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…

Polish Drama Other People Starts Sales as It Hits Local Cinemas

WARSAW: Aleksandra Terpińska’s debut feature Other People has been sold by Polish New Europe Film Sales to British Magnetes Pictures, which will release it not only in the UK and…

Academy Award Nominee Polish Short The Dress Acquired by HBO Max

WARSAW: The Dress / Sukienka by Tadeusz Łysiak, which is nominated for the Academy Awards 2022 in the Short Film (Live Action) category, has been acquired by HBO Max.

PRODUCTION: Polish Director Jan Holoubek Shoots Sophomore Feature Doppelgänger

GDAŃSK: Doppelgänger is currently shooting in Gdańsk with a star cast including Jakub Gierszał, Tomasz Schuchardt and Andrzej Seweryn. This is the second feature by Jan Holoubek after 25 Years…

Leave No Traces Dominates Polish Eagles Nods

WARSAW: Leave No Traces by Jan P. Matuszyński received the most nominations, a total of 13, for the Polish Film Awards - The Eagles. The date of the award ceremony…

PRODUCTION: Patryk Vega in Postproduction with His Last Polish Language Film

WARSAW: The director of Polish box office hits Patryk Vega has revealed his secret project, Autobiography (working title), a very personal film intended to be his last project in Polish,…

FESTIVALS: EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2022 Calls for Entries

TORUŃ: The EnergaCAMERIMAGE International Film Festival, which will celebrate its 30th edition in Toruń from 12 to 19 November 2022, has opened its submissions.

Film and Games Convergence Boosts Success of The Witcher

WARSAW: Netflix is ready to start production on the third season of the hit show The Witcher, based on the books by Andrzej Sapkowski and heavily inspired by an internationally…

FESTIVALS: Krakow Film Festival Hosts Docudays UA

KRAKOW: This year's edition of the Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, which was to begin on 25 March in Kyiv, will be partly held during the Krakow…

Polish Filmmakers Association Offers Aid to Ukrainian Refugee Filmmakers

WARSAW: The Polish Filmmakers Association offers help in finding employment in the productions of its Munk Studio to representatives of the film industry among the refugees from the Ukraine.

New Documentaries from SFP Munk Studio on VOD

WARSAW: Four new documentaries produced by SFP Munk Studio as part of the First Documentary programme are available on VOD on DAfilms, a curated platform specialising in original documentary cinema.

FNE Innovation: Pitch the Doc: Online Hub for Documentary Professionals and Industry Events

Pitch the Doc is an innovative online platform dedicated to documentary projects, that provides functionalities based on international pitching standards and allows to keep presentations of documentary film projects complete,…

Ada Smyk's Short Doc Backstage to Premiere Internationally at SXSW in Austin

WARSAW: The short documentary Backstage by Ada Smyk, produced as part of the SFP First Documentary programme, has been selected for the competition of one of the most important and…

PRODUCTION: Polish/Hungarian Coproduction Saint Wraps Shooting

WARSAW: Principal photography for Sebastian Buttny's Polish/Hungarian film Saint / Święty wrapped on 11 February 2022. The film has been shot for thirty days in Poznań and Gniezno.

FNE at Berlinale 2022: Polish Film in Berlin

Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, the film „We Haven’t Lost Our Way”, directed by Anka and Wilhelm Sasnal, will be presented in the Forum section of the International Film…

Kids Kino Industry Announces 2022 Dates

WARSAW: The 6th edition of Kids Kino Industry will take place on 27–30 September 2022 in a hybrid format, both in person in Warsaw and online. The international co-production forum…

Munk Studio Extends Submission Deadline for Flagship Programmes Until 28 February 2022

WARSAW: Directors and producers can apply to the 30 minutes, First Documentary and Young Animation leading film project programmes offered by Munk Studio, up until 28 February 2022.

Record Year for ZAPA – Polish Union of Audiovisual Authors and Producers

WARSAW: ZAPA (Polish Union of Audiovisual Authors and Producers), managed by the Polish Filmmakers Association, secured a record amount of 36 m EUR /166 m PLN of the total royalties…

Poland Introduces New COVID-19 Restrictions for Cinemas

WARSAW: Polish cinemas will be allowed to sell tickets only to 30% of their capacity to unvaccinated viewers and will not be allowed to serve food and beverages, as of…

BOX OFFICE: Girls From Dubai Tops Polish Box Office

WARSAW: Maria Sadowska's film Girls from Dubai had over 600,000 admissions in its first two weeks in release, making it the most watched local production of 2021.