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Zbigniew Rybczynski (Rib-chin-ski) was born on January 27, 1949, in Lodz, Poland, but was raised in Warsaw, where he attended an arts high school and was trained as a painter. He went on to study cinematography at the world-renowned Lodz Film School, where he began experimenting with the film medium. His first projects were Kwadrat (1972) and "... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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The Orchestra Director
Tango Director
Nowa ksiazka Director
Steps Director


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 2003 Pet Shop Boys: Pop Art - The Videos (Video) (video "Opportunities [Second Version]")
 1992 L'encyclopédie audio-visuelle (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Kafka (1992)
 1990 The Orchestra (as Zbig Rybczynski)
 1990 The Jets: You Better Dance (Video short)
 1989 Capriccio No. 24 (TV Short) (as Zbig Rybczynski)
 1988 The Fourth Dimension (Short) (as Zbig Rybczynski)
 1988 Méliès 88: Le duel (TV Short)
 1987 Imagine (Video short)
 1987 Rush: Time Stand Still (Video short)
 1987 Steps (Short)
 1987 The Art of Noise: Dragnet (Video short)
 1986 Now That's What I Call Music 7 (Video) (videos "Opportunities", "All The Things She Said")
 1986 Cameo: Candy (Video short)
 1986 Fat Boys: Sex Machine (Video short)
 1986 Lou Reed: The Original Wrapper (Video short)
 1985 Jimmy Cliff: Hot Shot (Video short)
 1985 Now That's What I Call Music 6 (Video) (video "Alive and Kicking")
 1985 Propaganda: p: Machinery (Video short)
 1985 Simple Minds: Alive and Kicking (Video short)
 1985 Yoko Ono: Hell in Paradise (Video short)
 1985 I Am Siam: She Went Pop (Video short)
 1985 Accept: Midnight Mover (Video short)
 1984 Chuck Mangione: Diana D (Video short)
 1981 Wdech-wydech (TV Short)
 1981 Tango (Short)
 1980 Media (Short)
 1980 Sceny narciarskie z Franzem Klammerem (Documentary short)
 1979 Mein Fenster (Short)
 1976 Lokomotywa (Short)
 1976 Weg zum Nachbarn (Short)
 1976 Nowa ksiazka (Short)
 1975 Swieto (Short)
 1975 Zupa (Short)
 1973 Plamuz (Short)
 1972 Kwadrat (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video "Stereotomy" for The Alan Parsons Project - Director See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Official Sites:

Zbig Vision

Alternate Names:

Z. Rybczynski | Zbig Rybczynski

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He moved to the United States with his wife Wanda and son Pawel shortly after winning an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film (Tango (1981)) in 1983. See more »

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