WARSAW: Kino Polska TV Group earned 64 m PLN in sales revenues and almost 36 m PLN of net profit in the first half of 2018. The record revenues for the company come from the Filmbox and Zoom TV channel segment. The Group is one of the leading providers of film channels across the region.
GDYNIA: Adrian Panek will present his new drama, the Polish/Dutch/German coproduction Werewolf, in the Main Competition of the 43rd Gdynia Film Festival, running from 17 to 22 September 2018.
GDYNIA: Wojciech Smarzowski’s crime drama Clergy will screen in the main competition of the 43rd Gdynia Film Festival, running from 17 to 22 September 2018. The film focuses on the Catholic Church reform in Poland.
GDYNIA: Polish director Filip Bajon’s new costume drama The Butler will screen in the main competition of the 43rd Gdynia Film Festival, running from 17 to 22 September 2018. NEXT FILM will release the film domestically on 21 September 2018.
WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute (PISF) has announced nominations for the 11th edition of its annual awards. The gala will take place during the 43rd Gdynia Film Festival (17-22 September 2018).
WARSAW: Polish box office hit writer/director Ryszard Zatorski wrapped shooting for There Is No Sin in Bad Luck / Pech to nie grzech, an independent romantic comedy starring Barbara Kurdej-Szatan.
WARSAW: Polish actor Tomasz Kot has responded to a deluge of international media reports that allege a conflict between Danny Boyle and Daniel Craig over who would play the main villain was the reason behind the director walking away from the 25th Bond film.
RADOM: Polish director Jacek Gwizdała is working on a biopic project The Priest / Klecha, planned as a feature drama and a TVP three-part mini-series, and focusing on Roman Kotlarz, a priest oppressed by the Communist regime.
WARSAW: Director/screenwriter Maciej Pieprzyca is in preparation with Ikarus. The story of Mietek Kosz, a biopic about the famous Polish pianist Mietek Kosz (1944-1973), who lost his eyesight when he was 12 and died tragically at the age of 29.
WROCLAW: Swedish director Isabella Eklöf won the Grand Prize in the International Competition for her drama Holiday at the 18th edition of the New Horizons International Film Festival. The festival wrapped in Wroclaw on 5 August 2018.
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