OBITUARY: Polish Iconic Actor and Director Jerzy Stuhr

WARSAW: Celebrated Polish actor, director and educator Jerzy Stuhr passed away at the age of 77, after a long battle with cancer.

mBank New Horizons IFF 2024 Announces Full Programme

WROCLAW: A total of 285 films will screen at the 24th mBank New Horizons International Film Festival, which will be held in Wrocław 18 – 28 July and online 18…

Polish Days 2024 Announces Selected Projects

WROCLAW: Four completed films, eight works in progress and 10 projects in development will be showcased at the upcoming edition of Polish Days, which will take place 21 – 23…

Poland Passes Copyright Law Granting Creators Royalties for Online Use

WARSAW: In a significant move, the Polish Parliament has passed an amendment to the copyright law that secures royalties for creators and performers of audiovisual works, as well as those…

Karolina Rozwód Appointed Head of Polish Film Institute

WARSAW: Karolina Rozwód has been appointed as the new director of the Polish Film Institute (PISF). The decision, made after an extensive selection process, marks a new chapter for the…

Grzegorz Łoszewski Elected President of Polish Filmmakers Association

WARSAW: Grzegorz Łoszewski was elected as the new President of the Polish Filmmakers Association (SFP) during the Ordinary General Meeting held in Warsaw on 22 June 2024. He will serve…

Young Horizons Industry 2024 Announces Selected Projects

WARSAW: Young Horizons Industry, the international coproduction forum for films and series for young audiences, selected 11 films and 10 series for its 8th edition, which will be held in…

Polish Filmmakers Demand Fair Internet Royalties in Front of Parliament

WARSAW: On 11 June 2024 the Polish film community gathered in front of the Sejm, rallying under the slogan Enough waiting for internet royalties! This protest coincided with the first…

Why Artistic Freedom Matters: Bringing Order into Chaos

Article by director Katarzyna Klimkiewicz, who sits on the board of FERA, and Danish director Ida Grøn, deputy head of The Association of Danish Film Directors. A hungry person cannot…

FNE Podcast: Director Eliza Plocieniak-Alvarez

FNE together with German Films is launching the Year of German Central European Films 2024 with a special focus on German films in Central and Eastern European countries plus Cyprus…

FNE Board Member Dariusz Jabłoński Elected President of European Producers Club

PARIS: Polish producer and member of the executive council of FNE Association Dariusz Jabłoński has been elected president of the European Producers Club (EPC).

FESTIVALS: Awards for Apple Film Production at Mastercard OFF CAMERA Film Festival 2024

CRACOW: Polish production house Apple Film Production scooped several awards at the 17th edition of the Mastercard OFF CAMERA International Festival of Independent Cinema, held in Cracow 26 April –…

PRODUCTION: Agnieszka Holland Shoots Coproduction about Kafka

PRAGUE: The Czech/Polish/German/French film Franz directed by Agnieszka Holland is currently filming in Prague, including the area of the Old Town near Franz Kafka’s birthplace. The production in Prague started…

FNE at Cannes 2024: Polish Coproduction The Girl with the Needle Selected for Cannes’s Competition

WARSAW: The Girl with the Needle, which was shot mostly in Poland by Swedish director Magnus von Horn, will compete for the Palm d’Or in the 77th Cannes Film Festival’s…
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Young Horizons Industry and Animond Establish Partnership - Submit Your Project till 19 April 2024!

WARSAW: The 8th international coproduction forum for films and series for young audiences Young Horizons Industry has announced a new partnership with Animond, the first European private investment fund for…

Radosław Śmigulski Dismissed as Director of Polish Film Institute

WARSAW: Radosław Śmigulski has been dismissed from his position of the director of the Polish Film Institute (PISF), as Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz, the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, announced on…

Young Horizons Industry 2024 Launches Call for Projects

WARSAW: The 8th international coproduction forum for films and series for young audiences Young Horizons Industry is inviting producers to submit long films and series projects for young audiences till…

FNE Podcast: Karolina Śmigiel and Katarzyna Ślesicka: Film Programmers, Let’s Doc

WARSAW: FNE spoke to Karolina Śmigiel and Katarzyna Ślesicka, film programmers of Let's Doc, about the general goals and activities of the festival and about the involvement of the young…

Jerzy Antczak and Jacek Bromski Awarded in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES: The Helena Modrzejewska Culture Club in Los Angeles awarded Golden Awards for lifetime achievement and activity in the field of film to two outstanding directors, producers, screenwriters -…

Polish Minister Commits to Internet Royalties for Filmmakers

WARSAW: Poland's Minister of Culture Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz has pledged statutory royalties from the Internet for film creators following a meeting with a delegation of filmmakers, including representatives from the Young…