FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR 2021: Barbara Orlicz-Szczypuła: Head of Programming at Krakow Film Festival

FNE correspondent Alexander Gabelia spoke to Barbara Orlicz-Szczypuła, head of programming at Krakow Film Festival. One year after the 2020 festival edition had to go online Krakow FF became one…

GRANTS: Polish Film Institute Gives Production Support to Nine Feature Films

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute has distributed over 4.2 m EUR / 19 m PLN for the production of nine feature films. Among them are new films by Jacek Bromski,…

BOX OFFICE: New Comedy/Drama from Kinga Dębska Tops Polish BO

WARSAW: Kinga Dębska's Back Then / Zupa nic had the best opening for a domestic title in 2021 with 48,889 admissions. The prequel to Dębska's critically acclaimed comedy/drama These Daughters…

Applications For 16th ScripTeast Still Open

WARSAW: CEE writers can apply to the 16th edition of ScripTeast with a feature film script already completed or nearing completion until 3 September 2021.

Kids Kino Lab Opens Call for Projects

WARSAW: European scriptwriters and producers who are interested in developing films or series (live action, animation or documentary) for kids and youth can apply to the international script development workshop…

BOX OFFICE: TVN Production Black Sheep Tops Polish Box Office

WARSAW: Polish comedy Black Sheep directed by Alek Pietrzak, produced by TVN and distributed by NEXT FILM, has shot to number one at the Polish box office with over 100,000…

FESTIVALS: Theo and the Metamorphosis Wins the 21 New Horizons IFF

WROCLAW: French/Swiss drama Theo and Metamorphosis by Damien Odoul has been awarded the Grand Prix of the 21 New Horizons International Film Festival, whose physical edition wrapped in Wrocław on…

Polish Days 2021 Announces Winners

WROCLAW: Polish Days, the most important industry event of the New Horizons IFF, which took place 15-17 August 2021, has announced its winners.

Film Spring Open Workshop 2021 Opens Submissions

KRAKOW: The Film Spring Open Workshop is launching the call for applications for its 16th edition. This practical audiovisual workshop based on new technologies and tools will take place in…

FNE Readers Survey 2021

We know you are a busy decision maker. That is why you read FNE. We kindly ask you to help us out by taking 2 minutes to answer the following…

Kids Kino Industry Launches LINK

WARSAW: Kids Kino Industry and Cinekid for Professionals are launching Producers LINK, a newly established programme for emerging producers of children’s content.

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2021: Gdynia Film Festival Announces Lineup

GDYNIA: Sixteen films have qualified for the Main Competition of the 46th Polish Film Festival to compete for the Golden and Silver Lions. They include 6 full-length directing debuts and…

FNE at New Horizons IFF 2021: 21st New Horizons Announces Polish Days Lineup

WROCŁAW: A showcase of Polish productions will take place 15-17 August 2021 at the 21st New Horizons IFF.

Kids Kino Industry Selects 24 Projects

WARSAW: Kids Kino Industry, the pitching and co-production forum for feature films and series (live-action, animation and documentaries) for young audiences, has announced the 24 projects for its next edition…

FNE at Cannes 2021: An Enemy Wins Best Script Award at ScriptEast

CANNES: The top prize at the 15th Krzysztof Kieslowski Scripteast Award ceremony in Cannes went to An Enemy by Teresa Zofia Czepiec and Maciej Sobieszczański from Poland.
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Kids Kino Industry Talk With Czech/Slovak Creators of Journey to Yourland

WARSAW: Kids Kino Industry hosts a talk with the team behind the Czech/Slovak/Belgian animated film Journey to Yourland on 19 July 2021, its final webinar before the Kids Kino Industry…

Poland’s Helios Cinemas Withdraws COVID-19 Vaccination Status from Tickets After Public Outcry

WARSAW: Poland’s Helios cinema network owned by Agora has eliminated its new COVID-19 ticketing system, which indicated the guest's vaccination status, following a public outcry.

PRODUCTION: Polish Director Anna Kazejak Enters Postproduction with Fucking Bornholm

WARSAW: Anna Kazejak has finished shooting her new comedy/drama Fucking Bornholm, starring Agnieszka Grochowska and Maciej Stuhr. The project will be presented in the prestigious New Horizons' Polish Days Goes…

Kill It and Leave This Town Wins Polish Eagles for Best Film

WARSAW: Kill It and Leave This Town by Mariusz Wilczyński has won the Eagles for best film, best sound and best music at the Polish Film Awards. However, the biopic…