Us+Canada in Progress

us+canada in progress 2022 awards and partners

  • The director of the Polish Film Institute will award one project with a $10,000 cash prize for post-production in Poland for one project 
  • Cannes Marche du Film offers free registration at Producers’ Network during 2022 Cannes Film Festival for one producer
  • Ale kino+ TV channel television will send rights offer to a selected project 
  • Match&Spark will grant consulting services to one team
  • Fixafilm offers to one project: digital post-production services up to the value of $10,000 (excluding 35 mm processing/scan), The services include conforming, color grading, grain/noise management, finishing, mastering, simple VFX, DCP and other file-based masters 

Fixafilm (est. 2012) is a Dolby Vision certified post-production facility based in Warsaw. Using cutting-edge technology with a skilled team of over 30 professionals, the company provides services for clients in Europe, the USA, and the Asia-Pacific region. Fixafilm is a trailblazer as constant development and keeping pace with the latest technology is one of the house’s priorities. It offers a full range of services from mobile DIT systems, editing, VFX and colour correction to mastering, and archiving. The company has post-produced Prisoners of the Ghostland (USA, 2021), Hopper/Welles (USA, 2020), Ludi (USA, 2021), Only the Wind (Poland, 2021), The Herd (Poland, 2021), Deg (Sweden, 2021), My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To (USA, 2020), Systrar 1968 (Sweden, 2018), Menashe (USA, 2017), and restored over 300 productions, including classic films of masters like Peter Weir, Orson Welles, Sergei Parajanov, Andrzej Wajda, Andrzej Żuławski, and Dario Argento. 

represented by Anna E. Dziedzic, Andrzej Łucjanek, a.dziedzic@fixafilm.pl 

  • Orka Studio offers digital post-production services up to the value of $10,000 (excluding 35 mm processing/scan) including conforming, color grading, or finishing, mastering, simple SFX, DCP and sound post-production services excluding final mix room rental. Project consultations on each level of post-production. Possibility of building great European network and connections with creative teams will be a plus!

Orka Postproduction is one of the biggest and most experienced post-production studios in Poland. We work on commercials, films, including features and documentaries, animations and digital content. Our well managed creative teams, fresh minded and experienced, are the key to our success. We provide a comprehensive range of services: full production and post-production including creative talents such as directors, composers, editors and DOPs. On the post-production technical side we have: on and off-line editing, film scanning and telecine, all aspects of visual and 3D effects, color grading, deliveries and restoration. Our visuals and sound post-production have been rewarded, many times, at some of the most prestigious events and festivals in Poland and abroad. 

represented by Marta Bródka, m.brodka@orkafilm.pl

  • Soundflower Studio offers audio post-production services at the Warsaw-based soundflower studio or soundtrack composed by Maciej Zieliński – each service worth $10,000 

Soundflower Studio is a Warsaw-based post-production facility created to meet the challenges of the music, film and television industries. The studio was established by Maciej Zieliński, composer who has been in the high-profile music and post-production industry since 1990. Soundflower works with the best sound engineers, who not only bring professionalism, but also passion and creativity consolidated with technology. Experienced producers working at Soundflower are fully prepared to fulfill the highest demands of today’s audio postproduction. List of projects completed in the Studio includes post-production services for commercials, TV series, films, and TV shows. 

represented by Maciej Zieliński, maciek@soundflower.pl

  • Black Photon and XANF will offer post-production and VFX supervising on the producer’s next project. Collaboration from pre-production through the production and post-production processes. Script breakdown, VFX design and support on bidding. On-set data management and post-production workflow design. Services including conforming, color grading, mastering. 

Black Photon is a young and dynamic post-production company specializing in feature film and TV series projects. We offer a full range of services from on-set data management, editing, VFX, color grading to mastering for all deliverables. Our aim is consistent implementation and applying the most up-to-date film technology, such as HDR in the cinema, in the Polish market. We guarantee professional expertise and detailed advice for clients at every phase of the production process with a highly individualized approach to each project. Our confident and professional staff has over 200 titles of combined experience working in the industry. Among those who commissioned us were: Netflix, Canal+, ATM Grupa, Opus Film, Balapolis, and more. 

represented by Kamil Rutkowski, Zuzanna Zdunek, krutkowski@blackphoton.pl 

XANF is an exciting, boutique VFX and animation studio formed by visual artists who believe that a successful collaboration starts at the preproduction stage. We listen closely and communicate clearly with clients to create results that are not only cost effective but also artistically innovative. From storyboarding and previsualization to on-set VFX supervision and internal quality control, XANF prides itself on understanding every aspect of cinematic storytelling and delivering unique, impactful solutions. We specialize in VFX, title sequences and 2D/3D animations for films and television series having gained our experience working on Polish and international projects for Opus Film, Lava Films, Netflix, AXN and Canal Plus, amongst others. The last big production that features our VFX – Wolf directed by Nathalie Biancheri - premiered at TIFF and will hit cinemas worldwide this December. 

