FESTIVALS: Polish Days 2022 Announces Selection

WROCŁAW: Polish Days, the industry event hosted by New Horizons IFF, has announced the titles of 22 Polish projects that will be showcased in this year’s edition. The 2022 edition…

FESTIVALS: New Horizons 2022 Announces Full Programme

WROCLAW: Films from Serbia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Romania and Poland are among the films selected for the International Competition of the 22nd New Horizons International Film Festival, set to take…

FNE at KVIFF 2022: Film Republic Picks Up Anna Kazejak’s Fucking Bornholm

KARLOVY VARY: The Polish comedy/drama Fucking Bornholm directed by Anna Kazejak and starring Agnieszka Grochowska and Maciej Stuhr, has been acquired by London-based sales agent Film Republic. The film is…

UPDATE: Violetta Villas Biopic in Development

The information about the new Violetta Villas biopic directed by Karolina Bielawska unintentionally included incorrect information on the financing and the stage of production which is currently in the development…

PRODUCTION: Karolina Bielawska in Development with Violetta Villas Biopic

WARSAW: After five years of working on the project, director Karolina Bielawska moves into development with her debut feature, a biopic inspired by the life of iconic Polish singer Violetta…

GRANTS: Poland Supports 10 New Feature Films

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute supported 10 new feature film productions with 6,426,987 EUR / 29,887,500 PLN. Among them are new films from Roman Polański, Jan P. Matuszyński and Adrian…

Quo Vadis, Aida? Dominates Polish Film Awards – Eagles

WARSAW: Quo Vadis, Aida? by Jasmila Žbanić won four awards including best film, best director and best script at the 24th Polish Film Awards - Eagles. It is a coproduction…

FESTIVALS: FNE at Krakow FF 2022: Prize Winners

KRAKOW: The main prizes of the 62nd Krakow Film Festival, taking place 29 May-12 June 2022, went to The Cathedral by Denis Dobrovoda, Hamlet Syndrome by Elwira Niewiera and Piotr…
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Magdalena Łazarkiewicz Shoots Polish/Czech/Slovak Coproduction Kajtek The Wizard

WROCŁAW: Shooting is underway for Kajtek The Wizard directed by Magdalena Łazarkiewicz. The film is a Polish/Czech/Slovak coproduction based on a novel by Janusz Korczak, a pedagogue and teacher whose…

FNE at Krakow FF 2022: In Person KFF Industry Returns

KRAKOW: The first in person edition of KFF Industry since 2019 kicks off today, 30 May 2022, after two years of online and hybrid editions. KFF Industry is an accompanying…
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Patryk Vega in Development with Putin Biopic in English

WARSAW: Polish box office hit director Patryk Vega is planning a film biography of Vladimir Putin. The production with the working title The Vor in Law is expected to cost…

Jacek Bromski Reelected as Polish Filmmakers Association President

WARSAW: Jacek Bromski has been re-elected as the head of the Polish Filmmakers Association. The director, screenwriter and producer has been running the association continuously since 1996.

Phoenix Worldwide Picks Up Lech Majewski’s Brigitte Bardot Forever

CANNES: Phoenix Worldwide has picked up world sales excluding Poland and Italy to award winning director Lech Majewski’s film Brigitte Bardot Forever, which Phoenix will introduce to international buyers in…

PRODUCTION: Netflix in Production with Polish Horror Hellhole

WARSAW: Hellhole, a new horror film from the creators of Nobody Sleeps In The Woods Tonight is in production. The premiere of the horror on the Netflix platform is scheduled…

Polish Director Jerzy Skolimowski’s Cannes Competitor EO Scores French Sales

WARSAW: Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski’s EO, which will screen in Competition in Cannes (17-28 May 2022), has been acquired by French distributor ARP Selection. HanWay Films is handling worldwide sales.

Polish MOMAKIN Launches StopMoLab

WARSAW: Poland-based company MOMAKIN has launched a new educational project StopMoLab, which includes workshops, talks, case studies, mentoring and lectures for beginner stop-motion animation creators. Some lectures will be open…

Polish Filmmakers Association Increases Budget for 60 Minutes Programme

WARSAW: The Polish Filmmakers Association (SFP) has decided to increase the budget for films from the 60 Minutes Programme from 213,632 EUR / 1 m PLN to 267,045 EUR /…

Urban Sales Picks up Polish/Chinese Long Animated Film Hug Me - The Movie

WARSAW: The Long animated film Hug Me - The Movie, the first long film by Polish visual artist Anna Błaszczyk, has been acquired by Urban Sales, which will showcase it…

Kino Świat Names Urszula Piasecka as New CEO

WARSAW: Urszula Piasecka is the new CEO of the Polish film distributor Kino Świat, replacing Frederic Berardi.

PRODUCTION: Canadian/Polish Drama Irena's Vow in Production

LUBLIN: Shooting is underway on Irena's Vow, a Canadian/Polish WWII drama directed by Louise Archambaul. The film is supported by the Polish Film Institute and the local government of Lublin,…