30-05-2020

60th Krakow Film Festival begins on Sunday.

Krakow Film Festival celebrates this year the 60th anniversary of its first edition. Due to the pandemic all film screenings, Q&As with directors and other events will take place online. The programme consists of over 200 films from all over the world, including numerous premiers, and over 60 meetings with filmmakers, film protagonists and jurors. The award ceremony will be hosted by Maciej Stuhr.

Celebrating the festival’s diamond jubilee, tickets and passes are available in special prices.

Four equivalent competitions: documentary film, short film, DocFilmMusic and national one will be judged by film personalities, filmmakers, international festivals representatives and previous winners of the Krakow Film Festival including: Jan Komasa, Łukasz Żal, Magdalena Łazarkiewicz and Leszek Możdżer.

KFF Industry programme: pitchings, meetings, presentations for film professionals

As soon as on May 31st  starts the 60th Krakow Film Festival. As every year, the festival will be accompanied by many industry events, dedicated to film professionals present at the festival. Same as festival, KFF Industry will be held online this year. We would like to invite you to familiarize yourself with the program.

In this year’s programme of KFF Industry, there is as always a place for animated films. Within the frames of the section Animated in Poland, there will be a pitching of Polish short animated films in the final stage of production on Tuesday (2.03). The representatives of the selected projects will have a chance to show their excerpts and to talk about their films, before they are shown at Polish and foreign film festivals. The pitching will be followed by the one-on-one meetings with international festival’s programmers and sales agents. The participants will be prepared for online presenting of their projects by the tutor, Wim Vanacker, one of the programmer of short section of Cannes Film Festival.

Animated in Poland includes also two other events. Co-organized with SPPA Talent Market (1.06) is the place where producers meet new talents. Screenwriters, animators, directors and producers looking for a co-production will have the chance to meet with producers and owners of the animation studios based in Poland, who are looking for new ideas and projects. The legal panel „Director, producer – playing for one gaol” co-organized with Krakow Animation Center, Krakow Film Klaster and Lassota Krawiec Law Firm will be dedicated to the co-opertation between the director and the producer.

Details

The programme of the 60th Krakow Film Festival will be moved entirely online! Festival  starts on May 31 and will last until June 7!

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