Dorota Kędzierzawska Receives the Golden Alexander in Thessaloniki

Polish director Dorota Kędzierzawska was honored with the Golden Alexander award for her work as director at a ceremony held during the 51st Thessaloniki International Film Festival on 9 December…

Kotkowski Wins Best Director at Cairo

Polish director Andrzej Kotkowski won the best director award at the 34th Cairo Film Festival, which concluded on 9 December 2010, for Born of the Sea.

Dragon Forum Deadline for Submissions

Dragon Forum 2011 (, a forum for documentary film projects, is accepting applications through Monday, 13 December 2010.

Polish director Andrzej Kotkowski wins best director at Cairo FF for Born of the Sea

CAIRO: Born of the Sea by Polish director Andrzej Kotkowski got the Best Director Prize at the 34th edition of the Cairo International Film Festival that concluded on 9 December.…

FESTIVALS: Stolen Wins Art of the Doc

The Australian film Stolen directed by Violeta Ayala and Dan Falshow won the Grand Prix at the Art of the Document Festival in Warsaw on 4 December 2010.

Polish Directors and Producers Found Association

Sixteen Polish filmmakers have founded a new Polish Film Directors and Producers Association (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

TVP Launches New Channel

Polish public broadcaster TVP launched a new theme channel "TVP Seriale" (TVP Series) on 6 December 2010, in anticipation of expanded advertising income.

Polish director Andrzej Wajda awarded by Russian President Medvedev

WARSAW: Polish director Andrzej Wajda has been awarded the Russian medal of the Order of Friendship by Russian president Dmitry Medvedev during his visit to Warsaw. The medal was in…
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PRODUCTION: Flying Blind in Preproduction

Polish director Andrzej Jakimowski is currently casting Flying Blind, his follow up to Tricks, in Germany, the UK and France for a spring shoot in Lisbon. The film is a…

Majewski Film Premieres at Sundance

The Polish film The Mill And The Cross directed by Lech Majewski and produced by Silesia Film (, Bokomotiv Filmproduktion ( and TVP ( will have its world premiere at…

Polish talent dominates European Film Academy Awards

TALLINN: Ghost Writer directed by Polish born director Roman Polanski picked up a total of six awards at the 23rd European Film Awards in Tallinn on Saturday night including best…

FNE Newsflash: Polish actress Julia Pietrucha at Cairo IFF

Actress Julia Pietrucha who plays in "Born to the Sea" will be in Cairo.

Retrospective of Dorota Kędzierzawska in Thessaloniki

Dorota Kędzierzawska will be honored at the 51st Thessaloniki International Film Festival (3-12 December). Among the works to be presented will be the international premiere of her 1988 b/w first…

International Premiers of TVP’s ”Panopticon” and “Born of the Sea” at Cairo IFF

"Panopticon" - a debut feature by Barbara Kurzaj and Sławomir Shuty, and "Born of the Sea" by Andrzej Kotkowski will have their international premiers in competition at the 34th edition…

FESTIVALS: Gordey and Ostergaard at Art of the Doc

Webdocs creator Serge Gordey and Oscar-nominated director Anders Ostergaard (Burma VJ) are attending Art of the Document festival (, running through 5 December 2010 in Warsaw.

Art of the Doc Hosts Media Conferences

WARSAW: Art of the Doc Festival ( is sponsoring a series of discussions and workshops focusing on the Visegrad countries, running through 2 December 2010.

Apple Film 20th Anniversary: Interview with Dariusz Jablonski

Apple Film Production ( has been a ground-breaking company since it was launched 20 years ago. On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, FNE spoke with founder Dariusz Jablonsik about…

Apple Film Fosters Scriptwriting with ScripTeast

Five years ago, Apple Film Production branched out from its core business to initiate a programme that would benefit regional film production at large. The vehicle was ScripTeast, a unique…

Who's Who at Apple Film

Apple Film Production is led by a three-person team, consisting of founder Dariusz Jabłoński, along with Violetta Kamińska and Izabela Wójcik. FNE looks at the team, their responsibilities and their…

Apple Film Production Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Apple Film Production, one of the first and leading independent production companies in Poland and in Central and Eastern Europe, celebrated it 20th anniversary on 22 November 2010. The company…