Polish Coalition For Film Education

WARSAW: Polish Film Institute has initiated a special agreement between public institutions, schools and independent organizations to improve the film education among the Polish school youth: the Coalition for Film…

PRODUCTION: Polish Indie Filmmaker Piotr Matwiejczyk in Production

WROCLAW: Leading Polish independent filmmakers is shooting a comedy about the institution of marriage, Wyręczony zaręczony, which translates into a play on words "engaged" and "helped".

FNE Visegrad 2011 special: Polish Coproductions

WARSAW: Polish engagement in the international film industry becomes more prominent each year, with the results visible not only by the increase in Polish presence at major film events but…

Sponsoring Gets International Distribution

WARSAW: After a successful screening at the Toronto IFF, the new drama from Małgorzata Szumowska Sponsoring was sold to over a dozen countries including UK, Spain, Brazil and Hongkong.

FNE Visegrad 2011 Country Focus : Poland

WARSAW: Heading into the last quarter of 2011, Polish cinema is on track to repeat the steady growth that can be observed since 2005. Thanks to the activities of local…

FESTIVALS: Poland Sends Six Films to Korean Fest

WARSAW: Six films will represent Poland at the 16th Busan IFF taking place in Korea 6-14 October 2011. The selection includes Wymyk (Courage) by Greg Zglinski, marking its international premiere…

PRODUCTION: Irish-Polish Sanctuary Wraps Shoot

WARSAW: Irish director Norah McGettingan completed filming her debut drama Sanctuary on 10 September 2011. The Irish/Polish coproduction was shot both in Poland and Ireland.

FESTIVALS: Wroclaw Host 2nd American Film Festival

WROCLAW: The 2nd American Film Festival is scheduled for 15-20 November 2011 in Wroclaw, Poland.

Obituary: Janusz Morgenstern

WARSAW: Polish film director, writer and producer Janusz Morgenstern, whose career spanned six decades, has died at age 89.

PRODUCTION: Polish Thriller Debut Vulture in Production

WARSAW: Director Eugeniusz Korin is filming Vulture, a new Polish addition to the classic thriller genre. The shoot, which started on the 12 June 2011, is concluding in early of…

FNE at Venice IFF 2011: Polish coproduction Land of Oblivion premiers in Venice

VENICE: Land of Oblivion, a Polish coproduction directed by Israeli director Michale Boganim and starring Olga Kurylenko and Andrzej Chyra, will have its world premiere on 3 September 2011 in…
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Albany Films Picks Up My Name is Ki

WARSAW: The new Paris-based sales company Albany Films International handled by Germain Labeille has picked up Leszek Dawid's debut feature Ki (My name is Ki), which is screening at the…

PRODUCTION: TVN Shooting Series Agatha’s Law

WARSAW: Polish private broadcaster TVN is preparing a new original series entitled Agatha's Law (Prawo Agaty) to premiere in 2012. It will be the first classical law series made in…

Battle Of Warsaw 1920 Sets US Premiere

Battle Of Warsaw 1920, a 3D major costume production directed by Jerzy Hoffman, will have its American premiere on 14 and 15 October at the Mauvico Rosemont cinema in Chicago.

Polish Coproduction Carnage Premieres in Venice

Roman Polański's film Carnage, a coproduction between Poland, Franc, Spain and Germany, has its international premiere on 1 September at the 68th Venice IFF.

PRODUCTION: September Shoot for Fabicki's Love

WARSAW: Sławomir Fabicki will start shooting his new psychological drama Love on 10 September 2011 in Warsaw. The 30-day shoot will conclude on 20 October, on locations in Warsaw, Plock,…

Poland's Flying Machine Premieres in Beijing

The Flying Machine had its official premiere screening in the Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing on August 30 as a part of celebration of the Polish Presidency in European…

TLC Produces Bride Reality Series

WARSAW: The TLC channel is working on a Polish version of the British reality format Don't Tell The Bride, a first of many local productions planned for 2012. Don't Tell…

Polish Films at Lincoln Center

WARSAW: On the initiative of the Polish Film Institute, the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Polish Cultural Institute of New York are presenting a week of contemporary Polish…

PRODUCTION: Czech's Najbrt Shoots Polish Film in Krakow

KRAKOW: Czech film director Marek Najbrt is shooting his new project entitled Polish Film. The shoot will continue in Krakow through September 2011. The premiere is planned for 2012 at…