BRATISLAVA: KineDok is an alternative distribution concept for creative documentaries. The international project is supported by CE MEDIA. It has has been executed in Slovakia by Filmtopia since 2015. Creating packages of documentary films enables more effective financing and promotion of projects. Also, the documentaries benefit from the newly created distribution network of local promoters, which has been one of the main aims of KineDok.
Bratislava: A Russian movie for children, The Snow Queen 2, based on the classic fairy tale, is leading the TOP 10 of the last weekend in Slovak Cinemas.
One of the biggest success stories of 2015 was the Weinstein production, Marco Polo 2, which became the first production to benefit from the new Slovak tax incentive scheme.
BRATISLAVA: The fifth annual Screen Industries in East-Central Europe (SIECE) conference, will take place 20-21 November 2015 at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, a reflection of how Slovakia’s cinema industry has pulled itself out of near complete collapse.
BRATISLAVA: The Slovak Film Union, Literary Fund and Union of Slovak Television Creators (IGRIC) have announced their awards for the best Slovak films in 2014. This year the IGRIC prize for best feature was not awarded.
BRATISLAVA: Slovak Film and Television Academy selected Ivan Ostrochovský’s debut feature Koza as Slovakia’s candidate in the Foreign-Language category at the 88th Academy Awards.
BRATISLAVA: Matyas Prikler’s new project Power (working title), a Slovak/Hungarian/Czech coproduction, is the first Slovak project selected for Holland Film Meeting (24-27 September 2015).
BRATISLAVA: Jan Hřebejk started shooting on a new feature film The Teacher on 8 August 2015. The premiere is planned for autumn 2016.
BRATISLAVA: Iveta Grófová has begun filming her second feature, a Slovak/Czech/Hungarian coproduction entitled She Is a Harbour.
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