The 5th Lower Silesian Film Competition (July 2011)


For the 5th Lower Silesian Film Competition, announced on  5th July 2011, 15 projects entered (4 feature films, 7 documentaries and 4 animated), whose producers had applied for the co-production contributions in the total amount of  3 764 390 zł. Among them, there were 4 new projects and 8 projects which received positive opinion of the experts in the 4th Competition, but they were not granted funds, and 3 projects which in the 4th Edition received negative judgement and were re-entered for the experts’ evaluation. All submitted projects were admitted to the 3rd stage of the Competition.


The Competition Committee, which conferred in the bench: Rafał Bubnicki (Odra Film, the Committee Chairman), Jacek Gawroński (Lower Silesia Marshall’s Office), Tomasz Wołodźko (Lower Silesia Marshall’s Office), Zbigniew Morawski (Municipal Authorities, Wrocław), Jerzy Pietraszek (Municipal Authorities, Wrocław) had the gross total amount of 1 281 800 zł at their disposal (less the experts’ remuneration in the amount of 5 250 zł), which was made of money not used in the 4th Lower Silesian Film Competition (581 800 zł) and funds from financial contribution to film „EZI”, directed by Jarosław Marszewski (700 000 zł), whose producer had withdrawn from the film production.


The Committee decided to grant the co-production contributions to the following films:


Project title / 
director / film category

Applicant – producer

Amount awarded (gross)

In the Shadow / David Ondricek / feature film

Damn Good Production (Czech-Slovak-Polish co-production)

200 000 zł

Tadeusz Różewicz. Faces / Piotr Lachmann / documentary

Media Kontakt

50 000 zł

The Cabaret of Death / Łukasz Czuj (since 2012 Andrzej Celiński) / documentary

Grupa dr. A. R. Kwiecińskiego

197 000 zł


The Committee decided to return the amount of 829 550 zł to the donor’s budgets, i.e. to Lower Silesia Province and the City of Wrocław, recommending their authorities to increase the  financial resources for the 6th Lower Silesia Competition in 2012 by this amount.

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