Decrease in TV Advertising Revenues Hits Slovak Production

BRATISLAVA: A drop in TV ad revenues due to COVID-19, with a large part so far due to the cancellation of sporting events, is hitting the Slovak production sector as…
10-04-2020

FESTIVALS: Art Film Fest 2020 Postponed

KOŠICE: The 28th edition of the Art Film Fest, which was scheduled to take place 19–27 June 2020 in Košice, has been postponed.
09-04-2020

FESTIVALS: Fest Anca Reschedules for August

BRATISLAVA: Slovakia’s International Animation Festival Fest Anca 2020 is one of the latest batch of festivals to announce changes due to the COVID-19 crisis.
08-04-2020

PRODUCTION: Slovak Coproduction Shadow Land Completes Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: The Czech/Slovak historical drama Shadow Land / Krajina ve stínu directed by Bohdan Sláma has completed postproduction. The coproduction was shot in black and white on celluloid with classic…
02-04-2020

Slovak Film Professionals Call on Government for Urgent Support

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak Film and Television Academy, together with film organisations and associations, are asking the government for urgent and concrete proposals to address the growing problems of thousands of…
25-03-2020

Visegrad Film Forum – Bratislava Cancels on Corona Virus Concerns

BRATISLAVA: The Visegrad Film Forum, due to take place 10-14 March 2020 at the Film and TV Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, has been cancelled by…
11-03-2020

FESTIVALS: Febiofest Bratislava Postponed

BRATISLAVA: The 27th edition of Febiofest Bratislava, which was due 11-17 March 2020, has been postponed to a date that will be announced in the coming weeks. The decision has…
10-03-2020

Visegrad Film Forum 2020 Ready to Kick Off

BRATISLAVA: Students from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Armenia and Morocco will take part in the 9th edition of the Visegrad Film Forum, which will be…
06-03-2020

Amnesty Leads 2020 Sun in a Net Awards Nominations

BRATISLAVA: The political thriller Amnesty / Amnestie by Jonáš Karásek leads the 10th Sun in a Net awards nominations with 12 nods, followed by Marko Škop´s Let There Be Light…
03-03-2020

PRODUCTION: Mariana Čengel Solčanská Preps Slovak/Czech/Slovenian The Enchanted Cave

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Mariana Čengel Solčanská is finishing preproduction on the fairytale The Enchanted Cave / Zakliata jaskyňa. Shooting of the Slovak/Czech/Slovenian coproduction is planned for the summer of 2020.
25-02-2020

FESTIVALS: Oscar Nominated Daughter Competes at Slovakia’s Febiofest

BRATISLAVA: Twenty films will compete in the Heart of Europe – Competition of Short Films at the 27th edition of Febiofest, taking place 11 – 17 March 2020 in Bratislava,…
24-02-2020

FNE at Berlinale 2020: Slovak Film in Berlin

We are pleased to introduce the line-up of Slovak films at the 70th Berlinale. Ivan Ostrochovský’s latest film Servants will world premiere in the brand-new Berlinale competition section Encounters. Charlatan…
23-02-2020

FNE Market Analysis 2019: SLOVAKIA

BRATISLAVA: The year 2019 was more successful for Slovak cinema compared to 2018 in terms of admissions and also the large number of domestic titles released in cinemas.
12-02-2020

BOX OFFICE: Slovak/Czech Coproduction Scumbag Sets Opening Record In Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: The political thriller Scumbag / Sviňa, directed and produced by Mariana Čengel Solčanská and Rudolf Biermann, set a new record for a Slovak film with 98,056 admissions and 633,047…
11-02-2020

BOX OFFICE: Czech/Slovak A Too Personal Acquaintance Tops Slovak Weekend BO

BRATISLAVA: The romantic comedy A Too Personal Acquaintance/ Príliš osobná známosť directed by Slovak director Marta Ferencová, topped the Slovak weekend box office during its opening (16-19 January 2020) with…
24-01-2020

PRODUCTION: American/Canadian TV Series Van Helsing To Be Shot In Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: The fifth and final season of the TV series Van Helsing will be partly filmed in Slovakia. The American/Canadian dark fantasy TV series registered for incentives at the Slovak…
23-01-2020

Major Gains at Slovak Box Office in 2019

BRATISLAVA: Admissions at the Slovak box office made major gains in 2019 over the previous year. Although official statistics are not available according to preliminary information 3,056,019 tickets were sold…
08-01-2020

PRODUCTION: Slovak/Ukrainian TV Series Slavs in Final Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: The epic historical TV series Slavs / Slovania by Jozef Koleják, Veronika Kolejáková and Ján Luterán is currently in final postproduction with the first six of its 12 episodes…
13-12-2019

Slovak Producer Wanda Adamík Hrycová: We Want to Support the Visibility of Slovakia on the World Film Map

BRATISLAVA: We spoke with Slovak producer Wanda Adamík Hrycová about the series Slavs / Slovania, a Slovak/Ukrainian coproduction she is producing through Wandal Production, and also about her activity as…
13-12-2019

Slovak The New Year‘s Kiss Tops Local Weekend BO

BRATISLAVA: Jakub Kroner‘s romantic comedy The New Year´s Kiss / Šťastný nový rok topped the Slovak weekend box office during its opening (5-8 December 2019), with 56,555 admissions and 337,680…
12-12-2019