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"ANOTHER DAY OF LIFE" AND "HIGH LIFE" AWARDED AT SAN SEBASTIAN

Co-financed by the PFI - the Polish Film Institute, international co-productions "Another Day of Life" and "High Life" were appreciated during the International Film Festival in San Sebastian.

01.10.2018

"Cold War" by Paweł Pawlikowski selected as Poland’s entry for an Oscar

Oscar Committee chaired by Jan A.P. Kaczmarek unanimously chose the film "Cold War" by Paweł Pawlikowski as the Polish candidate for the Oscar in the category "Best Foreign Language Film".

24.09.2018

New Europe Film Sales launches a talent initiative

Warsaw-based New Europe Film Sales starts an annual talent initiative in its home town. The event will introduce talents from Poland and abroad to a leading film executives.

18.09.2018

GREAT RECEPTION OF "HIGH LIFE" AT THE TORONTO FESTIVAL

The international co-production “High Life” co-financed by the Polish Film Institute met with enthusiastic reception at the Toronto International Film Festival.

14.09.2018

FILM "THE RIVER" AWARDED IN VENICE

Co-produced by The Polish Film Institute, the co-production "The River" was awarded at the International Film Festival in Venice. The Polish co-producer of the film is Madants.

10.09.2018

Polish films at 43rd Toronto Film Festival

Polish films and co-productions, co-financed by the Polish Film Institue will screen during 43rd Toronto Film Festival.

05.09.2018

"Nina" awarded in Karlskrona

Olga Chajdas won an award for Best Director at Carl International Film Festival in Karlskrona in Sweden.

30.08.2018

Polish actor Rafał Zawierucha to play Roman Polański in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" by Quentin Tarantino

Polish actor Rafał Zawierucha has been cast as young Roman Polański in new Quentin Tarantino’s film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood".

28.08.2018

Polish Films in the Running for 2018 European Film Awards Nominations

Eight Polish films and co-productions, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute are in the running for nominations for the 2018 European Film Awards.

21.08.2018

POLISH FILMS IN THE COMPETITIONS OF 42nd IFF IN MONTREAL

The productions co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will be screened during the 42nd Montreal World Film Festival.

16.08.2018

13th FIPRESCI Warsaw Critics Project

Applications are now welcome for the 13th FIPRESCI Warsaw Critics Project – a training programme for young critics and film journalists from Central and Eastern Europe coordinated by the Warsaw Film Foundation and FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics.

14.08.2018

Polish Days 2018: Awarded Projects

Polish Days co-organized by the Polish Film Institute  are the most important industry event of  New Horizons International Film Festival, where industry representatives including programmers, sales agents, producers, film funds and distributors from all over the world meet to watch the latest Polish films at closed screenings. This year's edition of Polish Days took place on July 30 - August 1.

06.08.2018

43rd Polish Film Festival. Films in the Competitions

Sixteen full-length feature films have been accepted for the Main Competition of the 43rd PFF. They will compete over the Golden Lions and Silver Lions as well as other competition and out-of-competition awards. In the Visions Apart Competition, where the Golden Claw is awarded, seven films have been accepted.

03.08.2018

Polish producers in Locarno

Polish producers will attend Match Me! Programme at the 71st  Locarno International Film Festival. Polish Film Institute is a partner of this event.

03.08.2018

MAŁGORZATA SZUMOWSKA IN THE JURY OF THE MAIN COMPETITION OF 75th IFF IN VENICE

Polish director Małgorzata Szumowska will sit in the Jury of the Main Competition of the 75th edition of the International Film Festival in Venice which begins on August 29th.

30.07.2018

THE GOVERNMENT ADOPTED A DRAFT LAW ON SUPPORTING AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTION

On July 24th , the government adopted a draft law on supporting audiovisual production. PISF - Polish Film Institute will financially support the production of audiovisual works created in Poland.

25.07.2018

"Zimna wojna" (Cold War) in cinemas in Great Britain

Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, the film Zimna wojna (Cold War) directed by Paweł Pawlikowski had been released in British cinemas on August 31st, 2018.

19.07.2018

26 titles in the Short Film Competition of the 43rd PFF

We already know the results of the selection for the Short Film Competition of the 43rd Polish Film Festival in Gdynia.

17.07.2018

Polish co-production "Kawki na drodze" (Winter Flies) with awards in Karlovy Vary

Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, the picture  "Winter Flies" directed by Olmo Omerzu received two awards at the 53rd International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary. This is Czech-Slovenian-Polish-Slovak production. The film's Polish producer is Natalia Grzegorzek from Koskino.

09.07.2018

A budget without boundaries - how to find funding for a film in Europe

The Transatlantyk Festival in Łódź invites young producers and directors who already have their first experience in finding funds for film production to participate in workshops.

05.07.2018

POLISH PROJECTS AWARDED AT 53rd IFF IN KARLOVY VARY

On 3 July, the winners of the industry section awards at the 53rd International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary were announced, with Polish projects and co-productions triumphing in the Docs in Progress section.

04.07.2018