Poland’s Helios Cinemas Withdraws COVID-19 Vaccination Status from Tickets After Public Outcry

WARSAW: Poland’s Helios cinema network owned by Agora has eliminated its new COVID-19 ticketing system, which indicated the guest's vaccination status, following a public outcry.
07-07-2021

PRODUCTION: Polish Director Anna Kazejak Enters Postproduction with Fucking Bornholm

WARSAW: Anna Kazejak has finished shooting her new comedy/drama Fucking Bornholm, starring Agnieszka Grochowska and Maciej Stuhr. The project will be presented in the prestigious New Horizons' Polish Days Goes…
30-06-2021

Kill It and Leave This Town Wins Polish Eagles for Best Film

WARSAW: Kill It and Leave This Town by Mariusz Wilczyński has won the Eagles for best film, best sound and best music at the Polish Film Awards. However, the biopic…
23-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Maria Sadowska Shoots Romantic Comedy Commissioned by Polsat Group

WARSAW: Polish director Maria Sadowska is currently shooting her new romantic comedy Love on the Front Page / Miłość na pierwszą stronę, which was commissioned by Polsat Group and is…
16-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Polish Writer/Director Maciej Kawalski Shoots Dangerous Gentlemen

ZAKOPANE: Writer/director Maciej Kawalski is currently shooting his debut feature Dangerous Gentlemen, a costume crime drama starring Tomasz Kot, Marcin Dorociński, Andrzej Seweryn and Wojciech Mecwaldowski.
15-06-2021

Almost 3000 Titles Digitally Restored by Polish TVP

WARSAW: The Polish public broadcaster TVP has digitally restored almost 3,000 film and television productions. In addition, the company has digitalised as much as 1,000 km of film.
09-06-2021

FNE at Krakow FF 2021: Prize Winners Announced

KRAKOW: Walk with Angels by Tomasz Wysokiński received the Golden Hobby-Horse and a recommendation for the European Film Award at the 61st Krakow Film Festival, which took place in a…
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Irish/Polish Coproduction Wolf to Be Released in December 2021

WARSAW: The Irish/Polish coproduction Wolf by Nathalie Biancheri and starring George MacKay and Lily-Rose Depp will be released by Focus Features in the USA on 3 December 2021. The film…
03-06-2021

Projects from FNE Partner Countries at EKRAN+ 2021

WARSAW: Three projects from Poland and one each from Croatia, Lithuania and Hungary are among the nine projects selected from 85 submitted for the 2021 edition of the European training…
27-05-2021

Helios Chain Reopens Cinemas in Poland

WARSAW: The Helios multiplex cinema chain reopened its cinemas on 21 May 2021, while other key players, Multikino and Cinema City, take more time to reopen.
24-05-2021

FESTIVALS: Kids Kino IFF 2021 Announces Dates for Hybrid Edition

WARSAW: The 8th Kids Kino IFF will take place again this year in a hybrid format, but it will expand its duration. It will screen in 20 Polish towns from…
20-05-2021

PRODUCTION: Netflix Commissions Two Sequels of Polish Erotic Thriller 365 Days

WARSAW: Netflix has announced the start of production on the second and third part of the film 365 Days, based on the trilogy by Blanka Lipińska. Barbara Białowąs and Tomasz…
19-05-2021

Poland to Reopen Cinemas Earlier than Planned

WARSAW: Poland will reopen cinemas, theatres, philharmonic halls and cultural institutions on 21 May 2021, earlier than previously expected, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has announced. The decision has been made…
13-05-2021

PRODUCTION: Comedy Detective Bruno Starts Shooting in Warsaw

WARSAW: Detective Bruno / Detektyw Bruno, a comedy directed by Mariusz Palej and Magdalena Nieć, and starring Piotr Głowacki, is currently shooting in Warsaw.
13-05-2021

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…
07-05-2021

Piotr Domalewski’s Polish/Irish I Never Cry to Be Released in UK and Ireland in July 2021

WARSAW: The coming-of-age drama I Never Cry / Jak najdalej stąd by Piotr Domalewski will be theatrically released in the UK and Ireland starting 23 July 2021.
07-05-2021

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