FNE Market Analysis 2019: POLAND

WARSAW: Polish cinema noted a very good year 2019 with record-breaking box office results, international success for feature films and an Academy Award nomination for Corpus Christi by Jan Komasa…
17-03-2020

Cinemas In Poland Closed Due To Coronavirus

WARSAW: Polish government has decided to suspend the functioning of cinemas from 12 till 25 March 2020. To date, 47 cases of COVID-19 infection have been confirmed across the country.
12-03-2020

Polish Film Festival Restores Position of Artistic Director

GDYNIA: The position of Artistic Director of the Gdynia PFF has been restored after a controversy over the organisation of the event at the end of last year’s edition. The…
05-03-2020

Corpus Christi Sold to Arab Countries

WARSAW: Jan Komasa’s Corpus Christi was sold by New Europe Film Sales to MAD Solutions for Arab countries distribution. The film has already been sold to more than 50 territories…
04-03-2020

Corpus Christi Dominates Polish Eagles 2020

WARSAW: Jan Komasa’s Academy Award nominated drama Corpus Christi won 10 prizes at the Polish Film Awards - The Eagles, including Best Film, Best Director and Best Script.
03-03-2020

PRODUCTION: Letitia Wright to Star in Agnieszka Smoczyńska’s English-language Debut

WARSAW: Agnieszka Smoczyńska is working on her English-language debut. Set in Great Britain in the 1980s, the film The Silent Twins is inspired by the story of twins who communicated…
28-02-2020

Maja Komorowska to Receive Polish Eagle Lifetime Achievement Award

WARSAW: The Polish Film Academy has announced that this year's recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award will be the legendary Polish actress Maja Komorowska. The Polish Eagles 2020 gala will…
27-02-2020

PRODUCTION: Aleksandra Trepińska Begins Production on Other People

WARSAW: Other People, a Warner Bros.- Madants coporoduction, will be the debut for director Aleksandra Trepińska. The film is based on a bestselling novel and is made with the support…
26-02-2020

Poland, Latvia and Czech Republic Compete for Cartoon Movie's Producer of the Year

BORDEAUX: Three CEE production companies are competing for Cartoon Movie’s European Producer of the Year.
26-02-2020

Films Boutique Presents Agnieszka Holland’s Charlatan in Berlin

BERLIN: Agnieszka Holland’s Charlatan will have its world premiere and receive four screenings at the Berlinale, on 27, 28 and 29 February 2020.
26-02-2020

Polish Cash Rebate Scheme Supports 30 Projects With 13.2 m EUR

WARSAW: In the first year of operation of the production support cash rebate system, the Polish Film Institute awarded over 13.2 m EUR / 57 m PLN to support 30…
25-02-2020

Oscar Nominee Corpus Christi Opens in North America

WARSAW: The biggest Polish distribution success of 2019, the Oscar-nominated drama Corpus Christi from Jan Komasa, has been sold to over 50 territories including the UK, Scandinavia, France, Russia and…
24-02-2020

PRODUCTION: Katarzyna Klimkiewicz Completes Filming on Kalina Jędrusik Biopic

WARSAW: Katarzyna Klimkiewicz has finished shooting a biopic on Kalina Jędrusik, the iconic Polish actress and singer dubbed the Polish Marilyn Monroe. The film received support from the Mazovia Warsaw…
22-02-2020

FNE at Berlinale 2020: Polish Film in Berlin

Polish Cinema Stand during the Berlin's EFM Gropius Bau (stand #163) - The Polish Film Institute invites producers and filmmakers to use this stand during the European Film Market.
22-02-2020

BOX OFFICE: Polish Erotic Crime Thriller Tops Box Office

WARSAW: 365 Days directed by Barbara Białowąs and Tomasz Mandes has got 1.25 m admissions since its opening on 7 February 2020. The erotic thriller is based on a bestselling…
21-02-2020

FNE at Berlinale 2020: 14th ScripTeast Presents Participants of Berlinale Session

WARSAW: The 14th edition of ScripTeast, the project-based training and development programme for professional screenwriters from Central and Eastern Europe, will hold a stationary session of its 2019-2020 edition during…
19-02-2020

OBITUARY: Polish Director Jerzy Gruza

WARSAW: Polish theatre and television director Jerzy Gruza, creator of many programmes and series, including Forty-year-old / Czterdziestolatek and Civil War / Wojna domowa, died on 16 February 2020 at…
17-02-2020

PRODUCTION: Irish/Polish Coproduction Starring George MacKay and Lily-Rose Depp In Production

WARSAW: The Irish/Polish coproduction Wolf, directed by Nathalie Biancheri and starring George MacKay and Lily-Rose Depp, is set to start shooting in April 2020. Bankside Films manages the worldwide sales.
13-02-2020

Israeli/Polish/Colombian My Neighbor Adolf Picked Up By Beta Cinema

WARSAW: The Israeli/Polish/Colombian coproduction My Neighbor Adolf directed by Israeli director Leon Prudovsky has been acquired by German Beta Cinema while in production. The film stars David Hayman and Udo…
11-02-2020

Corpus Christi Dominates Polish Eagles Nominations 2020

WARSAW: Jan Komasa’s Academy Award nominated drama Corpus Christi received 15 nominations for the Polish Film Awards - The Eagles, announced on 5 February 2020. The nominations include Best Film,…
06-02-2020