FNE at Venice 2020: Poland’s Never Gonna Snow Again Scores International Sales

VENICE: The Polish film Never Gonna Snow Again directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and Michał Englert has become a hot seller in Vence racking up sales in Italy, Germany and the…
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FNE at Venice 2020: Polish Director Receives Women in Cinema Award

VENICE: Polish director Alicja Węgorzewska has received the Women in Cinema Award at the 77th Venice Film Festival for her production of opera films and her support of developing young…
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Approaching Deadlines for Warsaw FF and MIDPOINT Workshops

WARSAW: MIDPOINT has extended its deadline for Feature Launch 2020 applications through 16 September 2020. The Warsaw Film Festival is accepting applications for its FIPRESCI critics project.
11-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Icelandic/Polish Coproduction Wolka Shooting in Poland

KALISZ: The shooting is underway for Wolka, a new crime drama from Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson, coproduced by Iceland and Poland. The crew moved from Westman Islands to Kalisz, Poland, on…
08-09-2020

FNE at Venice 2020: Midnight Screening: Mosquito State

VENICE: The Polish/USA coproduction Mosquito State directed by Filip Jan Rymsza will be screening Out of Competition at the Venice Film Festival at the midnight screenings at Sala Giardino on…
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Kids Kino Industry Kicks Off Webinar Series

WARSAW: The first Kids Kino webinar on the topic of new content, partly resulting from the COVID-19 lockdown, will take place on 31 August 2020 at 15:00 CET.
31-08-2020

Polish Film Supernova Opens in UK, Germany and Norway

WARSAW: Bartosz Kruhlik’s debut feature Supernova was released theatrically in UK, Germany and Norway by Kino Project on 21 August 2020. The Polish IKH Pictures Promotion is managing the international…
28-08-2020

New Europe Film Sales Picks-up New Project By Loving Vincent Animation Studio

WARSAW: Dorota Kobiela's The Peasants has been acquired by the Warsaw-based New Europe Film Sales. The film is produced by the same animation studio, BreakThru Films behind Loving Vincent, which…
27-08-2020

Submit Your Project to Kids Kino.Lab

WARSAW: Applications are open for the 5th edition of the Kids Kino.Lab script development programme. The deadline is 23 October 2020.
27-08-2020

PRODUCTION: Bartosz Prokopowicz in Postproduction with New Rom-om

WARSAW: Polish director Bartosz Prokopowicz has started postproduction on his new project, the romantic comedy Happiness Comes in Pairs / Szczęścia chodzą parami. The director is best known for his…
26-08-2020

PRODUCTION: Polish Young Audience Adventure Film Wraps Shooting

WARSAW: The shooting of the feature film Treasure / Skarbek, directed by Tomasz Jurkiewicz has just wrapped. This adventure film for children and young viewers is co-financed by the Polish…
25-08-2020

Poland’s Kids Kino Industry Launches through Weekly Webinars

WARSAW: Kids Kino Industry launched a series of a weekly Inspirational Webinars with industry professionals on 24 August 2020. The next webinar, “New Format in Kids TV”, will be held…
25-08-2020

PRODUCTION: Creators of Loving Vincent in Production on New Film The Peasants

WARSAW: The BreakThru Films animation studio, known for Loving Vincent and Peter and the Wolf, is starting the shooting for a new project The Peasants directed by Dorota Kobiela, based…
18-08-2020

HBO to Produce Series Based On Jan Komasa's Film The Hater

WARSAW: HBO has obtained the rights to make a series based on the feature film The Hater directed by Jan Komasa. The series will be coproduced by the director, screenwriter…
14-08-2020

Poland Chooses Never Gonna Snow Again for Oscar Race

WARSAW: The Polish/German coproduction Never Gonna Snow Again by Małgorzata Szumowska and Michał Englert will be Poland’s candidate for the Oscars, according to the Polish Film Institute.
11-08-2020

FESTIVALS: New Dates for 45th Polish FF in Gdynia

GDYNIA: The 45th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia will take place from 8 to 12 December 2020. Among the new events at the festival will be the launch of a…
06-08-2020

Polish/Swedish Coproduction Sweat Acquired by MUBI

WARSAW: Magnus von Horn’s sophomore feature Sweat has been acquired by the streaming platform MUBI for USA, Latin America, India and Turkey. This Polish/Swedish coproduction was selected in Cannes 2020…
03-08-2020

Polish Box Office Drop to 92,000 admissions in June 2020

WARSAW: Only 92,000 viewers visited Polish cinemas in June 2020, when the government allowed their reopening. The films cashed in 334,663 EUR /1.48 m PLN. In comparison, at the same…
23-07-2020

PRODUCTION: End of The World or Kogel Mogel 4 in Production

WARSAW: The fourth part of the Polish box office hit comedy series Kogel Mogel started shooting in Warsaw mid-July 2020 with plans of release in Polish cinemas in January 2021.…
22-07-2020

GRANTS: Poland Supports Five Feature Films

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute supported five new feature projects during the second session of funding in 2020 with a total of 2,568,615 EUR / 11.5 m PLN.
16-07-2020