Magdalena Łazarkiewicz Shoots Polish/Czech/Slovak Coproduction Kajtek The Wizard

WROCŁAW: Shooting is underway for Kajtek The Wizard directed by Magdalena Łazarkiewicz. The film is a Polish/Czech/Slovak coproduction based on a novel by Janusz Korczak, a pedagogue and teacher whose…
02-06-2022

FNE at Krakow FF 2022: In Person KFF Industry Returns

KRAKOW: The first in person edition of KFF Industry since 2019 kicks off today, 30 May 2022, after two years of online and hybrid editions. KFF Industry is an accompanying…
30-05-2022 m

Patryk Vega in Development with Putin Biopic in English

WARSAW: Polish box office hit director Patryk Vega is planning a film biography of Vladimir Putin. The production with the working title The Vor in Law is expected to cost…
24-05-2022

Jacek Bromski Reelected as Polish Filmmakers Association President

WARSAW: Jacek Bromski has been re-elected as the head of the Polish Filmmakers Association. The director, screenwriter and producer has been running the association continuously since 1996.
24-05-2022

Phoenix Worldwide Picks Up Lech Majewski’s Brigitte Bardot Forever

CANNES: Phoenix Worldwide has picked up world sales excluding Poland and Italy to award winning director Lech Majewski’s film Brigitte Bardot Forever, which Phoenix will introduce to international buyers in…
20-05-2022

PRODUCTION: Netflix in Production with Polish Horror Hellhole

WARSAW: Hellhole, a new horror film from the creators of Nobody Sleeps In The Woods Tonight is in production. The premiere of the horror on the Netflix platform is scheduled…
18-05-2022

Polish Director Jerzy Skolimowski’s Cannes Competitor EO Scores French Sales

WARSAW: Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski’s EO, which will screen in Competition in Cannes (17-28 May 2022), has been acquired by French distributor ARP Selection. HanWay Films is handling worldwide sales.
17-05-2022

Polish MOMAKIN Launches StopMoLab

WARSAW: Poland-based company MOMAKIN has launched a new educational project StopMoLab, which includes workshops, talks, case studies, mentoring and lectures for beginner stop-motion animation creators. Some lectures will be open…
16-05-2022

Polish Filmmakers Association Increases Budget for 60 Minutes Programme

WARSAW: The Polish Filmmakers Association (SFP) has decided to increase the budget for films from the 60 Minutes Programme from 213,632 EUR / 1 m PLN to 267,045 EUR /…
12-05-2022

Urban Sales Picks up Polish/Chinese Long Animated Film Hug Me - The Movie

WARSAW: The Long animated film Hug Me - The Movie, the first long film by Polish visual artist Anna Błaszczyk, has been acquired by Urban Sales, which will showcase it…
09-05-2022

Kino Świat Names Urszula Piasecka as New CEO

WARSAW: Urszula Piasecka is the new CEO of the Polish film distributor Kino Świat, replacing Frederic Berardi.
09-05-2022

PRODUCTION: Canadian/Polish Drama Irena's Vow in Production

LUBLIN: Shooting is underway on Irena's Vow, a Canadian/Polish WWII drama directed by Louise Archambaul. The film is supported by the Polish Film Institute and the local government of Lublin,…
30-04-2022

FESTIVALS: Krakow Film Festival Announces 2022 Lineup

KRAKOW: The prestigious list of 15 documentaries eligible to compete in the Krakow Film Festival’s competition includes six productions from the CEE region. The 62nd Krakow Film Festival will be…
28-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Jerzy Skolimowski Speaks Out Against Cruelty to Animals in New Drama EO

WARSAW: Jerzy Skolimowski’s EO, which will screen in Competition in Cannes (17-28 May 2022), is dedicated to Robert Bresson, but it is not a remake of Au hasard Balthazar (1966).…
22-04-2022

CD Projekt Switches to Unreal Engine 5 for New Witcher Game

WARSAW: Polish CD Projekt has announced another project set in The Witcher game series universe. The company will use the Unreal Engine 5 technology, which is expected to become the…
19-04-2022

Netflix Commissions New Polish Feature Films

WARSAW: Netflix has announced 18 new Polish titles that are currently in production or set to premiere in 2022 and 2023, including nine Polish feature films and nine series.
14-04-2022

Kids Kino Industry 2022 Opens Call for Applications

WARSAW: The 6th edition of the international coproduction forum Kids Kino Industry, has launched its call for applications. The deadline is 31 May 2022.
14-04-2022

Polish Comedy on Netflix International Most Watched List

WARSAW: The Polish comedy How I Fell in Love with a Gangster by Maciej Kawulski is in the top 3 of the most streamed films on Netflix in Poland, Ukraine,…
12-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Sebastian Buttny in Postproduction with Polish/Hungarian Drama The Saint

WARSAW: Sebastian Buttny is currently in postproduction with his thriller The Saint / Święty, which is set in Poznań in the 80s. The film is a coproduction between Poland and…
08-04-2022

Poland in Top Ten of European Fiction Production Countries

STRASBOURG: Poland is number four in the top ten of fiction producing countries regarding the number of seasons, with 69 seasons in 2020 and an average of 46 seasons in…
08-04-2022