SPOTLIGHT ON POLAND AT 2017 CARTOON FORUM
The 2017 Cartoon Forum, one of the top events in the world of animated film, took place between September 11 and September 14 in Toulouse. This year the festival will be putting the spotlight on Poland.
POLISH FILMS AT THE 22ND BUSAN IFF
The lineup of the 22nd Busan International Film Festival features films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
"The Prince and the Dybbuk" Awarded at 74th Venice IFF!
Książę i dybuk (The Prince and the Dybbuk) by Elwira Niewiera and Piotr Rosołowski co-financed by the Polish Film Institute received Venice Classics Award for the best documentary on cinema at the 74th Venice International Film Festival.
"Spoor" to be Poland's Oscar Candidate
The Oscar Committee has selected Pokot (Spoor) by Agnieszka Holland to be Poland's candidate for the Best Foreign Language Academy Award.
POLISH SERIES "AGI BAGI" SUCCESSFUL IN ASIA
Following Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Australia and the United States, as of 2017 Agi Bagi is also being broadcast in China (two broadcasters), Vietnam, India, and South Korea.
Pitch & Meet. Warsaw Co-Production Meetings - Submissions 2017
From the 6th September, The Polish Film Institute in cooperation with Warsaw Film Festival accepts submissions for a pitching session in the frame of Pitch & Meet. Warsaw Co-Production Meetings. The submissions are open to Polish and international filmmakers. Selected film projects will get the opportunity to be presented to Polish and international members of the film industry.
THE POLISH FILM INSTITUTE HAS SECURED EU FUNDING FOR DIGITISING FILMS
The Polish Film Institute has managed to secure EU funding for the digital restoration of the archives of Polish cinema. Over the next three years, Polish cinema will be almost entirely digitised.
Maciej Sobieszczański Awarded in Montreal
Maciej Sobieszczański received award for Best Director at 41st World Film Festival in Montreal that run through September 4 for his feature debut The Reconciliation, a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Polish Presence at the 74th Venice IFF
Several Polish films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute are in official selection at the 74th Venice International Film Festival, which runs from August 30 through September 9.
"BEYOND WORDS" AND "DER HAUPTMANN" IN MAIN COMPETITION AT SAN SEBASTIAN
Pomiędzy słowami (Beyond Words) by Urszula Antoniak and Kapitan (Der Hauptmann) by Robert Schwentke will screen in Main Competition at the 65th San Sebastian IFF.
Polish Films at 42nd Toronto IFF
Several films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will screen at the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
"SCAFFOLDING" Nominated FOR ISRAELI FILM ACADEMY AWARDS
Scaffolding, an international co-production co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received a total of eight nominations for the awards of the Israeli Film Academy.
POLISH FILMS IN THE RUNNING FOR 2017 EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS
Four feature films are in the running for nominations for the European Film Awards.
"Afterimage" in Cinemas in Brazil
Powidoki (Afterimage), a film directed by Andrzej Wajda and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute was released theatrically in Brazil on August 17, 2017.
Polish Days 2017
This year's edition of Polish Days took place on 8-10 August.
POLISH FILMS AT 41ST WORLD IFF IN MONTREAL
The lineup of the 41st World Film Festival in Montreal features two films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.Maciej Sobieszczański's featue debut Zgoda (The Reconciliation) will screen in Main Competition, while Syn Królowej Śniegu (The Son of the Snow Queen) by Robert Wichrowski screens in the Focus on World Cinema section.
"Communion" in the running for European Film Award
Komunia (Communion), a documentary film directed by Anna Zamecka has been selected as one of the best documentaries of the year and is in the running for nominations for the European Film Awards.
"Spoor" in Cinemas in Norway
Pokot (Spoor), a film directed by Agnieszka Holland and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will be released theatrically in Norway on August 18, 2017.
Entries To The 2nd Edition Of Future Docs
From now on, documentary filmmakers and human rights defenders can submit their applications to the 2017-2018 edition of Future Docs. The focus of this year’s edition of the project are Nordic and Baltic countries as well as Central Europe.
"A Sort of Family" in Main Competition at San Sebastian
Rodzina na sprzedaż (A Sort of Family), an international co-production directed by Diego Lerman, lensed by Wojciech Staroń and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been selected to screen in Main Competition at the 65th San Sebastian International Film Festival.