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

FESTIVALS: Bratislava IFF Cancels 2019 Edition

BRATISLAVA: The Bratislava International Film Festival has cancelled its 2019 edition, which was due in December, but it plans to develop into a modern and larger film event next year.
09-12-2019

First Bollywood Film To Be Shot In Slovakia

SLOVAKIA: The mystery/psychological thriller Faces / Chehre directed by Rumi Jaffery and starring Amitabh Bachchan will start shooting in the High Tatras in Slovakia on 10 December 2019. This is…
04-12-2019

Slovak DoP Denisa Buranová Wins Main Prize at CAMERA 2019

BRATISLAVA: The main prize at CAMERA 2019, awarded by the Association of Slovak Cinematographers, went to Denisa Buranová for the feature film By a Sharp Knife directed by Teodor Kuhn,…
03-12-2019

FNE Interview with Zuzana Bieliková, Head of Slovak Film Commission

BRATISLAVA: FNE spoke with Zuzana Bieliková, head of the Slovak Film Commission, about foreign film productions coming to Slovakia and the increase in Slovak film incentives. Bieliková was appointed to…
22-11-2019

PRODUCTION: Slovak Director Marek Kuboš Preps Two Films

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Marek Kuboš is in production with documentary +/-90, and is working on his debut feature The Secret / Tajomstvo. Both films are produced by Kuboš‘s own production…
19-11-2019