FNE at 5th Slovak Film Week: Intimate Enemy

BRATISLAVA: Karel Janák´s thriller Intimate Enemy / Dôverný nepriateľ will screen at the 5th Slovak Film Week, the showcase of domestic production organised by the Slovak Film and Television Academy …

FNE at 5th Slovak Film Week: The Band

BRATISLAVA: Ladislav Kaboš´s documentary The Band / Kapela will screen at the 5th Slovak Film Week, the showcase of domestic production organised by the Slovak Film and Television Academy in…

The Interpreter Wins Big at Sun in a Net Awards

BRATISLAVA: The Interpreter / Tlmočník was awarded best feature film at the Sun in a Net Awards 2019, organised by the Slovak Film and Television Academy. Martin Šulík´s road movie…

FNE at 5th Slovak Film Week: Dubček

BRATISLAVA: Laco Halama’s biopic Dubček will screen at the 5th Slovak Film Week, the showcase of domestic production organised by the Slovak Film and Television Academy in Bratislava from 6…

FNE at 5th Slovak Film Week: The Interpreter

BRATISLAVA: Martin Šulík´s feature film The Interpreter / Tlmočník will screen at the Slovak Film Week, a showcase for domestic production organised by the Slovak Film and Television Academy from …

The 5th Slovak Film Week Announces Lineup

BRATISLAVA: The 5th Slovak Film Week, the annual showcase of domestic film production, will start in Bratislava the day after the Sun in a Net Awards ceremony. The event, held…

FNE at 26th MFKK Febiofest: Eleven New Slovak Projects Presented at Industry Days

BRATISLAVA: Eleven Slovak projects in different stages of production were presented at a works-in-progress showcase during the Industry Days (25-26 March 2019) of the 26th International Film Clubs Febiobest Festival …

Toman and The Interpreter Lead 9th Sun in a Net Nominations

BRATISLAVA: Toman and The Interpreter / Tlmočník received the highest number of nominations for the 9th annual Sun in a Net awards, organised by the Slovak Film and Television Academy.

FESTIVALS: Mr. Mare Wins 26th Febiofest in Bratislava

PRAGUE: The Hungarian/French coproduction Mr. Mare / Lidér úr directed by Lucy Tóth was awarded best film in the Heart of Europe competition section of the 26th International Film Clubs…

KineDok Starts New Season With New VOD Service

BRATISLAVA: KineDok, the alternative distribution platform of European documentary films, started its new season 2019 by screening the Bulgarian doc Every Wall Is a Door by Elitza Gueorguieva in Slovakia…

PRODUCTION: Slovak Director Michal Blaško Preps Debut Feature

BRATISLAVA: Young Slovak director Michal Blaško is currently in preproduction with his debut feature Victim. This Slovak/Czech/Ukrainian coproduction was selected for Cinéfondation’s Atelier in Cannes. Its shooting is set for…

FESTIVALS: The 26th MFKK Febiofest Slovakia Ready to Kick Off

BRATISLAVA: The competition section In the Heart of Europe of the 26th International Film Clubs Festival Febiofest Slovakia (20-26 March 2019) will present a selection of 20 short, fiction, documentary,…

PRODUCTION: Jaro Vojtek in Postproduction with Two Docs

BRATISLAVA: The acclaimed Slovak director Jaro Vojtek is currently in postproduction with documentaries 7 Days / 7 dní and Earthly Paradise / Raj na Zemi (working titles). Both of them…

Slovak Tax Incentives Lure British and US TV Series to Shoot in Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: TV series Dracula and The Witcher will be partially shot on Slovak locations this spring. Dracula is coproduced by the BBC, Hartswood Films and Netflix, while The Witcher is…

Slovak Joj Group Acquires Czech TV Company Portfolio

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak commercial broadcaster Slovenská produkčná, which owns TV JOJ, has bought the Czech thematic channel company Ceskoslovenskou filmovou spolecnost, whose portfolio includes CS film, CS mini, Horror film,…

FNE at Berlinale 2019: Slovak Film in Berlin

What’s Slovak in Berlin? This year, Slovakia will be present at the European Film Market in Berlin for the 14th time. Together with friends and colleagues from the Czech Republic…

FESTIVALS: The 26th Febiofest Launches Partnership with Visegrad Film Forum

BRATISLAVA: The 26th edition of Febiofest International Film Clubs Festival (20-26 March 2019) has launched a partnership with the Visegrad Film Forum (19-23 March 2019).

The Rift Sets Opening Record for Slovak Film

BRATISLAVA: Peter Bebjak’s The Rift / Trhlina has set a new record for a Slovak film opening in Slovakia, with 83,266 admissions and 494,386 EUR gross. The film was released…

FNE Market Analysis 2018: SLOVAKIA

Year 2018 proved not to be as successful for the Slovak cinema as the extraordinary year of 2017, as it saw a decline in general box office as well as…

Record Number of Applications for Slovak Rebates in 2018

BRATISLAVA: Thirty projects registered in 2018 for the 20% cash rebate at the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, compared to 12 in 2017 and four in 2016. The estimated budget for 2019…