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Focussing on producing blockbuster movies as well as paying tribute to Polish heritage and culture, SPI International affiliate Kino Polska has revealed its latest venture in the form of a production arm.

kino polska 27 March1“All major TV stations in the Polish market have their own creations as a fundamental element of their competitiveness,” said Bogusław Kisielewski, president of the management board of Kino Polska TV explaining the launch.

“The incentive mechanisms that have been created for producers in Poland this year, along with access to great actors, operators, production managers, and the entire back office, will definitely increase the chances of success in this area. I am confident that international cooperation will maximise our potential for further growth and increase our viewership.”

Kino Polska TV has already scheduled five feature film projects for 2020. One of the initial productions to come out of this new venture is a comedy entitled Over My Dead Body (Po moim trupie) directed by Tomasz Konecki and co-produced with Krzysztof Szpetmański. Production for will begin in mid-2020 and the film is expected to premiere in Polish cinemas in January or February of 2021. It will be distributed by Galapagos Films.

"Poland is a country with a rich history and culture, and we have all these incredibly talented people around us. SPI and Kino Polska TV saw an opportunity to utilize this pool of creative talent to start a brand new venture in Poland,” added SPI International president Loni Farhi. “Our production arm is ready to create, develop, and distribute movies that will have local success in mind. We are also planning to bring in international talent where we see fit and bring certain projects to life that will appeal not only to the Polish audience but also to a wider international audience.”

SPI International has also partnered with world renowned director, writer, and producer, Philippe Martinez, as co-producer of special projects in Poland.