Slovakia Reports 57% of Films Were Minority Coproductions in 2021

BRATISLAVA: In 2021, Slovakia was more focused on collaboration with foreign production companies, in particular with Czech companies, and 57% of all films were minority coproductions, according to a report…

FESTIVALS: Fest Anča International Animation Festival 2022 Announces Winners

ŽILINA: The German production Thing directed by Malte Stein was awarded Best Short at the 25th edition of Fest Anča International Animation Festival, the only Slovak multimedia festival focusing on…

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A Marek Jezo CEO of Blue Faces Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: FNE spoke to Marek Jezo, chief executive officer of the Blue Faces, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Slovak game development industry. Blue Faces…

PRODUCTION: Jiří Strach Preps Slovak/Czech TV Series Hunter

BRATISLAVA: The mystery crime TV series Hunter / Lovec by Jiří Strach is getting ready for production. The total of eight episodes are produced by Slovak TRIGON PRODUCTION in coproduction…

FNE Film Meets Games: Premiere of Slovak Animated Film Yourland Spawns New Game

BRATISLAVA: A few days before the premiere of the long-awaited animated film Yourland / Tvoja zem by Peter Budinský (previous title Heart of a Tower), Nohavmede studio introduced a new…

FNE Market Analysis 2021: SLOVAKIA

BRATISLAVA: In 2021, Slovakia was significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic for the second year. Although production fully restarted in the summer months, thanks to the stabilisation of measures and…

Czech Box Office Hit Vyšehrad: Fylm Premieres in Slovak Cinemas

BRATISLAVA: The Czech comedy Vyšehrad: Fylm by Martin Kopp and Jakub Štáfek premiered last week in Slovakia, after a great success in domestic cinemas. The film ranked 4th on its…

FNE at Cannes 2022: Slovak Cinema in Cannes

What’s Slovak in Cannes? Slovak Film Institute / National Cinematographic Centre / / Pavilion #135, Village Intl.

FESTIVALS: Art Film Fest Košice Cancels 2022 Edition

KOŠICE: The organisers of the 29th edition of Art Film Fest Košice, which was planned to take place 17-24 June 2022 in Košice, have announced that they are canceling the…

Slovak 2021 Admissions Lowest Since 1993

BRATISLAVA: Total admissions in Slovakia reached 2,037,942 in 2021, with a decrease of 13.82% compared to 2020. It is the lowest number of admissions since 1993. The total gross was…

BOX OFFICE: Slovak Romantic Comedies Continue to Top Local BO

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak romantic comedy And a Happy New Year 2 / Šťastný nový rok 2: Dobro došli by Jakub Kroner cashed in 1,106,438 EUR at the local box office…

FESTIVALS: Fest Anča International Animation Festival 2022 Announces Selection

ŽILINA: The 15th edition of the Fest Anča International Animation Festival has announced its selection of animated short films. The only Slovak multimedia festival focusing on animated films for a…

Slovak Director Juraj Janiš Wraps Shooting on Gritty Eyes

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Juraj Janiš has wrapped production on his short film Gritty Eyes, a coproduction between Slovakia and the Czech Republic. The film is backed by film funds from…

107 Mothers Wins Best Feature Prize at Sun in Net Awards

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech/Ukrainian coproduction 107 Mothers / Cenzorka by Peter Kerekes was awarded best feature film at the 11th edition of Sun in a Net. The drama about Ukrainian mothers…

Four Documentaries Selected for dok.incubator SK

BRATISLAVA: dok.incubator has announced the projects selected for the 2022 edition of the Slovak workshop. The documentaries are made by young filmmakers and should be ready for cinemas in 2023.

Slovak Film Week 2022 Kicks Off Today

BRATISLAVA: The 8th edition of the Slovak Film Week, the annual showcase of domestic titles, starts on 4 April 2022. More than 40 feature, documentary and animated films will be…

FNE at IFF Febiofest Bratislava 2022: Fakir Wins Best Pitch Award at Industry Days

BRATISLAVA: Fakir / Pokiaľ ja žijem, a Slovak documentary in preproduction by Roman Ďuriš, won the main prize at the 7th edition of the IFF Febiofest Bratislava Industry Days.

FESTIVALS: Febiofest Bratislava 2022 Announces Winners

BRATISLAVA: The Austrian short film How to Disappear directed by Total Refusal (Robin Klengel, Leonhard Müllner and Michael Stumpf) was awarded Best Film in the In the Heart of Europe…

PRODUCTION: György Kristóf in Postproduction with Dystopian Dance Thriller

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director György Kristóf is currently in postproduction with his sophomore feature Bunker (working title). The film will use dance as cinematic language and it is a coproduction between…

Slovak Film Week Returns to Cinemas

BRATISLAVA: The 8th edition of the Slovak Film Week will take place at the Lumière Cinema in Bratislava 4–10 April 2022. After two editions which took place online and in…