summer, it’s Circus!

We’ve been outside all summer. With camping, friends, circus, tumbling, playing with our pet lamb, walking, trips, outside fires, parties, swimming, reading, meeting up with you tubers and of course, filming! Magdalena and I love being outside, and at the beginning of summer we went camping on a week long circus camp! It was run by Foolhardy Circus, and Panic …

Film The House nomination!

I’ve just heard that ‘My Little Sister (who happens to have Down’s syndrome)’ has been selected by my local MP as his choice for Film The House film competition 2014! This means that it will now be judged by industry experts along with the other selected films in their different categories from all over the UK. My category is the under …

Inside The Reveal-a film by Agi K agnieszkaproductions

So, I’m really excited to tell you that I’ve just finished editing my first major film of the year ‘Inside The Reveal’ A film about Heart & Sold’s art and artists who all have Down’s syndrome. I spent a week filming the exhibition on the Southbank in London, interviewing the artists, exploring their work and talking to the directors of this …