Awards of Polish Days 2021 announced

    Polish Days – the most important industry event of New Horizons IFF, co-organized by the Polish Film Institute has just finished.

    Over 150 guests from Poland and abroad watched, at special closed screenings, the latest Polish projects in all stages of production, including completed films and fragments of films in postproduction as well as took part in presentations of projects in development. The best projects were awarded.

    Screen International Award, which includes the coverage of the life-cycle of the winning project in the Works-in-Progress showcase, went to Woman on the Roof directed by Anna Jadowska, produced by Donten & Lacroix Films.  Screen International will follow the winning film throughout its production and release phases.

    Polish Film Institute scholarship for the producer has been awarded to Marta Szarzyńska (Kinhouse Studio). The award founded by Polish Film Institute covers the cost of the participation in the EAVE Producers Workshop 2022.

    Broys directed by Marcin Filipowicz (production: Munk Studio - Polish Filmmakers Association) won Coloroffon Film Postproduction Award, which is covering postproduction costs (worth up to 15.000 PLN, excluding VFX costs).

    No Problemo Music decided to award three projects: Bread and Salt dir. Damian Kocur, Roving Woman dir. Michał Chmielewski, Woman on the Roof dir. Anna Jadowska with unlimited access to music catalogue.

    Congratulations to all the filmmakers!

    Polish Days, which took place August 15 -17 during the 21st New Horizons International Film Festival ( August 15th - 17th 2021), is co-organized by the Polish Film Institute. Event partners include EAVE, the Screen International, Coloroffon, the Wrocław Film Commission, the Mazovia Warsaw Film Commission, the Łódź Film Commission, the Podkarpackie Film Commission, Silesia Film Commission and DI Factory. 

    Media partners include Cineuropa, Film Pro, Film New Europe and Film & TV Kamera.