Jerzy Hoffman

Jerzy Hoffman

Hoffman in 2016
Born (1932-03-15) 15 March 1932
Kraków, Poland
Occupation Film director, screenwriter
Years active 1964 - present

Jerzy Hoffman (pronounced [ˈjɛʐɨ ˈxɔfman]; born March 15, 1932) is a Polish film director and screenwriter.


His 1965 film Three Steps on Earth was entered into the 4th Moscow International Film Festival where it won a Silver Prize.[1] His 1969 film Colonel Wolodyjowski was entered into the 6th Moscow International Film Festival.[2] In 1973 he was a member of the jury at the 8th Moscow International Film Festival.[3] In 1981 he was a member of the jury at the 12th Moscow International Film Festival.[4] In 1985 he was a member of the jury at the 14th Moscow International Film Festival.[5]

Hoffman directed Battle of Warsaw 1920 in 2011, the first Polish 3D feature film, stating “The fact that Poles made a film in 3D is not a miracle”.[6]

Personal life

Hoffman was born to Jewish parents Zygmunt Hoffman and Maria Schmelkes. He is the father of early Macintosh development team member Joanna Hoffman.[7]

Selected filmography

Jerzy Hoffman's star in Łódź

See also


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