11 June 2019

On June 10, in the Polish Film Institute office, was signed the first contract after the entry into force of the law on financial support for audiovisual production. A production that will benefit from the Polish incentives is "The Black Mill".

"The Black Mill" is another after "Behind the Blue Door" film by Mariusz Paleja produced by TFP, based on the book by Marcin Szczygielski.

"The Black Mill" is one of the most popular contemporary books of Polish youth literature, the educational values ​​of which are used by many primary school teachers. The book was awarded the Grand Prix and the 1st Prize of the Astrid Lindgren Literary Competition for a contemporary book for youth organized by the ABCXXI - All of Poland Reads to Kids Foundation.

Earlier, the film received funding for production from the Polish Film Institute.

The first year of "incentives" in Poland

The audiovisual production support system, so-called incentives is regulated by the Act on the financial support of audiovisual production and offers reimbursement of production costs incurred in Poland in the amount of 30% of Polish qualified expenses. Funds allocated to support audiovisual production come directly from the state budget and are distributed throughout the year until they are depleted. At least 10% of the annual budget is intended to support animated productions. The system is operated by the Polish Film Institute.

Since the entry into force of the Act on the financial support of audiovisual production, 18 applications have been submitted for reimbursement of production costs incurred in Poland.

All information about the Polish cash rebate are on


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