Polsat Cyfrowy IPO could raise 1bn zloty

Polish pay-TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat will offer up to 75 million shares in an initial public offering set for May that could raise more than 1 billion zloty (€289.7 million).It…
10-04-2008

Polish classics available for download

The Polish Film School says it is making available some Polish film classics through the use of new technologies.
09-04-2008

Krakow selects international competitors

Organizers of the 48th Krakow Film Festival announced on Wednesday (April 9) the selections for international competition at the event. One of the most popular film festivals in Poland will…
09-04-2008

ITI Group 2007 revenue rises 36.3 percent

ITI Holdings SA reported on Tuesday financial results for 2007 that showed consolidated revenue rose 36.3% over the previous year, driven mainly by operations by its flagship TVN Group. Revenue…
08-04-2008

TVN reports March rise in audience share

Polish private broadcaster TVN Group reports its aggregate all-day nationwide audience share rose to 24% in March from 22.2% in the same month in 2007, while prime-time audience rose to…
07-04-2008

New website on Polish film production

An online database of Polish movie production information, launched by the Polish Filmmakers Association (www.sfp.org.pl) with financing from the Polish Film Institute (www.pisf.pl), has become an instant hit for producers…
06-04-2008

Shooting in progress for Grand Hotel

Shooting is under way in Warsaw for Grand Hotel, a situation comedy produced by Figaro Film Production Ltd. and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, which has the makings to…
02-04-2008

Polsat Cyfrowy plans April IPO

Polish pay-TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat, which has delayed a listing on the Warsaw Stock Exchange twice due to turbulent market conditions, will hold its initial public offering later this month,…
01-04-2008

Polish films at Imperial War Museum

The Imperial War Museum in London has opened a second exhibition of Polish firms and documentaries as part of a unique program called "Polish Paths to Freedom." The current segment…
01-04-2008

Days of Polish Film inaugurated in Ukraine

A memorandum on cooperation signed in March between Poland and Ukraine is yielding swift results. A series of Polish films representative of several generations of filmmakers is being screened this…
31-03-2008

Polish filmmakers defend TV license fee

A group of Polish artists, including filmmakers Andrzej Wajda, Krzysztof Zanussi and Agnieszka Holland, wants Prime Minister Donald Tusk to drop government plans to abolish the radio and TV license…
27-03-2008

Polish scriptwriter wins international competition

Michał Rogalski is the winner of the Polish edition of the International Hartley-Merrill Script Competition, run by the Andrzej Wajda film school. His script for Summer Solstice was selected out…
25-03-2008

Tribute to Pola Negri in Lodz

The Museum of Cinematography in Lodz is hosting an exhibition of posters, photos and other memorabilia of Pola Negri, the Polish-born international star from film's early days. Along with Polish…
17-03-2008

Poland inaugurates new program for debut directors

Polish authorities have launched a new program to help young filmmakers get a crucial boost at the beginning of their careers:.the "Youth and Film" Studio, named after Andrzej Munk, a…
16-03-2008

Katyn to screen in Moscow today

Katyń, renowned Polish director Andrzej Wajda's film about the massacre of over 20,000 Polish officers in the Soviet Union in 1940, will be screened in Moscow today through Wednesday for…
16-03-2008

World War II film review in Warsaw

The Museum of Polish History is holding a review of 21 documentaries relating to various aspects of World War II. Polish radio quoted a museum spokesman as saying the festival…
13-03-2008

Tricks takes yet another prize

Tricks by Polish director Andrzej Jakimowski has won the Knight Grand Jury Prize for best foreign film at the Miami Film Festival, Polish Radio's external service reported. Released in 2007,…
12-03-2008

Latest Ken Loach film opens in Poland

The latest film by Ken Loach, It's a Free World, about the exploitation of Poles and other immigrant workers in the UK, has opened in Poland. The film was shot…
12-03-2008

Trials in Poland for digital mobile TV

Trial broadcasts of 12 programmes from public broadcaster TVP and private broadcasters TVN and Polsat are under way in Warsaw, according to the Krakow-based research and consulting firm PMR Ltd.…
11-03-2008

Polish government to drop radio-TV license fees

The Polish government has announced plans to discontinue compulsory television and radio licence fees. The ruling centre-right Civic Platform party had said it favoured the move last autumn when it…
09-03-2008