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).
The nomination Committee was headed by the Director of the Polish Film Institute Radosław Śmigulski and included: Leszek Bodzak, Ernest Bryll, Andrzej Goleniewski, Łukasz Knap, Marcin Pieńkowski, Ewa Szwarc and Piotr Zaremba. The Polish Film Institute's awards were created in 2008 in order to show appreciation for the efforts of many cinema enthusiasts and organisations, who propagate knowledge about cinema, promote Polish films, educate young viewers, publish information about films and organise festivals, retrospectives, exhibitions and meetings. The candidates are nominated by cultural institutions, film schools and other companies and institutions working within the cultural field. FULL LIST OF NOMINEES: Cinema: Rialto Cinema in Katowice Elektronik Cinema in Warsaw CKF Stylowy in Zamosc Polish Film Event: Warsaw Kids Film Forum 2017 Off Camera Pro Industry 2017 Kinobus/Lubelszczyzna 2017 International Promotion of Polish Cinema:Loving Vincent for the international promotion of Loving Vincent directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman (Breakthru Films, Trademark Films) Polish Annimation Producers Association for the international promotion of the 70-years of Polish animation event 19th Kino na granicy / Cinema on the boarder review Film Criticism for a Film Critic or Film Expert for His Input in the Development of Modern Polish Cinema: Adam Kruk Łukasz Adamski Michał Oleszczyk Film Book: Aktorki. Odkrycia by Łukasz Maciejewski David Lynch. Polskie spojrzenia / Polish Perspective by Anna Osmólska-Mętrak and Radosław Osiński Od Munka do Maślony by Barbara Hollender Film Education: Film and Social Communications Konwledge Olimpics Film Spring Open Dop Workshops PSC and FilmPRO Polish Film Distribution: Next Film for local distribution of Loving Vincent directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman Best Film for local distribution of Młynarski. Final Song directed by Alicja Albrecht (Blue Screen) Forum Film Poland for the domestic distribution of Silent Night directed by Piotr Domalewski (Munk Studio - Polish Filmmakers Association) Film Club: DKF GAG in Białystok DKF im. Andrzeja Munka in Elbląg DKF Kinochłon in Augustów Film Poster: Goran Turković, Marko Šesnić, Andrea Sužnjević for Under the Tree / W cieniu drzewa (Iceland, Poland) directed by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson (Mandants) Jerzy Czerniawski for Una Especie De Familia (Argentine, Brasil, France, Poland, Germany, Denmark) directed by Diego Lerman (Staroń Film) Dorota Kobiela for Loving Vincent directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman