The Interpreter Wins Big at Sun in a Net Awards

BRATISLAVA: The Interpreter / Tlmočník was awarded best feature film at the Sun in a Net Awards 2019, organised by the Slovak Film and Television Academy. Martin Šulík´s road movie…
08-04-2019

FNE at 5th Slovak Film Week: Dubček

BRATISLAVA: Laco Halama’s biopic Dubček will screen at the 5th Slovak Film Week, the showcase of domestic production organised by the Slovak Film and Television Academy in Bratislava from 6…
08-04-2019

FNE at 5th Slovak Film Week: The Interpreter

BRATISLAVA: Martin Šulík´s feature film The Interpreter / Tlmočník will screen at the Slovak Film Week, a showcase for domestic production organised by the Slovak Film and Television Academy from …
05-04-2019

The 5th Slovak Film Week Announces Lineup

BRATISLAVA: The 5th Slovak Film Week, the annual showcase of domestic film production, will start in Bratislava the day after the Sun in a Net Awards ceremony. The event, held…
04-04-2019

FNE at 26th MFKK Febiofest: Eleven New Slovak Projects Presented at Industry Days

BRATISLAVA: Eleven Slovak projects in different stages of production were presented at a works-in-progress showcase during the Industry Days (25-26 March 2019) of the 26th International Film Clubs Febiobest Festival …
01-04-2019

Toman and The Interpreter Lead 9th Sun in a Net Nominations

BRATISLAVA: Toman and The Interpreter / Tlmočník received the highest number of nominations for the 9th annual Sun in a Net awards, organised by the Slovak Film and Television Academy.
28-03-2019

FESTIVALS: Mr. Mare Wins 26th Febiofest in Bratislava

PRAGUE: The Hungarian/French coproduction Mr. Mare / Lidér úr directed by Lucy Tóth was awarded best film in the Heart of Europe competition section of the 26th International Film Clubs…
28-03-2019

KineDok Starts New Season With New VOD Service

BRATISLAVA: KineDok, the alternative distribution platform of European documentary films, started its new season 2019 by screening the Bulgarian doc Every Wall Is a Door by Elitza Gueorguieva in Slovakia…
28-03-2019

PRODUCTION: Slovak Director Michal Blaško Preps Debut Feature

BRATISLAVA: Young Slovak director Michal Blaško is currently in preproduction with his debut feature Victim. This Slovak/Czech/Ukrainian coproduction was selected for Cinéfondation’s Atelier in Cannes. Its shooting is set for…
14-03-2019

FESTIVALS: The 26th MFKK Febiofest Slovakia Ready to Kick Off

BRATISLAVA: The competition section In the Heart of Europe of the 26th International Film Clubs Festival Febiofest Slovakia (20-26 March 2019) will present a selection of 20 short, fiction, documentary,…
11-03-2019

PRODUCTION: Jaro Vojtek in Postproduction with Two Docs

BRATISLAVA: The acclaimed Slovak director Jaro Vojtek is currently in postproduction with documentaries 7 Days / 7 dní and Earthly Paradise / Raj na Zemi (working titles). Both of them…
05-03-2019

Slovak Tax Incentives Lure British and US TV Series to Shoot in Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: TV series Dracula and The Witcher will be partially shot on Slovak locations this spring. Dracula is coproduced by the BBC, Hartswood Films and Netflix, while The Witcher is…
21-02-2019

Slovak Joj Group Acquires Czech TV Company Portfolio

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak commercial broadcaster Slovenská produkčná, which owns TV JOJ, has bought the Czech thematic channel company Ceskoslovenskou filmovou spolecnost, whose portfolio includes CS film, CS mini, Horror film,…
14-02-2019

FNE at Berlinale 2019: Slovak Film in Berlin

What’s Slovak in Berlin? This year, Slovakia will be present at the European Film Market in Berlin for the 14th time. Together with friends and colleagues from the Czech Republic…
09-02-2019

FESTIVALS: The 26th Febiofest Launches Partnership with Visegrad Film Forum

BRATISLAVA: The 26th edition of Febiofest International Film Clubs Festival (20-26 March 2019) has launched a partnership with the Visegrad Film Forum (19-23 March 2019).
04-02-2019

The Rift Sets Opening Record for Slovak Film

BRATISLAVA: Peter Bebjak’s The Rift / Trhlina has set a new record for a Slovak film opening in Slovakia, with 83,266 admissions and 494,386 EUR gross. The film was released…
29-01-2019

FNE Market Analysis 2018: SLOVAKIA

Year 2018 proved not to be as successful for the Slovak cinema as the extraordinary year of 2017, as it saw a decline in general box office as well as…
24-01-2019

Record Number of Applications for Slovak Rebates in 2018

BRATISLAVA: Thirty projects registered in 2018 for the 20% cash rebate at the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, compared to 12 in 2017 and four in 2016. The estimated budget for 2019…
22-01-2019

PRODUCTION: Robert Kirchhoff in Production with Alexander Dubček Doc

BRATISLAVA: Experienced Slovak documentary filmmaker Robert Kirchhoff deals once again with the complicated political history of the region and in the Slovak/Czech coproduction All Men Become Brothers / Všetci ľudia…
14-12-2018

PRODUCTION: Jonáš Karásek Wraps Shooting on Sophomore Feature

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Jonáš Karásek wrapped shooting on his second feature film Amnesty / Amnestie focusing on the turbulent period around and right after the Velvet Revolution. This Slovak/Czech coproduction…
05-12-2018