WARSAW: One of Poland's top filmmakers Jacek Bromski has unexpectedly resigned before the end of the current term from the position of president of the Polish Filmmakers Association, which he held since 1996.

WARSAW: Over 5000 Polish filmmakers have launched a protest against the head of the Polish Film Institute, Radosław Śmigulski. The filmmakers, including directors, screenwriters and actors, have penned a letter to the Minister of Culture Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz, outlining nine serious allegations of actions committed by Śmigulski since his appointment in 2017.

WARSAW: Netflix's recent offer of additional compensation to Polish creators is facing criticism from the Association of Polish Filmmakers (SFP). The Association is concerned about the terms outlined and it sees potential disadvantages for creators.

WARSAW: The Polish Filmmakers Association has sued the State Treasury over the reprographic fee, claiming inadequate compensation for filmmakers and producers.

WARSAW: The Polish Filmmakers Association and the Polsat Plus Group are working under a new general agreement regarding the use of audiovisual works from the SFP repertoire in the scope of broadcasting, rebroadcasting and making audiovisual works available on the Internet.

WARSAW: The pitching session hosted at the 7th edition of the Young Horizons Industry saw the presentation of 33 captivating international film projects. Notably, 14 of these projects emerged from Central Eastern European countries like Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic.

WARSAW: Agnieszka Holland’s drama The Green Border continues to top the Polish charts after two weeks in cinemas with 589,143 admissions.

GDYNIA: The 48th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia, which took place 18 – 23 September 2023, awarded its top prize of Golden Lion for Best Film to Paweł Maślona’s new drama Scarborn / Kos.

WROCŁAW: Rodrigo Moreno’s drama The Delinquents received the Grand Prix at the 23rd mBank New Horizons International Film Festival held in Wrocław 20 - 30 July 2023.

GDYNIA: Sixteen films will compete for the Golden and Silver Lions in the Main Competition of the 48th Polish Film Festival, which will be held 18 – 23 September 2023.

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