Krzysztof Zanussi Honoured by Polish Filmmakers Association

WARSAW: Krzysztof Zanussi received the Special Award of the Polish Filmmakers Association at a ceremony held on 7 December 2021.

FNE Visegrad 2021: Polish Film Production Recovers From COVID Pandemic

WARSAW: Polish producers have adapted to working under COVID restrictions and production has continued to recover during 2021.

SOFA Alumni Workshop Focuses on Women and Sustainability

WARSAW: The first SOFA (School of Film Advancement) Alumni Workshop, held in Warsaw 9 – 12 November 2021, concentrated on female leadership and sustainability.

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Q&A with Producer and PISF Expert Kamil Przełęcki

WARSAW: Polish film and television producer, and PISF expert Kamil Przełęcki, talks to FNE about the realities of the Polish film production market recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kids Kino Lab Announces Projects Selected for 2022 Edition

WARSAW: The 2022 edition of Kids Kino Lab has selected 22 projects for the 7th edition of its script development workshop.

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Exhibition: Polish Box Office Buoyant

WARSAW: The Polish box office is currently noting an increase in attendance figures and revenue despite the fourth wave of COVID-19, giving distributors hope of further recovery in 2022.

FNE at EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2021: Robbie Ryan Wins Twice in Toruń

TORUŃ: The American drama C'mon C'mon directed by Mike Mills and lensed by Robbie Ryan won the Golden Frog Prize in the EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2021 Main Competition, as well as the…

Leave No Traces Sold to More Territories

WARSAW: Polish sales agent New Europe Film Sales has sold the Polish/French/Czech coproduction Leave No Traces by Jan P. Matuszyński to Spain, Portugal, ex-Yugoslavia, Estonia and Slovakia.

Applications for Kids Kino Lab Scholarship Programme Are Open

WARSAW: Script development workshop Kids Kino Lab is looking for writers, script consultants and a young producer.

FESTIVALS: EnergaCamerimage 2021 Announces Lineup

TORUŃ: Thirteen international productions will screen in the main competition of the 2021 EnergaCamerimage International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography, which will take place in Toruń from 13…

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR 2021: Patrycja Blindow: Kino Żeglarz

FNE’s Georgian correspondent Alexander Gabelia spoke to Patrycja Blindow, who together with two other women runs the oldest studio cinema in Poland Kino Żeglarz. She talks about how they survived…

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Polish Minority Coproduction Lamb to Represent Iceland in Oscar Race

WARSAW: The Polish minority coproduction Lamb directed by Valdimar Johansson has been selected as Iceland’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best…

FESTIVALS: Miracle Wins 2021 Warsaw Film Festival

WARSAW: Romanian/Czech/Latvian Miracle / Miracol by Bogdan George Apetri has received the Grand Prix in the International Competition of the 37th Warsaw Film Festival, 8-17 October 2021. The award for…

BOX OFFICE: Wedding by Wojciech Smarzowski Tops Polish Box Office

WARSAW: Wojciech Smarzowski's new drama Wedding / Wesele had 139,536 admissions in its opening weekend, making it the best opening for a local production in 2021. The film was released…

Submissions to 7th Kids Kino Lab Open Until 15 October 2021

WARSAW: The call for projects for the next edition of the international script development workshop Kids Kino Lab is open till 15 October 2021.

Watch the recording of the FNE YR2021 Warsaw Kids Industry Livestream

The livestream took place on 29 September 2021 when distributors and exhibitors from Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and Czech Republic discussed how the cinema industry is recovering, shared their experiences, and…

FNE Visegrad 2021: Q&A with Daniel Ratuszniak, Director of New Horizons Cinema in Wrocław

WARSAW: Daniel Ratuszniak, Director of the New Horizons Cinema in Wrocław, the leading Polish art house cinema, talks to FNE about the state of Polish cinemas as they are recovering…

Kids Kino Industry 2021 Announces Winners

WARSAW: Kids Kino Industry, the pitching and coproduction forum for feature films and series (live-action, animation and documentaries) for young audiences, has announced its winners. The forum started on 28…

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Q&A with Frédéric Berardi, Head of The Board of Kino Świat and CFO at CANAL+ Polska

WARSAW: Frédéric Berardi, Head of The Board of Kino Świat, the leading Polish distributor, and CFO at CANAL+ Polska, talks to FNE about the Polish cinema industry recovering from the…

Deadline Approaches for Golden Fruit Plan 2021

WARSAW: Documentary projects at any stage of production can apply to Golden Fruit Plan until 30 September 2021. The pitching programme is focused on projects from Europe and China, meant…