PRODUCTION: Debut Tak Fajn in Postproduction

{mosimage}BRATISLAVA: Paul Janik makes his directing debut with the comedy Tak Fajn after appearing in films and on TV since the age of 4, and spending 16 years in NYC,…
21-06-2012

FNE at Art Film Fest: Slovaks Unveil Films in Progress

{mosimage}TRENCIANSKE TEPLICE, SLOVAKIA: Six films in various stages of development and production have been selected to participate in the Slovak Film Institute's (www.aic.sk) Forum 2012, a presentation of upcoming films…
20-06-2012

PRODUCTION: New Matej Minac project A History of a Film Never Shot in Development

{mosimage}BRATISLAVA: Slovak filmmaker Matej Mináč (All My Loved Ones, Nicky's Family) is developing a docu comedy based on real life events and retracing the history of his unfulfilled dream to…
20-06-2012

PRODUCTION: Stanko in Preproduction

{mosimage}BRATISLAVA: Rasto Boros is preparing to shoot the feature film Stanko in Slovakia, Austria and Italy in summer-fall 2012. On the background of the topic of human trafficking, this road…
18-06-2012

FNE at Art Film Fest: Old Souls’s Day

BRATISLAVA: As part of the cycle CineStories/ Filmoviedky on Slovak Television (www.stv.sk), Stanislav Párnický's Dusicky seniorov/Old Souls's Day follows the destinies of a community living in a retirement home following…
14-06-2012

FNE at Art Film Fest: Fair Play

BRATISLAVA: Fair Play is a 52 minute documentary portrait by director/scriptwriter Arnold Kojnok of the important Slovak artist Julius Koller. It screens in the Slovak Season section of Art Film…
14-06-2012

FNE at Art Film Fest: Bells of Happiness

BRATISLAVA: At the heart of Bells of Happiness, a 70 minute documentary directed by Jana Bucka and Marek Sulik, are Mariena and Roman, two Roma cousins connected by their admiration…
13-06-2012

FNE at Art Film Fest: Tigers in the City

BRATISLAVA: Tigers in the City, the 90 minute debut of Juraj Krasnohorsky, follows three friends in their late 20's as they try to find their soul mates against the menacing…
13-06-2012

FNE at Art Film Fest: Dancing on Broken Glass

BRATISLAVA: Drawing from folkdancing's musical tradition, Marek Ťapak's film Dancing on Broken Glass (screening in the Slovak Season section at Art Film Festival 16-23 June 2012, www.artfilmfest.sk) is based on…
12-06-2012

FESTIVALS: Twelve Films Compete at Art Film Festival

Twelve films representing 17 countries will compete for the Blue Angel in the the International Competition of Feature Films of the 20th Art Film Fest, running from 16 to 23…
11-06-2012

DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION: Vojtek Filming Children

BRATISLAVA: Jaroslav Vojtek (The Border) started shooting his first feature in May 2012. If in his documentary Unwanted Children/ Nechcené deti (2001) he was dealing with children from foster homes,…
10-06-2012

FESTIVALS: Europeans Dominate Art Film Fest Competition

As in previous years, the centrepiece of the 20th Art Film Fest (www.artfilmfest.sk), running from 16 to 23 June in Trenčianske Teplice and Trenčín, will be the International Competition of…
07-06-2012

FESTIVALS: Anniversary Screening for Sun in a Net

BRATISLAVA: Slovakia will commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Sun in a Net with a gala premiere of the digitally restored version of the classic film by Stefan Uher at…
07-06-2012

PRODUCTION: I Mean It, Lord in Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Iva Kúšiková finished principal shooting I Mean It, Lord, a TV documentary on the deportation of nuns into labour camps in the 1950's, and began editing in…
06-06-2012

FESTIVALS: Art Film Fest Presents New Slovak Films

A selection of new Slovak films will be screened in the Slovak Season section of the Art Film Fest (www.artfilmfest.sk) taking place 16-23 June in Trencianske Teplice and Trencin, Slovakia.
05-06-2012

PRODUCTION: Sulik Documentary in Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: Martin Sulik (Gypsy, The City of the Sun) is in postproduction with A Pilgrim through Slovak Times,a 52 minute documentary on the director, screenwriter, playwright, art director and ethnographist…
05-06-2012

PRODUCTION: Documentary Comeback in Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Miro Remo is in postproduction with the documentary Comeback, a social study of the world of prisoners following the life of two repeat offenders as they make…
21-05-2012

PRODUCTION: Fine, Thanks in Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Matyas Prikler is in the sound mixing stage with Fine, Thanks, a film investigating the way the financial crisis is affecting the intimate lives of the people,…
17-05-2012

FNE at Cannes IFF 2012: Slovak Film in Cannes

{mosimage}CANNES: It´s CANNES time again, and we very much hope you will come and visit us in the friendly and optimistic CZECH & SLOVAK pavilion # 132 in the International…
16-05-2012

The Confidant Opens in Slovakia

{mosimage}BRATISLAVA: Juraj Nvota's latest film The Confidant which premiered in Slovakia on 19 April with 9,000 admissions on opening weekened, reached attendance of 21,000 in its first three weeks. The…
14-05-2012