FNE at Cannes 2019: Polish Cinema in Cannes

The 72nd International Cannes Film Festival begins on May 14. Polish animations will take part in the student short film competition - Cinéfondation, and Polish productions and Polish artists will…
18-05-2019

EFP Producers on the Move 2019: Małgorzata Staroń

FNE spoke with 2019 Producer on the Move Małgorzata Staroń, who represents Poland at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. She is the head of Staron-Film and has produced films which…
17-05-2019

Doc Lab Poland Calls for Projects

WARSAW: Doc Development, a new programme for documentary filmmakers, has opened its call for projects through 3 June 2019.
16-05-2019

Controversial Polish Documentary Pulls In 12 m Views on YouTube

WARSAW: Don't Tell Anyone, a documentary by Tomasz Siekielski exposing pedophilia in the Polish Catholic church has both shocked the Polish public and attracted over 12 m views on YouTube…
15-05-2019

GRANTS: Poland Supports Eight Feature Films

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute approved 18.4 m PLN / 4.2 m EUR in grants for eight new feature film productions.
14-05-2019

SOFA Calls for Projects

WARSAW: SOFA, the School of Film Agents, is accepting applications for its 2019/2020 three-part programme through 29 May 2019.
14-05-2019

FESTIVALS: Sons Of Denmark Wins Mastercard OFF CAMERA Grand Prix

KRAKOW: Sons Of Denmark by Ulaa Salim won the Grand Prix Krakow Film Award at the 12th Mastercard OFF CAMERA International Festival of Independent Cinema, held in Krakow 26 April…
06-05-2019

Polish HBO Series Gets US Release

WARSAW: HBO Europe’s Polish original drama series Blinded by the Lights has been made available to US subscribers of pay TV channel.
03-05-2019

Pasikowski's War Thriller Courier Inspires Board Game

WARSAW: Władysław Pasikowski's biopic about Jan Nowak-Jeziorański entitled Courier has inspired a new WWII board game.
30-04-2019

Record Polish Admissions for First Quarter of 2019

WARSAW: Poland had 18,811,913 cinema admissions in the first quarter of 2019, the best result in the past two years. The three top box office films are domestic productions.
25-04-2019

PRODUCTION: Dariusz Gajewski in Post-production with Legions

WARSAW: Dariusz Gajewski has finished shooting a major costume drama about the Polish Legions established by Józef Piłsudski, with a planned budget of 6.3 m EUR / 27 m PLN.
24-04-2019

TVP to Launch Channel in Lithuania

WARSAW: Polish public broadcaster TVP will launch a TVP Vilnius channel in Lithuania in May 2019.
24-04-2019

PRODUCTION: Bodo Kox Shoots WWII Drama Series

WARSAW: Bodo Kox has started work on the historical series People and Gods. It is produced by TVP and based on authentic events from World War II, presenting the history…
18-04-2019

PRODUCTION: Robert Gliński Shoots War Drama Zieja

LUBLIN: Robert Gliński is directing a wartime drama about the legendary Warsaw priest Jan Zieja with Andrzej Seweryn starring in the lead role.
16-04-2019

GRANTS: Poland Supports Nine Minority Coproductions

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute's minority international coproduction fund decided to support nine projects with over 3.81 m PLN / 889,706 EUR.
15-04-2019

PRODUCTION: American Sci Fi Thriller with Patrick Schwarzenegger Shoots in Poland

WARSAW: Agata Alexander is shooting her debut sci fi thriller Warning, an American/Polish production, in Warsaw. The cast includes Patrick Schwarzenegger, Tomasz Kot and Rupert Everett.
15-04-2019

FESTIVALS: Krakow Announces 2019 Competition Films

KRAKOW: Two Polish films will screen in the international documentary competition of the 59th Krakow Film Festival, which runs from 26 May to 2 June 2019.
12-04-2019

Krzysztof Zanussi Honoured With Lifetime Achievement Award

WARSAW: Polish director and screenwriter Krzysztof Zanussi has been given the Polish Eagle Film Award for his lifetime achievements in the world of film, as well as the Lifetime Achievement…
03-04-2019

OBITUARY: Festival Curator Natalia Jarmolińska (Maliszewska)

WARSAW: Natalia Jarmolinska (Maliszewska), short film section curator, programmer of short and feature films for the Warsaw Film Festival, passed away at 32.
29-03-2019

Cold War Dominates Polish Eagles 2019

WARSAW: Paweł Pawlikowski's Academy Award nominated drama Cold War was awarded in seven categories out of 12 nominations for the Polish Film Awards - The Eagles, including in Best Film,…
26-03-2019