Jerzy Hoffman loses copyrights in Ukraine

Polish director Jerzy Hoffman has lost a court case against the Ukrainian government over Hoffman's hit movie With Fire and Sword.
03-11-2008

PISF celebrates 100 years of Polish cinema

Celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the first Polish feature film, the Polish Film Institute (www.pisf.pl) had prepared a series of events including gallery shows, retrospectives and a DVD collection.
02-11-2008

Rome win for Zanussi film

Krzysztof Zanussi's competition film, With a Warm Heart, earned the best actor prize for Bodhan Stupka at the awards ceremony of the Rome International Film Festival on October 31.
02-11-2008

Krakow film fest invites entries

The 49 Krakow Film Festival, running May 29-June 4, announced its call for competition films in three categories.
30-10-2008

Polish films win top Tokyo prize

Two Polish productions won the Grand Prix and the Special Jury Prize at the 21st Tokyo Film Festival.
30-10-2008

Polish Pixels in four perspectives

Pixels, an absurd comedy about contemporary Poland will finish shooting on October 30.
27-10-2008

Directing duo wraps road movie

The shoot for Miracle Seller, a Polish road movie from a pair of music video directors, wraps filming on the 30th of October 30.
27-10-2008

Polish dramatist debuts in 30 Minutes

Krzysztof Bizio moves from scriptwriter to director with All of Anna's Lies, which began filming October 20.
23-10-2008

Bollywood movies drive Polish newspaper sales

After finding marketing success by offering movie collections along with the daily newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza, the newspaper has found a new marketing tool: Bollywood movies.
23-10-2008

Strawberry Wine reaps festival success

Dariusz Jablonski's Strawberry Wine took home the audience award from the 16 Trzyniec film festival in the Czech Republic before screening at the Haifa film festival.
22-10-2008

BooBoo in the Land of Bears and Palms

Agencies selling films abroad, institutions common in the West, are still as rare in Poland as snow in Havana.
21-10-2008

Opus Film Sees Potential in Young Artists

The films presented at this year's CentEast Market included My Flesh, My Blood by debuting director Marcin Wrona, a project involving Opus Film, one of Poland's largest production companies.
21-10-2008

Festival winners also market winners in Warsaw

Three award winners at the 24th Warsaw International Film Festival were also screened in the CentEast Market Warsaw programme, which ran during the latter half of the Warsaw festival.
20-10-2008

Polish films: still finding a way to the international market

Although more full-length features are being made in Poland in recent years, still very few of them find their way to distribution in other countries.
20-10-2008

Two Polish films will vie for Golden Globes

Jerzy Skolimowsk's Golden Globe hopeful Four Nights with Anna could find competition at home: recently announced Oscar candidate Tricks is also hoping to be entered in the Golden Globe foreign…
19-10-2008

The Polish Film Institute: first production, then promotion

"The Warsaw International Film Festival is one of our priorities when it comes to film-related events," says Jacek Fuksiewicz, Deputy Director for Film Production at the Polish Film Institute.
19-10-2008

TVP business buzzes at MIPCOM

Public broadcaster Polish Television (TVP) is doing brisk business at MIPCOM, running October 13-17
16-10-2008

End of Uncertainty for Warsaw Film Festival

The 24th Warsaw International Film Festival is turning out to be a breakthrough edition in terms of the event's financing.
16-10-2008

Treat on "Tricks”

Andrzej Jakimowski's second feature, Tricks, is the topic of CentEast's distribution panel discussion, taking place October 17 as part of the 4th CentEast Market Warsaw (October 15-19).
16-10-2008

Maciej Slesicki starts shooting his "minute trilogy"

Maciej Slesicki attempts to create a universal image of contemporary Poland in his new trilogy under the umbrella title Three Minutes.
15-10-2008