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Three European Film Awards for Polish Filmmakers!

On December 9 in Berlin the 2017 European Film Awards ceremony was held. Komunia (Communion) by Anna Zamecka and Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent) by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute received awards. The Award for European Costume Designer went to Katarzyna Lewińska.

09.12.2017

Radosław Śmigulski Appointed General Director of the Polish Film Institute

Radosław Śmigulski has been appointed the new General Director of the Polish Film Institute.

08.12.2017

Polish Shorts at Sundance 2018

Three Polish short films have been selected to screen at  the Sundance film festival, which runs from January 18 through January 28, 2018.

05.12.2017

"Moomins and the Winter Wonderland" Released Theatrically in Scandinavia

Based on popular children's books by Tove Jansson and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, the animated feature Magiczna zima Muminków (Moomins and the Winter Wonderland) has a wide theatrical release in Scandinavia.

04.12.2017

30th European Film Awards

The 2017 European Film Awards ceremony will take place on December 9 in Berlin. Polish costume designer Katarzyna Lewińska will receive the Award for European Costume Designer. Two films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, Komunia (Communion) by Anna Zamecka and Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent) by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman are in the running for this year's awards.

02.12.2017

"Pity" world premiere at Sundance 2018

Litość (Pity), a Polish-Greek dark comedy directed by Babis Makridis and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, will have its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.

30.11.2017

POLISH FILMS AWARDED AT IDFA

November 22 marked the awards ceremony of the 30th IDFA International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam. Two Polish films were awarded at the gala.

27.11.2017

"WILD ROSES" WIN THE STOCKHOLM IMPACT AWARD

Dzikie róże (Wild Roses), a film directed by Anna Jadowska and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the prestigious Stockholm Impact Award.

16.11.2017

Conversation with Amy Heller and Dennis Doros from Milestone Films

We’re speaking to Amy Heller and Dennis Doros, guests of Fi:Re Film Restoration Summit in Warsaw, founders of Milestone Films, US distribution company doing archival restorations.

16.11.2017

KATARZYNA LEWIŃSKA WINS EUROPEAN FILM AWARD

The first winners of the 2017 European Film Awards were announced on November 14, 2017. The winner of the award for European Costume Designer is Katarzyna Lewińska for her work on Pokot (Spoor).

15.11.2017

Fi:Re - Film Restoration Summit in Warsaw

Fi:Re Film Restoration Summit, a unique international conference was held in Warsaw on November 9-10.

14.11.2017

POLISH FILMS WIN SEVEN AWARDS IN COTTBUS

Dzikie róże (Wild Roses), Jestem mordercą (I'm a Killer) and Najlepszy (Breaking the Limits), three films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received a total of seven awards at the 27th Cottbus International Film Festival, including the festival's Grand Prize.

13.11.2017

"LOVING VINCENT" AND "MOOMINS AND THE WINTER WONDERLAND" IN THE RUNNING FOR OSCAR NOMINATIONS

Two Polish films — Loving Vincent and Moomins and the Winter Wonderland are among 26 productions in the running for an Academy Award nomination in the Best Animated Feature Film category.

13.11.2017

"Spoor" in Cinemas in Spain

Pokot (Spoor), a film directed by Agnieszka Holland and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, was released theatrically in Spain on November 10, 2017.

10.11.2017

"Communion" Nominated For European Film Award

On November 4, nominations for the 2017 European Film Awards were announced in Seville. Among the five nominated documentary films from across Europe is Komunia (Communion), a film directed by Anna Zamecka and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

04.11.2017

"Hatred" Awarded At Waterloo Historical Film Festival

Wołyń (Hatred), a film directed by Wojciech Smarzowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received three awards at the Waterloo Historical Film Festival in Belgium.

24.10.2017

"Loving Vincent" Nominated for European Film Award

On October 24, 2017 European Film Academy announced nominees for the European Film Award in Animated Feature Film category. One of nominated films is Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent) by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. 

24.10.2017

Polish Films at 27th Cottbus IFF

The lineup of the 27th Cottbus IFF features a number of films co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. The festival runs from November 7 through November 12.

23.10.2017

Awards at International Film Festivals for "Birds are Singing in Kigali"

Ptaki śpiewają w Kigali (Birds Are Singing in Kigali), a film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received the Award for Best Director and Acting Awards in Chicago, as well as the Grand Prize in Luxembourg.

23.10.2017

"The River" Wins "Pitch&Meet 2017"

Pitch&Meet. Warsaw Co-Production Meetings 2017 took place in a frame of the Warsaw Film Festival between 20th and 21st October 2017. The prize for the best project went to The River: Aslan and his Brothers by Emir Baigazin.

23.10.2017

"LOVING VINCENT" IS A THEATRICAL HIT IN ITALY

Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent), a film directed by Dorota Kobiela and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute has to date won the hearts of audiences in a number of countries.

20.10.2017