Submissions are now being accepted for Polish films and projects as part of Polish Days 2017, to be held August 8-10, 2017, during the 17th T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival (August 3-13, 2017).
Polish Days, the most important industry event at the T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival, is organized jointly with the Polish Film Institute. At special closed screenings, it offers members of the international film industry opportunities to view the latest Polish projects in all stages of production, including completed films and fragments of films in postproduction as well as taking part in presentations for projects in development. As each year, organizers expect about 200 guests including sales agents, distributors, coproducers, festival programmers and producers to be in attendance. Polish Days offers an unparalleled opportunity for Polish producers and filmmakers to promote their projects and plan festival strategy network with international partners.
Organizers of Polish Days encourage submissions of new Polish films as well as works-in-progress (i.e. fragments of films in production) for viewing during closed screenings, as well as for projects in development to take part in a pitching session. Submission deadline: May 22, 2017. Submission form
During the event, partners from postproduction companies will award selected projects prizes in the form of postproduction sound and image services on preferential terms.
For the second year in a row, EAVE and the Polish Film Institute will award a grant for a Polish producer and Polish film project in development, which will cover costs of participation in the prestigious EAVE production program in 2018.
Polish Days is an industry event with an excellent track record. In previous years, films presented at Polish Days have included Spoor, The Last Family, The Erlprince, I'm a Killer, All These Sleepless Nights, Warsaw 44, Papusza, Floating Skyscrapers, The Congress, You Are a God, Gods, Walesa, Man of Hope, Life Feels Good, and Obywatel.
Previous years' industry guests have included sales agents such as Films Boutique, Memento, LevelK, Wild Bunch, MK2, Bankside Films, Luxbox, Alpha Violet, Trust Nordisk, Intramovies, Urban Distribution, Wide, and New Europe Film Sales, distributors like Aero Films, Just, Kino Świat, Forum Film, Gutek Film, Soda Pictures, Metrodome, as well as HBO, Canal+, Polsat and TVP. Additionally, the T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival has hosted festival programmers from Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Rotterdam, Karlove Vary, Busan, Tribeca, SXSW, MFF Transylvania, Hamburg, Göteborg, Hong Kong, Cottbus, Tallinn, Istanbul, Munich, Seattle, and Stockholm.
Partners: Mazovia Warsaw Film Commission, Wrocław Film Commission
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