Kino Polska To Launch VOD Service

WARSAW: Polish private broadcaster Kino Polska plans to launch its own VOD service that would showcase its original content.

BOX OFFICE: Pasikowski's Dogs 3 Tops Polish Box Office

WARSAW: The third instalment of Władysław Pasikowski’s crime series Dogs tops the overall box office in Poland with 800,000 admissions, of which 400,000 admissions in its opening weekend. The film…

Poland Supports 26 Projects With Over 12 m EUR Under Its Incentive Scheme

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute granted over 12 m EUR to 16 national and 10 international projects as part of the incentive scheme that was introduced in Poland in February…

FNE at WEMW Co-Production Forum 2020: Lili

TRIESTE: Lili, a documentary by Polish newcomer director Sylwia Rosak, will be showcased in the Co-production Forum of the 10th edition of When East Meets West (19-21 January 2020), the…

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Kino 60 krzeseł, Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland

This month we speak with Iwona Bartnicka, Film Culture Department Manager within the Art Centre (MOS) Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland, who is in charge of the cinema 60 krzeseł. The cinema…

PRODUCTION: Patryk Vega Wraps Shooting On Bad Boy

WARSAW: Patryk Vega enters postproduction on his new film Bad Boy, which was shot on location in Wrocław from December 2019 till the first week of January 2020. This time…

Another Record Year For Polish Cinema

WARSAW: Polish cinemas had 60.2 m admissions and racked up over 266 m EUR at the box office in 2019, breaking the 2018 record of 59.7 m total admissions. Lion…

FNE Introduces Its 2020 Agenda for Coproduction Markets, Pitchings and Works-in-Progress

WARSAW: Film New Europe is introducing its 2020 Agenda for Coproduction Markets, Pitchings and Works-in-Progress. The Agenda gives a chance to producers from Central and Eastern Europe to market their…

PRODUCTION: Maciej Barczewski Wraps Shooting On Auschwitz-Birkenau Boxing Champion Biopic

WARSAW: Maciej Barczewski has wrapped shooting on Master / Mistrz, a biopic of Tadeusz „Teddy” Pietrzykowski, a boxer who won the title of master of the German concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.…

FESTIVALS: Midnight Family Wins Watch Docs International Human Rights Festival

WARSAW: Midnight Family directed by Luke Lorentzen, a powerful documentary about the work of ambulance responders in Mexico, won the Grand Prix at the 19th Watch Docs International Human Rights…

PRODUCTION: Polish TVN in Postproduction with Drama Inspired by Real Life Events

WARSAW: Jan Holoubek is in postproduction with 25 Years of Innocence. The Case of Tomek Komenda, a drama following the tragic story of a man who had served 18 years…

PRODUCTION: Maciej Drygas in Production with Polish/Lithuanian Doc Trains

WARSAW: Acclaimed Polish director Maciej Drygas is currently in production with Trains, a documentary he is also producing through Drygas Film Production in coproduction with Rasa Miškinytė through Lithuania’s Era…

GRANTS: Polish Film Institute Supports Three New Feature Films

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute supported the production of three new feature films with 981,787 EUR / 4.2 m PLN in the 3rd and last batch of funding for 2019.

PRODUCTION: Sequel To Young Audience Hit Double Trouble In Postproduction

WARSAW: Triple Trouble / Tarapaty 2, a sequel to the Polish hit live action children film Double Trouble / Tarapaty, wrapped shooting in the last week of November 2019 and…

GRANTS: Polish Film Institute Supports 12 New Documentaries

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute allotted 698,459 EUR / 2.9 m PLN for the production of 12 documentaries at its third session of financing in 2019.

Discovery Channel Picks Up US/Polish Doc

WARSAW: The Discovery Channel has acquired the US/Polish documentary Who Will Write Our History and will broadcast it in January 2020.

The Pack Season 3 to Open Across HBO Europe Territories

WARSAW: The third season of the hit Polish series The Pack / Wataha will open across all HBO Europe territories on 6 December 2019.

PRODUCTION: Dustin Loose Shoots German/Polish Ein Sommer

GDYNIA: The German/Polish coproduction Ein Sommer is shooting in the Trójmiasto region in northern Poland. The drama directed by Dustin Loose is supported by the Polish 30% tax incentive scheme.…

Call for New Edition of European Training Programme EKRAN+ 2019

WARSAW: EKRAN+, organised by Wajda Studio, is accepting applications for its training programme focusing on the creative pre-production process based on shooting practice. Deadline for applications is 1 December 2019.…

FESTIVALS: Joker Wins Main Prize at Camerimage 2019

TORUN: Joker DoP Lawrence Sher won the Golden Frog in the main competition of the 27th edition of Camerimage, a festival which celebrates the art of cinematography. The Bronze Frog…