Polish nc+ Takes Majority Stake in Kino Świat

WARSAW: Polish Pay TV platform nc+ will become the distributor of the catalogue of Kino Świat, by purchasing a 70% stake in the biggest film distributor in Poland.

FNE at New Horizons IFF 2019: Polish Days Pitchings Present 10 New Projects

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…

FNE at New Horizons IFF 2019: Bait Wins Grand Prize at 19th New Horizons IFF

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…

FNE at New Horizons IFF 2019: International Minority Coproductions at Polish Days Works in Progress

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…

FNE at New Horizons IFF: Polish Days Showcases Five New Polish Films

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…

FNE at the 10th New Horizons Studio+: How to Fill the Marketing Gap?

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…

FESTIVALS: The 9th Transatlantyk IFF Announces Winners

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…

PRODUCTION: Władysław Pasikowski Shoots Dogs 3 Starring Bogusław Linda

WARSAW: Polish director Władysław Pasikowski is working on the 3rd instalment of his hit crime action series Dogs starring Bogusław Linda and Cezary Pazura. The premiere is planned for 2020.

FESTIVALS: The 44th Gdynia Film Festival Announces Lineup

GDYNIA: A total of 16 films will compete in the main competition of the 44th Gdynia Film Festival, set to take place from 16 to 21 September 2019.

FNE at Transatlantyk Icebreaker: Focus on Development

LODZ: The 3rd edition of the industry event Icebreaker, hosted by Transatlantyk Film Festival, focuses on development with key Polish film professionals sharing their experience both on preparation, legal and…

FNE at New Horizons 2019: Polish Days Announces Lineup

WROCŁAW: Five complete films, eight works-in-progress and ten pitching projects will participate in the 19th New Horizons IFF's Polish Days programme. The festival takes place in Wrocław 25 July –…

PRODUCTION: Katarzyna Rosłaniec Develops Polish/Swedish Coproduction Salt Lake

WARSAW: Berlinale Crystal Bear winning director Katarzyna Rosłaniec is in development with Salt Lake, a Polish/Swedish coproduction that has received funding from Creative Europe - MEDIA.

Polish Film Institute Announces New Script Competition

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute announced a competition for a screenplay for a full-length feature film on any subject, with the main prize of 7,000 EUR / 30,000 PLN. The…

FESTIVALS: Transatlantyk Festival Announces Lineup

ŁÓDŹ: The 9th Transatlantyk Festival will take place from 12 to 19 July 2019 in Łódź with a programme of over 200 films, including a selection of international premieres in…

Warsaw Kids Forum Announces Projects

WARSAW: Warsaw Kids Film Forum, an international co-production forum for films and television series aimed at the children’s market, have selected 25 projects to be pitched at the third edition,…

Alicja Grawon-Jaksik Named President of KIPA

WARSAW: The Polish Producers Alliance KIPA has elected Alicja Grawon-Jaksik as its new president.

Animarkt Opens 2019 Applications

ŁÓDŹ: The fourth Animarkt Stop Motion Forum 2019 is accepting applications for its 2019 pitching session through 24 August 2019.

Top International Film Professionals at New Europe Warsaw Sessions

WARSAW: Warsaw will host the 2nd edition of the New Europe Warsaw Sessions, a series of closed, exclusive meetings between promising directors from Poland and top representatives of the global…

FESTIVALS: My Polish Girl Wins Grand Prix at Mlodzi i Film Debut Festival

KOSZALIN: The 38th Mlodzi i Film Debut Film Festival in Koszalin ended on 15 June with My Polish Girl by Ewa Banaszkiewicz and Mateusz Dymek winning the Grand Prix, chosen…

OBITUARY: Polish Director and Screenwriter Ryszard Bugajski Dies at 76

WARSAW: Ryszard Bugajski, one of the most outstanding Polish directors, a screenwriter, a longtime member of the Polish Filmmakers Association, the creator of the famous Interrogation, died in Warsaw on…