BOX OFFICE: Polish Erotic Crime Thriller Tops Box Office

WARSAW: 365 Days directed by Barbara Białowąs and Tomasz Mandes has got 1.25 m admissions since its opening on 7 February 2020. The erotic thriller is based on a bestselling…
21-02-2020

FNE at Berlinale 2020: 14th ScripTeast Presents Participants of Berlinale Session

WARSAW: The 14th edition of ScripTeast, the project-based training and development programme for professional screenwriters from Central and Eastern Europe, will hold a stationary session of its 2019-2020 edition during…
19-02-2020

OBITUARY: Polish Director Jerzy Gruza

WARSAW: Polish theatre and television director Jerzy Gruza, creator of many programmes and series, including Forty-year-old / Czterdziestolatek and Civil War / Wojna domowa, died on 16 February 2020 at…
17-02-2020

PRODUCTION: Irish/Polish Coproduction Starring George MacKay and Lily-Rose Depp In Production

WARSAW: The Irish/Polish coproduction Wolf, directed by Nathalie Biancheri and starring George MacKay and Lily-Rose Depp, is set to start shooting in April 2020. Bankside Films manages the worldwide sales.
13-02-2020

Israeli/Polish/Colombian My Neighbor Adolf Picked Up By Beta Cinema

WARSAW: The Israeli/Polish/Colombian coproduction My Neighbor Adolf directed by Israeli director Leon Prudovsky has been acquired by German Beta Cinema while in production. The film stars David Hayman and Udo…
11-02-2020

Corpus Christi Dominates Polish Eagles Nominations 2020

WARSAW: Jan Komasa’s Academy Award nominated drama Corpus Christi received 15 nominations for the Polish Film Awards - The Eagles, announced on 5 February 2020. The nominations include Best Film,…
06-02-2020

DAFilms Expands to Poland and Slovakia

WARSAW: The international streaming service DAFilms opened new domains in Poland dafilms.pl and Slovakia dafilms.sk starting 3 February 2020.
06-02-2020

Camerimage European Film Center To Be Built In Toruń

TORUŃ: The headquarters of the new Camerimage European Film Center is to be built in Toruń by 2025 as a joint investment of the National Treasury and the Municipality of…
30-01-2020

Kino Polska To Launch VOD Service

WARSAW: Polish private broadcaster Kino Polska plans to launch its own VOD service that would showcase its original content.
29-01-2020

BOX OFFICE: Pasikowski's Dogs 3 Tops Polish Box Office

WARSAW: The third instalment of Władysław Pasikowski’s crime series Dogs tops the overall box office in Poland with 800,000 admissions, of which 400,000 admissions in its opening weekend. The film…
28-01-2020

Poland Supports 26 Projects With Over 12 m EUR Under Its Incentive Scheme

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute granted over 12 m EUR to 16 national and 10 international projects as part of the incentive scheme that was introduced in Poland in February…
24-01-2020

FNE at WEMW Co-Production Forum 2020: Lili

TRIESTE: Lili, a documentary by Polish newcomer director Sylwia Rosak, will be showcased in the Co-production Forum of the 10th edition of When East Meets West (19-21 January 2020), the…
20-01-2020

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Kino 60 krzeseł, Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland

This month we speak with Iwona Bartnicka, Film Culture Department Manager within the Art Centre (MOS) Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland, who is in charge of the cinema 60 krzeseł. The cinema…
15-01-2020

PRODUCTION: Patryk Vega Wraps Shooting On Bad Boy

WARSAW: Patryk Vega enters postproduction on his new film Bad Boy, which was shot on location in Wrocław from December 2019 till the first week of January 2020. This time…
14-01-2020

Another Record Year For Polish Cinema

WARSAW: Polish cinemas had 60.2 m admissions and racked up over 266 m EUR at the box office in 2019, breaking the 2018 record of 59.7 m total admissions. Lion…
13-01-2020

FNE Introduces Its 2020 Agenda for Coproduction Markets, Pitchings and Works-in-Progress

WARSAW: Film New Europe is introducing its 2020 Agenda for Coproduction Markets, Pitchings and Works-in-Progress. The Agenda gives a chance to producers from Central and Eastern Europe to market their…
09-01-2020

PRODUCTION: Maciej Barczewski Wraps Shooting On Auschwitz-Birkenau Boxing Champion Biopic

WARSAW: Maciej Barczewski has wrapped shooting on Master / Mistrz, a biopic of Tadeusz „Teddy” Pietrzykowski, a boxer who won the title of master of the German concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.…
06-01-2020

FESTIVALS: Midnight Family Wins Watch Docs International Human Rights Festival

WARSAW: Midnight Family directed by Luke Lorentzen, a powerful documentary about the work of ambulance responders in Mexico, won the Grand Prix at the 19th Watch Docs International Human Rights…
18-12-2019

PRODUCTION: Polish TVN in Postproduction with Drama Inspired by Real Life Events

WARSAW: Jan Holoubek is in postproduction with 25 Years of Innocence. The Case of Tomek Komenda, a drama following the tragic story of a man who had served 18 years…
12-12-2019

PRODUCTION: Maciej Drygas in Production with Polish/Lithuanian Doc Trains

WARSAW: Acclaimed Polish director Maciej Drygas is currently in production with Trains, a documentary he is also producing through Drygas Film Production in coproduction with Rasa Miškinytė through Lithuania’s Era…
10-12-2019