Magazine article Variety

Poland

Magazine article Variety

Poland

Article excerpt

Poland's efficient and effective system of film industry support, the revolving fund managed by the Polish Film Institute (PFI), continues to ensure a steady stream local movies and international co-productions.

The institute's 2012 budget of $37 million is drawn from a national cinema and audiovisual industry tax. Recent international co-productions supported include Roman Polanskis "Carnage" and Agnieszka Holland's "In Darkness."

A secondary source of funding and support can be found in a network of Polish regional funds that has developed alongside the PFI.

Currently, there are three film commissions in Poland: in the Malopolska and Silesia regions and in the city of Lodz, well-known as home to a film school and range of studios and production companies.

Two more commissions, in Lower Silesia and Wielkopolska and eight film offices are also being set up.

A new body, the Polish FUm Commission, has recently been established specifically to help international productions shooting in Poland and promote the country as a location, and touting highly professional level of cinematographers, multi-lingual crews, state-of-the-art production facilities and competitive pricing. …

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