WARSAW: Agora S.A. has transferred all of its film production and coproduction activities to its subsidiary distribution company NEXT FILM.
Agora's activities connected to film production will now be conducted within the business structure of NEXT FILM, previously one of the biggest Polish distribution companies. The new Managing Director of NEXT FILM is Kinga Rybarczyk, who has been working for Agora since 1994, most recently as the Special Projects Deputy Director. Robert Kijak will remain the President of NEXT FILM. NEXT FILM has been active on the Polish market since 2012 and was the distributor of some of the most notable box office hits such as Traffic Department by Wojcieh Smarzowski (Film It) and Gods (Watchout Productions) by Łukasz Palkowski. The company is noting very good results for 2017; 54% of the 2.7 m admissions for Polish productions since the beginning of the year were NEXT FILM titles Art of Love (Watchout Productions) directed by Małgorzata Sadowska, Just Friendship (Agora) by Filip Zylber and Spoor / Game Count (TOR Film Production) by Agnieszka Holland.