FNE at Venice IFF 2010: Venice Festival Prize Winners

VENICE: Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski's Essential Killing picked up the Special Jury Prize of the main competition at the 67th Venice International Film Festival while the Turkish film Majority directed…
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Polish director Polanski awarded FIPRESCI Prix for The Ghost Writer

WARSAW: Polish director Roman Polanski's The Ghost Writer is Best Film of the Year, according to the members of the International Federation of Film Critics - FIPRESCI who voted for…

Kolski's Venice awarded in Montreal

One of the most awaited Polish films of 2010 has won the best artistic contribution at the 34th Montreal World Film Festival (www.ffm-montreal.org), where it had its international premiere. The…

All That I Love chosen as Polish Oscar candidate

The Polish Oscar Committee has chosen All That I Love as the Polish Oscar nomination candidate for the Best Foreign Language Film.

Polish doc about the Internet community starts production in Warsaw

Jarek Rybus has begun shooting a multimedia experiment fusing film and the Web is in his new documentary about the Polish blog community. "The film is an attempt to look…

Polish drama finds an international sales agent

Berlin based m-appeal has picked up the critically acclaimed Polish drama The Christening.

PRODUCTION: Polish-German Winter Daddy in post-production

One of the most promising projects supported by the Polish-German Co-Development Fund, Winter Daddy, directed by Johannes Schmid, is the story of 11-year-old Kattaka, who travels from Germany to Poland…

Lankosz promotes Łódź in noir style

The director of Reverse, awarded best Polish film of 2009, has just finished shooting a short feature promoting the city of Łódź as European Capital of Culture for 2016. Borys…

Warner Bros signs Polish deal

Comedy Central Poland (www.comedycentral.pl) and Warner Bros. have signed an agreement giving the Polish channel exclusive rights to three seasons of Warner Bros. TV product. The deal covers the 2009-10,…

Winner of ScripTeast Award Picked up for North American Rights

WARSAW: Womb, from Hungarian writer/director Benedek Fliegauf, has been picked up for distribution in North America by Olive Film. World sales agent Match Factory (www.the-match-factory.com) announced that the film will…

m-appeal picks up Polish Christening

Berlin-based world sales company m-appeal has acquired Marcin Wrona's second feature film, the crime drama The Christening.

FNE at Venice IFF 2010: Polish Film in Competition for Golden Lion

VENICE: Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski's Essential Killing staring Vincent Gallo and Emmanuelle Seigner will screen in the main competition at the 67th Venice International Film Festival. The film is produced…
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Kolski's Venice locks in Montreal premiere

Jan Jakub Kolski's Venice has been selected for the main competition at the Montreal Film Festival, where the Polish film will have its international premiere. The premiere screening will take…

CentEast selection process opens

CentEast Market Warsaw-Moscow (www.centeast.eu) is accepting submissions for its 2010 event, held in Warsaw October 15-17 and in Moscow on October 17. Filmmakers with feature films and documentaries for theatrical…

Skolimowski film competes in Venice

Essential Killing produced and directed by Polish filmmaker Jerzy Skolimowski has been selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 67th Venice Film Festival, taking place September 1- 10,…

Indie and documentary films triumph at TWO RIVERSIDES

Six short and long feature productions were awarded at the Film and Art Festival TWO RIVERSIDES.

Indie and documentary films triumph at TWO RIVERSIDES

Six short and long feature productions were awarded at the Film and Art Festival TWO RIVERSIDES.

FNE at the Film and Art Festival Two Riversides: Interview with Grażyna Torbicka

Grażyna Torbicka, the Artistic Director of the festival and a renowned Polish film journalist talked to FNE about her search for new form in cinema and plans for the future…

FESTIVALS: Mundane History wins ERA New Horizons top prize

Mundane History, Anocha Suwichakornpong's biting critique of Thai society has won the Grand Prix (€20,000) of the NEW HORIZONS International Competition.

FNE at ERA New Horizons: Interview with Roman Gutek

While celebrating the 10th edition of ERA New Horizons, festival director Roman Gutek talked with FNE about the unique role of the festival and its plans for the future.