Polish Film Festival Restores Position of Artistic Director

GDYNIA: The position of Artistic Director of the Gdynia PFF has been restored after a controversy over the organisation of the event at the end of last year’s edition. The…

Corpus Christi Sold to Arab Countries

WARSAW: Jan Komasa’s Corpus Christi was sold by New Europe Film Sales to MAD Solutions for Arab countries distribution. The film has already been sold to more than 50 territories…

Corpus Christi Dominates Polish Eagles 2020

WARSAW: Jan Komasa’s Academy Award nominated drama Corpus Christi won 10 prizes at the Polish Film Awards - The Eagles, including Best Film, Best Director and Best Script.

PRODUCTION: Letitia Wright to Star in Agnieszka Smoczyńska’s English-language Debut

WARSAW: Agnieszka Smoczyńska is working on her English-language debut. Set in Great Britain in the 1980s, the film The Silent Twins is inspired by the story of twins who communicated…

Maja Komorowska to Receive Polish Eagle Lifetime Achievement Award

WARSAW: The Polish Film Academy has announced that this year's recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award will be the legendary Polish actress Maja Komorowska. The Polish Eagles 2020 gala will…

PRODUCTION: Aleksandra Trepińska Begins Production on Other People

WARSAW: Other People, a Warner Bros.- Madants coporoduction, will be the debut for director Aleksandra Trepińska. The film is based on a bestselling novel and is made with the support…

Poland, Latvia and Czech Republic Compete for Cartoon Movie's Producer of the Year

BORDEAUX: Three CEE production companies are competing for Cartoon Movie’s European Producer of the Year.

Films Boutique Presents Agnieszka Holland’s Charlatan in Berlin

BERLIN: Agnieszka Holland’s Charlatan will have its world premiere and receive four screenings at the Berlinale, on 27, 28 and 29 February 2020.

Polish Cash Rebate Scheme Supports 30 Projects With 13.2 m EUR

WARSAW: In the first year of operation of the production support cash rebate system, the Polish Film Institute awarded over 13.2 m EUR / 57 m PLN to support 30…

Oscar Nominee Corpus Christi Opens in North America

WARSAW: The biggest Polish distribution success of 2019, the Oscar-nominated drama Corpus Christi from Jan Komasa, has been sold to over 50 territories including the UK, Scandinavia, France, Russia and…

PRODUCTION: Katarzyna Klimkiewicz Completes Filming on Kalina Jędrusik Biopic

WARSAW: Katarzyna Klimkiewicz has finished shooting a biopic on Kalina Jędrusik, the iconic Polish actress and singer dubbed the Polish Marilyn Monroe. The film received support from the Mazovia Warsaw…

FNE at Berlinale 2020: Polish Film in Berlin

Polish Cinema Stand during the Berlin's EFM Gropius Bau (stand #163) - The Polish Film Institute invites producers and filmmakers to use this stand during the European Film Market.

BOX OFFICE: Polish Erotic Crime Thriller Tops Box Office

WARSAW: 365 Days directed by Barbara Białowąs and Tomasz Mandes has got 1.25 m admissions since its opening on 7 February 2020. The erotic thriller is based on a bestselling…

FNE at Berlinale 2020: 14th ScripTeast Presents Participants of Berlinale Session

WARSAW: The 14th edition of ScripTeast, the project-based training and development programme for professional screenwriters from Central and Eastern Europe, will hold a stationary session of its 2019-2020 edition during…

OBITUARY: Polish Director Jerzy Gruza

WARSAW: Polish theatre and television director Jerzy Gruza, creator of many programmes and series, including Forty-year-old / Czterdziestolatek and Civil War / Wojna domowa, died on 16 February 2020 at…

PRODUCTION: Irish/Polish Coproduction Starring George MacKay and Lily-Rose Depp In Production

WARSAW: The Irish/Polish coproduction Wolf, directed by Nathalie Biancheri and starring George MacKay and Lily-Rose Depp, is set to start shooting in April 2020. Bankside Films manages the worldwide sales.

Israeli/Polish/Colombian My Neighbor Adolf Picked Up By Beta Cinema

WARSAW: The Israeli/Polish/Colombian coproduction My Neighbor Adolf directed by Israeli director Leon Prudovsky has been acquired by German Beta Cinema while in production. The film stars David Hayman and Udo…

Corpus Christi Dominates Polish Eagles Nominations 2020

WARSAW: Jan Komasa’s Academy Award nominated drama Corpus Christi received 15 nominations for the Polish Film Awards - The Eagles, announced on 5 February 2020. The nominations include Best Film,…

DAFilms Expands to Poland and Slovakia

WARSAW: The international streaming service DAFilms opened new domains in Poland dafilms.pl and Slovakia dafilms.sk starting 3 February 2020.

Camerimage European Film Center To Be Built In Toruń

TORUŃ: The headquarters of the new Camerimage European Film Center is to be built in Toruń by 2025 as a joint investment of the National Treasury and the Municipality of…