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Kraków Film Festival

American Film Academy includes Krakow Film festival as Oscar qualifying festival

American Film Academy enlarged the list of awards qualifying for application for the Academy Award to include the Silver Dragons given at Krakow Film Festival. For several years, Krakow Film Festival has been among the events whose winners are automatically entitled to applying for Academy Award nomination in the short film category. Until now, the chance of nomination for the Academy Awards applied only to the winner of the Golden Dragon, that is, the main award of the International Short Fi...

Krakow Film Festival awards

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JURY VERDICTS   INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION   Having seen all the competition films, the International Documentary Competition Jury of the 52nd Krakow Film Festival consisting of: Jacek Bławut – the chairman (Poland), Luciano Barisone (Switzerland), Hedva Goldschmidt (Israel), Truls Lie (Norway), Peter Torbiörnsson (Sweden) have decided to award:   GOLDEN HORN for the Director of the Best Film - Peter Gerdehag, the director of WOMEN W...

Helena Třeštíková will be awarded the Dragon of Dragons

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Helena Třeštíková, a Czech documentary film-maker and the laureate of several international film festivals, including the European Film Academy Award for “René”, will receive this year’s Dragon of Dragons award at the 52nd Krakow Film Festival, which will take place between the 28th May and 3rd June 2012.                             ...

'Returns' and 'A Day on the Drina' win Big Stamps of 8th ZagrebDox!

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The 8th ZagrebDox was officially closed in Movieplex tonight: Polish film 'Returns' by Krzysztof Kadlubowski won Big Stamp in International Competition and Bosnian film 'A Day on the Drina' by Ines Tanović won the same award in Regional Competition. Little Stamp for Best Film by an author of up to 35 years of age went to the Danish film 'The Will' (by Christian Sønderby Jepsen) and Movies that Matter Award was presented to Tatiana Huezo for her Mexican film 'The Tinniest Pl...

Submission of films for the 52nd Krakow Film Festival open till 10th February

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The 10th February has been announced to be the deadline for submitting films to the selection of the 52th Krakow Film Festival. This year it will take place between 28th May and 3rd June. The above mentioned deadline applies to films made after August 31st 2011. Films which were made before that date were due for submission until November 30th 2011. Krakow Film Festival presents documentary, feature and animated films in three competitions: national competition open to film...

Comments on Krakow Film Festival 2011 awards

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JURY VERDICTSINTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY COMPETITIONHaving seen all the competition films, the International Documentary Competition Jury of the 51st Krakow Film Festival consisting of: Tue Steen Müller – the chairman (Denmark), Dušan Hudec (Slovakia), Marcin Koszałka (Poland), Kaleo La Belle (Switzerland), and Annamaria Percavassi (Italy) have decided to award:GOLDEN HORN for the Director of the Best Film: for Wojciech Staroń, the director of THE ARGENTINIAN LESSON (Poland). The fil...

Krakow Film Festival awards

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“Tonia and Her Children” by Marcel Łoziński, “The Argentinian Lesson” by Wojciech Staroń, and “1994” by Haveh Tehrani chosen as the best films at the 51st Krakow Film Festival; “Phnom Penh “ by Paweł Kloc awarded twice – with Silver Horn and Silver Hobby-Horse. The winners of the National, Documentary, and Short Film Competitions were announced on May 29th, at the Award Ceremony at Kijów.Centrum. The host of the evening was Maciej Stuhr. The ceremony began ...

51st Krakow Film Festival ready to open

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51st Krakow Film Festival is due to begin next week. Besides the competing and premiere films, the audience will also have an opportunity to watch the films of “Festivals Laureates” and “Somewhere in Europe” sections, which have already gained viewers' love and jurors' acclaim.Krakow Film Festival's category of “Festival Awards Winners” is being created on the basis of the cooperation with other festivals focusing on documentary and short films, such as IDFA in Amsterdam, HotDocs in ...

Record submission number for Krakow

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With the deadline for submissions over, The 51st Krakow Film Festival has received a record number of entries with 2700 films - documentaries, fictions and animations - submitted for consideration for the 2011 edition of the festival which runs from 23rd-29th May. Submissions for the 6th Krakow Film Market have also ended.   In a surprising turn events Poland occupies third place behind Germany and France in terms of films submitted to the festival. Nearly 300 submissions from e...

History

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25th Warsaw International Film Festival 9-18 October 2008 Total audience: 108,000 Cinemas: Multikino (4 rooms), Kinoteka (5 rooms), Kultura (1 room) Audience Award - best feature film: two films received exactly the same mark for the first time ever - 4.77. In the feature film category, the joint winners were: DOM ZŁY / THE DARK HOUSE, dir. Wojciech Smarzowski (Poland) and WELCOME, dir. Philippe Lioret (France). In the documentary category, the winner was HASHMATSA / DEFAMATION, dir. Yo...

Jury verdicts from Krakow

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INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY COMPETITIONHaving watched all the competition films, the International Documentary Competition Jury of the 50th Krakow Film Festival consisting of: Marian Marzyński – chairman (USA/Poland), Nati Baratz (Israel), Grażyna Torbicka (Poland), Martichka Bozhilova (Bulgaria), have decided to award:THE GOLDEN HORN for the Director of the Best Documentary Film in the Over 60 Minutes Category for Kaleo La Belle, the director of BEYOND THIS PLACE (Switzerland) for mak...

