FNE Board Member Dariusz Jabłoński Elected President of European Producers Club

PARIS: Polish producer and member of the executive council of FNE Association Dariusz Jabłoński has been elected president of the European Producers Club (EPC).

FESTIVALS: Awards for Apple Film Production at Mastercard OFF CAMERA Film Festival 2024

CRACOW: Polish production house Apple Film Production scooped several awards at the 17th edition of the Mastercard OFF CAMERA International Festival of Independent Cinema, held in Cracow 26 April –…

PRODUCTION: Agnieszka Holland Shoots Coproduction about Kafka

PRAGUE: The Czech/Polish/German/French film Franz directed by Agnieszka Holland is currently filming in Prague, including the area of the Old Town near Franz Kafka’s birthplace. The production in Prague started…

FNE at Cannes 2024: Polish Coproduction The Girl with the Needle Selected for Cannes’s Competition

WARSAW: The Girl with the Needle, which was shot mostly in Poland by Swedish director Magnus von Horn, will compete for the Palm d’Or in the 77th Cannes Film Festival’s…
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Young Horizons Industry and Animond Establish Partnership - Submit Your Project till 19 April 2024!

WARSAW: The 8th international coproduction forum for films and series for young audiences Young Horizons Industry has announced a new partnership with Animond, the first European private investment fund for…

Radosław Śmigulski Dismissed as Director of Polish Film Institute

WARSAW: Radosław Śmigulski has been dismissed from his position of the director of the Polish Film Institute (PISF), as Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz, the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, announced on…

Young Horizons Industry 2024 Launches Call for Projects

WARSAW: The 8th international coproduction forum for films and series for young audiences Young Horizons Industry is inviting producers to submit long films and series projects for young audiences till…

FNE Podcast: Karolina Śmigiel and Katarzyna Ślesicka: Film Programmers, Let’s Doc

WARSAW: FNE spoke to Karolina Śmigiel and Katarzyna Ślesicka, film programmers of Let's Doc, about the general goals and activities of the festival and about the involvement of the young…

Jerzy Antczak and Jacek Bromski Awarded in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES: The Helena Modrzejewska Culture Club in Los Angeles awarded Golden Awards for lifetime achievement and activity in the field of film to two outstanding directors, producers, screenwriters -…

Polish Minister Commits to Internet Royalties for Filmmakers

WARSAW: Poland's Minister of Culture Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz has pledged statutory royalties from the Internet for film creators following a meeting with a delegation of filmmakers, including representatives from the Young…

Agnieszka Holland's The Green Border Wins 26th Polish Eagles

WARSAW: Agnieszka Holland's The Green Border / Zielona granica won Best Film at the 26th Polish Film Academy’s Polish Film Awards. Most of the statuettes, as many as six (Director,…

Young Horizons Industry Launches Call for Projects

WARSAW: Projects in various stages of development and production are invited to apply for the 8th Young Horizons Industry, the international co-production forum for films and series for young audiences,…

Jacek Bromski Steps Down as President of the Polish Filmmakers Association after 28 Years

WARSAW: One of Poland's top filmmakers Jacek Bromski has unexpectedly resigned before the end of the current term from the position of president of the Polish Filmmakers Association, which he…

Polish Filmmakers Disappointed as Proposed Copyright Amendment Excludes Internet Royalties

WARSAW: Poland's audiovisual creators, represented by the Polish Union of Audiovisual Authors and Producers (ZAPA), expressed in an official statement their disappointment over the recent draft amendment to the country's…

Filmmakers Protest Polish Film Institute Leadership

WARSAW: Over 5000 Polish filmmakers have launched a protest against the head of the Polish Film Institute, Radosław Śmigulski. The filmmakers, including directors, screenwriters and actors, have penned a letter…

FNE Q&A with Joanna Szymanska: Deputy Chair of EFA and Cofounder of Film Production Company Shipsboy

WARSAW: After the recent Polish elections, Polish filmmakers are hoping to see Polish film open up once again to greater participation in international and pan-European organisations. FNE speaks to Joanna…
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Polish Filmmakers Association Takes Legal Action Against Government Over Missed EU Directive on Internet Royalties

WARSAW: In a significant move, the Polish Filmmakers Association (SFP) has reported a suspected crime related to Mateusz Morawiecki's government's failure to adopt the EU directive on internet royalties. This…

Five Oscar Nods for Polish Minority Coproduction The Zone of Interest

LOS ANGELES: The Polish minority coproduction The Zone of Interest by Jonathan Glazer has received five nominations for the 96th Academy Awards. The film was nominated in the Best Picture,…

Nine Nods for The Zone of Interest at BAFTA Film Awards

LONDON: The Polish minority coproduction The Zone of Interest directed by Jonathan Glazer has been nominated in nine categories for the British Academy Film Awards 2024.

Polish Filmmakers Criticise Netflix's Compensation Programme

WARSAW: Netflix's recent offer of additional compensation to Polish creators is facing criticism from the Association of Polish Filmmakers (SFP). The Association is concerned about the terms outlined and it…