Michał Lorenc and a Czech composer Kryštof Marek received the Czech Lion Award (24th edition), granted by the Czech Film and Television Academy.
The artists won the award for score to A Prominent Patient by Julius Ševčíkm, which indisputably dominated the ceremony, taking home 12 awards out of its 13 nominations (including Best Film, Best Director, Best Script, Best Music, and prizes in the technical categories).
Michał Lorenc is a self-taught musician who composed original scores to several Polish and foreign films. He received awards at the Festival of Polish Feature Films in Gdynia three times (for music to Dogs, Bandit, Provocator), special prize at the Camerimage Festival in Toruń (1998) and Grand Prix at the Film Music Festival in Bonn (1999) for music composed to Nothing. In 1989, he was nominated in Berlin for Felix Award for film music to 300 Miles to Heaven.