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's pioneering 1990 HDTV production, The Orchestra
(58m), a study in layered images and classical music, a commentary on man in the 20th century.
Rybczyński began as an avant-garde Polish artist in the 1980s, where he did work such as 1983's Oscar-winning Tango
He later moved to the US and directed music videos, beginning with Grandmaster Flash's Sign Of The Times
. He continued to work for bands such as Art Of Noise
, Simple Minds
, Lou Reed
, Alan Parsons Project
, Pet Shop Boys
, and Rush
. His 1987 video for John Lennon's Imagine
was created as an early showcase for HDTV technology.
He says that his 1992 HDTV film Kafka
) is his favorite work.
His interest in HDTV and layering/compositing technologies led him to develop cutting edge chromakey software. He currently works for Ultimatte Corporation
, an industry leader in the field.