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Robert Balinski

Robert Balinski


Institution, Film Fund


Decision Maker 2018
Decision Maker 2017
Decision Maker 2016
Decision Maker 2015
Decision Maker 2012


Robert Balinski studied Arts du Spectacle at Pantheone-Sorbonne in Paris. Since 2008 he is working at the Polish Film Institute.

As project manager in the Production Department he deals with minority co-productions and projects in development stage aiming for international co-production. He is responsible for the German-Polish Filmt Fund on the Polish side. He is substitute to the Polish representative at Eurimages.

company profile

Established in early 2005, POLISH FILM INSTITUTE (PISF) has the aim to support national film industry in Poland. Its comprehensive system enables support for a film project at all stages of film production, and helps promote Polish films in Poland and abroad. With a budget of 22 M EUR for production it subsidies around 40 feature films par year, including minority co-productions. Among recent projects supported by PFI are: Last Family by Jan P. Matuszewski, Game Count by Agnieszka Holland, United States of Love by Tomasz Wasilewski, Gareth Jones by Agnieszka Holland, High Life by Claire Denis.