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07 September 2023
Once again a strong Polish representation will attend the European Film Market in Berlin. The delegation includes Polish producers and Polish Film Institute representatives who will take part in the European Film Market.
Once again a strong Polish representation will attend the European Film Market in Berlin. The delegation includes Polish producers and Polish Film Institute representatives who will take part in the European Film Market. The EFM is one of the most important film markets in the world, accompanying the Berlin International Film Festival.
We invite you to the Polish Cinema Stand, which will serve as a meeting place for Polish filmmakers with foreign partners. The EFM fair will last from 16 to 22 February, 2023.
The Polish delegation to the European Film Market includes, among others: Radosław Śmigulski, Director of the Polish Film Institute, Kamila Morgisz, Head of the Film Production and Development Department, and Maria Gradowska-Tomow, Head of the International Relations Department. As part of the Co-Production Market, there will be two events: “Country Session” (February 18, 3.45-4.45 pm) and “Fund Meetings” (February 20, 18.00) where will be presented the possibilities for co-production with Poland.
We invite you to visit the Polish Cinema Stand (Gropius Bau, #187). Two events will take place there: “Happy Hour” (February 18, 6 pm) and bilateral meeting Poland x Taiwan. Additionally, producers can use the space and book a table for their meetings at: firstname.lastname@example.org. First come first served principle applies.
Polish producers at the EFM
Producers, distributors, sales agents, programmers and festival directors from all over the world will meet during the European Film Market. This group will include representatives of the Polish film industry. Their participation is supported by the Polish Film Institute under the OP Promotion of Polish Film Abroad, Objective Foreign Scholarships. These are:
1. Anna Ewa Dziedzic (Fixa Film)
2. Agnieszka Kik-Czapla (Film Office)
3. Aneta Hickinbotham (Aurum Films)
4. Dariusz Jabłoński (Apple Film)
5. Monika Łuczyk (Shipsboy)
6. Grzegorz Wacławek (Animoon)
In turn, the Visitors Program (February 18-22), as part of the Berlinale Co-Production Market, is aimed at producers who have little or no experience in international co-productions. Polish participants include:
1. Alicja Gancarz (Orka Production)
2. Sylwia Szechowicz-Warszewska (Film Office)
3. Marek Nowowiejski (Bow&Axe Entertainment)
4. Joanna Tatko (Tatko Production)
Moreover, Maria Blicharska, Aleksandra Starmach, Piotr Mularuk, Bogna Szewczyk-Skupień, Klaudia Śmieja Rostworowska, Piotr Kurek, Ewa Brodzka and Małgorzata Szumowska take part in European Film Market too. Their participation will be co-financed by the Polish Film Institute under the Foreign Scholarships Objective.
The list of all Polish participants is available in the Poles in Berlin catalogue.