TVN plans bond issue

TVN plans to issue 1 billion zlotys (€297 million) to pay for the purchase of digital TV channel ‘n.' According to Thompson Financial News, TVN will sell the bonds by…
01-06-2008

New Polish-Russian co-production launches next year

The Polish Film Institute and Mosfilm are on a search for the script that will launch a cooperation between the Polish and Russian cinema industries.
28-05-2008

Zodiak acquires 100% of Mastiff Media Polska

Swedish firm Zodiak Television AB announced that it was purchasing all outstanding shares in the production company Mastiff Media Polska. The format provider is part of the Mastiff Media group…
27-05-2008

TVN stock plummets following purchase of stake in

Polish commercial broadcaster TVN saw its share price drop to a nine-month low on Tuesday, May 20, following its purchase of a 25% plus one share stake in the digital…
20-05-2008

Regional Film Funds Institution launches first major project in Poland

Silesia's Regional Film Fund, Silesia-Film, will grant €296,000 (PLN1 million) for scripts thematically linked with Silesia and for productions that bring business to the local film industry. Selected films can…
20-05-2008

Hallmark plans film to shoot in Poland

Hallmark Hall of Fame is in pre-production with a film on Holocaust heroine Irena Sendler to shoot in Poland. According to reports from Associated Press, The Irena Sendler Story will…
19-05-2008

David Lynch to build Film Studio in Lodz

The long-awaited creation of a film studio by David Lynch is finally moving forward as part of the EC1-Lodz City of Culture project in Poland.
14-05-2008

TVN first quarter revenues up

Polish commercial broadcaster TVN reported consolidated net revenue increase of 22% in its first quarter results.
14-05-2008

Polish Film Institute sees large presence at Cannes

Three official selections, Quinzaine des Realisateurs' Four Nights with Anna, Un Certain Regard's Tulpan, and L'Association du Cinéma Independant pour sa Diffusion's documentary Gugara, are spearheading Polish promotion strategy in…
13-05-2008

ITI Group wins civil suit against Ministry of Defense

The Polish Ministry of Defense, representing the State Treasury, agreed to an out of court settlement with Polish media group ITI on May 8.
11-05-2008

Artcore finds niche success in film promotion

Six-month-old Artcore landed its first major Polish title for promotion, Louise's Garden.
06-05-2008

The battle for the Media Bill in Poland continues

The Polish Parliament amended the Media Bill, shifting power away from politicians, after Senate discussion and corrections last week.
04-05-2008

Popieluszko completes principal photography

Principal photography has been completed on Popieluszko, a Polish film about the murdered Solidarity priest.
29-04-2008

Cyfrowy Polsat sets IPO for May 6

Polish satellite TV provider Cyfrowy Polsat SA is poised to sell 67 million shares to raise 837.5 million zloty (€245.2 million) when it launches its initial public offering on May…
27-04-2008

Holland heads Polish Film Academy

Renowned director Agnieszka Holland has been named the new president of the Polish Film Academy. The members of the Academy nominate and vote for the winners of the Eagle Awards…
24-04-2008

Major postwar drama shooting in Poland

Shooting is under way for General "Nil" directed by Ryszard Bugajewski, based on the life of Gen. Emil Fieldorf (codename Nil), a World War II hero and prominent member of…
22-04-2008

Camerimage competition process begins

The selection process is under way for the competitions in the 16th Camerimage film festival in Poland. The aim of the competition phase of the festival is to present films…
16-04-2008

Katyn wins 7 Polish Eagles

Andrzej Wajda's Katyń picked up the Eagle award for Best Polish Film of 2008 as well as six other Eagles at this year's ceremony held by the Polish Film Academy…
15-04-2008

Polish films in Moscow

Sixteen Polish films are being screened in Moscow during the first "Vistula" Festival of Polish Cinema. The event, which will be held annually, is organized by the Polish Film Institute,…
15-04-2008

Polish Senate amends media law

The Polish Senate has been voting on amendments to the act that governs the National Broadcasting Council. The chamber approved an amendment that allows the Minister of the Treasury to…
13-04-2008