Poland Introduces Financial Support for Cultural Sector During COVID-19 Pandemic

WARSAW: The Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage is working on a package of support for cultural institutions as well as filmmakers and artists who have suffered losses due…
02-04-2020

GRANTS: Polish Film Institute Supports Three Films for Young Audience

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute supported the production of three new feature films for younger audiences with 813,784 EUR / 3.7 m PLN in the 1st batch of funding for…
02-04-2020

FESTIVALS: Warsaw FF 2020 Opens Submissions

WARSAW: The Warsaw Film Festival announced the opening of submissions as of 1 April 2020.
02-04-2020

FESTIVALS: Krakow Film Festival Goes Online

KRAKOW: The organisers of the 60th Krakow Film Festival announced on 31 March, that the event will take place on the originally planned date of 31 May to 7 June…
01-04-2020

FESTIVALS: New Horizons Extends Festival Pass Discount

WARSAW: The 20th edition of the New Horizons IFF has extended the deadline for its discounted festival passes in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
31-03-2020

Polish Producers Opt for VOD Premieres Due to Pandemic

WARSAW: The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Polish film distributors and producers to move their cinema premieres to online streaming platforms.
30-03-2020

OBITUARY: Krzysztof Penderecki

WARSAW: Krzysztof Penderecki, one of the greatest contemporary Polish composers and conductors, died on 29 March 2020. He was the composer of many film scores, including Andrzej Wajda's Oscar-nominated film…
30-03-2020

Poland's ATM Group Cancels Production of Series and Programmes

WARSAW: ATM Grupa, which produces a large number of Polish TV series and programmes, has announced that due to the Coronavirus pandemic it has suspended all shootings until further notice.…
25-03-2020

Poland and India Sign Cooperation Agreement

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute and the Producers Guild of India have signed a cooperation agreement that includes coproductions.
24-03-2020

CEDOC MARKET Calls for Applications

KRAKOW: Submissions for CEDOC MARKET (Central European Documentary Market), formerly known as DOC LAB POLAND Co-Production Market, are open until 31 March 2020. The market will be held in Krakow…
23-03-2020

Polish Cinema Chains Appeal to Government for Support

WARSAW: Cinema operators, including national chains Multikino, Helios and Cinema City, call in an open letter to the Polish Minister of Development for support in connection with the closure of…
19-03-2020

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema Of The Month: Kino Kameralne Café, Gdańsk

This month we speak with Piotr Gładkowski, the owner of Kino Kameralne Café (Café Chamber Cinema) in Gdańsk, Poland, a small art house cinema opened at the beginning of 2019.…
18-03-2020

FNE Market Analysis 2019: POLAND

WARSAW: Polish cinema noted a very good year 2019 with record-breaking box office results, international success for feature films and an Academy Award nomination for Corpus Christi by Jan Komasa…
17-03-2020

Cinemas In Poland Closed Due To Coronavirus

WARSAW: Polish government has decided to suspend the functioning of cinemas from 12 till 25 March 2020. To date, 47 cases of COVID-19 infection have been confirmed across the country.
12-03-2020

Polish Film Festival Restores Position of Artistic Director

GDYNIA: The position of Artistic Director of the Gdynia PFF has been restored after a controversy over the organisation of the event at the end of last year’s edition. The…
05-03-2020

Corpus Christi Sold to Arab Countries

WARSAW: Jan Komasa’s Corpus Christi was sold by New Europe Film Sales to MAD Solutions for Arab countries distribution. The film has already been sold to more than 50 territories…
04-03-2020

Corpus Christi Dominates Polish Eagles 2020

WARSAW: Jan Komasa’s Academy Award nominated drama Corpus Christi won 10 prizes at the Polish Film Awards - The Eagles, including Best Film, Best Director and Best Script.
03-03-2020

PRODUCTION: Letitia Wright to Star in Agnieszka Smoczyńska’s English-language Debut

WARSAW: Agnieszka Smoczyńska is working on her English-language debut. Set in Great Britain in the 1980s, the film The Silent Twins is inspired by the story of twins who communicated…
28-02-2020

Maja Komorowska to Receive Polish Eagle Lifetime Achievement Award

WARSAW: The Polish Film Academy has announced that this year's recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award will be the legendary Polish actress Maja Komorowska. The Polish Eagles 2020 gala will…
27-02-2020

PRODUCTION: Aleksandra Trepińska Begins Production on Other People

WARSAW: Other People, a Warner Bros.- Madants coporoduction, will be the debut for director Aleksandra Trepińska. The film is based on a bestselling novel and is made with the support…
26-02-2020