Poland wins its first Emmy

The live-action fairy tale The Magic Tree by Andrzej Maleszka, produced by Polish public broadcaster TVP SA, has become the first Polish winner of an International Emmy.
20-11-2007

New 3D technology comes to Central Europe

{mosimage}Dolby Laboratories Inc. came to Poland Thursday to unveil its 3D digital cinema system, which is being made available in 75 screens in 12 countries in time for the world…
15-11-2007

Polish political thriller production launches in Warsaw

Shooting began Nov. 12 on a new Polish political thriller, Warsaw Dark, after renowned Australian cinematographer Christopher Doyle got interested in the story and pushed production forward from its original…
14-11-2007

Polish films return to Cuba

For the first time in nearly two decades, Polish films will once again be seen in Cuba. Seven Polish films that have been made in the past four years will…
14-11-2007

TVP files suit to end online illegal broadcasting

Polish public television TVP S.A. is suing a Polish website for what it describes as illegal Internet retransmission of some of its most popular shows.
14-11-2007

Big changes ahead for Polish public broadcaster

Poland's new government plans major changes in both the structure and financing of Polish public television. Prime Minister-designate Donald Tusk said in an interview in the daily "Dziennik" that his…
11-11-2007

Young Polish producer taps Internet to finance film

The hunt for funding is one of the biggest issues in the film industries of Central Europe. But an ambitious young Polish director-producer has found a unique way to raise…
11-11-2007

TVN net revenues up 38 percent in 3Q

Poland's TVN Group, part of the ITI media holding, reports third-quarter net revenues increased by 38% over the same period in 2006 to 297 million zloty (€81.9 million). The company…
08-11-2007

Launch of new Polish TV channel aimed at Belarus set for Dec. 10

Public broadcaster TVP (www.tvp.pl) is completing preparations for the launch Dec. 10 of its first foreign channel, TV Belarus. TV Belarus will beam by satellite 15 hours of daily independent…
06-11-2007

Five ITI entities considered Superbrands in Poland

Five entities in the ITI media group -- Multikino, TVN, TVN24, TVN Style and Onet.pl -- are among Poland's top brands, according to an independent Brand Council consisting of marketing,…
05-11-2007

Student movie festival launches in Warsaw

Only a couple of days after the closing of the Warsaw International Film Fest, the capital is hosting another movie event. The Worldwide Festival of Student Movies, called Young Frames,…
25-10-2007

TVP SA program nominated for International Emmy

"The Magic Tree" by Andrzej Maleszka, produced by Polish public broadcaster TVP SA, has been nominated for an International Emmy in the Children and Youth category.
14-10-2007

CentEast Market draws 200 film professionals

Some 200 film professionals are expected to attend the third CentEast Market, a specialised market for films from Central and Eastern Europe to be held during the 22nd Warsaw International…
09-10-2007

Warsaw Film Festival to screen 190 films from 55 countries

Some 190 films from 55 countries will be screened at the 23rd Warsaw Film Festival which gets under way next week. Some of the latest films worldwide are included in…
03-10-2007

Second edition of ScripTeast begins next week

The second edition of ScripTeast, an innovative training program for budding scriptwriters designed to help promote their work in the international film market, will be held next week at the…
02-10-2007

A new distributor on the Polish film market

On Nov. 7, a new national distributor, the Polish Film Foundation, formally begins operations by introducing to domestic cinemas 40 copies of Twist of Fate (Korowód) by director Jerzy Stuhr.
27-09-2007

Poland creates regional film funds

Poland is in the process of creating regional film funds to better support film productions that are thematically connected with the region. By January 2008, there will be six such…
26-09-2007

Opening weekend of Katyn attracts 265,000 viewers

Katyń, Andrzej Wajda's long-awaited film about one of the most tragic events in Polish history, attracted 265,000 viewers in its first weekend on Polish screens
25-09-2007

Polsat seeks IPO of its satellite TV unit

Polish commercial broadcaster Polsat SA has filed papers with financial regulators to carry out an initial public offering of its satellite TV unit Polsat Cyfrowy that analysts believe could be…
25-09-2007

Wajda film Katyn to represent Poland at Academy Awards

Andrzej Wajda's powerful film Katyń will represent Poland at the Academy Awards, according to a special committee of film professionals that chose the film this weekend from 16 candidates.
23-09-2007