FESTIVALS: Cinema in Sneakers Announces Competition Films

WARSAW: Fourteen films will compete in the two main competition sections of the 5th Cinema in Sneakers Festival for Children and Youth, running 31 May – 11 June 2017.

FNE at Cannes 2017: Film Polish Institute and the Lithuanian Film Centre Sign Cooperation Agreement

CANNES: The representatives of the Polish Film Institute and the Lithuanian Film Centre have signed an agreement to strengthen cooperation between the two national institutions in the field of cinematography…
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European Producers Club Announces Executive Committee

CANNES: The EPC announced its new Executive Committee during 2017 Cannes IFF. Marco Chimenez was re-elected as president and Polish producer and director Dariusz Jabłoński will continue in his role…

Wajda's Afterimage Opens in USA

WARSAW: Andrzej Wajda's last production, the biopic drama Afterimage, premiered in the US on 19 May 2017 distributed by Film Movement. The film has already been sold to Canada, France,…

FNE at Cannes 2017: Polish Cinema in Cannes

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Netflix and Platige Image Produce Series Based on The Witcher

WARSAW: Netflix is in development with a new English-language series based on The Witcher saga by Andrzej Sapkowski. Poland’s Platige Image, which sold the adaption rights to Netflix, will coproduce…

GRANTS: Wrocław Film Commission Supports Five Productions

WROCŁAW: The Wrocław Film Commission chose five projects to support with coproduction grants totaling 1.1 m PLN / 277,500 EUR, including new films from Borys Lankosz, Agnieszka Smoczyńska and Jan…

Polish TVP Signs Agreement with Chinese Chengdu Radio and Television

WARSAW: Polish public broadcaster TVP signed a co-operation agreement with one of the biggest Chinese broadcasters, Chengdu Radio and Television, during a Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair held at Chengdu.

Wajda's Afterimage Opens in Bulgaria

WARSAW: Andrzej Wajda's last production, the biopic drama Afterimage, premiered in Bulgaria on 12 May 2017, distributed by 6 A Media Entertainment. The film has already been sold to Canada,…

PRODUCTION: German/Polish Drama The War Moves into Preproduction

WARSAW: Israeli director and screenwriter Hagar Ben-Ashar has begun the process of casting young actors for her new drama The War Has Ended. Production is planned to begin in the…

EFP Producer on the Move: Maria Blicharska, Poland

WARSAW: Producer on the Move Maria Blicharska, co-founder of the Polish company Donten & Lacroix Films, is a seasoned film professional experienced in international coproduction. She is the Polish coproducer…

Next Film Expands On Polish Market

WARSAW: Agora S.A. has transferred all of its film production and coproduction activities to its subsidiary distribution company NEXT FILM.

FESTIVALS: New Horizons Association and Gutek Film Launch Podlase SlowFest

WARSAW: Podlasie SlowFest, a new initiative from Roman Gutek, organised by the New Horizons Association and Gutek Film, will take place from 1 June to 17 September in Supraśl in…

Poland's Last Family Opens in Czech Republic and Hungary

WARSAW: Locarno IFF Best Actor winner Last Family will premiere on 11 May 2017 in the Czech Republic distributed by Aerofilms and on the same date in Hungary distributed by…

FESTIVALS: Last Family wins Netia Off Camera Grand Prix

CRACOW: Last Family by Jan Matuszyński won the Gand Prix Krakow Film Award and Audience Award at the 10th Netia Off Camera Film Festival held in Cracow 28 April -…

Arkadiusz Biedrzycki and Bartłomiej Konarski win SCRIPT PRO 2017

CRACOW: Arkadiusz Biedrzycki and Bartłomiej Konarski won the Special Award Canal+ at SCRIPT PRO 2017 for their script In Person / We własnej osobie.

PRODUCTION: Canal+ Shooting Second Season of Hit Series Teacher/Belfer

WARSAW: CANAL+ commissioned a second season of the crime series Teacher / Belfer starring Maciej Stuhr. TVN is the executive producer.

New Format for New Horizons Studio+

WROCŁAW: New Horizons Studio+ will host a special workshop for filmmakers with projects in development during the 8th edition of the 17th T-Mobile New Horizons festival on 5-8 August 2017…

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Kino Światowid, Katowice

This month we speak with Adam Pazera, the director and programmer of Cinema Światowid in Katowice, Poland.

Polański's Based on A True Story in Cannes Line-up

WARSAW: Roman Polanski’s French/Polish coproduction Based on A True Story will screen in the official selection at the 70th Cannes IFF. The picture was produced with the support of the…