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Radiostan to Screen in La Casa Encendida, Madrid

Radiostan will be screening between the 9th and the 20th of November in Madrid’s Art Hub La Casa Encendida as part of a non-profit exhibition on Russian arts and culture. It’s such a pleasure to know you’re bringing a new … Continue reading

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Radiostan to Rock up at Ljubljana International Film Festival

Radiostan selected for Slovenia’s Capital’s International Film Festival. Still remember our stop there during our 2006 bike tour across Eastern Europe. I dedicate this success to Pityu (1973-2008) with whom we busked on the streets of Ljubljana.

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POLIFILM FINALLY ON TWITTER

Polifilm goeas on twitter! @PoliFilms Two things really convinced me to join one of the few web-based addictions I had thus far resisted: – one was an employer (will not name names) claiming he’d not hire anyone with less than … Continue reading

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Finding Josephine Trailer Removed

The trailer for Finding Josephine has been removed, it was not meant for the public domain but uniquely for fundraising purposes. If you are interested in receiving a private link to the trailer just email me at [email protected] Thank you … Continue reading

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Radiostan Screening Times @ Sheffield Doc/Fest

Hey y’all, if you’re in the vicinity of Sheffield and want to come see Radiostan on the big screen it will be showing: June 08 15:00 in Showroom2 June 10 10:30 in Library Theatre More details about the film HERE

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FINDING JOSEPHINE new doc in development!!!

Polifilm and Accidental Media join forces yet again to develop a thought provoking documentary about charity, its strengths, its weaknesses, its effect on those who give and those who receive. A young couple (that’s me and Juszti) with questions about … Continue reading

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Radiostan Nominated for Best Doc @ Art Deco Film Fest – Brazil

Radiostan has been nominated for Best Documentary at the Sao Paulo Art Deco Film Festival!!! Watch this space… Winners announced Friday, May 20th 🙂 Fingers crossed.

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Radiostan @ Cinema City Festival, Serbia

So happy Radiostan is still on the move and going to Cinema City Festival in Serbia, unfortunately I won’t be able to attend… it’s a real pity ’cause I know the Serbs know how to throw a party and these … Continue reading

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RADIOSTAN visits Metegues and Capulets!!!

Radiostan has been selected for San Gió Film Festival in Verona, setting for Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Screenings will be in July 2011 if any of our Italian (or non-Italian) connections and friends are holidaying nearby then drop in for … Continue reading

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RADIOSTAN @ Art Deco Film Festival in Sao Paulo -Brazil

Radiostan is carrying on its rampage of international film festivals. The latest success comes from across the pond in beautiful Brazil, in the city of Sao Paulo for the Art Deco Short Film Festival (I wonder if they’ll cover travel … Continue reading

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RADIOSTAN’s first broadcast!!!

Canal+ in France is interested in buying Radiostan for their short film programming. The contract is not signed yet but couldn’t wait to tell you guys… don’t worry an update will follow before the ink dries when deal is finalised!!!

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RADIOSTAN @Doc/Fest

Radiostan has been selected for Sheffield Documentary Festival, UK’s largest and most important Doc Fest!

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Lukasz Taken for Herzog’s Rogue School!!!

Lukasz Kulec, the young talent that recently joined Polifilm with his film Mr Nasty has been accepted for Werner Herzog’s one-week intensive course known as Rogue School. Mr Nasty is the touching story of James, a young man affected by … Continue reading

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Berlinale Hangover

So, after all the busyness and business of the past week at the Berlinale Talent Campus piles of business cards and memories are heading back to Scotland with me. BTC is a must for anyone who’s serious about filmmaking, it … Continue reading

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Like all things good and bad, the Berlinale Talent Campus has come to an end…

The talent campus in Berlin has been an exciting, inspiring and jam-packed experience. Friends and contacts were made and exciting new opportunities and ideas are in the pipeline. I would recommend it to ANY filmmaker who’s not yet attended. Check … Continue reading

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Exits Clermont Ferrand Enters Berlinale

So, after a brief and intense overdose of (crazy) short film screenings, (fruitful) networking parties and (meandering) market walkabouts the time has come to check out of CF (the World’s largest short film festival I’ve discovered) and make my way … Continue reading

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Mr Nasty trailer for Rogue Film School Application

Here’s the very first trailer we’ve made for Mr Nasty. With only 2days at our disposal to throw something together out of the 20hrs of footage we came up with this. Lukasz will be applying for Werner Herzog’s four-day inensive … Continue reading

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Radiostan @ Mecal Film Festival

Another feather in our cap for Radiostan, now selected for the 13th Mecal International Short Film Festival in Barcelona to be held 8th-17th April Whoop! Whoop!

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Polifilm Profile @Berlinale Talent Campus

My Profile is now updated and posted onto the Berlinale Talent Campus’ Website. Feel free to nose about 🙂 Check us out!!!

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In Piazza s’impara

A short teaser for Babel, a new Sky Italia Channel which deals directly with immigrant audiences. We’ll be knocking at their door soon with Children of Babel’s Market. The project they’re filming is a really cool initiative, every Sunday in … Continue reading

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Radiostan @GO SHORT Festival

Radiostan has (on its unstoppable roll) been selected for the Documentary Competition in the  Nijmegen (don’t ask me to pronounce it) Go Short Film Festival in Holland. It will be screening at the festival between the 17th and the 21st … Continue reading

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Schedule for Radiostan @ Clermont-Ferrand

Hi there, if anyone wants to come along to Radiostan’s screenings in CF it would be lovely to see you there. Radiostan will be screened (Programme Number, Theater, Day, Time) Radiostan       Prog. I9        Salle … Continue reading

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Polifilm is on Facebook!!!

If this post shows on Facebook this means I’ve actually managed to connect my Web site to FB so I don’t have to copy and paste news and posts!!! fingers crossed…

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Berlinale Talent Campus 2011

Tommy is going to this year’s Berlinale Talent Campus!!! Looking forward to learning stuff and hanging out or networking (as professionals call all those free drinks receptions). I’ve heard lots of good stuff about BTC, now lets see if any … Continue reading

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[email protected] Ferrand

Radiostan has been taken selected for Clermont-Ferrand’s short film festival one of Europe’s largest and most important festivals and markets. 7 screenings from 4th to 11th of February 2011 in Clermont-Ferrand, France… See you there!

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PoliFilm takes on Mr Nasty

Promising young direcror Lukasz Kulec approached Polifilm to collaborate on his debut documentary: Mr Nasty. As a carer for James, a boy affected by Muscular Dystrophy Lukasz felt compelled to pick up a camera and tell this story of a … Continue reading

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Uppsala International Film Festival accepts Radiostan

We have received an invitation from the Uppsala Film Festival to screen Radiostan in competition. Following the Moscow premiere this is Radiostan’s first competition. Fingers crossed…

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Creative Identities Scotland Animation Workshop 2010 is ready for broadcast!

The Animation Project, funded by Creative Identities, hosted by WHALE arts and organised by Polifilm has born its fruits: the Animation is complete and uploaded to YouTube. I’m really proud of the kids for making this happen with their imagination … Continue reading

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Babel’s Market gets its first development funding

A year and a half after starting the work on Babel’s Market we finally got some real development funding from the Turin Film Commission. It’s not much but it should help to open doors for the project. We are ecstatic!!! … Continue reading

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Animation Workshop in Wester Hales

We are entering the 2nd week of the animation workshop which I have been running in Wester Hales (an underprivileged area in Edinburgh) in collaboration with WHALE and Creative Identities Scotland. The kids have been really quick at understanding the … Continue reading

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