Crime that shook Poland on the big screen

Don't Turn Your Eyes, directed by Michal Rogalski and based on a true story, is preparing to shoot from March through May, 2009.

The Forrest gets finishing touches

The Forest, a partially animated feature film from animator and director Piotr Dumala, is in post-production, with a May 2009 projected completion date.

Chocolate's Day enters pre-production

Chocolate's Day, produced by Jacek Blawut Film Production, has entered the pre-production stage after a preparatory period that started in February 2008.

The Lesser Evil hits screens in December

The Lesser Evil, the story of a young writer, who manages to develop a career in the communist Poland without writing a single book, opens in Poland on December 31.

Polish thriller in the works

Marcin Wrona is in preparation to begin filming on Baptism in the first half of 2009.

Holland's Christine in pre-production

Agnieszka Holland is in preproduction with Christine, based on the life of Krystyna Skarbek, a Pole who Winston Churchill called most prominent female agent during World War II.

Love on the Runway ushers in New Years Eve

Romantic comedy Love On The Runway, directed by Krzysztof Lang, gets a head start on next year's distribution race with a December 31 premiere in Poland.

Polish voice over readers on the war path for royalties

The 2007 amendment to the Polish copyright law extended royalty rights to film and TV voice-over readers, who have formed an association to enforce the new regulations.

Polish premiere boom to launch the New Year

Thirteen Polish premieres are scheduled for release in between Christmas and the end of and February, a sign of brighter times ahead for local cinema.

Buyers interested in TV Puls

Six potential buyers have expressed interest in TV Puls, following the News Corp pull-out one month ago.

Little Moscow, big release

Gdynia festival winner Little Moscow opened November 28 in Poland with 70 prints going into distribution.

Golden Mean moves to post-production

Director Olaf Lubaszenko's Golden Mean has wrapped its Warsaw location shoot after several breaks and additional production days.

Polish award for special edition of the Hartley-Merrill

The Polish Hartely-Merril 2009, organized by the Andrzej Wajda Directing School, Polish Film Institute, HBO, and the Marshall of the Masovia Province, is launching a new award PLN 10,000 to…

Polish film professionals fight for the public media

Polish film and TV professional are banding together to introduce changes in the Polish media sphere with a Citizen Media Bill.

Camerimage announces jury and competition

Poland's acclaimed international festival of the art of cinematography, Camerimage (taking place in the country's film capital Lodz, November 29-December 6) has announced competition film line-up and jury.

Multikino's stock exchange debut postponed

The financial crisis at ITI Group will suspend the stock exchange debut of one of the biggest Polish cinema chains, Multikino.

All star cast of The Mill And The Cross working in Poland

Charlotte Rampling, Michael York and Rutger Hauer came to Katowice to star in a new movie from Lech Majewski, inspired by a famous Pieter Breugel's painting.

EAVE Producers Workshop for the first time in Warsaw

Warsaw is hosting the prestigious international Eave Workshop for international film producers, a week long event on cinema marketing strategies that began November 17.

Obituatry: Stanislaw Rozewicz, TOR film studio founder

Stanislaw Rozewicz, director, founder and artistic director of the TOR Film Studio, and considered a great moral authority among Polish film-makers, died of cancer on November 9, age 84.

Polish presence at the American Film Market

The Polish Film Institute (PISF) is presenting Polish films for the first time at the AFM, running through November 12.