IV Conference of Polish Tourfilm Academy
June 17, 2011

State of the Art Technologies was the main theme of the conference of the Polish Tourfilm Academy, which we proposed for the year dedicated to Maria Skłodowska Curie - the year of science and discoveries. Kultura Theater provided the audience with a good quality of sound and picture, whereas Polish and international experts made sure that the audience could enjoy a variety of interesting lectures and speeches. The conference was honored by the presence of Alexander Kammel, Director of CIFFT, who has been an honorary president of the Academy since its very inception; and of Paweł Lewandowski, Director of Marketing at Polish Tourism Organization. The Conference was hosted by Ewa Kotus, Director and Founder of the Polish Tourfilm Academy.

The following is a list of all the topics discussed at the Conference in order to show how diversified it was and how many speakers it involved.

Responsibility in Photographing Heritage Sites - Andrzej Danowski, Centre of Countrylovers Photography of Polish Tourist and Countrylovers Society, Polish Tourfilm Academy expert in photography; Move Your Imagination – modern technologies in the advertising campaigns promoting Poland – films by Tomasz Bagiński’s Platige Image Studios; 3D Films in Tourism Advertising - Andreas Meschuh Art Media, Graz, Austria ; The Work on the Film The Mill and The Cross – Paweł Tybora (Odeon Studio); Significance of the Latest Technologies in Film - Lee Gluckman, Chairman Mobius Awards, Los Angeles, USA, President of CIFFT; Presentation of Studio of Multimedia Artistic Creation, Faculty of Graphic Arts, Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw - Jakub Wróblewski, Faculty of Graphic Arts assistant; Selection of Production Techniques - Jerzy Szkamruk (TV Project), Polish Tourfilm Academy expert in film; The Meaning of Music in Film – Paweł Betley, ZTUDIO Sound Studio, Polish Tourfilm Academy Expert in music; Secretes of Animation - Zbigniew Żmudzki, Se-ma-for Studio, Polish Tourfilm Academy expert in film; and Ukraine’s Promotional Opportunity – Euro 2012 – Aleksandr Tokar (Kharkov City Hall), Dmytro Konovalov, producer of Kharkov.

The Conference was summarized by Alexander Kammel, Director of CIFFT and Honorary President of Polish Tourfilm Academy, who praised the professionalism of all the speakers.

Short lectures are the hardest to prepare, but that allowed time for ten different topics to be presented to the participants. The conference ended with a visit to the Kopernik Science Center, Europe’s most modern center of this type.

Special screening of The Mill and The Cross

FilmAT – Film Art & Tourism Festival has for the first time in its history awarded a feature film. The Program Council of the Polish Tourfilm Academy unanimously decided to confer a new 2011 Female Tourist Statuette on Lech Majewski for his artistic experiment “The Mill and The Cross”. The audience had an opportunity to see the screening of this movie at Alchemy Theater.

Nagrody specjalne Polish Tourfilm Academy
(tre¶ć dyplomu w oryginale/(original content)

for Tourism Development Centre "Red Izba” Veliky Novgorod on the occasion of the 10th anniversary

dla Pawła Betlej w dowód uznania profesjonalizmu

dla Andrzeja Osóbki w dowód uznania profesjonalizmu

dla Pracowni Multimedialnej w podziękowaniu za pomoc przy organizacji IV Konferencji Polish Tourfilm Academy

dla Polskiej Izby Turystyki za prace nad rozwojem turystyki

dla Polskiego Towarzystwa Turystyczno-Krajoznawczego za prace nad rozwojem turystyki

SIERADZ OPEN HAIR FESTIVAL on the occasion of the 3rd Anniversary

Dla Kampanii Promocyjnej Województwa Warmińsko-Mazurskiego: „Mazury Cud Natury”

dla Centrum Nauki Kopernik za najlepszy obiekt turystyczny

dla Fundacji “Filmowa Warszawa” w podziękowaniu za pomoc przy organizacji IV Konferencji Polish Tourfilm Academy

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