WARSAW: Nominations for the 12th edition of the Polish Film Institute (PISF) awards were announced on 3 September 2019. The gala will take place during the 44th Gdynia Film Festival.
The 12th edition's award Committee was headed by the Director of the Polish Film Institute Radosław Śmigulski and included: Piotr Zaremba, Andrzej Goleniewski, Hanna Wróblewska, Anna Waśniewska-Gill, Janusz Wróblewski, Andrzej Horubała and Monika Piętas-Kurek.
The Polish Film Institute awards were created in 2008 in order to show appreciation for the efforts of many cinema enthusiasts and organisations, that propagate knowledge about cinema, promote Polish films, educate young viewers, publish information about films and organise festivals, retrospectives, exhibitions and meetings with creators. The candidates are nominated by cultural institutions, film schools and other companies and institutions working within the cultural sector. FULL LIST OF NOMINEES: Cinema: Fenomen Cinema in Kielce Elektronik Cinema in Warsaw New Horizons Cinema in Wrocław Polish Film Event: Warsaw Kids Film Forum 2018 Off Camera Pro Industry 2018 Kinobus/Lubelszczyzna 2018 The 15th Millennium Docs Against Gravity Film Festival The 26th EnergaCAMERIMAGE International Film Festival The 23rd European Film Cinema Forum CINERGIA International Promotion of Polish Cinema: Opus Film for the promotion of the film Cold War at the 72nd Cannes International Film FestivalKrakow Film Foundation for “15 Years of the Krakow Film Foundation - Promotion of Polish films Abroad”Polish Animation Producers Association for "Polish Animation 2018 - Promotion of Polish Animation Abroad"
Film Criticism for a Film Critic or Film Expert for Their Input in the Development of Modern Polish Cinema: Diana Dąbrowska Łukasz Maciejewski Błażej Hrapkowicz Film Book: Polish Film School by Marek Hendrykowski Anthology of Polish film poems Vertigo edited by Dariusz Foks The Social Dimension Of Filmmaking In Poland by Tomasz Kożuchowski, Iwona Morozow and Roman Sawka
Film Education: Film Knowledge and Social Communication Olympics (FINA) Accelerator for Young Entrepreneurs from the Audiovisual Sector (KIPA) National Competition of Film Speakers 2018 (Polish Federation of DKF)
Polish Film Distribution:Against Gravity for the national distribution of the film Prince and DybbukBest Film for the national distribution of the film Between WordsNew Horizons Association for the national distribution of the children's series Basia
Film Club:DKF „Kinochłon” in AugustówDKF „Rewers” in ChełmDKF „Kogucik” in Bielsko-Biała
Film Poster: Nina (Film It) by Agnieszka Korybut-Daszkiewicz Mr. Jones (Film Produkcja) by Andrzej Pągowski Prince and Dybbuk (Film Production) by Anja Pölk