The 50th krakow film festival begins

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On Monday, 31st May, begins the 50th Krakow Film Festival. The jubilee edition will last until Sunday, 6th June. These seven days will be filled to the brim with film screenings, concerts and exhibitions. The festival revolves around three competitions. The winners will receive statuettes and prizes in money. The pool of prizes comes to as much as 250 000 PLN. In the international Documentary Competition the films compete for the Golden Horn, in the international Short Film C...

Krakow Film Festival Industry Zone

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The Market, the pitching and the conference or Industry Zone at 50th KFFKrakow Film Festival, which 50th jubilee edition will take place between 31st May – 6th June, has been opening for film professionals for many years now. Behind the name Industry Zone there are Krakow Film Market, Dragon Forum and numerous events meant for film professionals present at the festival. Only until 15th May getting accreditation for 50th KFF is possible.Section Industry Zone is dedicated to filmmakers, producer...

50th Krakow Film Festival - meet the jubilee edition

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This year's 50th edition of Krakow Film Festival will take place from 31st May to 6th June. The participants of the three competition sections will be known in two weeks' time, while today the organizers announce how the jubilee edition will look like.  The competition sections, whose winners receive statuettes and cash prizes, are the soul of each edition of the Festival. This year's pool will be in Krakow 250 000 PLN. In the International  Documentary Film Competition the films fight fo...

Dragon of the Dragons for Jerzy Kucia in Krakow !

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Professor JERZY KUCIA, one of Poland’s most eminent and esteemed animated film makers active on the international scene, has been awarded this year’s Dragon of Dragons by the decision of the Programme Council of the Krakow Film Foundation in recognition of his lifetime achievement.Jerzy Kucia (b. 1942) is an animated film script writer and director, producer, university teacher, graphic artist as well as a painter. He studied painting, graphic arts and animation at the Academy of Fine Arts i...

Krakow Film Festival

Krakow Film Festival is one of the world’s oldest events dedicated to documentary, animated and short fiction films. During 7 festival days viewers have an opportunity to watch about 250 films from Poland and abroad. Films are presented in competitions and in special sections like retrospectives, thematic cycles, archive screenings. Festival is accompanied by exhibitions, concerts, open air screenings and meetings with the filmmakers. Every year Krakow Film Festival hosts about 600 Polish and international guests: directors, producers, film festival programmers and numerous audience from Krakow. http://www.kff.com.pl/en/

Krakow Film Festival Awards

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THE VERDICT OF THE FEATURE-LENGHT DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION JURY Having watched all the competition films the Feature-Lenght Documentary Competition Jury of the 47th Krakow Film Festival consisting of Alexander Gutman - chairman (Russia), Joao Correa (Belgium) and Arthur Reinhart (Poland) has decided to award the following prize:The Grand Prix – The Golden Horn to “Jimmy Rosenberg – The Father, The Son & The Talent” directed by Jeroen Berkvens (Netherlands) for the search of love and hope ...

Top Ten on the 47th Krakow Film Festival

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For the first time Krakow Film Festival will present feature–length documentaries in a competitive section. Ten films from amongst 200 have been chosen by Krzysztof Gierat – Festival Director. These documentaries are a real must for the audience of the 47th Krakow Film Festival. Diversity of the topics mentioned and courage of the directors to raise controversial issues make these screenings strong points of the Festival’s programme. Krzysztof Gierat says: The thing that interests me while...

Raoul Servais to be honored at 47th Krakow Film Festival

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Raoul Servais will receive Dragon of Dragons award at 47th Krakow Film Festival At the opening ceremony of the 47th Krakow Film Festival on 31st May Raoul Servais - one of the most outstanding directors of animated films – will receive Dragon Of Dragons lifetime achievement award. Servais welcomed this information with a satisfaction and confessed that it’s a great honor to be awarded at one of the most important film festivals in the world organized in country which has brought art of anima...

Short Film Nominee for the European Film Awards 2006

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The European Film Academy (EFA), United International Pictures and the Sarajevo Film Festival congratulate the winner of thePRIX UIP SARAJEVO 2006Short Film Nominee for the European Film Awards 2006SRETAN PUT NEDIME (Good Luck Nedim)by Marko ŠantićSlovenia 2006, 13 min, fictionThe Prix UIP is an initiative by UIP and the European Film Academy in co-operation with fourteen festivals throughout Europe. Each prize includes a financial donation of EUR 2,000 and an automatic nomination in the s...

The European Film Academy awards for shorts

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The European Film Academy (EFA), United International Pictures and the Curtas Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival congratulate the winner of the PRIX UIP VILA DO CONDE 2006Short Film Nominee for the European Film Awards 2006BY THE KISSby Yann GonzalezFrance 2006, 5 min, fictionThe Prix UIP is an initiative by UIP and the European Film Academy in co-operation with fourteen festivals throughout Europe. Each prize includes a financial donation of EUR 2,000 and an automatic nomination in...

Krakow - Poland shorts and docu awards

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THE 44th KRAKOW Int'l FESTIVAL of SHORT and DOCUMENTARY FILMS "A STRONG ENGLISH PRESENCE AND A CANTONESE TWIST"The Krakow festival of short and documentary films is one of the oldest and most prestigious events of its kind in the world. Launched in 1961, this, the 44th instalment of the festival, was held here from May 28 to June 1st. There are two competition sections, one for international films and one for indigenous Polish films. Retrospectives are another strong feature of the festival whil...
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