11-01-2011

Kino Polska Builds on 2010 Success

Written by FNE Staff

WARSAW: Following its most successful year, Polish channel Kino Polska plans to launch Kino Polska International in the next year. Kino Polska (www.kinopolska.pl) was launched in 2003 as part of the SPI International (www.spi.pl) media group.

Kino Polska recorded a 57% audience increase in the first 11 months of 2010, with a particularly strong showing in April, some 145% over 2009 results.

The channel alsogarnered several prestigious awards in 2010, including a Hot Bird TV Award in the Cinema category; the Polish Film Institute (www.pisf.pl) award for Polish Film Distribution (for Kino Polska TV Publishing House); an several awards for its short film Hanoi-Warsaw.