OBITUARY: Polish Producer Piotr Woźniak-Starak

WARSAW: The accomplished Polish film producer Piotr Woźniak-Starak, co-owner of Watchout Studio, died tragically on 18 August 2019 in a boating accident. He was 39 years old.
23-08-2019

Seven Projects Receive Support Within New Polish Cash Rebate Scheme

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute has signed contracts with producers of seven projects since the introduction of the 30% cash rebate scheme for audiovisual production in Poland this year.
21-08-2019

Polish nc+ Takes Majority Stake in Kino Świat

WARSAW: Polish Pay TV platform nc+ will become the distributor of the catalogue of Kino Świat, by purchasing a 70% stake in the biggest film distributor in Poland.
19-08-2019

FNE at New Horizons IFF 2019: Polish Days Pitchings Present 10 New Projects

WROCŁAW: The 8th edition of Polish Days (25 July - 4 August 2019) within the New Horizons International Film Festival showcased ten new Polish projects presented at a special pitching…
06-08-2019

FNE at New Horizons IFF 2019: Bait Wins Grand Prize at 19th New Horizons IFF

WROCŁAW: The British drama Bait directed by Mark Jenkin won both the International Competition Grand Prize and the Audience Award at the 19th New Horizons International Film Festival. The festival…
05-08-2019

FNE at New Horizons IFF 2019: International Minority Coproductions at Polish Days Works in Progress

WROCŁAW: Eight Polish projects currently in production and postproduction were showcased during the last day of Polish Days, an industry event held at the New Horizons IFF. The list includes…
05-08-2019

FNE at New Horizons IFF: Polish Days Showcases Five New Polish Films

WROCŁAW: The 8th edition of Polish Days Completed Films (25 July-4 August 2019) within the New Horizons International Film Festival showcased five completed Polish projects including the new titles by…
01-08-2019

FNE at the 10th New Horizons Studio+: How to Fill the Marketing Gap?

WROCŁAW: The 10th edition of the New Horizons Studio+ launched on 27 July 2019 as part of the New Horizons International Film Festival. This international workshop is set to teach…
31-07-2019

FESTIVALS: The 9th Transatlantyk IFF Announces Winners

LODZ: German drama System Crasher directed by Nora Fingscheidt snagged the main Distribution Award in the New Cinema Competition of the 9th Transatlantyk International Film Festival. The festival took place…
22-07-2019

PRODUCTION: Władysław Pasikowski Shoots Dogs 3 Starring Bogusław Linda

WARSAW: Polish director Władysław Pasikowski is working on the 3rd instalment of his hit crime action series Dogs starring Bogusław Linda and Cezary Pazura. The premiere is planned for 2020.
16-07-2019

FESTIVALS: The 44th Gdynia Film Festival Announces Lineup

GDYNIA: A total of 16 films will compete in the main competition of the 44th Gdynia Film Festival, set to take place from 16 to 21 September 2019.
15-07-2019

FNE at Transatlantyk Icebreaker: Focus on Development

LODZ: The 3rd edition of the industry event Icebreaker, hosted by Transatlantyk Film Festival, focuses on development with key Polish film professionals sharing their experience both on preparation, legal and…
15-07-2019

FNE at New Horizons 2019: Polish Days Announces Lineup

WROCŁAW: Five complete films, eight works-in-progress and ten pitching projects will participate in the 19th New Horizons IFF's Polish Days programme. The festival takes place in Wrocław 25 July –…
10-07-2019

PRODUCTION: Katarzyna Rosłaniec Develops Polish/Swedish Coproduction Salt Lake

WARSAW: Berlinale Crystal Bear winning director Katarzyna Rosłaniec is in development with Salt Lake, a Polish/Swedish coproduction that has received funding from Creative Europe - MEDIA.
09-07-2019

Polish Film Institute Announces New Script Competition

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute announced a competition for a screenplay for a full-length feature film on any subject, with the main prize of 7,000 EUR / 30,000 PLN. The…
08-07-2019

FESTIVALS: Transatlantyk Festival Announces Lineup

ŁÓDŹ: The 9th Transatlantyk Festival will take place from 12 to 19 July 2019 in Łódź with a programme of over 200 films, including a selection of international premieres in…
05-07-2019

Warsaw Kids Forum Announces Projects

WARSAW: Warsaw Kids Film Forum, an international co-production forum for films and television series aimed at the children’s market, have selected 25 projects to be pitched at the third edition,…
02-07-2019

Alicja Grawon-Jaksik Named President of KIPA

WARSAW: The Polish Producers Alliance KIPA has elected Alicja Grawon-Jaksik as its new president.
27-06-2019

Animarkt Opens 2019 Applications

ŁÓDŹ: The fourth Animarkt Stop Motion Forum 2019 is accepting applications for its 2019 pitching session through 24 August 2019.
26-06-2019

Top International Film Professionals at New Europe Warsaw Sessions

WARSAW: Warsaw will host the 2nd edition of the New Europe Warsaw Sessions, a series of closed, exclusive meetings between promising directors from Poland and top representatives of the global…
21-06-2019