WARSAW: An award of 50 000 USD and screenings at the newly created FilmBox Arthouse TV Channel await filmmakers who enter the annual FilmBox Movie Award Competition.

WARSAW: Film industry leaders and AV policy makers from central and eastern Europe see a new and more active role for their AV industries in the upcoming Creative Europe programme that kicks off next year.

WARSAW: The Polish animated children’s series Flapper and Friends has been funded for a second season and has been picked up by Zodiak Rights Limited, a US company specializing in family entertainment.

KRAKOW: Poland’s Alvernia Studios is partnering on the international coproduction Magnitude 9, a modern version of the Madame Butterfly story, which will be shot in Japan in 2014.

WARSAW: Borys Lankosz, director of the box office hit Reverse, will bring Zygmunt Miłoszewski's novel A Grain of Truth to the screen, with the Polish Film Institute cofinancing 50% of the project.

LODZ: After a long break, renowned Polish director Grzegorz Królikiewicz makes a comeback with Neighbors, a warm, absurd comedy about extraordinary people.

WARSAW: Agnieszka Holland is in preparation with Game Count (Polish title Pokot), a crime drama which will go into production in 2014.

WARSAW: Polish director Władysław Pasikowski’s controversial drama Aftermath has scored international distribution in the US, Russia and Slovakia.

WARSAW: Jan Jakub Kolski will complete filming on Serce, serduszko i wyprawa na koniec świata (Heart, Heartling and the Journey To The End Of The World) at the end of November 2013.

WARSAW: Polish public broadcaster TVP has received state funding to coordinate a new project aimed at making public media available to everyone.