Producer workshop scheduled for Slovakia

The next MAIA Workshop for emerging European producers will take place October 5-9 in Modra, near Bratislava.

Film Europe presents Foxes in Venice

Film Europe (, SPI International's ( production and sales partner organization, is in Venice with the world premiere of Foxes from Slovak director Mira Fornay on September 9 and 10.

Towercom wins Slovak tender

The Slovak Telecommnuncations Office announced that it has awarded its digital broadcast tender to Towercom (

CME launches TV Doma in Slovakia

Central European Enterprise (CME, will begin broadcasting TV DOMA (At Home), a soap opera and romance channel aimed at female audiences aged 12-54, on August 31.

Bratislavafilm a summer hit for Slovakia

After three weeks in Slovak distribution, the low-budget Slovak film Bratislavafilm ( has pulled in 35,667 admissions.

FNE Country Focus: Slovakia: Slovak Film Industry Poised for Renaissance

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Slovak internet TV channel launched

News web server launched an internet television channel,, on June 11.

Production: Janosik in post-production

The Polish-Slovak-Czech-Hungarian co-production about the Slovak folk hero Janosik, Janosik. The True Story is in postproduction, with sound work taking place in Bratislava, Warsaw and Prague.

Production: New Vojnár film set for debut

My Husband's Women, the latest film from Ivan Vojnár, has racked up sales to Poland and Greece prior to its debut in Slovakia in late June.

CME to launch new Slovak channel

Central European Media Enterprises (CME) is poised to launch a new channel in Slovakia, TV Doma, joining its flagship Slovak station Markiza TV.

Slovak admissions see dramatic increase

Slovak cinemas attracted 1,022,890 viewers in the first quarter of 2009, a 44% rise in admissions comparing to the first quarter in the year 2008.

Kerekes lines up co-producers at EFP event

Slovak director and producer Peter Kerekes found co-producers for his film on cosmonauts while participating in European Film Promotion's Producers On the Move at Cannes.

Slovaks organize media complex

The Slovak government has approved the construction of a new media complex in Bratislava, housing the three state-supported public media institutions.

Slovak films thrive in local cinemas

A newly discovered interest in local film production pushed the market share for Slovak films to an unprecedented 15% in 2008.

Slovakia sees strong foreign sales

Following a rise in local film production and co-productions, Slovakia is finding increased sales fo foreign territories for its top titles.

EFP Producer on the Move: Slovakia's Peter Kerekes

The Austrian-Slovak-Czech documentary film Cooking History (Ako sa varia dejiny) was five year in the making, but for producer/director Peter Kerekes, the selection as a Producers on the Move in…

Smatlak to direct new Slovak film fund

Martin Smatlak has been chosen as the first director of the new Slovak Audiovisual Fund.

Osadne locks up TV sales

Slovak producer Marko Škop (Blind Loves) is wrapping postproduction on the full-length documentary Osadne, which will premiere at Karlovy Vary ( (July 3-11, 2009) in the documentary competition.

Production: Broken Promise

SPI ( is handling distribution of Broken Promise, a Slovak/Czech co-production from Czech comedy director Jiri Chlumsky.

Production: Bratislava stars in low-budget film

Following on the heels of Big Respect (Velky respekt), the city of Bratislava is the title star in another low budget film -- this one dealing with the city and…