represented by Maciej Rynkiewicz, maciek@xanf.pl

  • The director of the Polish Film Institute will award one project with a $10,000 cash prize for post-production in Poland for one project 
  • Cannes Marche du Film offers free registration at Producers’ Network during 2022 Cannes Film Festival for one producer
  • Ale kino+ TV channel television will send rights offer to a selected project 
  • Match&Spark will grant consulting services to one team
  • Fixafilm offers to one project: digital post-production services up to the value of $10,000 (excluding 35 mm processing/scan), The services include conforming, color grading, grain/noise management, finishing, mastering, simple VFX, DCP and other file-based masters 

Fixafilm (est. 2012) is a Dolby Vision certified post-production facility based in Warsaw. Using cutting-edge technology with a skilled team of over 30 professionals, the company provides services for clients in Europe, the USA, and the Asia-Pacific region. Fixafilm is a trailblazer as constant development and keeping pace with the latest technology is one of the house’s priorities. It offers a full range of services from mobile DIT systems, editing, VFX and colour correction to mastering, and archiving. The company has post-produced Prisoners of the Ghostland (USA, 2021), Hopper/Welles (USA, 2020), Ludi (USA, 2021), Only the Wind (Poland, 2021), The Herd (Poland, 2021), Deg (Sweden, 2021), My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To (USA, 2020), Systrar 1968 (Sweden, 2018), Menashe (USA, 2017), and restored over 300 productions, including classic films of masters like Peter Weir, Orson Welles, Sergei Parajanov, Andrzej Wajda, Andrzej Żuławski, and Dario Argento. 

represented by Anna E. Dziedzic, Andrzej Łucjanek, a.dziedzic@fixafilm.pl 

  • Orka Studio offers digital post-production services up to the value of $10,000 (excluding 35 mm processing/scan) including conforming, color grading, or finishing, mastering, simple SFX, DCP and sound post-production services excluding final mix room rental. Project consultations on each level of post-production. Possibility of building great European network and connections with creative teams will be a plus!

Orka Postproduction is one of the biggest and most experienced post-production studios in Poland. We work on commercials, films, including features and documentaries, animations and digital content. Our well managed creative teams, fresh minded and experienced, are the key to our success. We provide a comprehensive range of services: full production and post-production including creative talents such as directors, composers, editors and DOPs. On the post-production technical side we have: on and off-line editing, film scanning and telecine, all aspects of visual and 3D effects, color grading, deliveries and restoration. Our visuals and sound post-production have been rewarded, many times, at some of the most prestigious events and festivals in Poland and abroad. 

represented by Marta Bródka, m.brodka@orkafilm.pl

  • Soundflower Studio offers audio post-production services at the Warsaw-based soundflower studio or soundtrack composed by Maciej Zieliński – each service worth $10,000 

Soundflower Studio is a Warsaw-based post-production facility created to meet the challenges of the music, film and television industries. The studio was established by Maciej Zieliński, composer who has been in the high-profile music and post-production industry since 1990. Soundflower works with the best sound engineers, who not only bring professionalism, but also passion and creativity consolidated with technology. Experienced producers working at Soundflower are fully prepared to fulfill the highest demands of today’s audio postproduction. List of projects completed in the Studio includes post-production services for commercials, TV series, films, and TV shows. 

represented by Maciej Zieliński, maciek@soundflower.pl

  • Black Photon and XANF will offer post-production and VFX supervising on the producer’s next project. Collaboration from pre-production through the production and post-production processes. Script breakdown, VFX design and support on bidding. On-set data management and post-production workflow design. Services including conforming, color grading, mastering. 

Black Photon is a young and dynamic post-production company specializing in feature film and TV series projects. We offer a full range of services from on-set data management, editing, VFX, color grading to mastering for all deliverables. Our aim is consistent implementation and applying the most up-to-date film technology, such as HDR in the cinema, in the Polish market. We guarantee professional expertise and detailed advice for clients at every phase of the production process with a highly individualized approach to each project. Our confident and professional staff has over 200 titles of combined experience working in the industry. Among those who commissioned us were: Netflix, Canal+, ATM Grupa, Opus Film, Balapolis, and more. 

represented by Kamil Rutkowski, Zuzanna Zdunek, krutkowski@blackphoton.pl 

XANF is an exciting, boutique VFX and animation studio formed by visual artists who believe that a successful collaboration starts at the preproduction stage. We listen closely and communicate clearly with clients to create results that are not only cost effective but also artistically innovative. From storyboarding and previsualization to on-set VFX supervision and internal quality control, XANF prides itself on understanding every aspect of cinematic storytelling and delivering unique, impactful solutions. We specialize in VFX, title sequences and 2D/3D animations for films and television series having gained our experience working on Polish and international projects for Opus Film, Lava Films, Netflix, AXN and Canal Plus, amongst others. The last big production that features our VFX – Wolf directed by Nathalie Biancheri - premiered at TIFF and will hit cinemas worldwide this December. 

represented by Maciej Rynkiewicz, maciek@xanf.pl

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