Lukasz Zal

Lukasz Zal


American Society of Cinematographers
Spotlight Award for Ida

European Film Awards for European Cinematographer
Prix Carlo Di Palma for Ida

Gdynia Film Festival
Best Cinematography for Ida

Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad”
Yury Marukhin Memorial Award for Best Cinematography for Ida

Camerimage International Film Festival
Best Cinematography for Ida

Jan Machulski‘s Festival of Polish Independent Cinema
Grand Prix for Rehab

Camerimage International Film Festival
Grand Prix for Paparazzi

The Offskar
The World Champion


Cinematographer, Photographer, graduated in 2008 from the Polish National Film School in Łódź, and prior to that had studied photography at the High School of Photography in Wroclaw.

His area of work expertise includes both feature films, shorts, documentaries, commercials and music clips. He has received a string of awards: Golden Frog / Camerimage 2011/ Paparazzi, EFA nomination/ Paparazzi, Offskar 2007/ The World Champion, Grand Prix / Rehab/ Jan Machulski‘s Festival of Polish Independent Cinema 2011.

In 2013 he made his feature film debut with Ida directed by Pawel Pawlikowski (Cinematography awards: Golden Frog/ Camerimage 2013, 28th Gdynia Film Festival , 29th Warsaw Film Festival, 20th Minsk International Film Festival Listapad, 20th Warsaw Jewish Film Festival, 2014 ASC Spotlight Award.


2018 Cold War (Zimna wojna)
2017 Loving Vincent (Twój Vincent) by Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman
2016 The High Frontier (Na granicy) by Wojciech Kasperski
2015 The Here After (Intruz) by Magnus von Horn
2013 Ida by Pawel Pawlikowski
2013 Joanna by Aneta Kopacz
2011 Rehab (Odwyk) by Krzysztof Jankowski