Life for a Life project has successful launch

The Polish film A Life for a Life, which tell the stories of courageous Poles who gave their lives to help Jews during World War II, had a successful launch…
12-12-2007

Christopher Doyle winds up Warsaw shoot

Australian cinematographer Christopher Doyle has completed shooting in Warsaw of the Polish political thriller Warsaw Dark, based on the murder of former Minister of Sport Jacek Dębski, one of the…
12-12-2007

Katyn to get international premiere in Berlin

Andrzej Wajda's latest film, Katyń, a highly personal view of the massacre of 20,000 Polish officers in the Soviet Union during World War II, is set to premiere at the…
12-12-2007

TVP launches station aimed at Belarus

Polish public broadcaster Telewizja Polska (www.tvp.pl) on Dec. 10 launched its first foreign station, Belsat, which offers three hours of news, cultural programs and entertainment programming daily by satellite in…
09-12-2007

Polish film Warrior wins Grand Prix in Canton, China

The Polish film Warrior (Wojowik) by Jacek Blawut won the Grand Prix at the Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival in Canton, China, which ended Dec. 8. The jury awarded with…
09-12-2007

Battle over financing Polish public media

A battle is brewing in Poland over the best way to finance public broadcasting. A parliamentary commission has been looking into the matter after the new government of Prime Minister…
06-12-2007

TVN leads for first time in audience share

Private Polish broadcaster TVN captured the top audience share in November for the sought-after 16-49 age group for the first time in its history.
06-12-2007

Polish distributors awarded by Plus Camerimage

International Film Festival Plus Camerimage wouldn't be able to celebrate its 15th edition without the support of Polish distributors. On the official Camerimage website, festival organizers note how over the…
02-12-2007

Polish Film School celebrates 50 years

The Polish Film School is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with a series of gala events including special screenings at the Plus Camerimage Festival in Łodź and the release…
29-11-2007

Rise in Polish ad market boosted by Internet sales

Poland's advertising market rose by 12.7% to 4.48 billion zloties (1.3 billion euros) in the first nine months of 2007 with the highest growth in the Internet segment, according to…
25-11-2007

ITI reports improved nine-month results

ITI Group reported consolidated nine-month revenues up 33.1% over the same period in 2006 to 318.6 million euros, driven by the performance of TVN Group.
25-11-2007

First projects from Polish Script Laboratory picked up for production

A project organised by the Polish Filmmakers Association to help young scriptwriters and directors make their debuts in the film industry, Script Laboratory, is beginning to bear fruit. System, written…
22-11-2007

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