BRATISLAVA: Slovak Film and Television Academy (SFTA) announced the nominations for the Sun in a Net national awards. The most nominations went to The Teacher directed by Jan Hřebejk, A Prominent Patient by Julius Ševčík and I, Olga Hepnarová, the debut feature by Tomáš Weinreb and Petr Kazda.
The official Sun in a Net ceremony will be held in the Old Town Hall on 7 April 2017. Ten selected films will compete in 15 statutory categories.
The event will be part of the domestic showcase Slovak Film Week, which will be held in Bratislava from 3 to 9 April 2017.
The Sun in a Net was a bi-annual event until 2016, when it became an annual event due to the increasing number of domestic productions.
FULL LIST ON NOMINATIONS:
Best Feature Film:
I, Olga Hepnarova / Já, Olga Hepnarová (Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, France) Directed by Tomáš Weinreb, Petr Kazda Produced by Black Balance Coproduced by Media Brigade, Alef Film and Media Group, Love.FRAME, Ace Prague, Barrandov Studios, Michael Samuelson Lighting Prague, FAMU, Arizona Films Supported by the Czech State Cinematography Fund, the Polish Film Institute, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund
A Prominent Patient / Masaryk (Czech Republic, Slovakia) Directed by Julius Ševčík Produced by In Film, Rudolf Biermann Coproduced by Czech Television, Radio and Television Slovakia Supported by the Czech State Cinematography Fund, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, Prague City Hall
The Teacher / Učitelka (Slovakia, Czech Republic) Directed by Jan Hřebejk Produced by PubRes, RTVS Coproduced by OffSide Men, Czech Television Supported by the Czech State Cinematography Fund, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund
Steam on the River / Para nad riekou (Slovakia, Czech Republic) Directed by Robert Kirchhoff, Filip Remunda Produced by atelier.doc Coproduced by Hypermarket film, Czech Television Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Czech State Cinematography Fund, MEDIA Programme, the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic
Richard Müller: Unknown / Richard Müller: Nespoznaný (Slovakia, Czech Republic)Directed by Miro RemoProduced by Punkchart FilmsCoproduced by endorfilm, Arsy-Versy, Radio and Television Slovakia, Czech TelevisionSupported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Czech State Cinematography Fund
5 October (Slovakia, Czech Republic)Directed by Martin KollarProduced by Punkchart FilmsCoproduced by HBO Europe, endorfilm, 71kmSupported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Czech State Cinematography Fund
Jan Hřebejk for The TeacherJulius Ševčík for A Prominent PatientTomáš Weinreb, Petr Kazda for I, Olga Hepnarová
Petr Jarchovský for The TeacherPetr Kolečko, Alex Koenigsmark, Julius Ševčík for A Prominent PatientTomáš Weinreb, Petr Kazda for I, Olga Hepnarová
Best Leading Actress:
Zuzana Mauréry for The TeacherMichalina Olszańska for I, Olga HepnarováDominika Zeleníková-Morávková for Pirko / Little Feather (Slovakia, Czech Republic)Directed by Lucie Klein Svoboda, Petr Klein SvobodaProduced by Produkcia Goodmint, TA-SPORT
Best Leading Actor:
Peter Bebjak for The TeacherPeter Kočan for StankoKarel Roden for A Prominent Patient
Best Supporting Actress:
Zuzana Konečná for The TeacherZuzana Kronerová for The Red CaptainKlára Melíšková for I, Olga Hepnarová
Best Supporting Actor:
Marián Geišberg for The Red CaptainOldřich Kaiser for A Prominent PatientCsongor Kassai for The Teacher
Ivo Miko for Stanko (Slovakia)Directed by Rasťo BorošProduced by AH ProductionSupported by the Slovak Audiovisual FundMartin Štrba for A Prominent PatientMartin Žiaran for The Teacher
Peter Harum for StankoMarek Opatrný for A Prominent PatientJana Vlčková for Steam on the River
Best Sound Design:
Viktor Ekrt, Pavel Rejholec for A Prominent PatientLukáš Kasprzyk for Richard Müller: UnknownJiří Klenka for The Teacher
David Kollar for StankoMichal Lorenc, Kryštof Marek for A Prominent PatientMichal Novinski for The Teacher
Best Art Direction:
Milan Býček for A Prominent PatientJuraj Fábry for The TeacherTomáš Svoboda for The Red Captain / Červený kapitán (Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland)Directed by Michal Kollár Produced by Fog'n'Desire FilmsCoproduced by Sokol Kollár, Mental Disorder 4, Czech Television, S pro ALFA , Radio and Television Slovakia, Barrandov Studio, Krakow Festival Office, Kino 64 U hradebSupported by Czech State Cinematography Fund, Creative Europe – MEDIA, Slovak Audiovisual Fund, Polish Film Institute
Best Costume Design:
Ján Kocman for Agave / Agáva (Slovakia)Directed by Ondrej ŠulajProduced by TRIGON PRODUCTIONCoproduced by Radio and Television SlovakiaSupported by Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak RepublicKatarína Štrbová Bieliková for The TeacherKatarína Štrbová Bieliková for A Prominent Patient
Anita Hroššová for AgaveAnita Hroššová for The TeacherLukáš Král for A Prominent Patient