"Cold War" with EFA People’s Choice Award!
On Saturday, during the 32nd European Film Awards Gala, Paweł Pawlikowski's film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute won the EFA People’s Choice Award.
"Acid Rain" nominated for Annie Awards
Tomek Popakul's short film "Acid Rain" co-financed by the Polish Film Institute has been nominated for the prestigious Annie Awards.
"The Great Match" with the Eurimages Co-Production Development Award
The "The Great Match" by Filip Syczyński is the best project during the Industry @ Tallinn & Baltic Event. Earlier, the film received funding from the Polish Film Institute for project development.
"Symphony of the Ursus Factory" nominated for Cinema Eye Honors
The documentary film by Jaśmina Wójcik entitled „Symphony of the Ursus Factory”, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute has a chance for the Cinema Eye Honors Awards. The prizes will be presented in early January 2020.
"Corpus Christi" and "Dolce Fine Giornata" in cinemas in France
Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, the films 'Corpus Christi' and 'Dolce Fine Giornata' will enter French cinemas in the first months of 2020.
Polish documentary films with a chance to be nominated for an Oscar®
Co-financed by PISF documentaries "Who will write our history" by Robert Grossman and "Broken Dreams" by Tomasz Magierski have a chance to get on the short list and, in the next stage, for an Oscar® nomination.
Premiere of "Acid Rain" by Tomek Popakul at Vimeo
"Acid Rain" directed by Tomek Popakul - one of the most awarded short animated films of the year, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute and produced by Animoon, on November 18 it premiered on the Vimeo platform to the curatorial Staff Pick section. The film will be available on Vimeo for six months.
EnergaCamerimage 2019 Winners
The winners of the 27th EnergaCamerimage International Festival of the Art of Cinematography, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, have been announced.
First prizes at the 27th EnergaCamerimage
On Saturday the 27th edition of the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography EnergaCAMERIMAGE was officially opened in the CKK Jordanki Festival Centre in Toruń. Festival is supported by the Polish Film Institute.
"Ein Sommer" – Filming Has Started On The Polish Coast
The shooting of the German film "Ein Sommer" has begun at the beginning of October. The German-Polish film crew will work in the Tri-City and around Łeba for a month and a half. The production uses Polish 30% cash rebate scheme.
Bartosz Bielenia awarded in Bordeaux
The Polish actor Bartosz Bielenia was awarded during the International Independent Film Festival in Bordeaux in France for his role in the film "Corpus Christi" by Jan Komasa. The picture is a Polish Oscar candidate.
"Corpus Christi" at the prestigious Contenders event
On November 2, the Polish Oscar candidate, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, Jan Komasa's "Corpus Christi" will take part in the prestigious Contenders event, organized by Deadline magazine and opening the awards season in the USA.
"Corpus Christi" picked up by Film Movement for North America
Jan Naszewski’s New Europe Film Sales announced that the North American rights to Jan Komasa’s Venice and TIFF drama “Corpus Christi” were sold to Film Movement. The deal was concluded with Film Movement’s President, Michael Rosenberg, at the MIA market in Rome ahead of AFM. The film will be featured at the Deadline Contenders event on Nov 2nd and it is Poland’s submission to this year’s International Oscar race.
Polish documentary films at IDFA
Once again, Polish documentary films have a chance to be awarded at the prestigious IDFA Amsterdam Documentary Film Festival. Polish cinema will also be present in non-competitive sections.
Łukasz Dziedzic with the ASC Student Heritage award
The American Society of Cinematographers awarded Student Heritage Awards to the rising talents of cinematography. One of the awarded is the Polish cinematographer Łukasz Dziedzic.
Polish animations "Acid Rain" and "Portrait of Suzanne" with a chance to be nominated for an Oscar®
Polish animations co-financed by the Polish Film Institute "Acid Rain" and "Portrait of Suzanne" were among the films that can apply for an Oscar® nomination in the category of Best Animated Short Film 2020. The minority co-production "The Kite" also has a chance to be nominated.
"Supernova" and "The Coldest Game" in Tallinn
Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, the full-length directors' debuts "Supernova" and "The Coldest Game" will be shown in competitions at the 23rd Black Nights' Festival in Tallinn.
"Corpus Christi" at the 33rd AFI FEST in Los Angeles
Co-funded by the Polish Film Institute, the Polish Oscar candidate - "Corpus Christi" by Jan Komasa - will be screened at the prestigious AFI FEST festival in Los Angeles. The 33rd edition of the festival will take place on November 14-21, 2019.
Łukasz Długołęcki in the Emerging Producers program
Łukasz Długołęcki received the Emerging Producer title, which is awarded at the International Documentary Film Festival in Jihlava, Czech Republic.
Polish filmmakers at AFM
Polish producers and filmmakers will take part in the American Film Market, one of the most important marketplace in the world. The presence of the representatives of the Polish film industry at AFM is supported by the Polish Film Institute.