Chris was born in 1981 in Poland with his twin brother Andrez. Most of his younger years, he spent taking photos with the Zenit camera, watching old Polish films on TV and Japanese animations that were smuggled behind iron curtains on VHS. When Chris was in university, he moved to Japan which greatly influenced his visual style, allowing him to step aside from a Western way of thinking about visual storytelling. His graduation film Tenchikaibyaku, was welcomed at various festivals around the world and nominated for the best experimental film at Shortcutz Annual 2014. After graduating Chris worked on feature films, Die Räuberin as a second unit DOP and later as a DOP on the French/German co-production Jean and Beatrice. Kofferbak, won the Audience Awards, Best Director and 2nd prize for the Best Film at 48 Hours film festival in Rotterdam 2013. In 2014, Chris joined Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam, where he worked on projects for P&G, Nike, Tony Chocolonely and Spotify. In 2015, he won a Grand Prix at Nikon Photo Contest for his film One.
Chris is currently based in Tokyo, working as a commercial director and cinematographer, as well as working on a debut feature film.
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