WARSAW: Maciej Bochniak’s second feature film Magnesia screens in the international competition of the 36th Warsaw Film Festival, running through 18 October 2020.

WARSAW: Fifteen films have been selected for the International Competition of the 36th Warsaw Film Festival. The festival will take place from 9 to 18 October 2020.

WARSAW: The 2020 Kids Kino Industry annual pitching session awarded its top prize to the Polish project Let’s Go Grandpa! produced by Karolina Galuba from Furia Film and written by Emil Płoszajski.

TORUN: The Polish government has agreed to grant 88 m EUR / 400 m PLN for the construction of the new European Film Centre CAMERIMAGE in Toruń.

POZNAŃ: Krzysztof Łukaszewicz is working on an epic war drama Eaglets, called the first Polish film on the aggression of the Soviet army in 1939. WFDiF is producing with a planned budget of EUR 2.2 m / PLN 10 m.

WARSAW: Polish cinemas registered almost 300,000 admissions during the third weekend of September 2020, with two local titles at the top of the Polish box office.

WARSAW: Beta Film will manage the international sales for Triple Trouble, a sequel to the Polish hit feature for children Double Trouble, directed by Marta Karwowska.

WARSAW: Kinga Dębska is working on a prequel to her critically acclaimed comedy drama These Daughters of Mine starring Adam Woronowicz, Kinga Preis, Ewa Wiśniewska. Kalejdoskop Film Studio is producing.

WARSAW: Bartosz Blaschke has begun shooting his debut film Sonata, the true story of a 14-year-old who is diagnosed with hearing loss, not autism as previously assumed, and discovers he has musical talent. The film is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

WARSAW: A draft amendment to the Polish cinema law would require TV broadcasters and VOD service providers registered in other EU countries to pay 1.5 percent on revenues generated in Poland to the Polish Film Institute. The levy already introduced as a temporary measure in July 2020 as part of the government’s COVID anti-crisis shield would become a permanent law.