Holland heads Polish Film Academy

Renowned director Agnieszka Holland has been named the new president of the Polish Film Academy. The members of the Academy nominate and vote for the winners of the Eagle Awards…
24-04-2008

Major postwar drama shooting in Poland

Shooting is under way for General "Nil" directed by Ryszard Bugajewski, based on the life of Gen. Emil Fieldorf (codename Nil), a World War II hero and prominent member of…
22-04-2008

Camerimage competition process begins

The selection process is under way for the competitions in the 16th Camerimage film festival in Poland. The aim of the competition phase of the festival is to present films…
16-04-2008

Katyn wins 7 Polish Eagles

Andrzej Wajda's Katyń picked up the Eagle award for Best Polish Film of 2008 as well as six other Eagles at this year's ceremony held by the Polish Film Academy…
15-04-2008

Polish films in Moscow

Sixteen Polish films are being screened in Moscow during the first "Vistula" Festival of Polish Cinema. The event, which will be held annually, is organized by the Polish Film Institute,…
15-04-2008

Polish Senate amends media law

The Polish Senate has been voting on amendments to the act that governs the National Broadcasting Council. The chamber approved an amendment that allows the Minister of the Treasury to…
13-04-2008

Polsat Cyfrowy IPO could raise 1bn zloty

Polish pay-TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat will offer up to 75 million shares in an initial public offering set for May that could raise more than 1 billion zloty (€289.7 million).It…
10-04-2008

Polish classics available for download

The Polish Film School says it is making available some Polish film classics through the use of new technologies.
09-04-2008

Krakow selects international competitors

Organizers of the 48th Krakow Film Festival announced on Wednesday (April 9) the selections for international competition at the event. One of the most popular film festivals in Poland will…
09-04-2008

ITI Group 2007 revenue rises 36.3 percent

ITI Holdings SA reported on Tuesday financial results for 2007 that showed consolidated revenue rose 36.3% over the previous year, driven mainly by operations by its flagship TVN Group. Revenue…
08-04-2008

TVN reports March rise in audience share

Polish private broadcaster TVN Group reports its aggregate all-day nationwide audience share rose to 24% in March from 22.2% in the same month in 2007, while prime-time audience rose to…
07-04-2008

New website on Polish film production

An online database of Polish movie production information, launched by the Polish Filmmakers Association (www.sfp.org.pl) with financing from the Polish Film Institute (www.pisf.pl), has become an instant hit for producers…
06-04-2008

Shooting in progress for Grand Hotel

Shooting is under way in Warsaw for Grand Hotel, a situation comedy produced by Figaro Film Production Ltd. and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, which has the makings to…
02-04-2008

Polsat Cyfrowy plans April IPO

Polish pay-TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat, which has delayed a listing on the Warsaw Stock Exchange twice due to turbulent market conditions, will hold its initial public offering later this month,…
01-04-2008

Polish films at Imperial War Museum

The Imperial War Museum in London has opened a second exhibition of Polish firms and documentaries as part of a unique program called "Polish Paths to Freedom." The current segment…
01-04-2008

Days of Polish Film inaugurated in Ukraine

A memorandum on cooperation signed in March between Poland and Ukraine is yielding swift results. A series of Polish films representative of several generations of filmmakers is being screened this…
31-03-2008

Polish filmmakers defend TV license fee

A group of Polish artists, including filmmakers Andrzej Wajda, Krzysztof Zanussi and Agnieszka Holland, wants Prime Minister Donald Tusk to drop government plans to abolish the radio and TV license…
27-03-2008

Polish scriptwriter wins international competition

Michał Rogalski is the winner of the Polish edition of the International Hartley-Merrill Script Competition, run by the Andrzej Wajda film school. His script for Summer Solstice was selected out…
25-03-2008

Tribute to Pola Negri in Lodz

The Museum of Cinematography in Lodz is hosting an exhibition of posters, photos and other memorabilia of Pola Negri, the Polish-born international star from film's early days. Along with Polish…
17-03-2008

Poland inaugurates new program for debut directors

Polish authorities have launched a new program to help young filmmakers get a crucial boost at the beginning of their careers:.the "Youth and Film" Studio, named after Andrzej Munk, a…
16-03-2008