PRODUCTION: Michał Rogalski Moves to Postproduction with Exterminator

WARSAW: Acclaimed young Polish director Michał Rogalski has just finished shooting his new feature film Exterminator, a comedy based on a hit theater play. The premiere is planned for January…

GRANTS: Warmia and Mazury Regional Film Fund to Support Four New Projects

OLSZTYN: Warmia and Mazury Regional Film Fund has chosen to support four new projects with a total of 118,017 EUR / 500,000 PLN. The projects will promote the region and…

Polish Film Institute Nominations Announced

WARSAW: Nominations for the 10th edition of Polish Film Institute (PISF) awards was announced on 3 July 2017. The gala will take place on 19 September 2017, during the 42nd…

PRODUCTION: French/Moroccan/Polish Documentary Coproduction Wraps Shooting in Poland

ŁÓDŹ: Documentary The Director’s Chair, Mostafa Derkaoui / Fauteuil de cinéaste, Mostafa Derkaoui directed by Sophie Delvallée wrapped shooting in Poland. The film is a French/Moroccan/Polish coproduction with Poland’s Entertain…

PRODUCTION: Wojciech Smarzowski in Preproduction with New Drama

CRACOW: Wojciech Smarzowski is working on a new crime drama about the Catholic Church reform in Poland under the working title 3. The shoot is planned to launch in August…

United States of Love to Open in Spain

WARSAW: Tomasz Wasilewski’s drama United States of Love, awarded the Silver Bear for Best Script at the 2016 Berlinale, will premiere in Spain on 7 July 2017 distributed by Golem…

GRANTS: Poland Announces Grants for Animation and Children’s Films

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute chose 5 new animated films and films for the youth audience to support in the 2nd funding session of 2017, including new projects from Magdalena…

AXN Poland in Production with Crime Series Ultraviolet

WARSAW: Polish private broadcaster AXN has commissioned the first season of Ultraviolet, a scripted crime series directed by Jan Komasa and Sławomir Fabicki. Opus Film is producing.

TVP to Produce Five Religious Shows

WARSAW: Polish public broadcaster TVP has selected five shows on the topic of religion to move into production in 2017.

Cartoon Forum Spotlights Poland in 2017 Edition

WARSAW: Cartoon Forum, the France-based TV pitching event for animated projects, has chosen Poland for its second annual national spotlight section.

Wajda's Afterimage Opens in Spain

WARSAW: Andrzej Wajda's last production, the biopic drama Afterimage, will premiere in Spain on 30 June 2017 distributed by A Contracorriente Films. The film was already sold to Canada, USA,…

Hindu Action Film Vijay 61 Shoots in Poland

POZNAN: Poland hosted its biggest Hindu production Vijay 61, an action film from popular Hindu director Arun Kmar, also known as Atlee. He travelled with a crew of over 50…

A+E Networks Poland in Production with New Crime Series

WARSAW: A+E Networks is in production with the original locally-commissioned crime series Killer Women.

Asian Fest Moves Into Polish Distribution

WARSAW: The Warsaw based Five Flavours festival of Asian films announced it will launch as a distribution label in Poland.

China and Poland Launch Animation Coproduction

ANNECY: Poland’s Animoon Studio signed a preliminary agreement with China’s Animaex Animation to coproduce the next series of the Polish hit animated show Hug Me. The agreement was signed during…

TV Puls in Production with Millenial-themed Series

WARSAW: Polish private broadcaster TV Puls has commissioned a new scripted series about 20-year-olds beginning their professional careers. Artama is producing.

GRANTS: Krakow Film Fund Supports Six Productions

KRAKOW: The Krakow Film Fund chose six projects to support with coproduction grants totaling 800,000 PLN / 189,974 EUR, including new films from Wojciech Smarzowski and Łukasz Grzegorzek.

Agnus Dei to Be Released in Austria

WARSAW: Anne Fontaine’s drama Agnus Dei will be released by Thimfilm GMBH in Austria on 16 June 2017.

ZPR Media Group to Fund Polish Documentary Production

WARSAW: Polish documentary filmmaking got a substantial financial boost with the announcement that Poland’s ZPR Media Group has signed a co-operation agreement with the Polish Film Institute and launched a…

ScripTeast Launches Drama Series Workshop

WARSAW: ScripTeast, the screenwriting training programme, is extending its reach into the field of dramatic series projects with a launch at the Odessa IFF in July 2017.