ArtMediaStudio.Net it's an official website of "Renaissance" digital media production company, set up in London in January 2006. The company is owned by digital media producer Sebastian Derwisiński and music composer, singing teacher - Małgorzata Piotrowska.
Digital media producer with five years industry experience, BA in video production & film studies & MA in Film, Theatre & Visual Arts.
Camera operator and digital film editor (advanced user of Apple Final Cut Studio and Adobe Premiere Pro), beauty and portrait photographer (Adobe Lightroom 3, user of DSLR cameras), creator of complex, dynamic websites based on Joomla. Experienced in creating many styles of media such as promos for London Top Night Life Spots and Events (Princess Diana Awards: fashion show), corporate and wedding videos, music videos, short movies of different genres (thriller, comedy, drama, noir, documentary). Worked in exotic locations such as Sahara dessert or jungles of Jamaica with own HDV cameras (Z1 & A1). Has ‘can do’ attitude, friendly and positive approach with constant focus on putting skills into work in all types of multimedia. Owns multimedia studio in West London.
01.10.2007 – 01.07.2010 – Thames Valley University in London
BA Video Production and Film Studies (full – time)
01.10.1999 – 06.06.2006 – University of Lodz (Poland)
MA in Art: Institute of Literature, Theatre and Film (full – time)
01.10.1994 – 30.06.1999 – the most prestigious XXVIth High School in Łódź
(Poland): A-level in management and economy.
Music composer, singer, songwriter & producer using the latest digital music technology.
Margarita Piotrowska started her music career in 1994 as the Viola da gamba player and dancer in Antiquo Modo Band. Under direction of Christopher Galant - the lute player she was performing around one hundred concerts in Museums, Universities, established events, schools and orphanages in Poland, wearing an stylish dress.
In 2002 Antiquo Modo recorded an album, when Margarita was also singing and playing the guitar her first recorded composition. It was a soldiers song with lyrics written by Boleslaw Wieniawa Dlugoszowski - Polish famous hero of the First World War.
As the president of the Association for the Promotion of Polish Culture, since 1998 she has been singing and performing Polish patriotic songs playing the classic guitar in Poland, Latvia and Lituania. She was also writing, composing and singing own songs, performed on many festivals in Poland between 1998-2002.
From 2000 to 2002 she was cooperating with pianist, working on vocal English pop repertoire and some jazz standards, preparing for the cruise contract.
Margarita has been trained in singing by few established teachers. In 1999 she passed one year opera singing course under direction of prof. Dariusz Grabowski. In 2004 she got a certificate in opera singing from Herewith Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music under direction of prof. Ludmila Moroza. Between 2002-2005 she was learning soprano under direction of prof. Monika Kolasa Hladikowa in Lodz, when graduated in A-level soprano class.
In 2005 she came to London, when was performing patriotic songs for Polish community, has set up own accounting business and ArtMediaStudio.Net: digital media production studio (video, photography, music, web, print).
In 2007 she attended Thames Valley University studying Composition. Since this time she has been working on Mac computer using Logic Pro 8 software and Sibelius 5.
In May, 2008 her composition The First Day in Heaven was performed by The Primrose Quartet during the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music (St Pancras Parish Church) and used by video producer as a soundtrack for video made in Vincent Pallotti church in Rome. In 2009 her piece Why was performed by violin students of London College of Music as their exam.
Between 2007-2009 she was a member of Chamber Music Choir conducted by Paul Ayres. She was performing in London (St Giles in the Fields Church, Southwark Cathedral, St Clement Danes Church, Toynbee Hall). In April 2009 she took part in a project, in which sixteen composers associated with the London College of Music have written responses for the Chamber Choir to sing at the Friends of the Musicians Chapel annual evensong at St Sepulchre-without-Newgate.
Since 2007 she has been cooperating with media producers, writing music for different video projects: Playing with Evil - film project (2009) Rule the World - film project (2009) Diana Award Fashion Show (2010) to name the few. She has been also producing music for websites.