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WARSAW: Polish public broadcaster TVP signed a preliminary contract with Intrigue Entertainment allowing the US company to adapt its original Polish series format The Artists for the US market.

WARSAW: The third part of the Christmas-themed Polish romantic comedy series, Letters to Santa 3, had 775,817 admissions since its 10 November 2017 premiere, making it the best opening weekend for 2017 and the second best opening for Poland in 30 years.

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute's minority international coproduction fund will support six international projects with over 1.9 m PLN / 463,905 EUR.

WARSAW: Polish distribution company NEXT FILM is branching out with the production of its second feature film, Successful Woman, a romantic comedy directed by Robert Wichrowski.

WARSAW: Aleksander Pietrzak is working on his feature debut, comedy Juliusz produced by Giant Films, makers of Polish 2016 box office hit Planet Single by Slovenian director Mitja Okorn (Gigant Films in coproduction with TVN).

WARSAW: Władysław Pasikowski is directing the third part of the Pitbull crime trilogy after Patryk Vega decided not to direct the last installment of his box office hit project.

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute chose four animated and youth films to support in the third funding session of 2017.

WARSAW: The Polish Ministry of Culture announced the results of a special competition held to find new and interesting feature film projects about Polish history. The winning screenwriters received 132,922 EUR / 565,000 PLN toward script development and awards.

GDYNIA: Maciej Sobieszczański’s debut feature The Reconciliation will be showcased in the main competition of the 42nd Gdynia Film Festival (18-23 September 2017). The film is a love story set in Silesia at the beginning of 1945.

WARSAW: Krzysztof Lang is currently in postproduction with Sleep Darling / Ach śpij kochanie, a crime drama inspired by one of the most notorious Polish serial killers.