Production: Polish slasher parody in the works

Polish independent director and producer Piotr Matwiejczyk is preparing a Polish parody of the American classic slasher film.

SBS's Tellenbach moves to TVN

Markus Tellenbach, the former head of SBS Broadcasting and supervisory board chairman of Sky Deutschland, was appointed CEO and president of Poland's TVN Group.

Production: The Mill And The Cross wraps shoot

Lech Majewski has finished shooting The Mill And The Cross, one of the biggest Polish productions of the year with a cast including Charlotte Rampling, Michael York and Rutger Hauer.

Polish market is open for Sweden

The focus on Swedish cinema during this year's ERA New Horizons IFF has proven that Poland can be a significant market and production partner for Swedish cinema.

German distribution for Tricks

Andrzej Jakimowski's award-winning film Tricks has gone into theatrical distribution in Germany.

Record half-year for the Polish cinema

During the first six months of 2009 Poles bought 19,8 million cinema tickets, breaking the record from 2004.

Production: New Polish thriller shooting in Warsaw

Marcin Wrona is filming Babtism, his second feature film based on a story from the Polish criminal world.

Cannes Palme D’or winner to open Era New Horizons IFF – the biggest film festival in Poland

THE WHITE RIBBON by Michael Haneke will be making its Polish Premiere as the Opening Film of ERA NEW HORIZONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, to be held in the city of…

New Polish media bill vetoed by the President

On July 17 Polish President Lech Kaczyński vetoed the new media bill on the grounds that he found it threating to the Polish media.

Mother Theresa of Cats

We believe Mother Theresa of Cats to be an exceptional project that makes for a fascinating and moreover contemporary story, that deserves to be told on the big screen.

Controversial ruling over TVP head

Poland's National Court Register issued a ruling that the suspension of TVP acting president Piotr Farfal was illegal and he remains in his position.

FNE at KVIFF 2009: Glinska’s Piggies Scores Hit in Karlovy Vary

KARLOVY VARY: Polish director Robert Glinski's Piggies, a tough film about child prostitutes working on the Polish German border, has already had a strong impact at its world premier in…
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FNE at KVIFF 2009: Poland with Seven Films at KVIFF

KARLOVY VARY: After the successful cooperation between Poland and the Czech Republic with the Polish backed Brothers Karamazov directed by the Czech Republic's Petr Zelenka the Czechs have definitely decided…
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SCI FI launches on Cyfra+

NBC Universal Global Networks announced the launch of its SCI FI channel on Poland's Cyfra+ platform.

Production: Mother Joanne of the Cats begins filming

Matka Joanna Od Kotów (Mother Joanne of the Cats) the debut feature from Paweł Sala, noted playwright and two-time Hartley-Merril Polish competition finalist, began filming June 18 in Poland.

Bromski comedy opens strong

The highly anticipate third part of the comedy series from director Jacek Bromski had one of the strongest opening weekends for local titles in Poland this year.

No funding for new Polish media bill

The Polish Ministry of Finance announced that the national budget does not have enough money to finance reforms planned by the new media bill.

Bromski comedy opens

After a premiere gala in Warsaw on June 15, the highly anticipated new comedy from hit-maker Jacek Bromski U Pana Boga Za Miedzą enters the cinemas across Poland.

Production: Zanussi starts short shoot

Krzysztof Zanussi takes a look back at his past film characters in Revisit, which begins shooting June 17, to premiere at this summer's ERA New Horizons IFF.

Polish short documentary nominated for EFA awards

European Film Academy (EFA) has nominated Poste Restante by Polish director Marcel Łoziński as the Krakow Short Film Nominee for the European Film Awards 2009.