Slovak/Czech Mini-series Rights Sold to Ben Affleck‘s and Matt Damon’s Pearl Street Film

BRATISLAVA: The rights to Peter Bebjak’s three-episode mini-series Justice / Spravedlnost were sold to the American production company Pearl Street Film owned by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. The series…

FNE at the 4th Slovak Film Week: Out

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak Film Week, a showcase of domestic production organised by the Slovak Film and Television Academy from 9 to 15 April 2018, will introduce Gyorgy Kristóf’s debut feature…

FNE at the 4th Slovak Film Week: Dubček

BRATISLAVA: Laco Halama’s biopic Dubček will have its avantpremiere as the opening film of the 4th Slovak Film Week. The showcase of domestic production is organised by the Slovak Film…

FESTIVALS: The 4th Slovak Film Week Announces Lineup

BRATISLAVA: The 4th Slovak Film Week, an annual showcase of domestic film production, will be held in Bratislava and nine cities across Slovakia from 9 to 15 April 2018.

FESTIVALS: The Line Leads the 8th Sun in a Net Nominations

BRATISLAVA: The Line by Peter Bebjak has 13 nominations for the 8th The Sun in a Net national awards and together with Little Harbour by Iveta Grófová and Filthy by…

FESTIVALS: Polish Documentary Dust Wins 25th Slovak MFFK Febiofest

BRATISLAVA: Polish short documentary Dust / Proch directed by Jakub Radej was awarded best film at the 25th edition of MFFK Febiofest. The festival took place in Bratislava from 15…

FESTIVALS: 25th MFFK Febiofest Slovakia Introduces Competition Lineup

BRATISLAVA: Twenty short films are running in the In the Heart of Europe competition of the 25th MFFK Febiofest Slovakia (15- 21 March 2018). Creation, production and distribution of short…

FNE at Berlinale 2018: Slovak Film in Berlin

Dear Colleagues & Friends, just a few days before the grand opening let us answer you the question What´s Slovak in Berlin 2018?

FNE Country Report 2017: SLOVAKIA

BRATISLAVA: Slovak films set box office records in domestic cinemas in 2017. The attendance of nearly 1.5 m admissions was the strongest in the history of independent Slovakia, since 1993.

Slovak Films Set Box Office Records in Domestic Cinemas in 2017

BRATISLAVA: Slovak films had nearly 1.5 m admissions in domestic cinemas in 2017, which is the strongest attendance in the history of independent Slovakia. The most popular films were All…

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Kino Usmev, Kosice, Slovakia

This month we spoke with Barbora Tóthová, PR Manager of Kino Usmev (Cinema Smile). This one screen art house cinema located in the center of Košice (Slovakia) is run by…

More International Projects Approved for Slovak Incentives

BRATISLAVA: Ten projects, including Slovak/Czech coproductions, registered for the 20% cash rebate at the Slovak Audiovisual Fund in 2017 for a 2018 shooting. The eased requierements implemented in 2017 attracted…

OBITUARY: Slovak Actor Marián Labuda

BRATISLAVA: Acclaimed Slovak actor Marián Labuda, who starred in Jiří Menzel’s My Sweet Little Village (1985, Barrandov), died at the age of 73 on 5 January 2018.

FESTIVALS: Men Don’t Cry Wins Bratislava IFF

BRATISLAVA: Men Don’t Cry directed by Alen Drljević took the main prize of the 19th Bratislava IFF, which concluded on 16 November 2017.

Slovak Films Score at Local Box Office

BRATISLAVA: Three Slovak productions have scored slots in the Slovak box office top 20 lineup this past week with the latest film in a children’s film franchise, Spievankovo a Kráľovná…

PRODUCTION: By a Sharp Knife in Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: The political drama By a Sharp Knife / Ostrým nožom completed its shooting at the end of September 2017 and is in postprodution. The film will be released in…

FESTIVALS: IFF Bratislava Announces Competition Films

BRATISLAVA: Men Don’t Cry by Alen Drljević is the lone entry from CEE territories among the eight films competing at the 19th edition of IFF Bratislava. The main competition focuses…

Meciar Doc In Top 10 at Slovak Box Office

BRATISLAVA: Tereza Nvota’s documentary film Meciar, about the the populist former Slovak Prime Minister Vladimir Meciar, had 10,572 admissions in its first ten days of release in Slovakia. The film…

FNE at Jihlava IDFF Emerging Producers 2018: Barbara Janišová Feglová

BRATISLAVA: Barbara Janišová Feglová represents Slovakia at the Emerging Producers 2018 programme taking place at the Jihlava IDFF.

The Line Holds Strong at Slovak Box Office

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Ukrainian crime thriller The Line / Čiara directed by Peter Bebjak topped the 300,00 admission mark, and held on to a spot in the top ten at the…