Film and Games Convergence Boosts Success of The Witcher

WARSAW: Netflix is ready to start production on the third season of the hit show The Witcher, based on the books by Andrzej Sapkowski and heavily inspired by an internationally…

FESTIVALS: Krakow Film Festival Hosts Docudays UA

KRAKOW: This year's edition of the Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, which was to begin on 25 March in Kyiv, will be partly held during the Krakow…

Polish Filmmakers Association Offers Aid to Ukrainian Refugee Filmmakers

WARSAW: The Polish Filmmakers Association offers help in finding employment in the productions of its Munk Studio to representatives of the film industry among the refugees from the Ukraine.

New Documentaries from SFP Munk Studio on VOD

WARSAW: Four new documentaries produced by SFP Munk Studio as part of the First Documentary programme are available on VOD on DAfilms, a curated platform specialising in original documentary cinema.

FNE Innovation: Pitch the Doc: Online Hub for Documentary Professionals and Industry Events

Pitch the Doc is an innovative online platform dedicated to documentary projects, that provides functionalities based on international pitching standards and allows to keep presentations of documentary film projects complete,…

Ada Smyk's Short Doc Backstage to Premiere Internationally at SXSW in Austin

WARSAW: The short documentary Backstage by Ada Smyk, produced as part of the SFP First Documentary programme, has been selected for the competition of one of the most important and…

PRODUCTION: Polish/Hungarian Coproduction Saint Wraps Shooting

WARSAW: Principal photography for Sebastian Buttny's Polish/Hungarian film Saint / Święty wrapped on 11 February 2022. The film has been shot for thirty days in Poznań and Gniezno.

FNE at Berlinale 2022: Polish Film in Berlin

Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, the film „We Haven’t Lost Our Way”, directed by Anka and Wilhelm Sasnal, will be presented in the Forum section of the International Film…

Kids Kino Industry Announces 2022 Dates

WARSAW: The 6th edition of Kids Kino Industry will take place on 27–30 September 2022 in a hybrid format, both in person in Warsaw and online. The international co-production forum…

Munk Studio Extends Submission Deadline for Flagship Programmes Until 28 February 2022

WARSAW: Directors and producers can apply to the 30 minutes, First Documentary and Young Animation leading film project programmes offered by Munk Studio, up until 28 February 2022.

Record Year for ZAPA – Polish Union of Audiovisual Authors and Producers

WARSAW: ZAPA (Polish Union of Audiovisual Authors and Producers), managed by the Polish Filmmakers Association, secured a record amount of 36 m EUR /166 m PLN of the total royalties…

Poland Introduces New COVID-19 Restrictions for Cinemas

WARSAW: Polish cinemas will be allowed to sell tickets only to 30% of their capacity to unvaccinated viewers and will not be allowed to serve food and beverages, as of…

BOX OFFICE: Girls From Dubai Tops Polish Box Office

WARSAW: Maria Sadowska's film Girls from Dubai had over 600,000 admissions in its first two weeks in release, making it the most watched local production of 2021.

Krzysztof Zanussi Honoured by Polish Filmmakers Association

WARSAW: Krzysztof Zanussi received the Special Award of the Polish Filmmakers Association at a ceremony held on 7 December 2021.

FNE Visegrad 2021: Polish Film Production Recovers From COVID Pandemic

WARSAW: Polish producers have adapted to working under COVID restrictions and production has continued to recover during 2021.

SOFA Alumni Workshop Focuses on Women and Sustainability

WARSAW: The first SOFA (School of Film Advancement) Alumni Workshop, held in Warsaw 9 – 12 November 2021, concentrated on female leadership and sustainability.

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Q&A with Producer and PISF Expert Kamil Przełęcki

WARSAW: Polish film and television producer, and PISF expert Kamil Przełęcki, talks to FNE about the realities of the Polish film production market recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kids Kino Lab Announces Projects Selected for 2022 Edition

WARSAW: The 2022 edition of Kids Kino Lab has selected 22 projects for the 7th edition of its script development workshop.

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Exhibition: Polish Box Office Buoyant

WARSAW: The Polish box office is currently noting an increase in attendance figures and revenue despite the fourth wave of COVID-19, giving distributors hope of further recovery in 2022.

FNE at EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2021: Robbie Ryan Wins Twice in Toruń

TORUŃ: The American drama C'mon C'mon directed by Mike Mills and lensed by Robbie Ryan won the Golden Frog Prize in the EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2021 Main Competition, as well as the…