Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition spotlight: Phenomenon

Phenomenon, a directing/screenwriting debut from Tadeusz Paradowicz, is a crazy comedy about the search of the ultimate perfect man.

FNE at Cannes: EFP Producer on the Move Kamila Polit

Polish Producer on the Move Kamila Polit is a creative multitasking force who left the world of theater and opera for film production two years ago and has already proved…

FESTIVALS: Gdynia announces film selections

The Polish Film Festival in Gdynia will present 21 films in the main competition, with another 15 films in the Panorama of Polish films section.

FESTIVALS: Krakow offers market, doc workshop

The 50th Krakow Film Festival (May 31-June 6, will offer a film market, documentary workshop, and pitching forum under its Industry Zone section.

Cannes IFF 2010: Polish Cinema Events and Screenings

Polish Cinema in Cannes 2010 Address: Polish Cinema in CannesAppartment 3, 4th Floor23 Rue Mace/ 22 La Croisette

TVP wins ITFF awards

Polish TV (TVP, won three awards at the New York Festivals International Television and Film Awards.

FESTIVALS: Herzog masterclass kicks off Warsaw's Planete Doc Review

A master class with Werner Herzog on May 8 will be one of the highlights of Planete Doc Review festival ( held in Warsaw, May 7-16.

PRODUCTION: Polish-American co-production The Winner begins filming

Director/producer Wiesław Saniewski had gathered an all-star cast to work on his new project, a Polish-American drama titled The Winner.

FESTIVALS: Kameralne Lato expands Polish workshop

The 3rd All-Poland Film Meeting KAMERALNE LATO - RADOM 2010 festival has announced a May 10 deadline for entries, this year expanding its workshop event to include student filmmakers.

Mother Teresa of Cats chosen for Karlovy Vary

Pavel Sala's debut film Mother Teresa of Cats will have its premiere in the main competition of the Karlovy Vary film festival (

Wisla Polish film fest opens in Moscow

33 sceny z życia (33 Scenes from Life) by Małgorzata Szumowska opened the Wisla Polish Film Festival ( in Moscow, with the festival dedicated to deputy minister of foreign affairs…

SFP opens Wroclaw branch

The Polish Filmmakers Association hads opened a new branch in Wrocław to accommodate the needs of a growing community of film professionals in the region.

Poland honored at Eurovision TV Summit

Public broadcaster Telewizja Polska ( was honored for its series Londoners at the Eurovision TV Summit in Lucerne on April 21.

PRODUCTION: Black Thursday goes into postproduction

Black Thursday, a historical drama about the tragic Polish workers riots of December 1970, directed by Antoni Krauze, completed filming in early April and is now in post-production.

ERA New Horizons launches film workshop

ERA New Horizons International Film Festival will introduce NEW HORIZONS Studio, a workshop for young film professionals, taking place July 26-29, 2010, as part of this year's festival, running July…

PRODUCTION: Cezary Pazura prepares his directing debut

Popular Polish actor/singer/comic Cezary Pazura debuts as a director and producer in his comedy titled Weekend.

Polish Film Institute grants 12 international productions

The Polish Film Institute had granted over 36.4 million PLN (EUR 9.4million) to support new Polish productions, including twelve international projects.

Agora enters the multiplex cinema market

Agora Group has signed a preliminary agreement to buy out 84% of shares of Centrum Filmowe Helios, the biggest Polish multiplex chain.

Polsat posts Q4 profits

Cyfrowy Polsat reported that 2009 fourth quarter profits rose 50% over the same period in 2008, to zł.60.5 million.

PRODUCTION: Leszek Dawid wraps feature debut Ki

Polish director Leszek Dawid has just finished shooting his debut feature Ki, a drama about the problems of a young single mother.