Nominations for Polish Film Institute Awards Announced

    Nominations for Polish Film Institute Awards Announced credit: PISF

    WARSAW: Nominations for the 12th edition of the Polish Film Institute (PISF) awards were announced on 3 September 2019. The gala will take place during the 44th Gdynia Film Festival.

    The 12th edition's award Committee was headed by the Director of the Polish Film Institute Radosław Śmigulski and included: Piotr Zaremba, Andrzej Goleniewski, Hanna Wróblewska, Anna Waśniewska-Gill, Janusz Wróblewski, Andrzej Horubała and Monika Piętas-Kurek.

    The Polish Film Institute awards were created in 2008 in order to show appreciation for the efforts of many cinema enthusiasts and organisations, that propagate knowledge about cinema, promote Polish films, educate young viewers, publish information about films and organise festivals, retrospectives, exhibitions and meetings with creators. The candidates are nominated by cultural institutions, film schools and other companies and institutions working within the cultural sector.


    Fenomen Cinema in Kielce
    Elektronik Cinema in Warsaw
    New Horizons Cinema in Wrocław

    Polish Film Event:
    Warsaw Kids Film Forum 2018
    Off Camera Pro Industry 2018
    Kinobus/Lubelszczyzna 2018
    The 15th Millennium Docs Against Gravity Film Festival
    The 26th EnergaCAMERIMAGE International Film Festival
    The 23rd European Film Cinema Forum CINERGIA

    International Promotion of Polish Cinema:
    Opus Film for the promotion of the film Cold War at the 72nd Cannes International Film Festival
    Krakow Film Foundation for “15 Years of the Krakow Film Foundation - Promotion of Polish films Abroad”
    Polish Animation Producers Association for "Polish Animation 2018 - Promotion of Polish Animation Abroad"

    Film Criticism for a Film Critic or Film Expert for Their Input in the Development of Modern Polish Cinema:
    Diana Dąbrowska
    Łukasz Maciejewski
    Błażej Hrapkowicz

    Film Book:
    Polish Film School by Marek Hendrykowski
    Anthology of Polish film poems Vertigo edited by Dariusz Foks
    The Social Dimension Of Filmmaking In Poland by Tomasz Kożuchowski, Iwona Morozow and Roman Sawka

    Film Education:
    Film Knowledge and Social Communication Olympics (FINA)
    Accelerator for Young Entrepreneurs from the Audiovisual Sector (KIPA)
    National Competition of Film Speakers 2018 (Polish Federation of DKF)

    Polish Film Distribution:
    Against Gravity for the national distribution of the film Prince and Dybbuk
    Best Film for the national distribution of the film Between Words
    New Horizons Association for the national distribution of the children's series Basia

    Film Club:
    DKF „Kinochłon” in Augustów
    DKF „Rewers” in Chełm
    DKF „Kogucik” in Bielsko-Biała

    Film Poster:
    Nina (Film It) by Agnieszka Korybut-Daszkiewicz
    Mr. Jones (Film Produkcja) by Andrzej Pągowski
    Prince and Dybbuk (Film Production) by Anja Pölk