Over EUR 12 million for 26 projects – Polish incentive scheme summarized after first months of operating
26 projects benefited from the incentives for filmmakers in Poland in the first few months of operating. The Polish Film Institute has granted over EUR 12 million to support audiovisual production within the incentive scheme.
The World Premiere of "Kill It and Leave This Town" in Encounters competition at Berlinale
The world premiere of Mariusz Wilczyński's feature animation film "Kill It and Leave This Town" co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will take place in the new competitve section Encounters during the 70th International Film Festival in Berlin.
The world premiere of Agnieszka Holland's "Charlatan" at the Berlinale
The world premiere of Agnieszka Holland's latest film "Charlatan" co-financed by the Polish Film Institute will take place in the Berlinale Special program during the 70th International Film Festival in Berlin.
Bartosz Bielenia awarded at the Palm Springs IFF
Two awards went to the film "Corpus Christi" by Jan Komasa at the 31st International Film Festival in Palm Springs.
"Corpus Christi" nominated for an Oscar!
"Corpus Christi", a film directed by Jan Komasa and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received an Oscar nomination in the International Feature Film category. Nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards were announced on January 13, the winners will be announced on February 9, 2020.
Bartosz Bielenia selected as 2020 European Shooting Star!
Bartosz Bielenia is one of ten European actors selected as the 2020 Shooting Stars. The actor was nominated for the title by the Polish Film Institute.
Polish presence at the Rotterdam IFF
The Rotterdam International Film Festival (IFFR) will take place in the second half of January. Polish producers will take part in industry events. The program will also include Polish films.
Polish films at the Slamdance festival
Films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute: „The Wind. A Documentary Thriller", "The Little Soul" and "In a Lion" will be shown at the Slamdance festival.
"Corpus Christi" on Oscar’s Shortlist
"Corpus Christi", a film directed by Jan Komasa and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute is one of ten titles shortlisted for nominations in the Academy Awards' International Feature Film category.
Polish films at the 31st IFF in Palm Springs
Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, the films 'Corpus Christi', 'Mr. Jones', 'Sole' and 'Adventures of a Mathematician' were included in the program of the 31st International Palm Springs Film Festival. "Adventures of a Mathematician" screening at the festival will be its world premiere.
International Distribution of "Corpus Christi"
Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute Jan Komasa’s film „Corpus Christi” has already been sold to 45 territories to date including North America when it will be released on February 19th.
"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.