WARSAW: ZAPA (Polish Union of Audiovisual Authors and Producers), managed by the Polish Filmmakers Association, secured a record amount of 36 m EUR /166 m PLN of the total royalties paid to authors and producers in 2021.

WARSAW: Polish cinemas will be allowed to sell tickets only to 30% of their capacity to unvaccinated viewers and will not be allowed to serve food and beverages, as of 15 December 2021.

WARSAW: Maria Sadowska's film Girls from Dubai had over 600,000 admissions in its first two weeks in release, making it the most watched local production of 2021.

WARSAW: Polish producers have adapted to working under COVID restrictions and production has continued to recover during 2021.

WARSAW: The Polish box office is currently noting an increase in attendance figures and revenue despite the fourth wave of COVID-19, giving distributors hope of further recovery in 2022.

WARSAW: Polish film and television producer, and PISF expert Kamil Przełęcki, talks to FNE about the realities of the Polish film production market recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.

TORUŃ: The American drama C'mon C'mon directed by Mike Mills and lensed by Robbie Ryan won the Golden Frog Prize in the EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2021 Main Competition, as well as the Audience Award. EnergaCAMERIMAGE, which took place 13-20 November 2021 in Toruń, recognises the achievements of cinematographers.

TORUŃ: Thirteen international productions will screen in the main competition of the 2021 EnergaCamerimage International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography, which will take place in Toruń from 13 to 20 November 2021.

WARSAW: Wojciech Smarzowski's new drama Wedding / Wesele had 139,536 admissions in its opening weekend, making it the best opening for a local production in 2021. The film was released by Kino Świat on 8 October 2021.

WARSAW: Daniel Ratuszniak, Director of the New Horizons Cinema in Wrocław, the leading Polish art house cinema, talks to FNE about the state of Polish cinemas as they are recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.