He is a graduate in Film Studies from the Jagiellonian University, Krakow. He studied journalism and worked as a TV and radio reporter for 4 years. In 2002, he graduated in Directing from the Kieslowski Film School, Katowice and the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing, Warsaw. Bartek has directed numerous documentaries for TVP, TVN, MTV, VIVA as well as commercials and videos. He was nominated for the prestigious Polityka Passports Award for the best young talent. He received a Ministry of Culture scholarship for artistic achievements. He is currently shooting his full-length feature debut. He is an expert for the Polish Film Institute. His Rabbit a la Berlin received an Oscar nomination and his Fear of Heights received the Hartley-Merrill award for Best Script in 2009.