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August 31st - September 3rd 2022

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Tomasz Marchewka


Tomasz Marchewka is currently an Associate Story Director at CD PROJEKT RED.


He holds over a decade's experience as a writer, and has worked for almost a decade in game development at CD PROJEKT RED. During his time at the studio, he has worked on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt , the Blood and Wine expansion, and Cyberpunk 2077 . Besides video games, he writes novels and short stories.


He is an incorrigible aficionado of noir fiction. In stories he looks for sad endings, flawed characters, and mistakes that cannot be undone.
Stan Just


Stan Just is a committed game developer with over 12 years of experience in the industry. He is currently the CEO of Covenant.dev, and the Game Director of the upcoming Gord .


In his past experience as a producer, he worked for Reality Pump Studios on the Two Worlds series, 11 bit studios on the Anomaly series, and CD PROJEKT RED — where Just managed teams creating The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and its expansions. He also sat on the management boards of the Polish Games Association, European Federation of Game Developers, and GameINN Steering Committee.
Anna Podedworna


Anna Podedworna is an illustrator and concept artist based in Warsaw, Poland. She works in video game and film industries.


Anna started her career working for Polish studios such as CD PROJEKT RED and Flying Wild Hog. Later she transitioned to become a freelance artist, growing a list of clients which includes studios such as: CD PROJEKT RED, Riot Games, Wizards of the Coast, Flying Wild Hog, Valve, Paizo, Atlas Games, Tuque Games, Walt Disney Pictures, and Warner Bros. Pictures.


She has contributed to games such as GWENT: The Witcher Card Game, League of Legends: Wild Rift, Dota 2, Evil West, Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder and upcoming movies such as The Lion King sequel and Joker 2.
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Anna Podedworna, Stan Just and Tomasz Marchewka join our speaker lineup!

We’re happy to announce that our Open Day speakers: Anna Podedworna, Stan Just and Tomasz Marchewka will also participate in Promised Land Art Festival!   Anna Podedworna is an illustrator and concept artist. She started her career in CD PROJEKT RED and Flying Wild Hog. Now she is a freelance artist, growing a list of clients which includes studios such as: CD PROJEKT RED, Riot Games, Wizards more

Join us for Promised Land Open Day 2022! Tickets now available!

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Introducing our next speaker, Genci Buxheli!

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Let's give a warm welcome to our next speaker, Dawid Lubryka!

Dawid Lubryka is an animator with over 13 years of experience in video games and animation. He began his career with CG at the age of 12, starting out with modeling, texturing, and rendering, before finally moving toward animation. He graduated from Bradford University in the UK, where he studied computer animation. While studying, he also worked as a teacher's assistant, providing support for younger more

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