Koszalka is a two-time winner of the Golden Lion and the Gdynia Polish Film Festival for cinematography in movies: The Reverse (2009) and The Welts (2004). He also received Bronze Frog during the Camerimage Festival for The Reverse. Koszalka is a laureate of numerous awards for documentary films, among many others, in Leipzig, Berlin, Karlovy Vary, Nyon, Krakow, Tampere, Teheran, Trento. His films were presented during various prestigious festivals (Amsterdam, Moscow, Rotterdam, Washington, and others). The Red Spider is his feature directorial debut.