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 in Lódź 12 - 17 July 2019.
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.
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.
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 literary aspects of the process.
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 – 4 August 2019.
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.
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 deadline for submitting the works is 14 January 2020.
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 the New Cinema section, competing for the Transatlantyk Distribution Award.
WARSAW: The Polish Producers Alliance KIPA has elected Alicja Grawon-Jaksik as its new president.
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 film industry, 23-27 June 2019.
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