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"Loving Vincent" nominated for an Oscar!

Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced on January 23. Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent), a film directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received a nomination for Best Animated Film.

23.01.2018

"The Last Family" in Cinemas in France

Ostatnia Rodzina (The Last Family), a film by Jan P. Matuszyński co-financed by the Polish Film Institute was released theatrically in France on January 17.

17.01.2018

Polish films at Sundance Film Festival 2018

Three Polish short films and co-production Litość (Pity) have been selected to screen in competition at the Sundance film festival, which runs from January 18 through January 28, 2018.

16.01.2018

"Spoor" in Cinemas Worldwide

On January 4 Pokot (Spoor) by Agnieszka Holland co-financed by the Polish Film Institute was released theatrically in Germany. 

11.01.2018

"Loving Vincent" Nominated for BAFTA

Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent) by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman co-financed by the Polish Film Institute was nominated for the prestigious BAFTA award in Animated Film category. 

09.01.2018

POLISH FILMS AT THE 47TH ROTTERDAM IFF

January 24 marks the launch of the 47th International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFRR). The festival lineup features several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

 

05.01.2018

VAF Třeboň 2018 – call for submissions

Visegrad Animation Forum announces call for submissions for its 6th edition.

04.01.2018

"Dovlatov" in Main Competition at 68th Berlin IFF

The first titles in the lineup of the Main Competition at the upcoming 68th Berlin International Film Festival were announced on December 18. Among them is the world premiere of Dovlatov, a Russian-Polish-Serbian co-production directed by Alexey German Jr. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

 

 

18.12.2017

"Mug" in Main Competition at 68th Berlin IFF

The first titles in the lineup of the Main Competition at the upcoming 68th Berlin International Film Festival were announced on December 18. Among them is the world premiere of Twarz (Mug), the latest film by Małgorzata Szumowska. The film was co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

 

18.12.2017

Loving Vincent nominated for Golden Globes

Nominations for the Golden Globes, the annual awards of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, were announced on December 11. Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent), a film directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received a nomination for Best Animated Film.

15.12.2017

"Loving Vincent": a Worldwide Success

Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent), a feature animation co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has become a theatrical hit around the world.

14.12.2017

Submissions for 11th International Documentary Film Festival "Okiem Młodych"

11th International Documentary Film Festival "Okiem Młodych" is brought by Świdnicki Ośrodek Kultury and Wrocławska Fundacja Filmowa. The festival will be held April 18-22, 2018.

14.12.2017

Three European Film Awards for Polish Filmmakers!

On December 9 in Berlin the 2017 European Film Awards ceremony was held. Komunia (Communion) by Anna Zamecka and Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent) by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute received awards. The Award for European Costume Designer went to Katarzyna Lewińska.

09.12.2017

Radosław Śmigulski Appointed General Director of the Polish Film Institute

Radosław Śmigulski has been appointed the new General Director of the Polish Film Institute.

08.12.2017

Polish Shorts at Sundance 2018

Three Polish short films have been selected to screen at  the Sundance film festival, which runs from January 18 through January 28, 2018.

05.12.2017

"Moomins and the Winter Wonderland" Released Theatrically in Scandinavia

Based on popular children's books by Tove Jansson and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, the animated feature Magiczna zima Muminków (Moomins and the Winter Wonderland) has a wide theatrical release in Scandinavia.

04.12.2017

30th European Film Awards

The 2017 European Film Awards ceremony will take place on December 9 in Berlin. Polish costume designer Katarzyna Lewińska will receive the Award for European Costume Designer. Two films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, Komunia (Communion) by Anna Zamecka and Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent) by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman are in the running for this year's awards.

02.12.2017

"Pity" world premiere at Sundance 2018

Litość (Pity), a Polish-Greek dark comedy directed by Babis Makridis and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will have its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.

30.11.2017

POLISH FILMS AWARDED AT IDFA

November 22 marked the awards ceremony of the 30th IDFA International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam. Two Polish films were awarded at the gala.

27.11.2017

Conversation with Amy Heller and Dennis Doros from Milestone Films

We’re speaking to Amy Heller and Dennis Doros, guests of Fi:Re Film Restoration Summit in Warsaw, founders of Milestone Films, US distribution company doing archival restorations.

16.11.2017