PRODUCTION: At My Father's Home in development

Andrei Cohn is in development with his first feature, At My Father's Home, "the story of a young man put to a test by his girlfriend, who goes back to…

Chinese film week in Poland

The Polish Filmmaker Association (SFP, is launching a retrospective of new Chinese cinema. The third edition of the event is taking in Warsaw and Łódź between 21 and 30…

Chinese film week in Poland

WARSAW: The Polish Filmmakers' Association (SFP, ) is launching a retrospective of new Chinese cinema. The third edition of the event is taking place in Warsaw and Łódź between…

FESTIVALS: Polish debut film premieres in Pusan

Between Two Fires, the feature film debut of Agnieszka Lukasiak, a Swedish-Polish co-production, has been selected for Pusan International Film Festival in South Korea, 7-15 October, 2010.

FESTIVALS: Grand-Off reveals competition films

WARSAW: The Grand Off World Intependent Film Awards ( ), a competition of short films taking place in Warsaw 22-29 November, 2010, has announced 52 films from 32 countries competing…

Oscar-nominated author set for ScripTeast

WARSAW: Fred Breinersdorfer, the author of Oscar-nominated Sophie Scholl is coming to Poland to participate in the 5th edition of ScripTeast ( ) as a Creative Advisor, at the invitation…

Poland invests in Digital Cinemas

WARSAW: Representatives of the Małopolska, or Little Poland, Digital Cinema Network gathered to debate The Digital Future of European Cinemas at the European Parliament on 16 September. They presented a…

PRODUCTION: Janusz Zaorski shoots a historic drama

WARSAW: Janusz Zaorski had just ended the first part of principal photography for Polish Sibiriad (Syberiada Polska), about a dark episode in the Polish history - the fate of Poles…

PRODUCTION: New Polish thriller has all-star cast

WARSAW: Józef and Michal Skolimowscy, in the midst of shooting Ixjana Z piekła rodem (Ixjana Straight from Hell), are working with an all-star cast for their first major feature project.

Essential Killing to compete for Oscar

WARSAW: Following Essential Killing winning the special jury prize this year in Venice, Agnieszka Odorowicz has announced that the Polish Film Institute ( ) will try to enter Jerzy Skolimowski's…

Multikino to list on Warsaw stock exchange

WARSAW: By year-end, Polish stockbrokers will be able to trade in shares of the country's leading cinema operator as part of a plan to expand the Multikino chain.

PRODUCTION: Polish-American drama in post production

WARSAW: Wieslaw Saniewski has wrapped shooting of The Winner, one of the most anticipated Polish productions of the year. The Polish-American drama revolves around a talented young pianist, an American…

PRODUCTION: Pre-war Warsaw reconstructed in 3D

WARSAW: The production stage has just ended for the first part of the Warsaw 1935 trilogy, an ambitious project of 3D reconstruction of the Polish capital.

PRODUCTION: Syrena Films backs Cheronobyl 2011

WARSAW: Polish company Syrena Films will co-produce and distribute the new film by Patryk Vega, director one of the hit Polish comedy Ciacho. Syrena ( ) has signed a co-production…

FNE at Venice IFF 2010: Venice Festival Prize Winners

VENICE: Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski's Essential Killing picked up the Special Jury Prize of the main competition at the 67th Venice International Film Festival while the Turkish film Majority directed…
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Polish director Polanski awarded FIPRESCI Prix for The Ghost Writer

WARSAW: Polish director Roman Polanski's The Ghost Writer is Best Film of the Year, according to the members of the International Federation of Film Critics - FIPRESCI who voted for…

Kolski's Venice awarded in Montreal

One of the most awaited Polish films of 2010 has won the best artistic contribution at the 34th Montreal World Film Festival (, where it had its international premiere. The…

All That I Love chosen as Polish Oscar candidate

The Polish Oscar Committee has chosen All That I Love as the Polish Oscar nomination candidate for the Best Foreign Language Film.

Polish doc about the Internet community starts production in Warsaw

Jarek Rybus has begun shooting a multimedia experiment fusing film and the Web is in his new documentary about the Polish blog community. "The film is an attempt to look…

Polish drama finds an international sales agent

Berlin based m-appeal has picked up the critically acclaimed Polish drama The Christening.