About the film

THE YOYO EFFECT is a ground-breaking feature length documentary from the award-winning filmmaker and producer of the popular documentary “Food Choices”, featured on NETFLIX. It follows the audacious filmmaker in his exciting journey into the controversial world of weight loss and dieting, as he uncovers several shocking facts and confronts common misconceptions, and misleading information propagated by the industry over the last several decades. Showing the often-devastating effects that obesity has on people’s lives and exposing the viewer to new disruptive ideas and science based evidence that could potentially lead to long term sustainable weight loss and improved health.


Meet the filmmaker

Michal Siewierski is a world renowned Emmy Award nominated TV producer, and documentary filmmaker, with a passion for creating positive change in the world through his work. After spending 15 years as a TV commercial director and producer in the advertising world, Michal decided to dedicate his life to creating films that can benefit humanity by fighting injustice, reducing suffering and saving lives. His work is currently featured in 190 countries and translated into over 20 languages. Michal is a proud father, husband, animal lover and nutrition geek.