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…

Kids Kino.Lab Announces 2019/2020 Participants

WARSAW: The 4th edition of the international script development programme Kids Kino.Lab, formerly known as Kids Film.Pro, has announced its tutors and participants in advance of its first session of…

GRANTS: Poland Supports Five Minority Coproductions

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute gave 2.7 m PLN / 630,014 EUR in minority international coproduction funding to five international projects.

Roman Polański Coming to Poland for 24th CINERGIA Cinema Forum

LODŹ: Oscar winner Roman Polański will be the guest of the closing gala of the 24th European Cinema Forum CINERGIA, despite skipping Venice, where the inclusion of his film An…

Magnus von Horn’s Sweat Picked Up by New Europe Film Sales

WARSAW: An upcoming drama from Magnus von Horn Sweat was picked up by Jan Naszewski’s Warsaw-based sales outlet New Europe Film Sales, that will manage world sales for the title.…

Canal+ Polska Buys Kino Świat

WARSAW: The Pay TV channel Canal+ Polska has purchased 70 percent of Polish film distributor Kino Świat.

Polish/Czech Pleasure Principle Sold to ZDF

WARSAW: Beta Film has sold the Polish/Czech TV series The Pleasure Principle directed by Dariusz Jablonski to ZDF to be broadcast on ARTE.

Prizes and Distinctions 7th EMIGRA 2019

International jury in the including Bożena Intrator (USA), Dr Małgorzata Przedpełska-Bieniek, Liliana Komorowska (Canada), Krzysztof Magowski, Janusz Dymek, Piotr Latałło (USA), Romuald Mieczkowski (Lithuania) chose from 42 films from around…

Kino Polska TV Moves into Feature Film Production

WARSAW: Kino Polska TV is launching a production unit with plans for five feature films already in the works.

Discovery, TVN and Cyfrowy Polsat to Launch Joint VoD Service

WARSAW: Discovery and Cyfrowy Polsat have signed a joint venture agreement to create a joint VoD platform that will offer productions of TVN Group, Telewizja Polsat and external entities. The…

Corpus Christi Picked Up for North America

WARSAW: Jan Naszewski’s New Europe Film Sales announced that Film Movement acquired North American rights to Jan Komasa’s drama Corpus Christi. The film is Poland’s Oscar entry.

FNE at EMiGRA Film Festival: Polish Filmmaker on Emigration

WARSAW: The 7th EMiGRA Film Festival takes place from 24 to 27 October in Warsaw, organised by the Mazovia Culture Institute. The festival's Artistic Director Agata Lewandowski and Programme Curator…

Programme of the 7th EMiGRA Festival

24th October, Thursday – 18.00-20.00The Mazovia Institute of Culture– Elektoralna 12 EMiGRA – LITERATURE 18.00-20.00Emigration – Double identity – meeting with the writer Manuela Gretkowska and Brygida Helbig-Mischewski – Polish…

FNE at CentEast Warsaw 2019: Inner Wars

WARSAW: A French/Ukrainian documentary about women soldiers, directed by Masha Kondakova, was shown at a special works-in-progress showcase hosted during CentEast Warsaw Market at the 35th Warsaw International Film Festival.

FNE at CentEast Warsaw 2019: Masters of the Planet

WARSAW: Piotr Chrzan’s new dark comedy Masters of the Planet was presented at a special works-in-progress showcase hosted during the CentEast Warsaw Market at the 35th Warsaw International Film Festival,…

FESTIVALS: Camerimage 2019 Announces Competition Films

WARSAW: The USA and Poland dominate the main competition of the Polish festival dedicated to the art of the cinematographer Camerimage, which will take place 9 – 16 November 2019…

FNE at Warsaw IFF 2019: Georgia's Shindisi Wins Grand Prix at 35th Warsaw Film Festival

WARSAW: The Grand Prix of the 35th Warsaw Film Festival went to Georgia's Oscar submission Shindisi directed by Dito Tsintsadze at the closing ceremony on 20 October 2019.

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2019: Emerging Producer Łukasz Długołęcki

ŁÓDŹ: Łukasz Długołęcki from NUR has been selected to participate in the 2020 Emerging Producers programme for documentary film producers, which kicks off at the 23rd edition of the Ji.hlava…