Lower Threshold for Polish Cash Rebate Opens the Door to More Regional Coproductions

WARSAW: One of the most significant measures instituted by the Polish Film Institute during the pandemic was the reduction of the threshold for Polish eligible costs for coproduction of feature…
06-05-2021

FESTIVALS: Krakow FF 2021 Set to Take Place in Hybrid Form

KRAKOW: The 61st edition of the Krakow Film Festival is set to take place in a hybrid form on 30 May - 6 June 2021, after a successful online edition…
05-05-2021

Roman Polański and Jerzy Skolimowski Develop New Drama

WARSAW: Roman Polański teams up with Jerzy Skolimowski almost 60 years after Knife in the Water (1962) for The Palace, which will be produced by Italy’s RAI Cinema and Eliseo…
04-05-2021

Poland Reopens Cinemas

WARSAW: The Polish government will allow open-air cinemas to reopen rom 15 May and all cinemas to be opened on 29 May 2021 with a capacity of up to 50%…
30-04-2021

Polish Film Institute Support During COVID-19 Pandemic

WARSAW: As Poland re-opens its economy after the third wave of COVID-19, the Polish industry is set to succeed due to the continuous support from the Polish Film Institute headed…
30-04-2021

Kids Kino Industry Opens Call for 2021 Edition

WARSAW: Submissions are now open for the 5th edition of Kids Kino Industry, the industry segment of the Kids Kino IFF, which will take place 29 September - 2 October…
21-04-2021

Focus Feature Picks Up British/Polish Coproduction Silent Twins

WARSAW: Focus Features will manage worldwide rights to Polish director Agnieszka Smoczynska’s English-language debut Silent Twins, starring Letitia Wright and Tamara Lawrance. This British/Polish coproduction involving Poland’s Madants wrapped shooting…
19-04-2021

Netflix Announces Polish Commissions

WARSAW: Netflix has announced the production of three new Polish original series and premieres of three Polish films in 2022.
30-03-2021

FNE Podcast: SOFA School of Film Advancement : Nikolaj Nikitin, Oliver Baumgarten and Irena Gruca-Rozbicka CREW UNITED POLSKA

WARSAW: SOFA School of Film Advancement helmers Nikolaj Nikitin and Oliver Baumgarten speak to Irena Gruca-Rozbicka (SOFA 2019/2020) about the launch of her project CREW UNITED POLSKA and how the…
25-03-2021

Kids Kino Industry Addresses Digital Distribution

WARSAW: Kids Kino Industry, which has been holding a year-long series of free monthly webinars, will look at the topic of the digital transformation in distribution through virtual cinemas and…
19-03-2021

British Reality Show I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! To Shoot in Polish Castle

WARSAW: Producers of the British reality show I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! are in negotiations to secure a Polish castle for shooting international versions of the…
17-03-2021

Films from FNE Partner Countries Score Nods at 93rd Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES: Romanian majority coproduction collective by Alexander Nanau nabs two nominations at the 93rd Academy Awards in the Documentary Feature and International Feature categories. Bosnian majority coproduction Quo Vadis,…
16-03-2021

Cinemas in Poland Close Again

WARSAW: The Polish Government has announced that cinemas in the Mazowieckie and Lubuskie regions will be closed again on 15 March 2021, along with theatres, hotels and restaurants. The same…
15-03-2021

One Eyed Films Picks Up Ukrainian/Polish War Drama

WARSAW: The London-based sales agency One Eyed Films has announced its acquisition of Carol of the Bells, a Ukrainian/Polish coproduction set around WWII.
05-03-2021

PRODUCTION: Polish Director Paweł Maślona In Development With Kościuszko Biopic

WARSAW: Paweł Maślona, director of the award-winning Panic Attack, is in development with a film about the Polish war hero Tadeusz Kościuszko, under the working title Scarborn.
05-03-2021

DOC LAB POLAND Selects 21 Projects

WARSAW: The 2021 edition of DOC LAB POLAND, organised by the Wladyslaw Slesicki Film Foundation, will present 21 projects in two industry sections. The first session in 2021 will be…
05-03-2021

PRODUCTION: First Polish/Indian Coproduction No Means No Opens Door To Indian Market

WARSAW: The Indian/Polish thriller directed Vikash Verma has entered the post production stage. While servicing Indian productions shooting in Poland as well as across central and eastern Europe has become…
01-03-2021

New Horizons IFF Launches VOD Platform

WARSAW: The New Horizons IFF will launch New Horizons VOD in Poland on 26 February 2021 at nowehoryzonty.pl/vod. The platform is aimed at fans of film festivals and films awarded…
24-02-2021

Poland Proposes Advertising Revenues Levy

WARSAW: The Polish government has proposed a levy on advertising revenues aimed mainly at multinationals operating in Poland that pay only a small fraction of their revenues in the form…
22-02-2021

FESTIVALS: New Horizons IFF Announces New Dates

WARSAW: The 21st edition of New Horizons IFF has moved its 2021 dates to 12 – 22 August. The festival, which traditionally takes place in July, made the decision after…
22-02-2021