Ex Oriente puts spotlight on Polish documentary filmmakers

The Ex Oriente Film workshop taking place in Warsaw through July 4, 2010, with the support of the Polish Film Institute (www.pisf.pl) and in cooperation with the Eureka Media (www.eurekamedia.info)…
30-06-2010

Polish National Broadcasting Council dissolved

Bronisław Komorski, the acting President of Poland, in accord with the parliament and senate rejected the 2009 annual report of the National Broadcasting Council ( KRRiT, www.krrit.gov.pl) for 2009, thus…
24-06-2010

PRODUCTION: Warner Bros. in co-production with Ladies director

Andrzej Saramonowicz, the creator of Polish box office hit Ladies signed an agreement with Warner Bros. Entertainment Poland to produce and distribute at least two new films by the end…
23-06-2010

Kino Polska short nominated for EFA award

Hanoi-Warsaw, a short fillm directed by Katarzyna Klimkiewicz for Kino Polska Television (www.kinopolska.pl) has been nominated for the EFA award in the Short Film category.
22-06-2010

TVP faces funding crisis

Polish public broadcaster Telewizja Polska SA (TVP, www.tvp.pl) is seeking a 50 million PLN bank credit to maintain financial liquidity. Since the begining of the year, the station has undergone…
21-06-2010

Polish Film Institute awards Era New Horizons

Era New Horizons International Film Festival (www.enh.pl) has received the "International Film Event of 2009" Award from the Polish Film Institute (www.pisf.pl). The award was presented to the festival's director…
15-06-2010

Polish docs on DVD release

Polish Docs 2010, a DVD collection of new documentaries, has been released by the Krakow Film Foundation (www.kff.com.pl/fundacja). The new release is the third in a series that began in…
14-06-2010

Kino Polska takes internet stake

Kino Polska (www.kinopolska.pl) has acquired a major stake in Polish internet portal Stopklatka (www.stopklatka.pl). Kino Polska distributes film channels FilmBox, FilmBox Extra, FilmBox Family and FilmBox HD.
10-06-2010

Krakow 50th Anniversary hands out 32 awards

The 50th anniversary edition of the Krakow Film Festival (www.kff.com.pl) awarded 33 documentary and shot films at the June 6 closing ceremony,
08-06-2010

FNE at Krakow International Film Festival: Winners

KRAKOW: The Krakow International Film Festival (http://www.kff.com.pl/), celebrated its 50th anniversary well attended gala where top awards in the international doc competition went to the Kaleo La Belle's Beyond This…
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THE AWARDS AND MANIFESTOS OF THE 50TH KRAKOW FILM FESTIVAL

Kraków, 6th June, 2010 - Tonight the 50th Kraków Film Festival has ended. The triumphers were the Swiss production "Beyond This Place", the Russian picture "Sanya and Sparrow", the Polish…
07-06-2010

FNE at Krakow 50th Anniversary: Interview with Krzysztof Gierat

The 50th edition of the Krakow Film Festival started on the 31st of May and will last till the 6tth of June 2010. Festival Director Krzysztof Gierat talked to FNE…
31-05-2010

Poland Establishes Film Commission

Poland has established a national Film Commission. The protocol setting up the new organization was signed during the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia (http://pl.fpff.pl) at a meeting of Polish regional…
30-05-2010

FNE at Gdynia Polish Film Festival 2010: Winners

Polish director Jan Kidawa Blonski won the Golden Lion, the top prize at the Festival of Polish Film Festival in Gdynia (24-29 May, http://eng.fpff.pl/) for his film Little Rose.
30-05-2010

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition spotlight: Tomorrow Will be Better

Dorota Kędzierzawska's Gdynia competition film Tomorrow Will be Better tells the story of three homeless Russian boys who travel to Poland in search of a better life, with the universal…
27-05-2010

Krakow 50th Anniversary Special: Festival preview

The 50th anniversary edition of the Krakow Film Festival (May 31 - June 6) will present 89 documentary, animated and short films will participating in three competitions. The competition films…
27-05-2010

Krakow 50th Anniversary Special: Jonas Mekas in Krakow

This year the Dragon of Dragons award, given by the Krakow Film Festival (May 31 - June 6) since 1998 to the eminent documentary and animated filmmakers, will go to…
27-05-2010

Krakow 50th Anniversary Special: Krakow documentary premieres

The 50th Krakow Film Festival (May 31-June 6) is going to present the next part of the cycle ‘Krakow Documentary Premieres', consisting of films chosen from foreign film festivals which…
27-05-2010

Krakow 50th Anniversary Special: Events Schedule

The 50th Krakow Film Festival, which takes place May 31 - June 1, has announced its complete schedule of events and ceremonies.
27-05-2010

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition spotlight: Rite of Passage

In Rite of Passage, director Janusz Majewski creates an image of turbulent events in post-WWII Poland, seen trough the eyes of boys on the verge of their adult life.
26-05-2010