Polish cinema expert. A graduate of the Jagiellonian University, he studied at the Art Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. He is the founder and former director of the Festival of Jewish Culture, Graffiti Film Center and the Film Polski Foundation. Former Deputy Mayor of the City of Krakow, Director of the Polish State Television Film Agency and General Secretary of the Polish Filmmakers Association. He is a member of the Polish and European film academies. Since 2000, he has directed the Krakow Film Festival. Founder, and president until 2021, of the Krakow Film Foundation, producer of the Krakow Film Festival and promoter of Polish documentaries and short films abroad. He is also a professor at the Krakow Academy and a member of the juries of many film festivals.