Zbig Rybczynski was a filmmaker who won numerous prestigious industry awards internationally. He was also a teacher for cinematography, electronic filmmaking. He is currently a researcher for Blue and Greenscreen compositing technology at Ultimatte corporation.
He was a pioneer in using HDTV technology. In 1990, he produced an HDTV program The Orchestra for the Japanese market which won many awards. The program was broadcast by PBS in their Great Performances series in the US in standard resolution for HDTV was not generally available to the consumers until a decade later. Footages of this decade old program are still being rerun on the Classic Arts Showcase Channel in the US regularly.