FESTIVALS: Winners of 2024 Fest Anča

ŽILINA: La voix des sirènes (France, Italy) by Gianluigi Toccafondo won Best Animated Short at the 17th edition of Fest Anča International Animation Festival, which wrapped in Žilina, Slovakia on…

FESTIVALS: Goodbye Julia Wins Art Film Fest 2024

KOŠICE: Goodbye Julia by Sudanese director Mohamed Kordofani won the Blue Angel in the International Competition of the 30th Art Film Fest, while the Polish film Ultima Thule by Klaudiusz…

Apply for DOX IN VITRO 2024

PIEŠT’ANY: Apply for the 15th edition of the international seminar and workshop DOX IN VITRO, which will be held in Piešt’any, Slovakia 8 – 9 September 2024.

FNE at Cannes 2024: Slovak Cinema in Cannes

What’s Slovak in Cannes? Slovak Film Institute / National Cinematographic Centre / May 13, 2024 Pavilion #140, Village Intl.

PRODUCTION: Peter Bebjak Preps Slovak Biopic Duchoň

BRATISLAVA: The acclaimed Slovak director Peter Bebjak is currently in preproduction with his biographical feature Duchoň, based on the life of famous Slovak singer Karol Duchoň, who died tragically at…

Afterburn Starring Samuel L. Jackson and Dave Bautista Filming in Bratislava

BRATISLAVA: The futuristic action film Afterburn directed by J.J. Perry and starring Dave Bautista and Samuel L.Jackson is currently filming in Bratislava. The service in Slovakia is provided by Monsters…

Slovak/Czech/Polish Coproduction Fakir to Have Its World Premiere at DOK.fest Munich in Germany

MUNICH: Roman Ďuriš’s debut Fakir will have its world premiere at the largest festival of documentary films in Germany, DOK.fest Munich, on 3 May 2024. The film talks about breaking…

Slovak Government Approves Law To Restructure Public Broadcaster

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak government has approved a law to dissolve the current public television Radio and Television Slovakia (RTVS) and to create a new Slovak Television and Radio (STVR). The…

Invalid Wins Big at Sun in a Net Awards 2024

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech comedy Invalid by Jonáš Karásek won in seven categories (from 13 nominations) including Best Feature Film, Best Director and Best Leading Actor, and it also received the…

Thirty Domestic Films to Be Screened at Slovak Film Week 2024

BRATISLAVA: Thirty Slovak films (11 features, 13 documentaries and six animated films) will be screened at the 10th edition of the Slovak Film Week, the annual showcase of domestic titles,…

FESTIVALS: Fest Anča International Animation Festival 2024 Announces Selection

ŽILINA: The 17th edition of Fest Anča International Animation Festival in Žilina, Slovakia, will screen 206 films selected among 1,340 titles from 71 countries. The festival takes place from 25…

PRODUCTION: Robert Kirchhoff in Production with Slovak/Czech Documentary Conspiracy of Silence

BRATISLAVA: The acclaimed Slovak director Robert Kirchhoff is finishing production on the Slovak/Czech documentary Conspiracy of Silence / Konšpirácia ticha, which follows the story of Alfréd Wetzler and Rudolf Vrba,…

FNE at Febiofest Bratislava 2024: Work in Progress Projects Showcased at Bratislava Industry Days

BRATISLAVA: Ten projects were showcased at the Works in Progress session during Bratislava Industry Days at the 31st International Film Festival Febiofest Bratislava (13 – 19 March 2024).

Slovak Series Our People Wins Best Pitch at SeriesMania

BRATISLAVA: The political drama series Our People, exploring the true story of the 2018 assassination of Slovak investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée, won the Best Pitch Award at…

FESTIVALS: Febiofest Bratislava 2024 Announces Winners

BRATISLAVA: Polish short film Echo by Emi Buchwald was awarded Best Film in the Short Films section, while the Hungarian/Slovak drama Explanation for Everything / Magyarázat mindenre by Gábor Reisz…

Works-in-Progress Selection for Bratislava Industry Days at Febiofest IFF 2024

BRATISLAVA: Nine Slovak projects in different stages of production, including fiction, documentary and animated films, will be presented on 18 March 2024 at the Works in Progress session during Bratislava…

Visegrad Film Forum 2024 Kicks Off in Bratislava

BRATISLAVA: The 11th edition of the Visegrad Film Forum (VFF) will bring world-renowned filmmakers to Bratislava from 13 to 16 March 2024.

FESTIVALS: Febiofest 2024 Ready to Kick Off in Bratislava

BRATISLAVA: The In the Heart of Europe competition section of the 31st International Film Festival Febiofest Bratislava will add for the second time a long films' competition with 10 fiction,…

BOX OFFICE: Slovakia Saw Increased Admissions and Domestic Film in Top Three in 2023

BRATISLAVA: The domestic comedy Invalid by Jonáš Karásek had the third best admissions in Slovak cinemas in 2023, where total admissions increased by 15.74 %. Also, admissions to domestic films…

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…