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Information on 2017 Polish animation, provided by Creative Europe Media Desk Poland.

Official name of country:

Poland

Population:

approximately 38,634,000

Gross domestic product (GDP):

10,485.00 €

        FILM SUPPORTING INSTITUTIONS

Official name:

Polish Film Institute

Address:

Krakowskie Przedmieście 21/23, 00-071 Warsaw, Poland

Webpage:

www.pisf.pl

Chief executive:

Acting Director Izabela Kiszka-Hoflik

Public funding available in € (2017):

30 million €

Percentage of public funding dedicated to animation:

For development and production - 13.5%*

Average production budget in €:

For development and production - 13.5% (funding for animation is also included in schemes dedicated to films for young audience and minority coproductions)

- For short animated film:

46,078,84 €

 

- For feature animated film:

 498,701 € (2D production which started years ago, current budgets starts with approximately 1 million €)

- For episode of animated TV series:

16,468.42 €*/3,703 € (* for 5 min. episodes)

 

Tax incentives:

No

Tax incentives percentage:

 

Regional funds for animation:

Yes

Available scholarships for animated film professionals:

Yes

Film with PFI funding, produced in 2016, copyright criterium


Total number of production: 15
Number of short-lenght films: 7
Number of medium-lenght films: 4
Number of feature films: 1
Number of series: 3 (altogether 41 episodes)

NATIONAL TV BROADCASTER

Official name:

Telewizja Polska S.A.

Address:

17 Jana Pawła Woronicza Street, Warsaw, Poland

Webpage:

www.tvp.pl

Commissioning editor responsible for animation:

N/A

Funding dedicated to acquisition of animated content from CEE countries in the last 5 years:

N/A

Funding dedicated to production of local animated content in the last 5 years:

N/A

Number of minutes produced in the last 5 years:

N/A

DISTRIBUTION INFORMATION

Admissions in cinemas in 2016:

52,1 million

Number of screens:

approximately 1,200

Average ticket price in €:

4.25

Internet penetration rate:

N/A

PRODUCTION INFORMATION

Number of feature animated films produced in the past 5 years:

2

- Number of 100% national films:

1

- Number of minority co-productions:

1

- Number of majority co-productions:

0

Number of short animated films produced in past 5 years:

47

- Number of 100% national films:

44

- Number of minority co-productions:

0

- Number of majority co-productions:

3

Number of TV series episodes produced in past 4 years:

11

EDUCATION

Number of animation schools:

Animation Films And Film Special Effects studies at Lodz Film School

Number of animation companies:

approximately 30

Association of animated film:

N/A

- Official name:

Polish Animation Producers Association

- Webpage:

http://sppa.eu/

- Chief executive:

Robert Jaszczurowski

ANIMATION FILM FESTIVALS

Number of animation film festivals:

 

4

Festival webpages:

International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima

International Animation Art Festival Animart

International Animated Film Festival Animator

OPLA!

TRADITION OF ANIMATION AND HISTORY

Short presentation of the history of animation in maximum 500 characters (for example main awards and authors, important milestones, trends, etc.):

2017 marks the 70th anniversary of Polish film animation.

Throughout the history there were many worldwide known and awarded Polish animators such as Szczechura, Lenica, Borowczyk, Giersz, Kucia and many more.

Among the numerous international awards there are Oscar for "Tango" by Rybczynski (1983), Oscar nomination for Baginski’s “Cathedral” in 2002 and an award for “Peter and Wolf” by S.Templeton (Polish-British coproduction) in 2008.

This year, after 6 years of creative development, its premiere had the world's first fully painted feature film “Loving Vincent” by D.Kobiela.

Data provided by: Creative Europe MEDIA DESK Poland

 

 

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