Cezary Skubiszewski is an Australian film and TV composer whose work has claimed numerous awards.
Cezary’s first film score was for Lilian’s Story (1996), directed by fellow Pole Jerzy Domaradzki and staring Toni Collette. This was followed by Bootmen (2000) and La Spagnola (2001), for which he collected Best Original Music awards from the Australian Film Institute. His other early works include Black & White (2002), The Brush Off (2004), The Book of Revelation and Blessed.
His work on the 1999 film Two Hands saw Cezary collect the Best Film Score Award from APRA at the annual Screen Music awards. This was followed in later years by the mini-series After the Deluge (2003) starring Hugo Weaving and Rachel Griffiths, and Death Defying Acts (2007) for which he also received Best Film Score Awards. He then went on to compose scores for The Book of Revelation (2006) and Blessed (2009).
His latest work composing for Night (2008) Bran Nue Dae (2009), Red Dog (2011) and The Sapphires (2012) – which received critical acclaim at an international level, have seen him win awards from Inside Film and the Film Critics Circle of Australia.
In last few years Cezary composed music for Serrangoon Road (2013 APRA AWARD), The Broken Shore (2014) (APRA AWARD) Parer’s War (2014), Jeziorak (2014 Polish Film Festival Best Music Award) Turkey Shoot (2014), Women H'e Undressed (2015) , Karbala (2015) Oddball (2015)
Red Dog- True Blue (2016) and USA film Tiger (2016). In 2017 Cezary Received ACCTA Award for Best Music in a documentary for his score to Monsieur Mayonnaise.
Cezary just finished scoring TV mini-series Picnic At Hanging Rock.
In 1981 Cezary composed the symphony Home at Last and in 1991 created musical theatre multi-media production Soundescape which was performed at Melbourne and Adelaide Festivals. (2015)
Cezary has also composed music for a number of adverts,including Sydney 2000 Olympics, Australian Football Finals, Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, Carlton Draught Big Ad campaign and the VB Bottle Symphony which became a worldwide hit.
In 2008 1nd 2011 Cezary was the Musical Director of APRA/AGSC Screen Music Awards.
Cezary is the Recipient of the Centenary Medal 2003 "For Service to Australian Society and Australian Film Production" and Film Circle of Australia (FCCA) 2010 Award "in recognition of contribution to Australian Cinema".