"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.
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.
"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 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.
Review of Polish films in Spain - CinePOLSKA 2019-2020
On September 19, at the prestigious Círculo de Bellas Artes cultural center in Madrid, a review of Polish films in Spain - CinePOLSKA - began.
Polish producers at MIPCOM 2019
Five Polish producers will take part in the international MIPCOM market in Cannes. The presence of Polish producers in Cannes is supported by the Polish Film Institute.
"Weightlifter" with a chance to be nominated for the European Film Award
The jury of the International Short Film Festival in Drama (Greece) selected the film "Weightlifter" (dir. Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk) for the European Film Award in the category of Best Short Film. The film was made in the Munk Studio and is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
Poles in the 30th Cinekid Producers Program
Four Polish producers will take part in the Producers Program taking place during the 30th edition of the International Cinekid Festival.
Polish delegation to the Asian Film Market in Busan
Five Polish producers will take part in the Asian Film Market, which accompanies the International Film Festival in Busan. The presence of Polish producers in Busan is supported by the Polish Film Institute.
19th Polish Film Festival in Lithuania
The 19th Polish Film Festival in Lithuania will take place from October 3-13, 2019 in five Lithuanian cities - Vilnius, Kaunas, Marijampole, Mazeikiai and Soleczniki. The main organizer of the event is the Polish Institute in Vilnius.
Winners of the 44th PolishFilm Festival in Gdynia
Winners of the 44th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia were announced on September 21.
JAN KOMASA’S "CORPUS CHRISTI" SELECTED AS POLAND'S OSCAR CANDIDATE
The Oscar Committee comprised of members of the Polish film industry and the Polish Film Institute, including Ewa Puszczyńska (chairwoman), Radosław Śmigulski, Łukasz Żal, Mariusz Łukomski, Jan A.P. Kaczmarek, Anna Zamecka oraz Małgorzata Szczepkowska-Kalemba has selected CORPUS CHRISTI (BOŻE CIAŁO) by Jan Komasa, to be Poland's candidate for this year's Academy Awards in the International Feature Film category.
"Corpus Christi" And "Sole" Awarded In Venice
"Corpus Christi" won the Europa Cinemas Label and the Inclusive Award Edipo Re at the 76th Venice International Film Festival. The second film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute which left Venice with awards is the Italian-Polish co-production "Sole".
Polish Films In The 24th Busan IFF
Polish films and co-productions co-financed by the Polish Film Institute were included in the program of the 24th International Film Festival in Busan (3-12.10.2019).