FNE Oscar Watch 2024: Poland Selects The Peasants as Oscar Candidate

WARSAW: The Peasants / Chłopi directed by DK Welchman (aka Dorota Kobiela) and Hugh Welchman has been selected as Poland’s candidate for the 96th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and…

FNE at Gdynia Polish Film Festival 2023: Prize Winners

GDYNIA: The 48th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia, which took place 18 – 23 September 2023, awarded its top prize of Golden Lion for Best Film to Paweł Maślona’s new…

Register for Free Webinar Go East! The International Potential of the Regional Animated Productions

WARSAW: The webinar Go East! The International Potential of the Regional Animated Productions will be held on Zoom on 14 September 2023, 11:00 – 12:00. The webinar is organised by…

FESTIVALS: Films from Munk Studio at KINO 2023 Festival on TVN Fabuła

WARSAW: Selected short productions of Munk Studio SFP are presented in a special evening programme within the 4th edition of the KINO 2023 Film Festival. The festival is running from…

FESTIVALS: Munk Studio Productions Dominate 15th Solanin Film Festival 2023

WARSAW: The 15th edition of the Solanin Film Festival was dominated by Munk Studio's productions made as part of the First Documentary and Thirty Minutes programmes, addressed to young artists.

Polish Film Community Resumes Protest for Internet Royalties Implementation

WARSAW: In an open letter sent to the Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, representatives of the Polish film community are protesting against the statements of Minister of Digitalisation Janusz Cieszyński,…

FESTIVALS: The Delinquents Wins mBank New Horizons IFF 2023

WROCŁAW: Rodrigo Moreno’s drama The Delinquents received the Grand Prix at the 23rd mBank New Horizons International Film Festival held in Wrocław 20 - 30 July 2023.

FNE Podcast: Weronika Czołnowska: Head of Industry, New Horizons IFF

WROCLAW: FNE spoke to Weronika Czołnowska, head of industry of the New Horizons IFF, about the general goals and activities of the Polish Days industry platform in 2023. The biggest…

FESTIVALS: Gdynia Film Festival 2023 Announces Lineup

GDYNIA: Sixteen films will compete for the Golden and Silver Lions in the Main Competition of the 48th Polish Film Festival, which will be held 18 – 23 September 2023.

New Horizons Studio+ 2023 Announces Winners

WROCLAW: The 14th edition of New Horizons Studio+ has announced the winners of its pitching contest. The event consisting of workshops and lectures took place 20 – 23 July 2023…

FESTIVALS: Films from Munk SFP Studio in New Horizons 2023 Programme

WROCŁAW: Beautiful Flower Meadow by Emi Buchwald and Bread and Salt by Damian Kocur, both produced by Munk SFP Studio, have been included in the programme of the 23rd mBank…

FNE at mBank New Horizons IFF: Polish Days Pitchings

WROCŁAW: New films by Maciej Pieprzyca, Tadeusz Łysiak, Maciej Sobieszczański and Damian Kocur will be showcased at Polish Days 2023. The biggest industry event in Poland will be held in…

Polish Days 2023 Announces Selected Projects

WROCŁAW: New films by DK Welchman, Jan P. Matuszyński and Damian Kocur are among the projects selected for Polish Days 2023. The biggest industry event in Poland will be held…

Pop Up Film Residency Visegrad 2023 Kicks Off in Poland

WARSAW: Five participants from Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Czech Republic/Slovakia and Ukraine are taking part in the 3rd Pop Up Film Residency Visegrad, which started in Poland.

EXCLUSIVE: New Sales for Agnieszka Holland’s The Green Border

WARSAW: Films Boutique has signed new distribution deals for Agnieszka Holland’s feature film The Green Border with Spain, Austria, the Baltics, Iceland and Hungary after the project was showcased in…

Young Horizons Industry Opens New Chapter and Announces Official Selection 2023

WARSAW: The 7th edition of Young Horizons Industry (former Kids Kino Industry) will showcase 26 projects from 4 to 6 October 2023. The international coproduction forum will be held on-site…

Polish Screenwriters Protest for Internet Royalties Implementation

WARSAW: Polish film screenwriters have staged a united protest, demanding the implementation of internet royalties as a fair compensation standard for creative contributions to online film distribution.

Poland Still Awaits Copyright Directive

WARSAW: SPF ZAPA has marked two years of delay for the Polish government to introduce an EU mandated Copyright Directive that would ensure that creators are paid royalties from streaming…

FESTIVALS: Krakow Film Festival 2023 Announces Winners

KRAKOW: The 63rd edition of the Krakow Film Festival wrapped on 4 June 2023. Here is the full list of winners of the competition sections as well as the industry…

PRODUCTION: Jesse Eisenberg Shoots A Real Pain Starring Himself and Kieran Culkin in Poland

WARSAW: Jesse Eisenberg and Kieran Culkin play two cousins discovering their Polish roots in A Real Pain directed by Eisenberg. Polish Extreme Emotions is coproducing.