The Ballad of Piargy Leads Slovak Sun in a Net Nominations for 2022

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech/ Macedonian drama The Ballad of Piargy by Ivo Trajkov leads the 12th Sun in a Net awards nominations with 16 nods, followed by Slovak/Czech The Nightsiren /…

FNE Mourns the Loss: Juraj Jakubisko

PRAGUE/BRATISLAVA: With the passing of Juraj Jakubisko we mourn not only the loss of one of the greatest living artists in Europe, but the passing of an era. Juraj Jakubisko…
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Interview with Peter Badač, New Director of Slovak Audiovisual Fund

BRATISLAVA: FNE spoke with Slovak producer Peter Badač, the new director of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, about the first steps he intends to take and his priorities for the next…

FNE at Berlinale 2023: Slovak Film in Berlin

Dear colleagues and friends! We are pleased to introduce the line-up of Slovak films at the 73rd Berlinale (February 16 – 26, 2023). Three Slovak films were selected for the…

BOX OFFICE: Admissions in Slovakia Increased by 112.73 Percent in 2022

BRATISLAVA: Total admissions in Slovak cinemas increased by 112.73% in 2022 and admissions to domestic films increased from 201,629 in 2021 to 552,409 in 2022, according to the Union of…

Nightsiren Sold to North America and German-Speaking Territories

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Tereza Nvotovà’s sophomore feature Nightsiren / Svetlonoc has been sold to North America and German-speaking territories.

Slovak/Czech Animation The Websters Enters European Markets

BRATISLAVA: After the successful domestic release of the Slovak/Czech long animated film The Websters Movie by Katarína Kerekesová in October 2022, the stories of the Webster family are now entering…

Mira Fornay´s New Feature Film She - Hero to Premiere at 2023 Berlin IFF

BRATISLAVA: With her fourth feature film She - Hero / Mimi (cesta hrdinky), which will have its world premiere in the Generation Kplus section of the 73rd Berlinale, the acclaimed…

Peter Badač Appointed as Head of Slovak Audiovisual Fund

BRATISLAVA: Slovak producer Peter Badač was elected by the board of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund as the new director of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund after the public hearing of four…

Visegrad Film Forum Announces First Guests for 10th Edition

BRATISLAVA: Polish cinematographer Paweł Edelman, producer Jim Stark and Iranian director Sepideh Farsi will be coming to Bratislava for the 10th Visegrad Film Forum, which will take place at the…

FESTIVALS: Applications for 2023 Febiofest Bratislava Still Open

BRATISLAVA: Short films from Slovakia, Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary are welcome to apply for the 2023 edition of the International Film Festival Febiofest Bratislava. The deadline for applications…

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Peter Adamcik, CEO and Lead Programmer of Slovak 3DIVISION

KOSICE: FNE spoke to Peter Adamcik, CEO and lead programmer of 3DIVISION, about their current activities as well as the state of the Slovak game development industry.

Treasures of Slovak Cinema on Prestigious VoD Platform LaCinetek

BRATISLAVA: Seven digitally restored classic Slovak films have been made available on the French VOD platform LaCinetek in the Hidden Treasures section. The platform is streaming in France, Switzerland, Belgium,…

OBITUARY: Slovak Actress Mária Kráľovičová

BRATISLAVA: Theatre, film and the first Slovak television actress Mária Kráľovičová died on 5 December 2022 at the age of 95.

FESTIVALS: Fest Anča International Animation Festival 2023 Launches Call for Entries

ŽILINA: Fest Anča International Animation Festival has launched the call for entries for its upcoming edition set to take place in Žilina, Slovakia 29 June – 2 July 2023. The…

Michal Blaško´s Debut Feature Victim Sold to Spain

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech/German coproduction Victim / Obet’ by Michal Blaško, was sold by Pluto Film to Spain´s Inopia Films.

FESTIVALS: Slovak Queer Film Festival 2022 in Bratislava

BRATISLAVA: The 16th edition of the Slovak Queer Film Festival is screening 51 films (27 feature and 24 short films) from 31 countries in Bratislava until 29 November 2022.

Picture Tree International Acquires Mariana Čengel Solčanská’s The Chambermaid

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech historical drama The Chambermaid / Slúžka by the Slovak director Mariana Čengel Solčanská has been picked-up by Picture Tree International (PTI).

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Peter Nagy, CEO of Slovak Games Farm

BRATISLAVA: FNE spoke to Peter Nagy, CEO of Slovak Games Farm, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Slovak game development industry.

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Ľubomír Timko, CEO and Art Director of Slovak Rembrosoft

BRATISLAVA: FNE spoke to Ľubomír Timko, CEO and Art Director of Slovak Rembrosoft, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Slovak game development industry.