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.

GRANTS: Mazovia Film Fund Supports Nine Productions

WARSAW: The Mazovia Film Fund chose three feature films and six documentaries to support with coproduction grants totaling 1.4 m PLN / 334,613 EUR, including new films from Kinga Dębska,…

Wajda's Afterimage Opens in Japan

WARSAW: Andrzej Wajda's last production, the biopic drama Afterimage, premiered in Japan 10 June 2017 distributed by Albatros. The film was already sold to Canada, USA, France, Czech Republic, Hungary…

Polish/German/French Marie Curie Gets Distribution in Spain

WARSAW: Marie Curie, the Polish/German/French coproduction about Maria Skłodowska-Curie directed by Marie Noëlle, opened in Spanish cinemas on 2 June 2017 distributed by Betta Pictures.

GRANTS: Silesia Film Fund Supports Six Productions

KATOWICE: Silesia Film Fund chose six projects to support with coproduction grants totaling 622,828 PLN / 148,000 EUR, including new films from Paweł Pawlikowski and Rafał Kapeliński.

FNE at Krakow Film Festival 2017: Prize Winners

KRAKOW: The 57th edition of the Krakow Film Festival (28 May – 4 June 2017) wrapped with awards for the best documentary, short and animated films in one of Europe’s…
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Poland Reorganises Polish National Film Archive and National Audiovisual Institute into New Institution

WARSAW: On 1 June 2017 the Polish Minister Of Culture And National Heritage Piotr Gliński merged the two leading film institutions, Polish National Film Archive and the National Audiovisual Institute,…

Sorry, Poland by Kuba Czekaj Wins 11th ScripTeast

CANNES: Kuba Czekaj was awarded the Krzysztof Kieślowski Prize for Best Eastern European Script for his project Sorry, Poland during the 70th Cannes IFF.