Pasikowski's War Thriller Courier Inspires Board Game

WARSAW: Władysław Pasikowski's biopic about Jan Nowak-Jeziorański entitled Courier has inspired a new WWII board game.

Record Polish Admissions for First Quarter of 2019

WARSAW: Poland had 18,811,913 cinema admissions in the first quarter of 2019, the best result in the past two years. The three top box office films are domestic productions.

PRODUCTION: Dariusz Gajewski in Post-production with Legions

WARSAW: Dariusz Gajewski has finished shooting a major costume drama about the Polish Legions established by Józef Piłsudski, with a planned budget of 6.3 m EUR / 27 m PLN.

TVP to Launch Channel in Lithuania

WARSAW: Polish public broadcaster TVP will launch a TVP Vilnius channel in Lithuania in May 2019.

PRODUCTION: Bodo Kox Shoots WWII Drama Series

WARSAW: Bodo Kox has started work on the historical series People and Gods. It is produced by TVP and based on authentic events from World War II, presenting the history…

PRODUCTION: Robert Gliński Shoots War Drama Zieja

LUBLIN: Robert Gliński is directing a wartime drama about the legendary Warsaw priest Jan Zieja with Andrzej Seweryn starring in the lead role.

GRANTS: Poland Supports Nine Minority Coproductions

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute's minority international coproduction fund decided to support nine projects with over 3.81 m PLN / 889,706 EUR.

PRODUCTION: American Sci Fi Thriller with Patrick Schwarzenegger Shoots in Poland

WARSAW: Agata Alexander is shooting her debut sci fi thriller Warning, an American/Polish production, in Warsaw. The cast includes Patrick Schwarzenegger, Tomasz Kot and Rupert Everett.

FESTIVALS: Krakow Announces 2019 Competition Films

KRAKOW: Two Polish films will screen in the international documentary competition of the 59th Krakow Film Festival, which runs from 26 May to 2 June 2019.

Krzysztof Zanussi Honoured With Lifetime Achievement Award

WARSAW: Polish director and screenwriter Krzysztof Zanussi has been given the Polish Eagle Film Award for his lifetime achievements in the world of film, as well as the Lifetime Achievement…

OBITUARY: Festival Curator Natalia Jarmolińska (Maliszewska)

WARSAW: Natalia Jarmolinska (Maliszewska), short film section curator, programmer of short and feature films for the Warsaw Film Festival, passed away at 32.

Cold War Dominates Polish Eagles 2019

WARSAW: Paweł Pawlikowski's Academy Award nominated drama Cold War was awarded in seven categories out of 12 nominations for the Polish Film Awards - The Eagles, including in Best Film,…

PRODUCTION: Apple Film Production in Postproduction with The Pleasure Principle

WARSAW: The crime thriller series The Pleasure Principle written by Maciej Maciejewski and directed by Dariusz Jabłoński is the first international drama series originated, shot and made as a coproduction…

PART III: Polish 30% Cash Rebate Guide - Reimbursement

WARSAW: Projects produced in Poland can receive a generous 30% of get back funds for Polish and international titles. Check our special FNE guide to see how the producers are…

PART II: Polish 30% Cash Rebate Guide - How to Apply?

WARSAW: The newly introduced Polish cash rebate offers generous 30% of get back funds for Polish and international productions. Check our special FNE guide to see how you can apply…

PART I: Polish 30% Cash Rebate Guide - Application and Eligibility

WARSAW: New Polish cash rebate scheme, designed to bring in more international projects, offers a reimbursement of 30% of Polish production costs. Check out FNE guide to see who can…

PRODUCTION: Patryk Vega Shoots Child Trafficking Drama in Thailand and Poland

BANGKOK: Box office hit director Patryk Vega is currently shooting the crime drama Small World about child trafficking in Bangkok.

Polish Box Office Hit Racks Up International Sales

WARSAW: Polish box office hit Miszmasz czyli Kogel Mogel 3 by Kordian Piwowarski has been sold by London-based Magnetes Ltd in 16 countries, including the USA, Canada, the UK, Germany,…

PRODUCTION: Małgorzata Szumowska Shoots Her First English Language Film

WARSAW: The awarded Polish director Małgorzata Szumowska is currently shooting her first English language film, The Other Lamb. The film is an Irish/US/Belgian coproduction by Academy Awarded producers David Lancaster…

Polish 30% Cash Rebate Scheme Now Active

Warsaw, 22nd February 2019 - The new Polish 30% cash rebate scheme that was announced last year is active now. The scheme is based on first come, first serve rule…