PRODUCTION: Slovak Drama Who‘s Next? Exposes Cyberbullying

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak drama Who´s Next? / Kto je ďaľší, written, directed and produced by Miro Drobný, was shot in China, South Korea, Hong Kong, France, the Czech Republic and…

PRODUCTION: Gérard Depardieu in Lordan Zafranović’s Biopic of Alexander Dubček

BRATISLAVA: Gérard Depardieu is slated to play Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev in Human Face - Freedom or Death / Ľudská tvár – Sloboda alebo smrť, directed by Croatian director Lordan…

FESTIVALS: The 14th Cinematik IFF Announces Lineup

PIEŠŤANY: Ten films have been selected for Meeting Point Europe, the main competition of the 14th Cinematik International Film Festival, which will take place in the spa city of Piešťany…

PRODUCTION: Slovak Director Mariana Čengel Solčanská Preps The Chambermaid

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Mariana Čengel Solčanská starts preproduction on the Slovak/Czech historical drama The Chambermaid / Slúžka. The film is based on Hana Lasicová’s bestseller published in 2013 about lesbian…

PRODUCTION: Slovak/Icelandic/Czech Coproduction Little Kingdom In Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: Young Slovak director Peter Magát is currently in postproduction with his debut feature Little Kingdom / Malá ríša. This Slovak/Icelandic/Czech coproduction in English is going to have its distribution…

Slovak Broadcaster JOJ To Rebrand TV Stations Starting 1 December

BRATISLAVA: Slovak broadcaster JOJ will change the names and the format of the thematic channels acquired from the Czechoslovak Film Society (Československej filmovej spoločnosti) in mid-March 2019. The changes will…

Slovak Romantic Comedy Ranked Second in Weekend BO

BRATISLAVA: Low budget romantic comedy Loli paradička by Richard Staviarsky and Víťo Staviarsky ranked second at the Slovak box office this past weekend. The film premiered at Art Film Fest…

PRODUCTION: Slovak Director Iveta Grófová to Adapt Peter Krištúfek’s Book Ema and Death's

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Iveta Grófová is in preproduction with Ema and Death's – Head / Ema a smrtihlav, originally written and directed by Peter Krištúfek, who died in 2018. The…

PRODUCTION: Slovak Director Jaro Vojtek in Preproduction with Anesthesia

BRATISLAVA: The renowned Slovak documentary filmmaker Jaro Vojtek is in preproduction with his second feature film Anesthesia / Anestéza (working title). According to the producer Mátyás Prikler from MPhilms, the…

FESTIVALS: Audience Award for Loli Paradicka at Art Film Fest

KOSICE: Monos directed by Alejandro Landes won the Blue Angel for Best Film at the closing ceremony of Art Film Fest on 22 June 2019. The Slovak film Loli Paradicka…

FNE at Art Film Fest 2019: Docs Shine in Slovak Season

KOSICE: The plentiful offerings in the Slovak Season section of Art Film Fest, running through 22 June 2019, are largely thanks to a new batch of documentaries that underscore the…

FESTIVALS: FEST Anča Announces Lineup

ŽILINA: The 12th International festival of animated films Fest Anča, which takes place in the North Slovak city of Žilina, announced the films in its four competition sections: including International…

FNE at Art Film Fest 2019: By a Sharp Knife

KOSICE: The debut film by Teodor Kuhn, By a Sharp Knife / Ostrým nožom is screening in the Slovak Season of Art Film Festival, which runs through 22 June 2019…

FNE at Art Film Fest 2019: Slovak Tragicomedy Loli Paradicka Premieres in Kosice

KOSICE: Loli Paradicka, a tragicomedy by Slovak novelist/scriptwriter Vito Staviarsky along with his sons, director Richard Staviarsky and editor Juraj Staviarsky, and daughter, producer Marka Staviarska, will have its premiere…

FNE IDF DocBloc: Kerekes's French/Czech/Slovak Doc BATAstories Premieres at Art Film Fest

KOSICE: The Slovak Season section of Art Film Fest, which opens on 14 June 2019, is rich with documentary premieres including the latest work from one of the most highly…

PRODUCTION: Slovak/Hungarian Animated Sci-Fi White Plastic Sky in Production

BRATISLAVA: White Plastic Sky / Umelohmotné nebo, an animated/live action feature by Tibor Bánóczki and Sarolta Szabó, is currently in production. The sci-fi drama is produced by Slovakia‘s Artichoke and…

FNE at Art Film Fest 2019: Latvian Coproduction The Humorist Heads to Art Film Fest Competition

KOSICE: Michael Idov’s debut feature The Humorist is one of two Latvian coproductions screening in the main competition of the Art Film Festival, which runs 14 – 22 June in…

FNE at Art Film Fest 2019: Oleg Competes in Kosice

KOSICE: The Latvian/Belgian/Lithuanian/French coproduction Oleg by Juris Kursietis screens in the main competition of the 27th Art Film Fest, which takes place 14 – 22 June 2019 in the Eastern…

PRODUCTION: Martin Šulík Completes Shooting on Slovak/Czech Man with Rabbit Ears

BRATISLAVA: Renowned Slovak director Martin Šulík completed the last day of filming on his Slovak/Czech comedy Man with Rabbit Ears / Muž so zajačími ušami on 6 June 2019.

FESTIVALS: Slovakia Sends Four Animated Films to Annecy

BRATISLAVA: Slovakia will be out in force at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival and MIFA, sending an eight-person delegation, including five producers among the attendees.