Lecturer at the National Film and Television School in the UK and Brookes University in Oxford. He won two BAFTA awards for his films “Last Resort” (2000) and “My Summer of Love” (2004). His film “Ida”, won an Oscar for the Best Non-English Film in 2015. In 2016, the film was one of two Polish titles selected to the top 100 list of the 21st century films made by the BBC with the help of 177 highly regarded film critics from 36 countries. His last film “Cold War” was awarded at Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for the Oscars.