PRODUCTION: Netflix in Production with Polish Horror Hellhole

WARSAW: Hellhole, a new horror film from the creators of Nobody Sleeps In The Woods Tonight is in production. The premiere of the horror on the Netflix platform is scheduled…

Polish Director Jerzy Skolimowski’s Cannes Competitor EO Scores French Sales

WARSAW: Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski’s EO, which will screen in Competition in Cannes (17-28 May 2022), has been acquired by French distributor ARP Selection. HanWay Films is handling worldwide sales.

Polish MOMAKIN Launches StopMoLab

WARSAW: Poland-based company MOMAKIN has launched a new educational project StopMoLab, which includes workshops, talks, case studies, mentoring and lectures for beginner stop-motion animation creators. Some lectures will be open…

Polish Filmmakers Association Increases Budget for 60 Minutes Programme

WARSAW: The Polish Filmmakers Association (SFP) has decided to increase the budget for films from the 60 Minutes Programme from 213,632 EUR / 1 m PLN to 267,045 EUR /…

Urban Sales Picks up Polish/Chinese Long Animated Film Hug Me - The Movie

WARSAW: The Long animated film Hug Me - The Movie, the first long film by Polish visual artist Anna Błaszczyk, has been acquired by Urban Sales, which will showcase it…

Kino Świat Names Urszula Piasecka as New CEO

WARSAW: Urszula Piasecka is the new CEO of the Polish film distributor Kino Świat, replacing Frederic Berardi.

PRODUCTION: Canadian/Polish Drama Irena's Vow in Production

LUBLIN: Shooting is underway on Irena's Vow, a Canadian/Polish WWII drama directed by Louise Archambaul. The film is supported by the Polish Film Institute and the local government of Lublin,…

FESTIVALS: Krakow Film Festival Announces 2022 Lineup

KRAKOW: The prestigious list of 15 documentaries eligible to compete in the Krakow Film Festival’s competition includes six productions from the CEE region. The 62nd Krakow Film Festival will be…

PRODUCTION: Jerzy Skolimowski Speaks Out Against Cruelty to Animals in New Drama EO

WARSAW: Jerzy Skolimowski’s EO, which will screen in Competition in Cannes (17-28 May 2022), is dedicated to Robert Bresson, but it is not a remake of Au hasard Balthazar (1966).…

CD Projekt Switches to Unreal Engine 5 for New Witcher Game

WARSAW: Polish CD Projekt has announced another project set in The Witcher game series universe. The company will use the Unreal Engine 5 technology, which is expected to become the…

Netflix Commissions New Polish Feature Films

WARSAW: Netflix has announced 18 new Polish titles that are currently in production or set to premiere in 2022 and 2023, including nine Polish feature films and nine series.

Kids Kino Industry 2022 Opens Call for Applications

WARSAW: The 6th edition of the international coproduction forum Kids Kino Industry, has launched its call for applications. The deadline is 31 May 2022.

Polish Comedy on Netflix International Most Watched List

WARSAW: The Polish comedy How I Fell in Love with a Gangster by Maciej Kawulski is in the top 3 of the most streamed films on Netflix in Poland, Ukraine,…

PRODUCTION: Sebastian Buttny in Postproduction with Polish/Hungarian Drama The Saint

WARSAW: Sebastian Buttny is currently in postproduction with his thriller The Saint / Święty, which is set in Poznań in the 80s. The film is a coproduction between Poland and…

Poland in Top Ten of European Fiction Production Countries

STRASBOURG: Poland is number four in the top ten of fiction producing countries regarding the number of seasons, with 69 seasons in 2020 and an average of 46 seasons in…

Disney+ To Be Launched in 16 FNE Partner Countries

WARSAW: Disney+ will be launched in 42 new countries in May-June 2022, including in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, North Macedonia,…

PRODUCTION: Polish Director Marcin Filipowicz in Postproduction with Brothers

WARSAW: Marcin Filipowicz is currently in postproduction with Brothers / Braty, the fourth project produced by the Polish Filmmakers Association Munk Studio together with CANAL+ Polska in their 60 Minutes…

Polish Director Bartosz Blaschke Awarded with Perspektywa Prize for Sonata

GDYNIA: Bartosz Blaschke’s debut feature Sonata won the Perspektywa Award given annually to the best debut in Polish cinemas during a gala organised by the Polish Filmmakers Association on 28…

Netflix Opens Office in Warsaw

WARSAW: Netflix has opened an office in the Polish capital, which will act as core for the entire CEE region.

Małgorzata Szumowska’s First American Film Starring Naomi Watts Opens in USA

WARSAW: Infinite Storm, the first American film by Małgorzata Szumowska, opened on 1,500 screens in the USA on 25 March 2022. This is the first Polish film in years to…