Polish National Broadcasting Council dissolved

Bronisław Komorski, the acting President of Poland, in accord with the parliament and senate rejected the 2009 annual report of the National Broadcasting Council ( KRRiT, www.krrit.gov.pl) for 2009, thus…

PRODUCTION: Warner Bros. in co-production with Ladies director

Andrzej Saramonowicz, the creator of Polish box office hit Ladies signed an agreement with Warner Bros. Entertainment Poland to produce and distribute at least two new films by the end…

Kino Polska short nominated for EFA award

Hanoi-Warsaw, a short fillm directed by Katarzyna Klimkiewicz for Kino Polska Television (www.kinopolska.pl) has been nominated for the EFA award in the Short Film category.

TVP faces funding crisis

Polish public broadcaster Telewizja Polska SA (TVP, www.tvp.pl) is seeking a 50 million PLN bank credit to maintain financial liquidity. Since the begining of the year, the station has undergone…

Polish Film Institute awards Era New Horizons

Era New Horizons International Film Festival (www.enh.pl) has received the "International Film Event of 2009" Award from the Polish Film Institute (www.pisf.pl). The award was presented to the festival's director…

Polish docs on DVD release

Polish Docs 2010, a DVD collection of new documentaries, has been released by the Krakow Film Foundation (www.kff.com.pl/fundacja). The new release is the third in a series that began in…

Kino Polska takes internet stake

Kino Polska (www.kinopolska.pl) has acquired a major stake in Polish internet portal Stopklatka (www.stopklatka.pl). Kino Polska distributes film channels FilmBox, FilmBox Extra, FilmBox Family and FilmBox HD.

Krakow 50th Anniversary hands out 32 awards

The 50th anniversary edition of the Krakow Film Festival (www.kff.com.pl) awarded 33 documentary and shot films at the June 6 closing ceremony,

FNE at Krakow International Film Festival: Winners

KRAKOW: The Krakow International Film Festival (http://www.kff.com.pl/), celebrated its 50th anniversary well attended gala where top awards in the international doc competition went to the Kaleo La Belle's Beyond This…
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Kraków, 6th June, 2010 - Tonight the 50th Kraków Film Festival has ended. The triumphers were the Swiss production "Beyond This Place", the Russian picture "Sanya and Sparrow", the Polish…

FNE at Krakow 50th Anniversary: Interview with Krzysztof Gierat

The 50th edition of the Krakow Film Festival started on the 31st of May and will last till the 6tth of June 2010. Festival Director Krzysztof Gierat talked to FNE…

Poland Establishes Film Commission

Poland has established a national Film Commission. The protocol setting up the new organization was signed during the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia (http://pl.fpff.pl) at a meeting of Polish regional…

FNE at Gdynia Polish Film Festival 2010: Winners

Polish director Jan Kidawa Blonski won the Golden Lion, the top prize at the Festival of Polish Film Festival in Gdynia (24-29 May, http://eng.fpff.pl/) for his film Little Rose.

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition spotlight: Tomorrow Will be Better

Dorota Kędzierzawska's Gdynia competition film Tomorrow Will be Better tells the story of three homeless Russian boys who travel to Poland in search of a better life, with the universal…

Krakow 50th Anniversary Special: Festival preview

The 50th anniversary edition of the Krakow Film Festival (May 31 - June 6) will present 89 documentary, animated and short films will participating in three competitions. The competition films…

Krakow 50th Anniversary Special: Jonas Mekas in Krakow

This year the Dragon of Dragons award, given by the Krakow Film Festival (May 31 - June 6) since 1998 to the eminent documentary and animated filmmakers, will go to…

Krakow 50th Anniversary Special: Krakow documentary premieres

The 50th Krakow Film Festival (May 31-June 6) is going to present the next part of the cycle ‘Krakow Documentary Premieres', consisting of films chosen from foreign film festivals which…

Krakow 50th Anniversary Special: Events Schedule

The 50th Krakow Film Festival, which takes place May 31 - June 1, has announced its complete schedule of events and ceremonies.

Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition spotlight: Rite of Passage

In Rite of Passage, director Janusz Majewski creates an image of turbulent events in post-WWII Poland, seen trough the eyes of boys on the verge of their adult life.

Krakow 50th Anniversary Special: "Somewhere in Europe"

"Somewhere in Europe" is one of the thematic cycles of the jubilee, 50th Krakow Film Festival, which runs May 31 - June 1. The cycle consists primarily of documentaries from…