Product Placement Banned in Poland

The Polish government has introduced new regulations for advertising and product placement in the public media. The new public media bill was created in order for Poland to meet the…

Kino Polska Builds on 2010 Success

WARSAW: Following its most successful year, Polish channel Kino Polska plans to launch Kino Polska International in the next year. Kino Polska ( was launched in 2003 as part of…

New Distributor Enters the Polish Market

Spectator, a new company connected to the European Cinema Group of Distributors, will enter the Polish market in March 2011.

PRODUCTION: Bromski Crime drama in Postproduction

Jacek Bromski, one of the most popular Polish filmmakers goes back to crime genre with his new film Entanglement.

Bruno Valsangiacomo to head ITI Holdings

Bruno Valsangiacomo will be the new President of ITI Holdings, one of the biggest Polish media companies, when Mariusz Walter steps down as the President of the company on 4…

Polish series sold to Denmark

Danish public broadcaster DR ( bought rights to show two TV series from Polish commercial broadcaster TVN: Odwróceni (Turned) and Naznaczony (Marked).

FNE 2010 Year in Review: Poland Finds Strength in Diversity

A growing local market, exciting co-productions and new technologies distinguished the film industry in Poland in 2010. Film production ranged from internationally awarded dramas, superior productions that won over local…

Dorota Kędzierzawska Receives the Golden Alexander in Thessaloniki

Polish director Dorota Kędzierzawska was honored with the Golden Alexander award for her work as director at a ceremony held during the 51st Thessaloniki International Film Festival on 9 December…

Kotkowski Wins Best Director at Cairo

Polish director Andrzej Kotkowski won the best director award at the 34th Cairo Film Festival, which concluded on 9 December 2010, for Born of the Sea.

Dragon Forum Deadline for Submissions

Dragon Forum 2011 (, a forum for documentary film projects, is accepting applications through Monday, 13 December 2010.

Polish director Andrzej Kotkowski wins best director at Cairo FF for Born of the Sea

CAIRO: Born of the Sea by Polish director Andrzej Kotkowski got the Best Director Prize at the 34th edition of the Cairo International Film Festival that concluded on 9 December.…

FESTIVALS: Stolen Wins Art of the Doc

The Australian film Stolen directed by Violeta Ayala and Dan Falshow won the Grand Prix at the Art of the Document Festival in Warsaw on 4 December 2010.

Polish Directors and Producers Found Association

Sixteen Polish filmmakers have founded a new Polish Film Directors and Producers Association (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

TVP Launches New Channel

Polish public broadcaster TVP launched a new theme channel "TVP Seriale" (TVP Series) on 6 December 2010, in anticipation of expanded advertising income.

Polish director Andrzej Wajda awarded by Russian President Medvedev

WARSAW: Polish director Andrzej Wajda has been awarded the Russian medal of the Order of Friendship by Russian president Dmitry Medvedev during his visit to Warsaw. The medal was in…
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PRODUCTION: Flying Blind in Preproduction

Polish director Andrzej Jakimowski is currently casting Flying Blind, his follow up to Tricks, in Germany, the UK and France for a spring shoot in Lisbon. The film is a…

Majewski Film Premieres at Sundance

The Polish film The Mill And The Cross directed by Lech Majewski and produced by Silesia Film (, Bokomotiv Filmproduktion ( and TVP ( will have its world premiere at…

Polish talent dominates European Film Academy Awards

TALLINN: Ghost Writer directed by Polish born director Roman Polanski picked up a total of six awards at the 23rd European Film Awards in Tallinn on Saturday night including best…

FNE Newsflash: Polish actress Julia Pietrucha at Cairo IFF

Actress Julia Pietrucha who plays in "Born to the Sea" will be in Cairo.

Retrospective of Dorota Kędzierzawska in Thessaloniki

Dorota Kędzierzawska will be honored at the 51st Thessaloniki International Film Festival (3-12 December). Among the works to be presented will be the international premiere of her 1988 b/w first…