Edward Żebrowski, a film director, script writer, and pedagogue, was born on July 26, 1935 in Warsaw. In 1965 he graduated from the Film Direction Department of the National Higher Theater, Television, and Film School in Łódź. His debut in 1970 was a television feature film “An opportunity”. He is the author of three cinema feature films: “The rescue” (1972), “Hospital of transfiguration” (1978), “In broad daylight” (1980). He is also the co-writer of scripts for numerous films by Krzysztof Zanussi, such as: “Face to Face”, “Credit”, “Behind the wall”, “Touch of hand”.
Edward Żebrowski was twice the winner of the Main Prize of the Jury of Polish Feature Films Festival in Gdańsk, in 1979 for “Hospital of the transfiguration”, and in 1981 for “In broad daylight”. In 1981 he won the film 1st grade Award of the Minister of Culture and Art for his script writing and directing. In the period 1978-1980 he was the chairman of the Directors’ Circle at the Polish Filmmakers’ Association, and in the period 1981-1984 he was the President of the Board of Polish Federation of the Discussion Film Clubs.
Edward Żebrowski is also a reputed pedagogue. In the years 1990-2007 he lectured at the Radio and Television Department of Silesian University and in the period 1997-2002 he conducted a seminar at the Script Study of PWST,TViF in Łódź. In 1985-1994 he was also the lecturer at the Danish Film School and at the academies in West Berlin and Berno. Currently, he is the lecturer at Andrzej Wajda’s Master School of Film Direction. He is the member of the European Film Academy