Apart from feature films, Mr. Kalinowski has designed numerous music videos, commercials, television projects and stage installations.
Recently, Waldemar has been conducting film, culture and art seminars in Denmark and Sweden.
The second film where he’s credited as the co-writer will go into production this fall in Riga.
Born in Austria, raised in Warsaw, Poland, Kalinowski attended the University of Warsaw to study physics and mathematics. He received his Masters of Fine Arts degree from CalArts in California.
Waldemar’s eclectic professional activities include a research project on heat shields for the first Lunar Lander in 1969, a series of performance-video installation in the mid-seventies, a seven year stint as a fashion and advertising photographer and a continuing acting career which began with a role in the 1978 feature “Heaven’s Gate”.
His wife, Florence Fellman, an art historian with masters degree in 19th and 20th century European art, is his closest collaborator. Since 1984, the couple have has worked together as a Production Designer - Set Decorator team on most of Mr. Kalinowski’s projects. The couple have two children. Daughter Alexandra Paloma, a singer/songwriter and son, Ariel Bonaventura, a poet.