Arek Zasowski, London (England) based, is a Polish international actor and film director, who over the past three years won multiple film awards at film festivals in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Houston, Albuquerque, Toronto and Sydney.
Arek Zasowski began his acting career in London (England), in 2016, where for the first time he took part in an adaptation of a country house murder mystery play, "The Real Inspector Hound" (directed by Valerie Dent), where he recorded his voice for a role of Radio News Announcer.
In August 2016, Arek debuted on the big screen as he starred in two short student films produced at The New York Film Academy and filmed at the backlot of the Universal Studios Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, which were screened at the NYFA theatre in Burbank, CA.
In "April Fools Day" (2016), a short romantic comedy directed by Kevin Luther Apaa, Arek played Calvin, a rather funny character with a peculiar sense of humour when it comes to proposing to his girlfriend, and in "You Can Heal Your Life" (2016), drama directed by Sha Peng, Arek portrayed Ben, a record producer who was trying to overcome weaknesses from his troubled past.
"LET GO: THE PRELUDE"
In March 2017, Arek Zasowski wrote, directed and produced his first ever short romance drama "Let Go: The Prelude" (2017) which was filmed in Cyprus, where Arek portrayed Henk, an archaeologist, who was struggling to come back to his normal life after losing his fiancé, the love of his life.
In May 2017, "Let Go: The Prelude" (2017) was selected to participate in the official program of the Cyprus International Film Festival, ranking in the top 100 best reviewed festivals among 5500 film festivals worldwide according to FilmFreeway and Pafos 2017 the Cultural Capital of Europe, and in June 2017, it was screened with the live audience at the festival in Cyprus. In August 2018, "Let Go: The Prelude" (2017) was officially selected for the bi-monthly competition of the Mindfield Film Festival - Albuquerque, New Mexico, and for the bi-monthly Pinnacle Film Awards Online Competition in Hollywood Hills, CA.
"CHINESE ANGEL"
In February 2018, Arek Zasowski debuted on cable television in Canada, Shaw TV, with "Chinese Angel" short drama (dir. Sha Peng) where Arek portrayed Spencer Thompson, a depression suffering financial consultant from London. Earlier in 2017, "Chinese Angel" was officially selected by Miami Independent Film Festival. In April 2018, "Chinese Angel" won Silver REMI Award in Dramatic Original category at the 51st Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival – the oldest Indie Film Festival in the world, in Houston, TX. "Chinese Angel" also won Best Canadian Drama award Alternative Film Festival Summer Edition June 2018, in Toronto, Canada.
RECENT WORK
In 2018, Arek Zasowski wrote, directed and produced an international web series "Call Me" where he portrayed doctor Vince Williams. Later this (2018) year "Call Me" won a multiple awards including Best Narrative Short category at Pinnacle Film Awards Hollywood Hills, CA, Best Web / New Media category at Alternative Film Festival Summer Edition June 2018, in Toronto, Canada, and won Mindfield Film Festival • Albuquerque, New Mexico (August 2018), and Royal Wolf Film Awards in Los Angeles, CA (August 2018).
More information about Arek Zasowski and his work can be found on www.ArekZasowski.com.
