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WARSAW: Patryk Vega is in postproduction with his new film Politics, the first of a four-part series of films about Polish political life. Politics was shot under radar in April 2019.

WARSAW: Polish Film Institute has granted 5.3 m EUR / 23.5 m PLN to ten feature film productions. The list includes new projects directed by Andrzej Jakimowski, Władysław Pasikowski and Agnieszka Smoczyńska.

WARSAW: The accomplished Polish film producer Piotr Woźniak-Starak, co-owner of Watchout Studio, died tragically on 18 August 2019 in a boating accident. He was 39 years old.

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute has signed contracts with producers of seven projects since the introduction of the 30% cash rebate scheme for audiovisual production in Poland this year.

WROCŁAW: The 8th edition of Polish Days (25 July - 4 August 2019) within the New Horizons International Film Festival showcased ten new Polish projects presented at a special pitching session, including new titles by Łukasz Grzegorzek, Jagoda Szelc and Piotr Stasik.

WROCŁAW: The British drama Bait directed by Mark Jenkin won both the International Competition Grand Prize and the Audience Award at the 19th New Horizons International Film Festival. The festival wrapped on 4 August 2019 in Wroclaw.

WROCŁAW: Eight Polish projects currently in production and postproduction were showcased during the last day of Polish Days, an industry event held at the New Horizons IFF. The list includes international minority coproductions with Polish creative engagement.

WROCŁAW: The 8th edition of Polish Days Completed Films (25 July-4 August 2019) within the New Horizons International Film Festival showcased five completed Polish projects including the new titles by Jan Komasa, Xawery Żuławski and Marek Lechki.

WROCŁAW: The 10th edition of the New Horizons Studio+ launched on 27 July 2019 as part of the New Horizons International Film Festival. This international workshop is set to teach directors and producers how to promote and market their project.

LODZ: German drama System Crasher directed by Nora Fingscheidt snagged the main Distribution Award in the New Cinema Competition of the 9th Transatlantyk International Film Festival. The festival took place in Lódź 12 - 17 July 2019.