Two Polish films will vie for Golden Globes

Jerzy Skolimowsk's Golden Globe hopeful Four Nights with Anna could find competition at home: recently announced Oscar candidate Tricks is also hoping to be entered in the Golden Globe foreign…
19-10-2008

The Polish Film Institute: first production, then promotion

"The Warsaw International Film Festival is one of our priorities when it comes to film-related events," says Jacek Fuksiewicz, Deputy Director for Film Production at the Polish Film Institute.
19-10-2008

TVP business buzzes at MIPCOM

Public broadcaster Polish Television (TVP) is doing brisk business at MIPCOM, running October 13-17
16-10-2008

End of Uncertainty for Warsaw Film Festival

The 24th Warsaw International Film Festival is turning out to be a breakthrough edition in terms of the event's financing.
16-10-2008

Treat on "Tricks”

Andrzej Jakimowski's second feature, Tricks, is the topic of CentEast's distribution panel discussion, taking place October 17 as part of the 4th CentEast Market Warsaw (October 15-19).
16-10-2008

Maciej Slesicki starts shooting his "minute trilogy"

Maciej Slesicki attempts to create a universal image of contemporary Poland in his new trilogy under the umbrella title Three Minutes.
15-10-2008

Hebrew Waltz in Warsaw

An Israeli animated film about the surrealism of war and the marvels of memory, Ari Folman's Waltz with Bashir opened the 24th Warsaw Film Festival on 10 October.
15-10-2008

Adyton racks up sales at MIPCOM

Adyton International CEO Dariusz Zawislak is counting the reasons for renting a booth at the EU Media stand at MIPCOM, running through October 17.
14-10-2008

How Tricks did the trick – and what comes after

"Film from Eastern Europe are still overlooked, undervalued, badly promoted and - with noble exceptions - play only a marginal, if any, role in the international art house and television…
14-10-2008

Shooting begins on Urbanski debut

Artur Urbanski, double award winner at the 2002 Venice Tv Fest, begins shooting his first big screen feature Listening to Jo, on October 10.
09-10-2008

Poland tries Tricks for Oscar bid

Tricks directed by Andrzej Jakimowski has been chosen by a special commitee appointed by the Polish Minister of Culture as the candidate for the Oscar in the Best Foreign Language…
07-10-2008

New president appointed for Cyfra +

Bertrand Le Guern has been names new president and the CEO of Canal Plus Cyfrowy (www.canapluscyfrowy.pl).
07-10-2008

Poland's The Wedding hits Austrian cinemas

Wojtek Smarzowski's multi-awarded 2004 film The Wedding is headed to cinemas across Austria beginning October 10.
06-10-2008

Warsaw Film Festival announces competition

The program of the 24th Warsaw International Film Festiwal, scheduled for October 10-19, was announced at the press conference in Multikino Zlote Tarasy.
01-10-2008

Polish distributors Jakub Duszynski, Gutek Film

Gutek Film creative director and head of acuisitions Jakub Duszynski melds art house distribution with festival programming, hosting a weekly TV program, and working on the selection committee of the…
23-09-2008

Polish Film Festival in Gdynia Underlines Revival of National Film Industry

The 33rd annual festival of Polish Feature Films in Gdynia underlined the revival of the national film industry fueled by funding from the government backed Polish Film Institute.
21-09-2008

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Little Moscow

Waldemar Krzystek's Little Moscow, the first Polish movie dealing with the history of the Soviet army's stationing in Poland, premieres at the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia.
16-09-2008

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Road to Paradise

Marta Plucinska, producer of Road to Paradise, says that director Gerwazy Regula's film about a single mother working in a slaughterhouse who discovers she has a gift for healing, follows…
16-09-2008

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Drowsiness

With her second feature, Drowsiness, Magdalena Piekorz once again explores the emotional dysfunction of the film's three leading characters.
15-09-2008

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Before Twilight

Another entry built on the theme of theatre productions, Before Twilight tells a story of elderly actors who stage Goethe's Faustus at a nursing home.
15-09-2008