Submissions are now being accepted for Polish films and projects as part of Polish Days 2018, to be held July 30 – August 1, 2018, during the 18th New Horizons IFF (July 26 – August 5, 2018).
Polish Days, the most important industry event at the 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, 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.
Submission deadline: May 25
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 25, 2018.
Post-production services as prizes
During the event, partners from postproduction companies will award selected projects prizes in the form of postproduction sound and image services on preferential terms.
EAVE partners with Polish Days
For the third 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 2019.
Successful previous editions of Polish Days
Polish Days is an industry event with an excellent track record. In previous years, films presented at Polish Days have included The Last Family, Loving Vincent, Wild Roses, Nina, Tower. A Bright Day, Silent Night, Spoor, The Erlprince, I'm a Killer, All These Sleepless Nights, Warsaw 44, Papusza, Gods, Floating Skyscrapers, The Congress, You Are a God, Life Feels Good, and The Fastest among others.
Previous years' industry guests have included sales agents such as Films Boutique, Memento, LevelK, Wild Bunch, MK2, Luxbox, Alpha Violet, Intramovies, Wide, Urban Distribution, Stray Dogs, New Europe Film Sales, distributors like Aero Films, MFA+ Filmdistribution, Just, Imagine Film Distribution, Kino Świat, Forum Film, Gutek Film, Soda Pictures, Metrodome, as well as HBO, Canal+, Polsat and TVP. Additionally, the New Horizons International Film Festival has hosted festival programmers from Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Rotterdam, Karlove Vary, Busan, Tribeca, SXSW, Transylvania IFF, Hamburg, Göteborg, Hong Kong, Cottbus, Tallinn, Istanbul, Munich, Seattle, and Stockholm.
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