“Polish filmmakers have repeatedly set extraordinarily high standards in this branch of art. Today, the Polish film industry seems to be in full swing. Polish films are consistently screened at all major and prestige international film festivals,” says a new report by Dentons.
The Oscar-winning actor and filmmaker had travelled to Ukraine on the first day of the Russian invasion to meet Ukrainian officials as part of a film he is making to tell Western audiences about the war.
Netflix has teamed up with Łódź Film School to offer students workshops in filmmaking.
A Polish cinematographer has won an award in the Best Long Documentary or Animated Film category of the International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, while another Polish filmmaker won a prize in the Best Documentary Short Film category.
VIDEO: Entitled ‘EXIT’, the film which has eight possible endings allows viewers to interact with the narrative, influence the events that unfold as well as the fate of the main character played by Herbert Młynarczyk who is being pursued by an ominous skulled creature with antlers.
Sneak-peek images of the design show a large golden frog in front of one of the glass buildings, a symbol of the Energa Camerimage Festival and the name of its top award. It will also feature a festival centre, a market hall (a trade fair space for film products and technologies), a museum and an art gallery, cinemas, an education centre and a film studio.
The new documentary produced by Marcin Borchardt reconstructs Halik’s remarkable and unique life story over half a decade using archival materials, including hitherto unpublished films shot by Halik from his multitude of journeys around the globe.