WARSAW: Polish public broadcaster TVP is preparing to launch TVP ABC, a thematic channel for the 4-12 age group, in April 2013.

WARSAW: Polish cinematographer Sławomir Idziak spoke with FNE on the topic of how to lower the cost and raise the quality of films through the launch of his new initiative Film Spring Open and the introduction of the concept of previsualization, preview video mock-ups of films also known as previs.

WARSAW: Vulture directed by Eugeniusz Korin premiered in British cinemas on 22 January 2013 following a strong opening in Poland on 11 January.

PARIS: Roman Polański is in production with a film adaptation of the Broadway play Venus in Fur.

WARSAW: Krztszof Rogulski has started postproduction on his film about Stanisław Lenartowicz, one of the creators of the Polish film school.

WARSAW: Ludwik Sobolewski has been replaced as the President of Warsaw Stock Exchange following his suspension at the end of 2012 by the Supervising Board for lobbying for financing on a film starring his girlfriend and former office assistant, actress Anna Szarek.

KRAKOW: Marcin Koszałka is shooting his début feature Red Spider, a thriller inspired by the case of a Polish serial killer

WARSAW: The premier of Spies of Warsaw, the first coproduction between BBC and TVP, was seen by 3.6 million viewers on its 11 January premiere, making it the top rated show in Poland.

KRAKOW: A Polish coal mine in Wieliczka near Krakow will be a setting for a challenging new Polish Norwegian production titled Salt which combines dance, special effects and puppet theatre.

WARSAW: Polish public broadcaster TVP will sell the license for Into Deep Water to Europe, Middle East and Australia.