List of nominees for Polish Eagles

Here is a list of the nominees announced Monday for the 11th edition of the Polish Eagles.
04-02-2008

Poland picks up four television awards

Poland's TVP won awards for all four films it submitted in the prestigious television program competition New York Festivals 2008. TVP picked up two golden medals and two bronze medals…
03-02-2008

Nominations for Polish Eagles to be announced Monday

Final preparations are under way for the 2008 edition of the Polish Film Awards, the country's equivalent of the Oscars. Nominations for Eagles in 15 categories will be announced on…
31-01-2008

Wajda to start shooting new film

Polish film icon Andrzej Wajda, whose film Katyn has been nominated for an Academy Award, will start shooting in May or June a film based on "Tatarak," a story by…
30-01-2008

Competition launched for new Solidarity film

The European Solidarity Centre and the Polish Film Institute have launched an open competition for a script about the Solidarity movement and its international impact. The prize for the winning…
29-01-2008

Time to Die travels to US, Europe

Dorota Kędzierzawska's and Arthur Reinhart's newest film Time to Die is being showcased this week at its fourth international film festival in a month. The film will have three showings…
28-01-2008

Saviours Square wins top honours in Trieste

Saviour's Square (Plac Zbawiciela), a contemporary Polish drama by Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze, took top honours at the Trieste International Film Festival which closed Thursday (Jan. 24). The jury…
24-01-2008

International shoot about Russian dissident starts in Poland

Within the Whirlwind, an international production directed by Oscar laureate Marleen Gorris, began shooting Jan. 24 in Poland. The movie's screenplay is based on the bestselling autobiography of famous Russian…
24-01-2008

Krakow introduces Regional Film Funds concept

Krakow is hosting the first international congress devoted to Regional Film Funds in Poland today and tomorrow (Jan. 24-25). The National Chamber of Audiovisual Producers (KIPA) and the Polish Film…
23-01-2008

Katyn gains Oscar nomination (update)

Katyń, a personal odyssey for famed Polish director Andrzej Wajda about the massacre of 20,000 Polish officers and citizens during World War II, has captured one of the five nominations…
22-01-2008

New film about murdered pro-Solidarity priest

Filming is under way for a biopic about Jerzy Popiełuszko, the popular pro-Solidarity priest who was murdered by Poland's communist secret police in 1984. Agnieszka Holland's To Kill a Priest…
22-01-2008

Katyn gains Oscar nomination

Katyń, a personal odyssey for famed Polish director Andrzej Wajda about the massacre of 20,000 Polish officers during World War II, has captured one of the five nominations for an…
21-01-2008

Polish Film Institute hands out first of new annual awards

The Polish Film Institute handed out the first of what will become annual awards for professionals involved in various segments of the film industry at a gala ceremony Monday night…
21-01-2008

Polish Film Institute establishes new awards

The Polish Film Institute has created a series awards for professionals involved in various segments of the film industry. The prizes were presented at a gala tonight organised with the…
20-01-2008

Three Polish films short-listed for Oscars

Andrzej Wajda's Katyń, Marcel Łoziński's short film If It Happens and Peter and the Wolf, an animated film directed by Suzy Templeton, are on the official "short list" of films…
20-01-2008

HDTV catching on in Central Europe (update)

High-definition television, or HDTV, is beginning to catch on in Central Europe, with Poland the clear leader in embracing the new technology. All of Poland's leading broadcasters are either testing…
19-12-2007

Polish filmmakers take stand on TV subscription fees

Jacek Bromski was re-elected president of the Association of Polish Filmmakers for a third term at a general meeting of the association on Dec. 15. Bromski has been holding this…
18-12-2007

Polish doc gains fame abroad (update)

{mosimage}A film about a true Polish adventure story, In Search of a Legend, won the best film award Monday at the SportFilmFestival in Palermo, Sicily. The film, about six young…
16-12-2007

EU finds too many commercials on Polish television

The European Commission is calling on Polish broadcasters to cut back on commercial time. Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza reports new research shows that some EU members are exceeding the 12-minute-per-hour…
16-12-2007

New website promotes Lodz as film center

A new Polish website has been launched to promote Łódź as an ideal place for filmmakers. The creators hope the website, called Action!Lodz (www.actionlodz.com), will bring new productions to the…
13-12-2007