Mirosław Dembiński was born in Bydgoszcz in 1959. In the years 1977–1981 he participated in a student theatre movement as an actor and director, first in Bydgoszcz and then in Torun. In 1978 he started studying mathematics at Nicolaus Copernicus University. Having received a diploma with a distinction he worked as an academic teacher at the Mathematics Institute at the N.Copernicus University for three years. In 1986 he started to study at the faculty of direction of Lodz Film School. His school films The Cause Smaller than Life, The Orange Alternative, My little Everest, Plus, minus, infinity have got altogether 20 prizes at international film festivals. In 1990 he started to work as assistant at Lodz Film School where he continues to keep classes of documentary up today. In 1991 he founded the Film Studio “Everest”. Within over fifteen years of its existence it has produced over forty films and film series. There are documentaries, reports, short fiction, promotion and advertising films. Altogether over 30 hours of broadcast. These films were awarded over 60 times at several international film festivals. The Film Studio Everest specializes in documentary films made for the television. It co-operates regularly with the Polish Television TVP, Canal+ Poland (documentary and short fiction film), and also with the Educational Film Producers, the Lodz Film Centre and Film School. In 1995 the Film Studio Everest started an international co-production. It co-operates with the Centre Nationale de la Cinematographie (France), Epo Film (Austria), Shoot the Breeze Production (South Africa) and others.
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