WARSAW: Polish leading private broadcasters nc+ and TVN will introduce content available in 4K both on TV and online in 2018, including original content and a dedicated TV channel from nc+. Together with the VOD this might lead to a major change on Poland’s TV market.
WARSAW: Women of Mafia, a new crime comedy directed by Polish box office hit filmmaker Patryk Vega, noted the best result in 2018 with 684,000 admissions during its opening weekend, ahead of Fifty Shades Freed. The UK release by Odeon is set for 2 March 2018.
WARSAW: Agnieszka Holland will direct a drama about journalist Gareth Jones based on a script written by Andrea Serdaru-Barbul. The shoot is planned to launch in March 2018.
WARSAW: Polish company Watchout Studio launched the production of The Coldest Game, a spy thriller shot in English, directed by Łukasz Kośmicki.
BERLIN: Polish WWII fighter pilot drama 303 Squadron arrives in Berlin with the memory of Polish hits soaring into the top 10 at UK box office still fresh in distributors' minds.
WARSAW: Polish public broadcaster TVP plans to significantly expand its production halls in order to create more local content.
LUBLIN: The Polish public broadcaster TVP is currently shooting a costume drama series Roads to Freedom directed by Maciej Migas. The 13-episode series follows the lives of three sisters, who open a weekly magazine towards the end of World War I.
WARSAW: Piotr Domalewski’s debut feature Silent Night received the most nominations for the Polish Film Awards - The Eagles, which are celebrating their 20th anniversary in 2018.
WARSAW: My Name Is Sara, a Polish/American coproduction directed by Steven Oritt, wrapped shooting in the Podlasie region and is set to premiere by the end of 2018.
WARSAW: Polish cinema had a strong and challenging year in 2017, with record-breaking box office results, the celebration of 70 years of Polish animation, international success of feature and documentary films, worldwide distribution for domestic titles, as well as new international coproduction agreements and crucial changes within the Polish Film Institute.
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