New financial scheme in Poland, new opportunities for co-production
Come and join the Polish-Belgian Co-production forum in Warsaw, this February on the 25th and 27th February organised by Polish Producers Alliance (KIPA), hub.brussels and screen.brussels under the aegis of the Polish Film Institute.
New cash rebate scheme in Poland
From January 2019, a new scheme of public support for national film production and international co-production will enter into force in Poland, the “cash rebate” . It can be used to reimburse 30% of the planned costs of a project, namely of the expenditures made in Poland for the project, with a cap of 4 millons USD per project. This scheme can be used in addition to the support of one the 10 Polish Regional Film funds. This opens the door for co-production projects between Poland and Belgium.
The Polish Producers Alliance (KIPA) has already selected
- 6 features film projects with budget from 1,5 M up to 5 M €,
- 8 documentaries projects with budget from 150.000 € up to 600.000 €
- 4 animation projects with budget from 800.000 € up to 4,8 M €
Cost estimate and practical information
Flight: Paticipants cover their own their travel expenses. Check https://www.brusselsairlines.com for the advised flying option. Today's check and go rates are at about 67 €
Hotel: Special price at the Hôtel Indigo Nowy Swiat 240 Euros for 2 nights breakfast included . Reservation done by hub.brussels
Local transportation and catering in Warsaw are paid by hub.brussels .
14:30 Brussels Airlines departure from Brussels National-Zaventem
16:40 Arrival in Warsaw, welcome by the Economic & Commercial Attaché of hub.brussels. Transfer to the Indigo Nowy Swiat, ul. Smlona, 40.
18:00 Hotel lobby: briefing by the Economic & Commercial Attaché of hub.brussels & Noël Magis, screen.brussels fund Directing Manager.
18:15 Departure from the Hotel
18:30 at WFDiF (The Documentary and Feature Film Studios in Warsaw): welcome by the KIPA (The Polish Audiovisual Producers Chamber of Commerce). Presentation of KIPA & screen.brussels. Reception. Return to the hôtel.
9:30 Departure from the Hotel to the WFDiF offices (ul. Chelmksa, 21.)
10:00-16:00 Co-production Forum: B2B, panels, sandwiches provided.
19:00 Informal dinner in the old town
4:45 or 15:45: Departure to the Warsaw airport.
6:40 or 17:30: Take of the Brussels Airlines flight
8:50 or 19:40: Arrival at Brussels National-Zaventem