"Cud" (Miracle) triumphs at the Lithuanian Film Academy Awards
On June 13, Eglė Vertelytė’s debut film "Cud" ("Miracle") was awarded the Silver Crane for the best feature film of the year at the 11th Lithuanian Film Academy Awards.
"Komunia" (Communion) in Cinemas in Japan
Komunia (Communion), a documentary film by Anna Zamecka and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute was released theatrically in Japan on June 23.
Register for Warsaw Kids Film Forum 2018 now!
Registration for Warsaw Kids Film Forum 2018 is opened. The 2nd edition of the international pitching forum for films and series for the young spectator will take place on September 26-28, 2018 in Warsaw during the 5th Kids Film Festival.
XXVI edition of the International Animated Film Workshop
XXVI edition of the International Animated Film Workshop will be held from 7th to 16th September. The practical part of the workshop will take place in the picturesque village of Lanckorona (approx. 25 km from Krakow). Some part of the workshop events will be held in Krakow.
New Horizons’ Polish Days Goes to Cannes at the 71st Cannes International Film Festival
On May 13, 2018 the New Horizons International Film Festival and the Polish Film Institute presented a selection of six Polish films in various stages of production (works-in-progress) in the New Horizons’ Polish Days Goes to Cannes program at the biggest film market Marché du Film, during the 71st Cannes International Film Festival.
The last chance to submit projects to Script Exchange and Pitching at Warsaw Kids Film Forum
Submissions for projects that will take part Pitching and Script Exchange during the Warsaw Kids Film Forum closes on 31st of May.
PAWEŁ PAWLIKOWSKI NAMED BEST DIRECTOR AT CANNES!
Paweł Pawlikowski has won the Best Director Award at the 71st International Film Festival in Cannes.
Beata Rzeźniczek on the Screen Daily Shortlist
Beata Rzeźniczek from Madants has been included on the prestigious list of "Future Leaders for 2018" – producers who are seen as rising stars – published by Screen Daily magazine.
ENTHUSIASTIC REVIEWS OF THE FILM "ZIMNA WOJNA" (COLD WAR)
On 10 May, during the 71st Cannes International Film Festival, the world premiere took place of the film "Zimna wojna" (Cold War), directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. The film was very well received by viewers and film journalists and critics alike.
On the set of Zimna wojna (Cold War)
On the set of co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, Zimna wojna (Cold War) we talked to the director and co-writer Paweł Pawlikowski, producer Ewa Puszczyńska, director of photography Łukasz Żal, costume designer Aleksandra Staszko and actors Joanna Kulig and Tomasz Kot.
7 Polish Films in Cannes!
On 8 May 2018, the 71st International Film Festival in Cannes will begin. This year is an exceptional one for films supported by the Polish Film Institute – with as many as 7 titles being included in the most important sections of this prestigious event!
CAMERIMAGE 2018 opens for submissions
CAMERIMAGE, the biggest international film festival devoted to the art and craft of cinematography has launched the selection process for its 26th edition. All filmmakers, producers and distributors are invited to submit feature films, documentaries, music videos, TV pilots and student etudes for the festival's consideration.
Plac zabaw (Playground) in Spanish Cinemas
May 25 marks opening night in cinemas around Spain for Plac zabaw (Playground), Bartosz M. Kowalski's debut film co-financed by PISF.
Presentation of Polish films during New Horizons’ Polish Days Goes to Cannes
At the initiative of the Polish Film Institute, the New Horizons International Film Festival is one of the nine international film festivals to present selected films in the prestigious The Goes to Cannes at the biggest film market, Marché du Film, during the 71th Cannes International Film Festival.
Another Day of Life at Cannes
Damian Nenow and Raúl de la Fuente’s Another Day of Life will be shown during a special screening at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, marking a strong Polish showing at one of the most important film festivals in the world. Polish producer of the film is Platige Films.
"Ayka" at the 71st Cannes Film Festival
Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, Ayka - the latest film by Sergei Dvortsevoy has been selected for the Main Competition of the prestigious Cannes festival!
"Fuga" at the 71st Cannes Film Festival
Fuga (Fugue) by Agnieszka Smoczyńska, co-financed by Polish Film Institute, has been selected for the Feature Film section of the 57th edition of La Semaine de la Critique at the Cannes Film Festival. The film was produced by MD4.
"Żniwa" – an International Co-production at the 71st Cannes Film Festival
The film Żniwa (Die Stropers), a French-Polish-Greek-South African co-production, will have its world premiere at the International Film Festival in Cannes.
"Zimna wojna" at the 71st Cannes Film Festival!
Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, Zimna wojna (Cold War) - the latest film by Oscar-winner Paweł Pawlikowski - has been selected for the Main Competition of the prestigious Cannes festival!
"III" and "Inny" in Cannes
The production by Animoon Studio entitled "III", directed by Marta Pajek, has qualified for the Short Film Competition at the 71st Cannes Film Festival, where it has the chance to win a Palme d'Or! The animation "The Other", by Marta Magnuska, produced by the Film School in Łódź, will be shown in the Cinéfondation section.