FESTIVALS: The Duke of Burgundy Wins Cinematik Film Festival

PIEŠTANY: The Duke of Burgundy by Peter Strickland won the Meeting Point Europe Award at the 10th Cinematik Film Festival running from 10 to 15 September 2015, while wave vs.…
16-09-2015

Cinematik Announces Line Up

PIEŠTANY: The 10nd Cinematik Film Festival (10-15 September 2015) will run its regular competitions Meeting Point Europe and Cinematik.doc, and will focus this year on the Catalan cinema. 
31-08-2015

Slovak/Czech Doc Scores High in Cinemas

PRAGUE: Miro Drobný’s new documentary Rytmus, the Urban Dream /Rytmus, sídliskový sen had 15,000 admissions in Czech cinemas and ended in the second position last weekend, after the American comedy…
28-08-2015

PRODUCTION: Jan Hřebejk Starts Shooting The Teacher

BRATISLAVA: Jan Hřebejk started shooting on a new feature film The Teacher on 8 August 2015. The premiere is planned for autumn 2016.
12-08-2015

PRODUCTION: She Is a Harbour Starts Shooting

BRATISLAVA: Iveta Grófová has begun filming her second feature, a Slovak/Czech/Hungarian coproduction entitled She Is a Harbour. 
05-08-2015

Cinema do Brasil Backs Distribution of Brazilian Film in Czech Republic and Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak film distribution company Filmtopia has received a Distribution Support Award of the Cinema do Brasil programme for the release of two Brazilian films in Slovakia and the…
31-07-2015

FNE IDF DocBloc: Excursions

Documentary director Jan Gogola is in post-production with the 80-minute creative documentary Excursions.
31-07-2015

PRODUCTION : Nemec biopic The Wolf of Royal Vineyard Street in Preproduction

BRATISLAVA: Czech New Wave director Jan Němec is in preproduction with his autobiographical filmThe Wolf of Royal Vineyard Street.
20-07-2015

The Weinstein Company to Take Advantage of Slovak Cash Rebate

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak Audiovisual Fund has issued the first certificate for film project registration for a cash rebate of 20% for the Weinstein Company’s TV series Marco Polo Season 2.…
16-07-2015

Two Slovak Films in Slovak Box Office Top Ten

BRATISLAVA: Two Slovak films, Lokalfilmis and Seven Ravens/Sedem Zhavranelych Bratov have scored slots in the Slovak box office top ten in the same week, reaching number three and number five…
08-07-2015

FNE at Fest Anča: The Oddsockeaters in Production

ŽILINA: Galina Miklinová is in production with The Oddsockeaters/Lichožrouti a 3D animated feature adaptation of Pavel Šrut’s bestseller. This Czech/Slovak coproduction is set to have its theatrical release in summer…
30-06-2015

FNE at Fest Anča: VIM and TOM Series in Production

ŽILINA: Visual artist Jana Znášiková is wrapping development and will start the production of VIM and TOM / VIM a TOM, an animated TV series produced by Slovakia's Animoline. The…
30-06-2015

FNE at Art Film Fest: Ixcanul Wins Art Film Fest

TRENČIANSKE TEPLICE: Jayro Bustamante's debut feature Ixcanul won the Blue Angel Award at the 23th Art Film Fest (19-26 June 2015), the main film event in Slovakia. 
29-06-2015

FESTIVALS:We Can't Live Without Cosmos Wins Fest Anča International Animation Festival

ŽILINA: We Can't Live Without Cosmos by Konstantin Bronzit has won the Anča Award at the 8th edition of Fest Anča International Animation Festival (24-28 June 2015). 
29-06-2015

Slovak AV Policy and Funding Helmers Martin Šmatlak and Anton Škreko Look at the Future of the Slovak Audiovisual Industry

TRENČIANSKE TEPLICE: Martin Šmatlak, the head of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, and Anton Škreko, General Director of the Media, Audiovisual and Copyright Department of the Ministry of Culture of the…
26-06-2015

FNE at Fest Anca: Slovak and Czech Producers Call for Increased Cooperation Between Czech and Slovak Public Broadcasters to Fund More Animation

ŽILINA: Slovak and Czech animation producers have urged public broadcasters to increase coproductions between Czech and Slovak public television and to increase the emphasis on regional cooperation as the only…
26-06-2015

FNE at Fest Anča: Animation Project Slovak Dumplings in Development

ŽILINA: Director Matej Holub and producer Dorota Holubova pitched their project, the animated TV series Slovak Dumplings/Haluskovo Slovensko at the 2nd edition of the Pitching Forum within the 8th Fest…
26-06-2015

FNE at Art Film Fest: Trigon Production Preps Comedy and Crime Series While Developing 10 Projects

TRENCIANSKE TEPLICE: Patrik Pass from Trigon Production, one of the leading Slovak producers, is currently in postproduction with a debut feature, a docudrama and a TV series. 
25-06-2015

FNE at Art Film Fest: Journey of Blind Birds in Preparation

TRENČIANSKE TEPLICE: Slovakia’s ARINA production company is in preparation with the family adventure film Journey of Blind Birds. The project which has no director attached yet and was presented at…
25-06-2015

FNE at Art Film Fest: New Slovak Audiovisual Strategy Proposed

TRENCIANSKE TEPLICE: A new Slovak Strategy for Development of the Audiovisual Culture and Industry 2016-2020 is set to be sent to the Slovak government for approval by the end of…
24-06-2015