Slovak co-production will open in Italy

The Case of the Unfaithful Klara, an Italian/Slovak production co-produced by Rudolf Biermann (Charlie's and In Film Praha), is set to premiere on March 27 in Italy.

Intersonic nominated for Cartoon Movie award

Slovak distribution company Intersonic has been nominated for Best European Distributor by the European Association of Animation Films for its Cartoon Movie Tributes.

Cooking History documentary heads to cinemas

Peter Kerekes´ new full-length documentary film Cooking History (Ako sa varia dejiny) has its Slovak premiere on February 18th.

First HD Television planned for Slovakia

Czech Television Nova Sport aims to reach the the Slovak market with its new Nova Sport HD.

Slovak films head to Berlin

Six Slovak films are representing Slovak film production at the European Film Market in Berlin, including three premieres.

Slovakia's Soul at Peace aims for Berlinale

Soul at Peace (Pokoj v dusi) the second Slovak film of 2009, was released in Slovak cinemas on January 29.

EU raids Slovak Telekom for anti-trust activities

The European Commission announced on January 22 that it had raided Slovak Telekom on suspicion of abuse of its leading market position.

Mosquitos’ Tango premieres in Slovakia

Two Slovak film premieres in January and the Rotterdam screening of the critically praised debut Blind Loves (Slepe lasky) paint a promising start for Slovak film in 2009.

Slovakia's Box Office National Hit: Bathory

Bathory is not only the box office national hit in Slovakia for 2008; it is the most successful movie in Slovak history, smashing the competition with over 1,465,226 euros (43…

Markiza to launch new channel

Slovak commercial television station TV Markiza ( announced it will launch a new channel, TV Doma.

Break-out director of 2008 – Juraj Lehotsky

Young Slovak director Juraj Lehotsky (age 33) drew international attention with his 77-minute debut Blind Loves, a documentary with fictional elements about love among the blind, whcih premiered on March…

Slovak Actor in the Spotlight – Lubos Kostelny

Slovak actor Lubos Kostelny (born 1981) was well known to theatre going audiences in Slovakia, but in 2008 Kostelny became a Slovak film star as well.

New fund, new support, new films for Slovakia

The Slovak Film Institute unveiled 48 new Slovak films and co-productions at a presentation of upcoming feature, documentary and animated films held during the 10th Bratislava International Film Festival (

Bratislava film festival announces awards

Mid-August Lunch directed by Gianni Di Gregorio (Italy) won the Grand Prix at the 10th Bratislava IFF 2008, which ended on December 5.

New Slovak film law

The draft of the new Slovak special law on audiovisual funds, which was passed in parliament on November 5, is awaiting the president's signature in order to take effect on…

New Cinemax in Slovakia

Cinemax (, the exhibitor of the multi-cinema chain Cinemax, opened a 7-screen multiplex in the Slovak city Kosice on November 29.

SPI takes third spot on Slovak market

Independent film distributor SPI has moved into a solid third place slot in the Slovak market, the company announced.

New Slovak film Small Celebrations in Sevilla

The Slovak feature film Small Celebrations (Male oslavy, premiered in Slovakia premiere on November 13, after premiering in the Eurimages competition in Sevilla earlier this week.

Cable TV Congress set for Bratislava

The 2008 edition of the Slovak Cable Television Congress takes place November 10 and 11 in Bratislava.

Gypsy Virgin bows in Slovakia

Virgin Gypsy (Cinka Panna), a Slovak/Czech/Hungarian co-production, opened in Slovak cinemas on October 23.