Polish Film Institute to Spend 26.5 m EUR on COVID-19 Aid for Cinema Industry

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute will start accepting applications for their next batch of aid for producers, distributors, and studio/small cinemas on 1 February 2021. The funds will be transferred…
01-02-2021

PRODUCTION: Polish/German Lipstick On The Glass Moves Into Postproduction

WARSAW: Kuba Czekaj has completed the shooting on his first English language film Lipstick on the Glass, a Polish/German coproduction starring Agnieszka Podsiadlik, Bobbi Salvör Menuez and Laura Benson.
28-01-2021

PRODUCTION: Polish Director Aleksandra Trepińska in Postproduction With Other People

WARSAW: Other People, a Warner Bros.- Madants coproduction based on the 2018 bestselling novel by Dorota Masłowska, has entered the post-production stage. The film directed by Aleksandra Trepińska received support…
25-01-2021

Animated Films from Poland, Croatia and Latvia in Race for Oscar Nod

WARSAW: Polish Kill It and Leave This Town by Mariusz Wilczyński, Croatian Accidental Luxuriance of the Translucent Water Rebus by Dalibor Barić and Latvian My Favourite War by Ilze Burkovska-Jacobsen…
22-01-2021

FNE wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy Safe and Successful New Year! See you again on 11 January 2021

Film New Europe would like to thank all its sponsors, supporters and readers and to wish them a Merry Christmas and a safe, happy and prosperous New Year.
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Poland Approves Additional 27 m EUR for Cinema Industry in COVID-19 Relief

WARSAW: The Polish Government will give an additional 27 m EUR / 120 m PLN from the COVID-19 Counteracting Fund to help the cinema industry.
16-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: Dear Ones

GDYNIA: Dear Ones directed by Grzegorz Jaroszuk, a Polish/Czech coproduction about complicated family relationships, screened in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, which took place online 8…
16-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: Never Gonna Snow Again

GDYNIA: The Polish Oscar entry Never Gonna Snow Again directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and Michał Englert screened in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, which took place…
16-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: Kill It and Leave This Town

GDYNIA: Kill It and Leave This Town, the animated feature film about dealing with trauma, directed by Mariusz Wilczyński, won the best film award in the main competition of the…
15-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: Far Away From Here

GDYNIA: Far Away From Here, the new drama by Piotr Domalewski, coproduced by Poland and Ireland, screened in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, which took place…
15-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish Film Festival 2020: Prize Winners

GDYNIA: The 45th Polish Film Festival Gdynia, which took place online 8-12 December 2020, awarded its top prize of Golden Lions for Best Film to the animated feature Kill It…
14-12-2020

Romania and Poland Win EFA 2020 Prizes

BERLIN: Tomas Vinterberg’s Another Round won the European Film 2020 award at the European Film Awards, held on 12 December 2020. Alexander Nanau’s Romania/Luxembourg coproduction collective won the European Documentary…
14-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: How I Became a Gangster. True Story

GDYNIA: How I Became a Gangster. True Story, the feature debut from Maciej Kawulski, starring Marcin Kowalczyk, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, that took…
14-12-2020

Netflix Commissions Polish Original Animated Series

WARSAW: Netflix has announced its first commission of a Polish original animated series, Kajko and Kokosz, based on the cult comic book by Janusz Christa. The premiere is planned for…
11-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: Magnesia

GDYNIA: Maciej Bochniak’s Magnesia, which is a combination of detective story, comedy and western, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, taking place online 8 –…
11-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: Sweat

GDYNIA: The new drama from Magnus von Horn, Sweat, a Polish/Swedish coproduction, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, taking place online 8 – 12 December…
09-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: Amateurs

GDYNIA: Amateurs, the feature debut from Iwona Siekierzyńska, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, taking place online 8 – 12 December 2020.
09-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: 25 Years of Innocence

WARSAW: Jan Holoubek's drama 25 Years of Innocence / 25 lat niewinności, following the real tragic story of Tomasz Komenda, a man who served 18 years in prison and was…
08-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: The Champion

GDYNIA: Maciej Barczewski's biopic The Champion / Mistrz, about Tadeusz „Teddy” Pietrzykowski, a boxer who won the title of the champion of the German concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, screens in the…
08-12-2020

GRANTS: Poland Supports Eight Feature Films

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute supported eight feature film productions with over 23.6 m PLN / 5.2 m EUR during the third and last session of funding in 2020.
07-12-2020