PRODUCTION: Piargy Goes into Production

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech/Slovenian/Macedonian historical drama Piargy is moving into production after three years in development which resulted in a change of director. Czech director Ivo Trajkov began the first days…
23-11-2016

FNE at Bratislava IFF 2016: Croatia’s Mia Petričević Wins Best Actress

BRATISLAVA: The Croatian debut feature film Quit Staring at My Plate directed by Hana Jusic continued its award winning streak, with Mia Petricevic picking up the Best Actress prize at…
17-11-2016

HBO Europe Award Goes to German/Bulgarian Hausen

BRATISLAVA: The first HBO Europe Award for Best Television Project, which was given at MIDPOINT TV Launch in Banská Štiavnica in Slovakia on 9 November 2016, went to Hausen, written…
11-11-2016

FNE at IFF Bratislava 2016: European Films Dominate Competition Lineup

BRATISLAVA: Eight films have been announced for the main competition of the 18th Bratislava IFF, which runs 11-17 November 2016. The festival will have a focus on Croatia, including one…
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FNE at Jihlava IDFF 2016: Strelkova to Leave Slovak Film Institute

JIHLAVA: Alexandra Strelkova announced that she will leave her position as head of promotion at the Slovak Film Institute at the end of 2016.
27-10-2016

The Teacher Sold in 50 Territories

BRATISLAVA: Jan Hřebejk’s feature film The Teacher/ Učiteľka has been sold by LevelK to more than 50 territories so far. The film is also a domestic hit, released in Slovakia…
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FESTIVALS: The Third Be2Can Ready to Start

PRAGUE/BRATISLAVA: The 3rd edition of Be2Can will show the best films screened at Berlinale, Venice and Cannes in the Czech towns of Prague, Brno, Zlín, Ostrava and Olomouc from 6…
05-10-2016

Slovakia Selects Eva Nová as Oscar Bid

BRATISLAVA: Marko Škop’s debut feature Eva Nová is Slovakia's entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 89th Academy Awards.
28-09-2016

Slovakia’s IGRIC Announces Annual Winners

BRATISLAVA: Eva Nová by Marko Škop won the IGRIC Award for best feature film of 2015. The ceremony of the Slovak Film Union, Literary Fund and Union of Slovak Television…
27-09-2016

FESTIVALS: Son of Saul and 5 October Win Cinematik Film Festival

PIEŠŤANY: Son of Saul by László Nemes was awarded Best European Film at the 11th International Film Festival Cinematik, which was held in Piešťany from 13 to 18 September 2016.…
20-09-2016

FESTIVALS: Cinematik Film Festival Kicks Off

PIEŠTANY: The 11th International Film Festival Cinematik will be held in Piešťany from 13 to 18 September 2016. A total of 91 films (78 feature-length and 13 short and mid-length…
13-09-2016

Good Opening for The Teacher in Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: Jan Hřebejk’s feature film The Teacher/ Učiteľka opened as second in Slovak cinemas on 21 July 2016, selling 15,489 tickets and cashing in 74,000 EUR gross.
29-07-2016

PRODUCTION: A Hole in the Head in Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: A Hole in the Head/ Diera v hlave, the new film by the Slovak creative documentary filmmaker Robert Kirchhoff, is in final stages of postproduction and is set to…
28-07-2016

PRODUCTION: Mariana Čengel Solčanská in Postproduction with Kidnapping

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Mariana Čengel Solčanská moved to postproduction as she wrapped the shooting of her upcoming feature film Kidnapping/ Únos end of June 2016. The film is set to…
27-07-2016

FNE at Fest Anca 2016: Animation Festival Features Slovak Competition

ZILINA: Slovakia is set for the opening of its third festival in three weeks, with Fest Anca scheduled to take place 29 June to 3 July.
27-06-2016

FESTIVALS: Four Student Films Compete at New Slovak Festival

TRENCIANSKE TEPLICE: Four student films will compete for the main prize of the On the Road competition of international student films at the first edition of the new IFF Trencianske…
17-06-2016

FESTIVALS: Art Film Fest 2016 Competition

KOSICE: Fourteen films will compete at Art Film Fest, which runs 17-25 June 2016 in a new setting, the Eastern Slovakia city of Kosice.
16-06-2016

FESTIVALS: Two Slovak Festivals Set to Unspool

BRATISLAVA: Slovakia will see two festivals directly competing for audiences, films and guests at the end of this month. Following the decision of Art Film Fest to relocate to the…
15-06-2016

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: CINEMAX, Slovakia

This month we speak with Barbora Menzl Drobna, Special Project Coordinator with CINEMAX, a family company running 12 cinemas in Slovakia, which is celebrating 10 years of existence. CINEMAX was…
14-06-2016

The Red Captain Holds on at Slovak Box Office

BRATISLAVA: The Red Captain, a Slovak/Czech/Polish coproduction directed by Slovak producer/director Michal Kollár, stayed in the Slovak top 20 for its tenth week in distribution. The film has a cumulative…
19-05-2016