Outstanding cinematographer, director, screenwriter. Co-founder of the ‘Polish film school’. He cooperated with the greatest Polish directors of the 50’s and 60’s – Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Stanisław Różewicz, Andrzej Munk, as well as with Andrzej Wajda, Kazimierz Kutz, Jerzy Hoffman – creating films which are of great historical value to Polish cinematography. Lecturer at the Film School in Łódź, professor of Film Studies. Honorary Chairman of the Polish Society of Cinematographers. Winner of numerous awards – among others the Eagle – Polish Film Award for Lifetime Achievement. Honoured by the Commander’s Cross Polonia Restituta.
One of the greatest cinematographers. Director of photography of the films by Andrzej Wajda, Jerzy Skolimowski, Edward Żebrowski, Piotr Szulkin, Wojciech Jerzy Has. He often worked abroad where he cooperated with among others Roman Polański. Lecturer at the Film School in Łódź. Jazz musician, cooperated with the ‘Melomani’ band. Winner of numerous awards, including two Golden Frog Awards at the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography Camerimage and the Lifetime Achievement Award of the American Society of Cinematographers. Honoured by the Commander’s Cross Polonia Restituta and the Medal for Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis.