Agnieszka Holland is shooting "Charlatan" in the Czech Republic

It was precisely in 1 April that the first clapperboard was shut in Mladá Boleslav prison by the renowned Polish filmmaker Agnieszka Holland directing "Charlatan". The crew will spend most of April on location in the Central Bohemia region.


"Pity" Nominated For Greek Film Awards

Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, the Greek-Polish co-production "Pity" received eight nominations for the Greek Film Awards.


"Winter Flies" Awarded With The Six Czech Lions

The film "Winter Flies" co-financed by the Polish Film Institute directed by Olmo Omerzu on Saturday 23 March won six Czech Lions - the most important film awards in the Czech Republic, including the best film.


Polish Documentary Films at Hot Docs 2019

Five Polish documentary films were included in the program of the International Documentary Films Festival Hot Docs in Canada. The festival will start on April 25.


Change Of The Seat Of THe Polish Film Institute

On March 25 this year The Polish Film Institute will change its seat.


Polish Screenwriters On Canneseries

Małgorzata Biedrońska and Agata Koschmieder, represented by Match&Spark, qualified for the prestigious Canneseries event.


Overview Of Polish Female Documentalists’ Films In Madrid

On 6 March 2019, an overview dedicated to Polish documentary makers Ellas: Nuevo Documental Polaco is launched in one of the largest cultural centers in Madrid – Matadero. The screenings will include films by Anna Zamecka, Marta Prus, Monika Pawluczuk and Agnieszka Zwiefka will be presented.


"Polish 100!" Polish Film Classics In Dreamliners Lot

The 100 most important Polish feature films, documentaries and animations from the last hundred years will be shown periodically in the next two years on board of LOT's long-haul aircraft - thanks to the joint venture of the Polish Film Institute and Polish Airlines "Polish 100!".


Marcin Koszałka and Michał Fojcik Nominated to GOPO Awards

11 nominations for the Romanian Film Awards GOPO for Polish-Romanian co-production titled "Love 1: Dog" directed by Florin Şerban, including nominations for Polish filmmakers – Marcin Koszałka (best cinematography) and Michał Fojcik (best sound).


The Polish 30% cash rebate scheme is active now

The new Polish 30% cash rebate scheme that was announced last year is active now. The scheme is based on first come, first serve rule and the Polish Film Institute has just began to accept applications.


Małgorzata Szumowska Started Cooperation With The "Whiplash" Film Producers

On February 11, the shootings to the first English-language film by Małgorzata Szumowska began. The production includes, among others, producers of the movie "Whiplash". TrustNordisk is an international sales agent.


ASC Award for Łukasz Żal for "Cold War" Cinematography

Łukasz Żal received the ASC award granted by the American Association of Cinematographers (ASC) for cinematography for the  'Cold War', co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, directed by Paweł Pawlikowski.


Agata Kulesza and Andrzej Chyra star in a new international coproduction "Parquet"

Andrzej Chyra and Agata Kulesza will play leading roles in the new drama "Parquet" by Aleksandr Mindadze.


Announcement regarding the call for applications for "Incentives"

Planned for February 11, 2019, the start of the call for financial support applications, submitted pursuant to the Act of 9 November 2018 on financial support of audiovisual production, will take place only after the entry into force of the Regulation of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, issued on the basis of the Act.


"Cold War" and "Another Day Of Life" with Goya Awards

"Cold War" became the Best European Film and "Another Day of Life" is the Best Feature Animated Film. The Goya Awards are the most important Spanish film awards awarded since 1987 by the Spanish Academy of Film Art.


Krystyna Janda With An Acting Award At Sundance

At the end of the Sundance film festival, Krystyna Janda received an acting award for her role in Jacek Borcuch's film „Dolce Fine Giornata”. The film is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.


Polish Presence at the 69th Berlinale

On February 7, the 69th International Film Festival in Berlin begun. The program includes films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute and events related to the Polish cinema.


Agnieszka Holland's "Mr. Jones" Premieres In Main Competition At 69th Berlinale

"Mr. Jones", the latest film by director Agnieszka Holland, will have its world premiere at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival, screening in Main Competition. The film is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.


"Cold War" Awarded by the Catalon Academy of the Film

Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute  "Cold War" by Paweł Pawlikowski was chosen the best European film by the Catalan Film Academy.


"Cold War" Nominated for the Oscars in Three Categories!

"Cold War" nominated for the 91st Academy Awards in three categories! Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, the film will compete for Oscars in the categories of Best Foreign Language Film, Best Director and Best Cinematography. Nominees were announced on January 22, the winners will be announced on February 24, 2019.