Gypsy, The House Tie for Slovak Film Awards

{mosimage}BRATISLAVA: The House and Gypsy each won six prizes at The Sun in a Net, Slovakia's biannual national film awards which took place on 17 April 2012.

Gypsy, The House Dominate Sun in Net Nominations

{mosimage}BRATISLAVA: The House ( directed by Zuzana Liova and Gypsy ( directed by Martin Sulik each received 12 nominations for the 2012 Slovak national film awards, Sun in a Net,…

Slovakia Announces 2012 Call for Film Grants

{mosimage}BRATISLAVA: The Slovak Audiovisual Fund ( has announced its third call for grant applications.

Slovak Screenings in Berlin

{mosimage}BRATISLAVA: Slovakia will screen two films at the 2012 European Film Market in Berlin.

Golden Beggar Sets June Dates

{mosimage}KOSICE, SLOVAKIA: The 18th International Festival of Local Televisions "The Golden Beggar" ( is scheduled for 12-16 June 2012 in Kosice, Slovakia.

Slovakia Announces 2011 Grants

{mosimage}BRATISLAVA: In 2011, Slovak filmmakers received a total of €4,427,380 from the Slovak Audiovisual Fund ( for the development and production of their projects.

Slovak Ad Market Up

BRATISLAVA: Data from TNS Slovakia shows that the TV advertising market in Slovakia Increased 18% in 2011.

Slovak Documentary Scores on German TV

{mosimage}BRATISLAVA: Nicky's Family by Slovak director Matej Minac drew 6.6 million viewers for its recent broadcast on German channel ARD, under that title Sir Nickey - Hero Against His Will.…

PRODUCTION: My Dog Killer Sets Filming Dates

BRATISLAVA: After the international success of Foxes (2009), Slovak director Mira Fornay will begin shooting My Dog Killer/Môj pes killer in February. The film, a story of brotherhood and friendship,…

Slovak Hit Wins Czech Viewers

{mosimage}BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Jakub Kroner's domestic hit film Love opened in the Czech Republic to solid box office.

FESTIVALS: The House Awarded at Palm Springs

{mosimage}BRATISLAVA: Slovakia noted its first festival win of the year with Zuzana Liova's debut film The House (, which won the New Voices / New Visions Award at the Palm…

Gypsy Competes at Les Arcs

The multi-awarded Slovak film Gypsy directed by Martin Sulik will compete for the Crystal Arrow in the official competition of the Festival de Cinéma Européen des Arcs, 10-17 December 2012.

PRODUCTION: Piargy: Antichrist Reborn in Development

BRATISLAVA: Fledgling Slovak director Lukáš Hanulák and award-winning scriptwriter Hana Cielová (The Sixth Sentence)are co-writing the first draft of Piargy: Antichrist Reborn, a feature based on a short story by…

Film Europe Channel Launches in Slovakia, Czech Republic

BRATISLAVA: Slovak-based Film Europe Media Company announced the launch of its new all-European movie channel, Film Europe Channel, on 17 November 2011 in Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

FNE at IFF BRATISLAVA: Las Acacias Takes Top Prize at 13th Bratislava IFF

BRATISLAVA: A year from now, Slovakia will be on the eve of its 20th anniversary as an independent country. A visit to the capital and the Bratislava IFF (, in…

Festivals Fete Slovak Films

BRATISLAVA: Three early November events are profiling Slovak films. The Bratislava IFF features its annual Slovak focus, while Budapest hosts a Slovak Film Week, and Thessaloniki screens Slovak films in…

PRODUCTION: Slovak Documentary Comeback in Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: Comeback, a Slovak documentary on the situation of ex-convicts trying to reenter society upon their release from a high-security prison, is in its final stage of rough cut. The…

Slovakia Abolishes TV Fees

BRATISLAVA: A bill that will end the TV license fee for TV households has passed a vote in the Slovak Parliament. The TV license fee will be abolished beginning in…

FESTIVALS: Bratislava IFF Competition

BRATISLAVA: Eleven films will compete in the main competition of the Bratislava IFF (, 4-9 Novembe4 2011) dedicated to first and second feature films. The Slovak Republic sends Visible World…