Born in Halifax, Canada, Bednarski studied history and filmmaking in North America and Europe. His documentary film work with the National Film Board of Canada has garnered him a Gemini Award and a Writers Guild of Canada Award nomination, and he was awarded the Decoration of Honour “Meritorious for Polish Culture” by the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. Bednarski’s films have been broadcast across the world and have also screened at international festivals, at the United Nations, the European Parliament and the State Museum of Auschwitz-Birkenau. In 2015 the jury of the 33rd International Festival of Films on Art in Montreal, Canada, awarded his lm “Neon” the Liliane Stewart Award for Best Documentary Film in the Design Arts. In 2016 “Neon” was also awarded Best Documentary Film in Architecture and Design at the Master of Art Film Festival in Sofia, Bulgaria.


2016       “A Film for Northern Uganda” – 46 min. UK/Uganda
2014       “Neon” – 52 min. Poland
2008       “The Strangest Dream” – 89 min. Canada
2005       “The Last Witness” – 73 min. Poland
2005       “MDM” – 37 min. Poland/Canada
2003       “Postcard From Auschwitz” – 16 min. Poland/Canada
2002       “Baltic Reflections” – 10 min. Denmark