studied Polish philology and philosophy at the University of Łódź. In 1999 he graduated in directing form the Department of Radio and Television of the Silesian University in Katowice. His amateur films won awards in Poland and internationally, including Gold Medal at the UNICA Festival for his film "Paper Sun"(Papierowe Słońce). After graduation he created documentary films such as “CROSS” for TVP 1 and independent documentaries such as "K2 - On the Edge"(K2-Na krawędzi) that won awards in Poland and abroad (among others - the Grand Prix and the Audience Award at the 2. Mountain Film Festival in Krakow).