Invalid and The Chambermaid Lead 2024 Slovak Sun in a Net Awards Nominations

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech comedy Invalid by Jonáš Karásek together with the Slovak/Czech historical drama The Chambermaid directed by Mariana Čengel Solčanská lead the 13th Sun in a Net awards nominations…
03-03-2024

PRODUCTION: Katarína Gramatová in Postproduction with Debut Feature Promise, I'll Be Fine

BRATISLAVA: Katarína Gramatová’s debut feature Promise, I'll Be Fine is scheduled to be finished in the late spring of 2024. The film was developed by Gramatová and Slovak producer Igor…
28-02-2024

PRODUCTION: Lucia Kašová, Barbora Sliepková and Viera Čákanyová Shoot Slovak/Czech Dystopian Documentary Wasteland Chronicles

BRATISLAVA: Successful Slovak documentary filmmakers Lucia Kašová, Barbora Sliepková and Viera Čákanyová are in mid-production with Wasteland Chronicles / Zóny nikoho, a dystopian documentary exploring three Slovak ecological disasters: the…
26-02-2024

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Slovak Cinema in Berlin

Dear colleagues and friends! We are pleased to introduce the line-up of Slovak films at the 74th Berlinale (February 15 – 25, 2024). A detective drama The Editorial Office (dir.…
13-02-2024

PRODUCTION: Jan Sebechlebský Starts Shooting Czech/Slovak Secret Delivery

BRATISLAVA: Jan Sebechlebský has just started shooting the historical family road film Secret Delivery / Tichá pošta. The film is a production between Czech´s 8Heads Productions and Slovak´s ARINA FILM,…
02-02-2024

Acclaimed Filmmakers to Attend 2024 Visegrad Film Forum in Bratislava

BRATISLAVA: Indian-born British-American film editor Tariq Anwar, British cinematographer / photographer Peter Suschitzky and Icelandic screenwriter / director Rúnar Rúnarsson will be coming to Bratislava for the 11th Visegrad Film…
31-01-2024

Katarína Krnáčová Elected President of Slovak Film and Television Academy

BRATISLAVA: Members of the Slovak Film and Television Academy SFTA elected film producer Katarína Krnáčová as the president of SFTA, succeeding Wanda Adamík Hrycová, who held the position since 2018.…
26-01-2024

Interview with Vladimir Burianek, New Director of Slovak Audiovisual Fund

BRATISLAVA: FNE spoke with Vladimir Burianek, the new director of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, about the first steps he intends to take and his priorities for the next five-year period…
01-12-2023

FESTIVALS: Worlds Burning Amid the Shadows Wins First Competition 2023 Slovak Queer Film Festival

BRATISLAVA: The Columbian short film Worlds Burning Amid the Shadows / Entre las sombras arden mundos directed by Ismael García Ramirez won the international short films competition at the 17th…
29-11-2023

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2023: My World Upside Down

COTTBUS: The Slovak/German coproduction My World Upside Down was pitched at the 25th edition of connecting cottbus, which ran 8 – 10 November 2023. The Slovak creative team led by…
09-11-2023

PRODUCTION: Peter Kerekes Shoots Slovak/Czech/Hungarian Documentary Marathon

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Peter Kerekes is currently in mid-production with his documentary Marathon / Košický maratón – príBEH mesta. The film is produced by Slovakia’s Kerekesfilm in coproduction with Czech´s …
06-11-2023

BOX OFFICE: Slovak/Canadian Drama Réveillon Tops Local Box Office in Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: The historical family drama Réveillon / A máme čo sme chceli by Michal Kunes Kováč, ranks first in the Slovak charts after opening in the second position on 19…
03-11-2023

Filmotor Picks-Up Photophobia

BRATISLAVA: Czech sales agent Filmotor has acquired the documentary Photophobia directed by Ivan Ostrochovský and Pavol Pekarčík. The film has been selected as Slovakia’s candidate for the 96th Academy of…
23-10-2023

PRODUCTION: Martina Buchelová Wraps Shooting Slovak/Czech Debut Lover, Not a Fighter

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Martina Buchelová’s debut feature Lover, Not a Fighter / Milovník, nie bojovník has wrapped filming and will enter postproduction soon. This romantic tragicomedy is produced by Slovak…
19-10-2023

Vladimír Buriánek Appointed Head of Slovak Audiovisual Fund

BRATISLAVA: Chief producer Vladimír Buriánek was elected by the board of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund as the new director of the Fund after the public hearing of two candidates on…
17-10-2023

FESTIVALS: Be2Can Film Festival Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary in Czech Republic and Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: The Be2Can Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary in various towns all over Slovakia from 11 to 18 October 2023. The celebration started with the 10th Be2Can in the…
17-10-2023

PRODUCTION: Rasťo Boroš Enters Postproduction with Slovak/Czech/German Sluggard Clan Film

BRATISLAVA: Slovak film director Rasťo Boroš has started the postroduction of his third feature Sluggard Clan Film / Ťapákovci after a 42-day shooting which took place in July-September 2023. The…
11-10-2023

PRODUCTION: Martin Gonda Shoots Green Drama Flood, a Slovak/Czech/Polish/Belgian Coproduction

BRATISLAVA: Martin Gonda’s debut feature Flood / Potopa is currently shooting, applying the principles of green filming. It is the second Slovak green film produced by Silverart.
05-10-2023

FNE Oscar Watch 2024: Slovakia Selects Photophobia as Oscar Contender

BRATISLAVA: The documentary Photophobia directed by Ivan Ostrochovský and Pavol Pekarčík has been selected as Slovakia’s candidate for the 96th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the…
27-09-2023

Peter Bebjak Wins Top Prize at Slovak IGRIC Awards for Shadowplay

BRATISLAVA: Peter Bebjak was awarded the main prize for directing Shadowplay / Tieňohra at the ceremony of the 34th edition of the IGRIC Awards held in Bratislava on 24 September…
26-09-2023