Jakub ‘Kuba’ Michalczuk, born in 1986, fell in love with movies at his first job: he was a clerk in a a VHS rental store. That is also where his love for genre cinema began. He studied graphics and animation, and then moved on to editing. He worked for years as an editor, then VFX supervisor, and he finally became the CEO of a post-production company. Since 2010, he has been directing commercials. He has made more than 300 and is one of the top names in the Polish market. A desire to build real characters and stories that would move audiences followed naturally. Determined to enter the world of cinema, he has made his debut film, The In-Laws.