FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: The Champion

GDYNIA: Maciej Barczewski's biopic The Champion / Mistrz, about Tadeusz „Teddy” Pietrzykowski, a boxer who won the title of the champion of the German concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, screens in the…

GRANTS: Poland Supports Eight Feature Films

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute supported eight feature film productions with over 23.6 m PLN / 5.2 m EUR during the third and last session of funding in 2020.

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: The Hater

GDYNIA: The Hater by Polish director Jan Komasa, a cyber thriller and the follow up to his box office hit feature debut Suicide Room, screens in the main competition of…

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: Zieja

GDYNIA: Zieja, Robert Gliński’s wartime drama about the legendary Warsaw priest Jan Zieja, with Andrzej Seweryn starring in the lead role, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish…

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: Triple Trouble

WARSAW: Triple Trouble / Tarapaty 2 directed by Marta Karwowska, the sequel to the Polish hit live action children film Double Trouble / Tarapaty, screens in the main competition of…

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: Speedway

GDYNIA: The Polish drama Speedway / Żużel directed by Dorota Kędzierzawska and produced by Arthur Reinhart for Kid Film, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival,…

GRANTS: Polish Film Institute's 2020 Grants for Animation, Children’s and Minority Coproductions

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute supported the production of nine new animated films, four minority coproductions, and six films for young audiences in the third batch of funding for 2020.

FNE at EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020: Nomadland Wins EnergaCAMERIMAGE and Finnish/Estonian Helene Takes Silver Frog

TORUŃ: The DoP Joshua James Richards won the Main Competition of the 28th IFF EnergaCAMERIMAGE for Nomadland directed by Chloe Zhao. The Silver Frog went to the Finnish/Estonian film Helene,…

Kids Kino.Lab Announces 2021 Participants

WARSAW: Kids Kino.Lab has selected 12 projects to participate in the 5th edition of its script development programme. The projects were chosen from among 32 entries representing 14 countries.

New VOD Levy Raises 890,000 EUR For Polish Film in First Quarter Results

WARSAW: Poland’s groundbreaking new VOD levy has raised an additional 3.9 m PLN / 890,000 EUR for Polish film in its first quarter of operation. With cinemas closed across Europe…

FNE at EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020: Charlatan

TORUŃ: Polish director Agnieszka Holland’s Czech/Irish/Polish/Slovak coproduction Charlatan screens in competition at the 28th EnergaCAMERIMAGE FF, running 14 – 22 November 2020. Holland has also been nominated in the Best…

Kids Kino Lab Scholarship Deadline

WARSAW: Kids Kino Lab is accepting applications from young producers, writers and script consultants interested in making films for children. The deadline for the scholarship programme is 24 November 2020.

FNE at EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020: Camerimage Launches Streaming Platform

TORUN: The 2020 edition of EnergaCAMERIMAGE, has announced the launch of its first streaming platform online.energacamerimage.pl, which begins offering online booking on 13 November 2020.

Canal + Polska Cancels IPO

WARSAW: Canal + Polska has announced the cancellation of its upcoming IPO on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. The company states "recent volatility in financial markets" as the reason for this…

FNE at EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020: Helene

TORUŃ: The Finnish/Estonian drama Helene by Antti Jokinen, with DoP Rauno Ronkainen and produced by Cinematic and Estonia’s Stellar Film, screens in the main competition of EnergaCAMERIMAGE, which runs 14…

Cinemas in Poland to Close Again on 7 November 2020

WARSAW: Cinemas in Poland will be closed on 7 November 2020 due to stricter COVID-19 restrictions in Poland.

FESTIVALS: Polish Feature Film Festival 2020 in Gdynia Goes Online

GDYNIA: The 45th Polish Feature Film Festival will be held online. Everything indicates that due to the new restrictions related to the pandemic, the internet platform will be the only…

FESTIVALS: EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020 Goes Online

WARSAW: EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020 has announced that it will take place entirely online, following the restrictions put in place by the Polish government due to COVID-19.

Canal + Polska To Launch IPO on Warsaw Stock Exchange

WARSAW: One of the leading Polish Pay TV providers Canal + Polska has announced plans for an IPO on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Canal+ Polska holds a 70% stake in…

FESTIVALS: EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020 Competition Lineup

WARSAW: EnergaCAMERIMAGE has announced the films selected for the main competition of the festival, which will take place from 14 to 21 November 2020 in Toruń.