Wojciech Marczewski was born in 1944 in Lodz/Poland. After his studies in History and Philosophy, he studied Directing at the Academy for Theater, Television and Film in Poland. He currently works as a graphic artist, screenplay writer, and film and television director. Since 1984, he has been a member of the teaching faculty at the National Film and Television Academy in Copenhagen, and instructed at the National Film and Television Academy of Great Britain from 1992-1994. He has led numerous directing, writing and acting workshops in Germany, Holland, Switzerland, Denmark and Poland. In addition to his feature films, he has directed numerous television films. His films include: The Anatomy Lesson (1968), Travellers like other ones (1969), Departures, Returns (1970-1972), Easter (1975), Whiter than snow (1976), Nightmares (1977), Keyskeeper (1978), Shivers (1979), Escape from "The Liberty" Cinema (1991), Time of Treachery (1997), and Weiser (2000), among others.