Krzysztof Zanussi is a Polish screenwriter, director and producer for TV and cinema. After graduating in Physics, Philosophy and cinema, Krzysztof Zanussi started his career in the amateur film movement before going on to win numerous festival prizes (at Cannes, Venice, Locarno, Moscow, Chicago, Montreal, Berlin, Tokyo) for films such as The Structure of Crystal (1968), Illumination (1973), Camouflage (1976), Constant Factor (1980), The Year of Quiet Sun (1984), Wherever You Are If You Are (1988), In Full Gallop (1996), Persona Non Grata (2004), and Revisited (2009). His latest film, Foreign Body (2014), was selected at the Chicago International Film Festival (2014) and at the Polish Film Awards (2015).
Krzysztof Zanussi has also worked as a theatre director and chairs the Tor film studio, producer of the films by Krzysztof Kieślowski, Agnieszka Holland and many others. He has lectured at a number of Universities across Europe and in the USA. He is a member of ZAPA, the Polish collective management society for audiovisual authors and producers.