OBITUARY: Polish Actor Jan Nowicki

WARSAW: Acclaimed Polish veteran actor Jan Nowicki passed away at 83.

Netflix to Pay for Clicks in Poland

WARSAW: While Poland is waiting for statutory solutions allowing for the payment of royalties to the creators of productions for their views on streaming services, Netflix is introducing a pilot…

PRODUCTION: Doc on Polish Football Player Robert Lewandowski to Hit Amazon Prime in 2023

WARSAW: The first documentary about Robert Lewandowski, one of the greatest strikers in the history of football, is currently in postproduction and will premiere internationally on Amazon Prime Video in…

FESTIVALS: Heart of Europe International TV Festival 2022 Announces Winners

WARSAW: The Polish production Babylon. The Martial Law directed by Marek Bukowski won 1st place in the Feature Film Competition at the second edition of the Heart of Europe International…

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Holiday Rom-Com Scores 1 m Admissions in Poland

WARSAW: The fifth instalment of the Polish hit holiday rom-com series Letters to Santa / Listy do M. has surpassed a million admissions in Poland. The film directed by Łukasz…

Paweł Mykietyn to Receive Excellence Award at European Film Awards

WARSAW: Polish composer Paweł Mykietyn will receive the Excellence Award - European Original Score for its work on Jerzy Skolimowski’s EO. The European Film Academy announced the recipients of the…

FESTIVALS: Tár Wins Golden Frog in Main Competition of 2022 EnergaCAMERIMAGE

TORUŃ: The American production Tár directed by Todd Field and lensed by Florian Hoffmeister received the Golden Frog in the Main Competition of the 30th edition of the EnergaCAMERIMAGE Festival.

FNE Film Meets Games: CD Projekt Red Brings Witcher 3 to Next Gen Consoles and Remakes Original Game

WARSAW: Poland’s CD Projekt Red has announced that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition will be released in December 2022 on a new generation of consoles including PlayStation…

FESTIVALS: EnergaCAMERIMAGE Festival 2022 Honours Jerzy Skolimowski and Andrzej Seweryn

TORUN: The 30th edition of the EnergaCAMERIMAGE Festival (12 – 19 November 2022) is presenting Andrzej Seweryn with the Award for Outstanding Achievements in the Art of Acting and Jerzy…

FESTIVALS: Heart of Europe International TV Festival Kicks Off in Warsaw

WARSAW: The second edition of the Heart of Europe International TV Festival organised by the Polish Television (TVP) is currently taking place in Warsaw 14 – 17 November 2022. This…

BOX OFFICE: Daniel Jaroszek's Johnny Dominates Polish Box Office

WARSAW: Johnny directed by Daniel Jaroszek has already racked up over 800,000 admissions in Polish cinemas since its release on 23 September 2022. This result has given the film a…

Marta Pajeks’s Short Animated Trilogy Impossible Figures and Other Stories Available for Free on Vimeo

WARSAW: Impossible Figures and Other Stories I, the first part of the award-winning animated trilogy by Marta Pajek, is available on Vimeo free of charge starting 8 November 2022. The…

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Magdalena Zimecka, Managing Director of Polish ORKA Film

WARSAW: FNE spoke to Magdalena Zimecka, managing director of Polish ORKA Film, about their current projects and activities.

Liam Hemsworth Replaces Henry Cavill in The Witcher Season 4

WARSAW: Liam Hemsworth will star as Geralt in the fourth season of Netflix’s The Witcher, which is based on the book series of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej…

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara to Star in Pawel Pawlikowski’s Next Film

WARSAW: Pawel Pawlikowski's new film, The Island (working title), will star Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara, and it will be a British/Italian/Polish coproduction with Ewa Puszczynska coproducing through Extreme Emotions.

FESTIVALS: May Labour Day Wins 2022 Warsaw Film Festival

WARSAW: Pjer Žalica’s Bosnian/Croatian/Macedonian/Serbian coproduction May Labour Day, received the Warsaw Grand Prix in the International Competition of the 38th Warsaw Film Festival (14 – 23 October 2022). The Latvian/Italian…

Kids Kino Industry Reports Successful 2022 Edition

WARSAW: The recent edition of the Kids Kino Industry international co-production forum was a success, with new events alongside traditional ones and companies visiting for the first time, such as…

Janko the Musician in A Season of Classic Films Programme Organised by ACE in Warsaw

WARSAW: One of the oldest surviving Polish sound films, Janko the Musician (1930) directed by Ryszard Ordyński, will screen at the Iluzjon Cinema in Warsaw on 26 October 2022. The…

The 9th edition of SOFA – School of Film Advancement Kicks Off with Larger Lineup

WARSAW: Sixteen projects from 17 countries, including Poland, the Czech Republic, Georgia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Lithuania, have been selected for the 9th edition of SOFA –…

PRODUCTION: Polish Classic Mr. Blot's Academy Revamped with Film Franchise and Metaverse

WARSAW: Maciej Kawulski’s new feature film Mr. Blot's Academy / Akademia Pana Kleksa, based on the bestselling children's novel by Jan Brzechwa and currently in production, will be divided into…