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Andrzej Wajda's Profile

Brief about Andrzej Wajda: By info that we know Andrzej Wajda was born at 1926-03-06. And also Andrzej Wajda is Polish Director.

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The difficulty with the present state of affairs is that there is no legislation on the sources of funding for the Polish film industry. There is no legislation concerning filmmaking. And, there is no legislation on television that would be beneficial to filmmaking.

Tags: Film, Present, State

There is no filmmaking legislation because distributors are not interested in sharing their money with the film industry - for instance, by giving a percentage of ticket sales back to filmmakers.

Tags: Film, Giving, Money

We expected that people were just waiting for the collapse of the Soviet Union, or at least for its retreat, and they were going to be full of initiative in all areas of life - in culture, in economy and in politics.

Tags: Life, Politics, Waiting

When a film is created, it is created in a language, which is not only about words, but also the way that very language encodes our perception of the world, our understanding of it.

Tags: Film, Language, Words

Why does there exist a global American entertainment industry, but there isn't an equivalent coming from France or Italy? This is the case simply because the English language opens the whole world to the American cinema.

Tags: American, Whole, Why

With it adult political audiences abandoned cinemas. In their place appeared a void. That previous political audience migrated to the seats in front of their TV.

Tags: Audience, Place, Political

As I said earlier, there are no writers who could create a literary vision of the new reality.

Tags: Reality, Said, Vision

At the same time, television theatre became more visibly active.

Tags: Television, Theatre, Time

Cinemas gained new young audiences who wanted films made for them.

Tags: Films, Wanted, Young

Even better, there were established two separate committees deciding on state film funding.

Tags: Film, Separate, State

Films made in the spirit of the past continued to be made.

Tags: Films, Past, Spirit

However, that old mode of Polish filmmaking virtually disappeared.

Tags: Filmmaking, However, Old

It turned out that the country was helpless in the face of a new reality.

Tags: Country, Face, Reality

It was progressively more difficult to find work in the theatre, as well.

Tags: Difficult, Theatre, Work

Television theatre, as is implied in its name, should rely on adaptations of scripts written for the theatre.

Tags: Name, Television, Theatre

A novelty in Polish filmmaking was that it was possible to find funds for a big production. However, at the same time, the state budget committed less and less money to filmmaking.

Tags: Big, Money, Time

Also a great part of Polish industry proved to have existed only to support the Soviet military industry, and it became superfluous and incapable of being transformed into anything else. We did not foresee that or the magnitude of these phenomena.

Tags: Else, Great, Support

Eventually, the state's funding covered only the stages leading to presenting a film project to potential funding bodies. It was enough to produce a script, indicate casting and put together a budget to present it all, but nothing beyond that.

Tags: Enough, Put, Together

In Europe, there is no television filmmaking legislation that could assist film production because private broadcasters are not interested in supporting Polish film.

Tags: Film, Interested, Television

In the first years after 1989, films were partly financed from the state's budget as well as by public television. Still, except for a few special cases, most films are made this way.

Tags: After, Few, Special