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.
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.
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.
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).
Polish Films at the 63rd BFI London Film Festival
New films by Agnieszka Holland and Małgorzata Szumowska and the Latvian-Polish animation "Jacob, Mimmi And The Talking Dogs" were included in the program of the 63rd BFI London Film Festival (2-13.10.2019).
Polish Producers In The "Focus On Poland" Program In San Sebastian
Thanks to the cooperation of the Polish Film Institute and the International Film Festival in San Sebastian, a delegation of ten Polish producers will take part in the "Focus on" program held as part of the Europe-Latin America Co-production Forum (22-25 September).
Polish Films Fight For Nominations For European Film Awards
"Mr Jones" by Agnieszka Holland, "Werewolf" by Adrian Panek, "Clergy" by Wojciech Smarzowski and "High Life" by Claire Denis were on the list of 46 productions that will be nominated for European Film Awards.
"Sole" - Polish Co-Production in Venice and Toronto
The Italian-Polish co-production "Sole" co-financed by the Polish Film Institute was included in the Discovery section of the Toronto International Film Festival. The Polish co-producer of the film is Agnieszka Wasiak from Lava Films.
Polish Days: PISF Scholarship for Natalia Grzegorzek and the "Skull Echo" Project
During this year's Polish Days industry event at the New Horizons Festival, the scholarship of the Polish Film Institute was awarded to Natalia Grzegorzek from the company Koskino, representing the "Skull Echo" project of Julia Marcell.