WARSAW: Polish director and screenwriter Krzysztof Zanussi has been given the Polish Eagle Film Award for his lifetime achievements in the world of film, as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to cinema at the Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris.
WARSAW: Paweł Pawlikowski's Academy Award nominated drama Cold War was awarded in seven categories out of 12 nominations for the Polish Film Awards - The Eagles, including in Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Cinematography and Best Script. The gala was held in Warsaw on 25 March 2019.
WARSAW: The crime thriller series The Pleasure Principle written by Maciej Maciejewski and directed by Dariusz Jabłoński is the first international drama series originated, shot and made as a coproduction between three Eastern European countries (Poland, Czech Republic and Ukraine). The series is produced by Poland’s Apple Film Production in coproduction with Canal+Poland, the Czech Television and Star Media Ukraine.
WARSAW: Projects produced in Poland can receive a generous 30% of get back funds for Polish and international titles. Check our special FNE guide to see how the producers are reimbursed within the scheme offered by the Polish Film Institute.
WARSAW: The newly introduced Polish cash rebate offers generous 30% of get back funds for Polish and international productions. Check our special FNE guide to see how you can apply for the funding from the Polish Film Institute.
WARSAW: New Polish cash rebate scheme, designed to bring in more international projects, offers a reimbursement of 30% of Polish production costs. Check out FNE guide to see who can apply and what costs are eligible for support from the Polish Film Institute.
BANGKOK: Box office hit director Patryk Vega is currently shooting the crime drama Small World about child trafficking in Bangkok.
WARSAW: Polish box office hit Miszmasz czyli Kogel Mogel 3 by Kordian Piwowarski has been sold by London-based Magnetes Ltd in 16 countries, including the USA, Canada, the UK, Germany, Sweden and Spain. The film was released in Polish cinemas by NEXT FILM on 25 January 2018 with 2.2 m admissions so far, making it the top box office hit in Poland in 2019.
WARSAW: The Clergy by Wojciech Smarzowski and Cold War by Paweł Pawlikowski were awarded ex-aequo with the Golden Tapes award for best domestic film released in Polish cinemas in 2018. Golden Tapes are awarded by the Polish section of FIPRESCI and the members of the Polish Filmmakers Association.
WARSAW: Miszmasz czyli Kogel Mogel 3 by Kordian Piwowarski, a revamped sequel of a popular comedy series of the 80s, is the most watched title in Poland with over 1.8 m admissions since its premiere on 25 January 2019.
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