WARSAW: The Lubuskie Voivodeship in Eastern Poland became to first area to shut off analogue TV transmitters at the beginning of November 2012, with the entire country scheduled to follow by June 2013.

WARSAW: TVN Group plans to finalize a joint venture with Canal+ to create the NC+ platform by the end of 2012.

WARSAW: The Warsaw Film Festival and the Chinese company Film Factory have announced a joint project to facilitate film exchanges between Europe and China.

WARSAW: Poland’s capital district is enhancing its growing reputation as a film center with the introduction of the Mazovia Warsaw Film Commission, presented at the CentEast (www.centeast.org) meetings held in Warsaw.

WARSAW: Tango Libre, a musical drama by Frédéric Fonteyne, won the international competition of the 28th Warsaw Film Festival (www.wff.pl) which finished on 21 October 2012.

WARSAW: The Czech-South African documentary Punk in Africa has been sold to Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Sweden, with more European countries pending.

WARSAW: A controversial Polish-German documentary about fighting for the environment with erotic films will receive broad distribution in the UK, Germany and Poland.

WARSAW: Director and scriptwriter Łukasz Barczyk has begun filming Hiszpanka, a story set during the Greater Poland Uprising in 1918, in Warsaw.

WARSAW: Over 60 new Polish film projects were presented to international sales agents during meetings held in Warsaw on 26 - 27 September 2012.

WARSAW: You are God (Jesteś Bogiem), a Polish drama about a legendary hip hop band, has recorded the best opening weekend for a Polish film in 2012, with 373,796 admissions.