Slovak middle-length student film THANKS, FINE graduation film by Mátyás Prikler, produced by the Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in Bratislava (VŠMU) is selected for the official selection of the Cinéfondation during 63. Cannes IFF.
The Cinéfondation selection forms part of the Official Selection and the selected films are presented to the Cinéfondation and Shorts Jury which awards a prize to the best three at an official ceremony. Slovak Republic participated inthe selection in 1999 with the short animation film KEĎ NIE, TAK NIE by Vlado Král (producer by VŠMU). THANKS, FINE will be presented as one of 13 selected films to be considered by the jury presided by Atom Egoyan, and composing of Emmanuelle Devos, Dinara Droukaro, Carlos Diegues and Marc Recha.
THANKS, FINE I ĎAKUJEM, DOBRE
dir. Mátyás Prikler - SK 2009 - 40 min.
The film will also be presented within the Short Film Corner.
Screening: May 21 - 11:00 - Salle Buñuel
Non-flattering, intimate insight into the life of a family fully reflecting the destruction of personal relationships against the backdrop of the economic crisis.
Silvia Panáková will represent young Slovak producers' community in the 11. edition of the project at Cannes IFF 2010
ScripTeast is the only training program designed specifically for filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe. It is aimed at the development of a script, conducted with help and advice of acclaimed film professionals from all over the world, and addressed to best, experienced scriptwriters from our region.
Two Slovak shorts will be screened within 7. Short Film Corner:
Thanks, Fine (d. Mátyás Prikler)
Moon (d. Ondrej Rudavský).
Contact for Slovak Films in Cannes
Contact in Cannes: Pavilion 103 - cell: +33 679 094 021 (May 12-21)
Sponsors of Slovak Film in Cannes IFF 2010 Sponsors:
Kofola - the coke-like but better non-alcoholic refereshment
and Award winner from Vinalies Internationales - Paris 2010
Slovak Rosé by Topolčianky Winery - the wine that has beaten French cabernet rosé
Hubert de Luxe - sekt / champaigne-like Welcome Drink
See http://www.aic.sk/ for more information on Slovak presence in Cannes.
National Cinematographic Centre - Slovak Film Institute
Grösslingova 32, SK 811 09 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Tel: +421 2 5710 1527, Fax: +421 2 5273 3214,
Cell: +421 905 730 040