Awards

AWARDS IN THE MAIN COMPETITION


The Grand Prize of the Polish Film Festival – Golden Lions
and PLN 300,000 granted to the film’s producer and director (PLN 200,000 for the director and PLN 100,000 for the producer). The leading producer of the winning film is entitled to a subsidy from the Polish Film Institute of PLN 200,000 for the development of their next film or PLN 250,000 for a historical film.

The Award of the Polish Film Festival – Silver Lions and PLN 150,000 granted to the film’s producer and director (PLN 100,000 for the director and PLN 50,000 for the producer). The leading producer of the winning film is entitled to a subsidy of PLN 200,000 from the Polish Film Institute for the development of their next film.

Individual awards:

  • directing: PLN 30,000
  • screenplay: PLN 25,000
  • directing debut or second film: PLN 15,000
  • actress in a leading role: PLN 15,000
  • actor in a leading role: PLN 15,000
  • professional acting debut: PLN 15,000
  • cinematography: PLN 15,000
  • music: PLN 15,000
  • art direction: PLN 15,000
  • actress in a supporting role: PLN 15,000
  • actor in a supporting role: PLN 15,000
  • sound: PLN 15,000
  • film editing: PLN 15,000
  • costume design: PLN 15,000
  • make-up: PLN 15,000

The Audience Award in the Main Competition and PLN 15,000 granted to the film’s director by Festival viewers participating in voting in festival cinemas. The award is sponsored by Kino Polska.

AWARDS IN THE PERSPECTIVE COMPETITION

The Award of the Polish Film Festival – Sapphire Lions and PLN 50,000 granted to the film’s producer and director (PLN 30,000 for the director and PLN 20,000 for the producer)

The Award for an outstanding artistic contribution and PLN 15,000 granted to the filmmaker (a representative of film professions other than a director or producer), whose contribution to the final form of the film the jury considers outstanding.

CROSS-SECTION AWARDS GRANTED TO FILMS FROM THE MAIN COMPETITION AND THE PERSPECTIVE COMPETITION

The Award for directing debut or second film: PLN 15,000

The Golden Claw Award and PLN 30,000 granted to the film’s producer and director (PLN 20,000 for the director, PLN 10,000 for the producer)

AWARDS IN THE SHORT FILM COMPETITION

Lucjan Bokiniec Award for Best Film: PLN 15,000

Special Award
: PLN 10,000

Special Mention
: PLN 5,000

PLATINUM LIONS

The Organising Committee of the Festival may grant the Award of the Polish Film Festival – Platinum Lions to a filmmaker for lifetime achievements. The winner of the award is proposed by the Programme Council in agreement with the Polish Filmmakers Association. The winner is presented with a statuette and PLN 30,000.