Oscar double act for Slovakia

By FNE Staff
    Oscar double act for Slovakia Made in Ash

    BRATISLAVA: Slovakia has entered Made in Ash as its contender for the Oscar’s Best Foreign Language Film category, and will also be represented in the short animation category with The Last Bus.

    Made in Ash (www.madeinash.com) was selected by the Slovak Film and Television Academy (www.sfta.sk). The debut film was directed by Iveta Grófová and produced by Protos Productions (www.protos.sk), Endorfilm (www.endorfilm.cz), and Punkchart Films.

    The Last Bus (www.poslednyautobus.sk) by Ivana Laučíková and Martin Snopek (www.feelmefilms.com) qualified for the Academy Awards by winning Grand Prix awards at the festivals of short films in Tampere and in Stuttgart.