Gdynia Polish Film Festival Competition Spotlight: Ladies

Tomasz Konecki's Ladies emerges as a Polish response to modern women-oriented productions hits Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives.

Gdynia festival opens September 15

The 33rd Polish Film Festival opens September 15 in Gdynia, with Robert Glinski chairing the main competition jury. Film New Europe will be profiling each of the competition films in…

Films in competition and panorama 33rd PFFF Gdynia

The 33rd Festival of Polish Films in Gdynia, September 15-20 announces its Main Competition.

Polish film Scratch attracts international sales attention in Venice

Polish director and scriptwriter Michal Rosa's Scratch (Rysa) asks a lot from its audience as it shows the descent of its main character into madness in a brilliant performance by…

Polish TV introduces subtitles

Public broadcaster Polish TV will begin broadcasting programmes in original language with subtitles in place of the traditional Polish language voice overs and dubbing.

Poland sends Scratch to Venice

Scratch directed by Michał Rosa will have its world premiere in the Venice Days section of the Venice film festival.

NBCU Global Networks in Warsaw

NBCU is expanding its presence in Europe with the August 20 opening of a bureau in Warsaw.

Bromski provincial comedy part 3

Jacek Bromski starts shooting the third part of his small town comedy series "U Pana Boga ..." on August 18.

Silesia Film chooses winning projects

Local film institution Silesia Film had awarded four movie projects with 301,000 Euros in funding.

Gdynia announces films in competition

Sixteen films will compete for the Golden Lion at the 33rd Festival of Polish Films in Gdynia (, September 15-20.

Locarno Jury Prize for German Polish co-production

The German/Polish co-production 33 Scenes from Life won the Special Jury Prize at the Locarno film festival which at the closing ceremony on August 16.

Hartley-Merrill winning project starts shooting

Polish documentary director Maciej Adamiak began shooting his first feature, the winner of the Hartley-Merrill scriptwriting prize The Picture on August 12.

A Woman of Berlin to screen in Toronto

The German/Polish film A Woman in Berlin, is among 20 films shown for the Toronto Film Festival's Special Presentations.

Wajda begins new film

Andrzej Wajda began filming on Tatarak, based on a short story by Jaroslaw Iwaszkiewicz, on August 12.

Janosik nears completion of filming

Five years from the start of production, The True Story of Janosik is finally in production, with Agnieszka Holland directing.

Independent Polish thriller goes into post production

Forest Holes directed by Sławomir Kulikowski, which ended filming on July 24th, has gone into post production.

TVP launches HDTV

TVP launched its first HD television channel on August 6, following a trial period, Broadband TV News announced.

Rain of Children wins at Poland's Era New Horizons

Rain of the Children, an intimate docufiction directed by Vincent Ward, the famous filmmaker from New Zealand, has won the Grand Prix at the eight International ERA NEW HORIZONS Film…

Polsat to sell 53% of shares to Cyprus firms

Cyprus based companies Karswel Ltd. and Sensor Oversear Ltd. will purchase controlling interest in Polish commercial TV network Polsat.

France Telecom introduces a new satellite platform to the Polish market

The Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza reported that the new satellite platform from Polish Telecommunication S.A. (TP, owned by the international join-stock company France Telecom (,will launch in the first…