WARSAW: Kuba Czekaj has completed the shooting on his first English language film Lipstick on the Glass, a Polish/German coproduction starring Agnieszka Podsiadlik, Bobbi Salvör Menuez and Laura Benson.

WARSAW: Other People, a Warner Bros.- Madants coproduction based on the 2018 bestselling novel by Dorota Masłowska, has entered the post-production stage. The film directed by Aleksandra Trepińska received support from the Mazovia Warsaw Film Commission and the Polish Film Institute. It will open in cinemas in the fall of 2021.

WARSAW: The Polish Government will give an additional 27 m EUR / 120 m PLN from the COVID-19 Counteracting Fund to help the cinema industry.

GDYNIA: Dear Ones directed by Grzegorz Jaroszuk, a Polish/Czech coproduction about complicated family relationships, screened in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, which took place online 8 – 12 December 2020.

GDYNIA: The Polish Oscar entry Never Gonna Snow Again directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and Michał Englert screened in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, which took place online 8 – 12 December 2020.

GDYNIA: Kill It and Leave This Town, the animated feature film about dealing with trauma, directed by Mariusz Wilczyński, won the best film award in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, which took place online 8 – 12 December 2020.

GDYNIA: Far Away From Here, the new drama by Piotr Domalewski, coproduced by Poland and Ireland, screened in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, which took place online 8 – 12 December 2020.

GDYNIA: The 45th Polish Film Festival Gdynia, which took place online 8-12 December 2020, awarded its top prize of Golden Lions for Best Film to the animated feature Kill It and Leave This Town / Zabij to i wyjedź z tego miasta directed by Mariusz Wilczyński. The Polish/Swedish drama Sweat directed by Magnus von Horn dominated the award show and won six prizes, including Silver Lion and Best Director

GDYNIA: How I Became a Gangster. True Story, the feature debut from Maciej Kawulski, starring Marcin Kowalczyk, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, that took place online 8 – 12 December 2020.

WARSAW: Netflix has announced its first commission of a Polish original animated series, Kajko and Kokosz, based on the cult comic book by Janusz Christa. The premiere is planned for 2021.