Piotr Cieplak

Agent: James Wills

Piotr Cieplak is an author, academic and award-winning filmmaker. He holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge and was the recipient of the year-long Harper-Wood Creative Writing Studentship at St. John’s College (2010-11).


Piotr is the writer and director of Memory Cards (UK, 2015), The Faces We Lost (UK, 2017), Closed Casket (UK, 2020), Do You Remember That Year? (UK, 2021) and (Dis)Appear (UK, 2023). His films have received numerous awards and screened at international festivals around the world, and on TV.


In non-fiction, Piotr is the author of Death | Image | Memorythe genocide in Rwanda and its aftermath in photography and documentary film (2017) and the editor of Familiar Faces: memory, photography and Argentina’s disappeared (2023).