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Lava Films

Lava Films Sp. z o.o.
address for correspondence:
ul. Mahatmy Gandhiego 7/30
91-012 Łódź, Poland
mobile 607 054 264
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Lava Films is an independent film production company which collaborates with aspiring filmmakers as well as with established professionals coming from Poland and abroad. Company’s goal is to help artists transform their potential into debuts, second features or subsequent works of film art. Lava Films aims at producing features, documentaries and animated films bearing hallmarks of director’s artistic and national individuality, yet reflecting universal, humane issues of our times. Believing that international co-productions are the most accurate answer to the needs of multicultural audience, Lava Films engages in projects with worldwide potential as the main or minor producer as well as conducts service productions.

Lava Films - film Intruz

Films in progres:

  • "21 x New York" - documentary film, written and directed by: Piotr Stasik
  • "Wooma" - feature film based on a comic book Łauma by Karol KRL Kalinowski, written and directed by Paweł Borowski
  • "Viet Wander House" - feature film, Polish-German co-production, written and directed by Mariko Saga


  • "The Here After" - feature film, written and directed by Magnus von Horn, Polish-Swedish-French co-production (2015)

  • "They Chased Me Through Arizona" - feature film, directed by: Matthias Huser, Swiss-Polish co-production (2014)
    67th Locarno Film Festival - Cineasti Del Presente Competition
    17th  BAFICI Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival

  • "Moonshine" - animated short, written and directed by: Michał Poniedzielski (2013)
    Selected festivals:
    Tampere Film Festival 2014 – Best Animation Award
    Porto 7 - Oporto International Short Film Festival – Honourable Mention
    T-Mobile New Horizons 2013
    OFAFA, Cracow
    Beauvais European Film Festival, France
    Melbourne International Animation Festival, Australia
    Anima Mundi, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Helsinki International Film Festival 
    Chicago International Film Festival
    Polish Films Festival in Los Angeles
    Big Cartoon Festival 2014, Moscow, Russia
    Naqsh Short Film Festival, Bahrain
    London International Animation Festival
    CutOut Fest 2014, Querétaro, Mexico
    Bogoshorts – Bogota Short Film Festival

  • "Tango Libre" - (executive production), feature film, directed by Frédéric Fonteyne, Belgian-Luxembourg-French co-production (2012) 
    69th Venice Film Festival – Grand Prix (Orrizonti Section)
    28th Warsaw Film Festival – Grand Prix

  • "Without Snow" - short fiction, written and directed by Magnus von Horn (2011)
    Selected festivals:
    Nomination to the Guldbagge Award 2012 granted by the Swedish Film Institute – (commonly called Swedish Oscars)
    36th Gdynia Film Festival - Young Cinema Competition Grand Prix
    49th Krakow Film Festival - Silver Hobby-Horse for the Best Fiction
    64th Festival del Film Locarno - Official selection and international premiere, section Pardi di Domani, Switzerland
    53rd International Film Festiwal in Bilbao, Spain - Grand Prix
    17th International Short Film Festival in Lueven, Belgium - Grand Prix
    Best Fiction Film at the Festival Curtas Vila du Conde 2012, Portugal
    Official selection at the Film Festival in Uppsala 2011, Sweden

translation: Lava Films/KIPA 2015

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