Best Foreign Short, Best Director Short (Gold Award) - Arek Zasowski & Maegan Coker, Best Actor (Silver Award) - Arek Zasowski, Best Actress (Gold Award) - Maegan Coker
CALL ME
Royal Wolf Film Awards
Los Angeles,CA
2019
Best Actor (Silver Award) - Arek Zasowski, Best Director (Gold Award) - Arek Zasowski & Maegan Coker, Best Narrative Short (Bronze Award); Other awards: Best Actress (Bronze Award) - Maegan Coker, Best Supporting Actor (Platinum Award) - Sumit Sharma, Best Supporting Actress (Gold Award) - Mary Uranta, Best Cinematography (Silver Award) - Viola Zasowska
CALL ME
Pinnacle Film Awards
Hollywood Hills, CA
2019
Best Romance Short
CALL ME
Silicon Beach Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA
2019
Best Mystery Short
CALL ME
Marina del Rey Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA
2019
Best Supporting Actress - Honorable Mention - Viola Zasowska
Let Go: The Prelude
Vegas Movie Awards
Las Vegas, NV
2019
Best Inspirational Short
Let Go: The Prelude
Silver State Film Festival
Las Vegas, NV
2019
Best Director (Nomination) - Arek Zasowski - Fall 2018
Call Me - Episode 12 - We Are Done
Alternative Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario
2018
Best Web / New Media (Semi-Finalist) - Fall 2018
Call Me - Episode 12 - We Are Done
Alternative Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario
2018
Best Pilot / Web Series (Platinum Award) - August 2018
Call Me - Episode 12 - We Are Done
Mindfield Film Festival - Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico
2018
Best Web / New Media (Semi-Finalist) - Fall 2018
Call Me - Episode 6 - Her Name is Julia
Alternative Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario
2018
Selected - Monthly Edition - June 2018
Call Me - Episode 6 - Her Name is Julia
Miami Independent Film Festival
Miami, Florida
2018
Official Selection
Call Me - Episode 5 - Voicemail, Seriously?
300 Seconds Short Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario
2018
Best Web / New Media (Semi Finalist) - Summer 2018
Call Me - Episode 5 - Voicemail, Seriously?
Alternative Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario
2018
Selected - Monthly Edition - April 2018
Call Me - Episode 5 - Voicemail, Seriously?
Miami Independent Film Festival
Miami, Florida
2018
Selected - Monthly Edition - July 2018
Call Me - Episode 13 - The Battery
Miami Independent Film Festival
Miami, Florida
2018
FINALIST - Monthly Edition - June 2018
Call Me - Episode 4 - Nope, I'm Not Ryan
Changing Face International Film Festival
Sydney
2018
Best Web Series / Pilot (Gold Award) - July 2018
Call Me - Episode 4 - Nope, I'm Not Ryan
Royal Wolf Film Awards
Los Angeles, California
2018
WINNER - BEST CAST - Fall 2018
Call Me - Episode 13 - The Battery
Alternative Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario
2018
Selected - Monthly Edition - April 2018
Call Me - Episode 4 - Nope, I'm Not Ryan
Miami Independent Film Festival
Miami, Florida
2018
Selected - Monthly Edition - March 2018
Call Me (Theatrical Cut)
Miami Independent Film Festival
Miami, Florida
2018
FINALIST - Best Web / New Media - Spring 2018
Call Me (Theatrical Cut)
Alternative Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario
2018
Best Narrative Short (Silver Award) - May / June 2018
Call Me - Episode 4 - Nope, I'm Not Ryan
Pinnacle Film Awards
Hollywood Hills, California
2018
Best Actor (Bronze Award) Arek Zasowski
Let Go: The Prelude
Pinnacle Film Awards
Hollywood Hills, California
2018
Best Narrative Short (Bronze Award)
Let Go: The Prelude
Pinnacle Film Awards
Hollywood Hills, California
2018
Best Short Film (Bronze Award)
Let Go: The Prelude
Mindfield Film Festival - Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico
2018
Best Drama Short (Silver Award)
Let Go: The Prelude
Royal Wolf Film Awards
Los Angeles, California
2018
Best Actor (Silver Award) Arek Zasowski
Let Go: The Prelude
Royal Wolf Film Awards
Los Angeles, California
2018
WINNER - Best Web / New Media - Summer 2018
Call Me - Episode 4 - Nope, I'm Not Ryan
Alternative Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario
2018
Official Selection
Let Go: The Prelude
Cyprus International Film Festival “Golden Aphrodite”
Paphos
2017
Birth Date
April 17, 1978
Current City
London, England
Hometown
Gliwice, Poland
Height
5'9"
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
White
Eye Color
Blue
Zodiac Sign
Aries
Married To
Viola Zasowska
"Think about it - the last thing to grow on a fruit tree is the fruit. Yes... it takes time."
Arek Zasowski, London (England) based, is a Polish international actor and film director, who over the past three years won multiple film awards at film festivals in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Houston, Albuquerque, Toronto and Sydney.