Joanna receives ‘The Crystal Pegasus – Lifetime Achievement Award’

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

Last week in the ANIMATOR Festival Poznań Poland Joanna was very honoured to have been presented with ‘The Crystal Pegasus – Lifetime Achievement Award‘ for her body of work. Previous recipients of this award have included Raoul Servais, George Schwizgebel, Daniel Szczechura, the Brothers Quay and Gerald Potterton. She was particularly excited to be the first female director to have received this award. The festival also Joanna had a retrospective of her films at the 

She was also invited onto the Jury for Polish films which she thoroughly enjoyed and was especially impressed by the amount of excellent student films.

Joanna would like to thank the Animator Festival team but especially Artistic Director Marcin Gizycki, Programmer & Competition Coordinator Filip Kozlowski and Anna Głowińska Film Programmer & Festival Producer.

Here’s a pic of the retrospective screening in front of a live audience in Poznan – the image is from the second Beryl Film ‘Body Beautiful’.