Born in 1967 in Koszalin, Poland. Piotr finished documentary filmmaking at Wajda School in Warsaw. He also studied cinematography at the Faculty of Radio and Television of Silesian University and photography at Bournemouth and Poole College of Art in the United Kingdom. He is a scholarship grantee of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage...
Born in 1967 in Koszalin, Poland. Piotr finished documentary filmmaking at Wajda School in Warsaw. He also studied cinematography at the Faculty of Radio and Television of Silesian University and photography at Bournemouth and Poole College of Art in the United Kingdom. He is a scholarship grantee of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.
Piotr is cooperating with the global media outlets. He's been working for The New York Times, Financial Times, Stern, Der Spiegel, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Politiken, De Volkskrant, Newsweek and many others.
His photography has been widely recognized at numerous photo contests (POYi, Grand Press Photo and others) and was aquired to the collection of the Widener Library of Harvard University.
Piotr is also a contract photographer and videographer for Bloomberg News, worldwide agency specializing in business oriented content.
Piotr's documentary films have been honoured with numerous awards and nominations, are screened at the television, presented on VOD, in-flight entertainment and have been included in the programs of international film festivals such as Doc Leipzig, Krakow Film Festival, Camerimage.
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2013 First prize in Photocast category for "Judy" - Grand Press Photo.
2012 Fotovisura - Honourable mention for a story about meat production in Kansas.
2012 Pictures of the Year (POYi): Two awards; 2-nd for Multimedia Portfolio of the Year and Award of Excellence for "A Thousand More".
2011 First prize in FotoWeek DC's Documentary Storytelling and Experimental category for "A Thousand More" video, shot with MediaStorm
2011 GPPA, Poland, first prize multimedia award for "City Horses" video
2009 BZWBK contest, Poland – 2nd prize in News features
2009 Newsreportage of Newsweek Poland – 2nd prize in News
2008 Beijing, China - exhibition of Polish photos
2008 BZWBK contest, Poland – special prize of Rzeczpospolita daily
2008 Newsreportage of Newsweek Poland – 2nd prize in News
2006 First prize in Civilization category of BZWBK photo contest, Poland
2006 Exhibition in Tarnowskie Centrum Kultury, Tarnow, Poland
2005 Exhibition in Green Gallery, Warsaw
2004 Newsreportage competition organized by Newsweek Poland – 1-st prize
2003 Participation in “National Geographic” exhibition in Warsaw, Poland
2001 M.I.L.K. photos contest New Zealand – award in category “Love”
1999 Polish Press Photography contest – 2nd Prize in Daily Life Stories
1998 Polish Press Photography contest – 2nd Prize in People Stories
1997 Polish Press Photography contest – 2nd and 3rd Prizes in Daily Life Stories
1997 Fuji Poland Award for reportage
1993 Polish Press Photography contest – 1-st Prize in People Stories