Apple Film Fosters Scriptwriting with ScripTeast

Five years ago, Apple Film Production branched out from its core business to initiate a programme that would benefit regional film production at large. The vehicle was ScripTeast, a unique…

Who's Who at Apple Film

Apple Film Production is led by a three-person team, consisting of founder Dariusz Jabłoński, along with Violetta Kamińska and Izabela Wójcik. FNE looks at the team, their responsibilities and their…

Apple Film Production Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Apple Film Production, one of the first and leading independent production companies in Poland and in Central and Eastern Europe, celebrated it 20th anniversary on 22 November 2010. The company…

A Full Slate of Films for Apple Film

Coproductions are a staple of Apple Film's current slate of films. Apple Film capped off a busy 2009-2010 with the premiere of its latest film, a Swedish/Polish coproduction Between Two…

Bajon Film Tops Polish Attendance for 2010

Filip Bajon's comedy Maiden Vows has drawn over 957,000 viewers, surpassing the previous Polish leader for 2010, Ciacho by Patryk Vega. The Polish distribution is handled by Kino Świat (

Gutek Film Launches Distribution Company for Children's Films

WARSAW: Polish distributor Gutek Film is entering the market with a series quality animated films under newly created Maly Gutek brand, the first of its kind in Poland. The films…

Dragon Forum Extends Deadline

The application deadline for the Dragon Forum ( documentary workshop has been extended to 13 December 2010.

Hot Bird Award for Kino Polska

Kino Polska received its second Hot Bird TV Award in a ceremony in Venice in the category "Cinema." Kino Polska programme director Joanna Rozen Wojciechowska accepted the award.

TVP Shoots Series on a Canadian Format

WARSAW: TVP 2, the second channel of the Polish public broadcaster, has begun shooting the series (, which is based on the Canadian series The Parents.

PRODUCTION: Lech Majewski shoots in Silesia

Film director and visual artist Lech Majewski is in production with Psie Pole (Dog Field). The film will be shot in the Silesia region through the end of November 2010.…

PRODUCTION: Hedgehog Animated Film in Postproduction

One of the most popular Polish comic book characters comes to life in Jeż Jerzy (Jeż Jerzy: The Movie), an animated film now in postproduction. The premiere is planned for…

Polish Film Institute Fifth Anniversary Special: Promoting Polish Cinema Abroad

One of the main goals set out by the Polish Film Institute, now celebrating its fifth anniversary, was to make Polish cinema present and engaged in the international cinema markets.…

PRODUCTION: Integration Trip in Postproduction

Polish director Przemysław Angerman is in postproduction with Integration Trip, a light comedy about the life of corporate employees. Shooting took place 13 - 27 October 2010 in Rawa Mazowiecka.…

Polish Film Institute Fifth Anniversary Special: Interview with Maciej Karpiński

Maciej Karpinski, a leading figure in the Polish film industry for decades, is Deputy Director responsible for international relations at the Polish Film Institute (PISF). In addition to his tireless…

Polish Film Institute Fifth Anniversary Special: Interview with Jacek Bromski

The Polish Film Institute (PISF) has transformed the Polish film industry in the first five years of its existence. FNE spoke with Jacek Bromski, President of the Polish Filmmakers Association…

PRODUCTION: Women Are Somehow Different moves into Final Stage of Filming

Polish director Marek Koterski is preparing for the second part of the shoot for his new comedy Women Are Somehow Different. The first part of the shoot took place mainly…

PRODUCTION: Polish Costume Drama Daas in Production

After a month of filming, the Polish history drama Daas will wrap shooting on 27 November. The film is expected to be completed in time for the Gdynia national film…

Polish Film Institute Fifth Anniversary Special: Regional Film Funds Meeting in Poland

The first edition of REGIOFUN International Film Festival, taking place 17-21 November in Katowice, will host a special conference covering Regional Film Funds in Poland and Europe.

Polish Film Instutute Fifth Anniversary Special: Polish Film Institute Redefines the Film Industry

Since its launch five years ago, the Polish Film Institute (PISF) has defined and modernized the film industry in Poland. A modern system of public financing and support for film…

Cyfrowy Polsat Buys Telewizja Polsat

Polish cable operator and telecom company Cyfrowy Polsat announced it will acquire commercial broadcaster Telewizja Polsat for 3.75 billion zlotys. Cyfrowy Polsat is the leading satellite broadcaster in Poland, and…