Slovakia looks to build on current successes

A Slovak Film Institute (www.sfu.sk) panel, sponsored by Film New Europe, on the global position of Slovak films had a practical goal: to ensure that the current crop of international…
06-12-2009

FNE VISEGRAD FORUM: Slovakia transitions from Audiovisual program to Audiovisual Fund

In 2009 the Slovak film industry saw one of its most relevant transitions: the creation of an independent audiovisual funding body.
26-11-2009

FNE VISEGRAD FORUM: FNE Interview with Martin Smatlak

FNE spoke with Martin Šmatlák, the first director of the new Slovak Audiovisual Fund (http://www.culture.gov.sk/sekcie/audiovizualny-fond2), about the current state of the Slovak film industry.
25-11-2009

FNE VISEGRAD FORUM: Slovak film and the global financial crisis

While commercial Slovak television, led by CME's Markiza TV, has seen a dramatic downturn in advertising revenues due to the global economic crisis, the Slovak film industry has so far…
24-11-2009

FNE VISEGRAD FORUM: Country Focus Slovakia 2009

Slovakia made a giant step forward in 2009 with the adoption of the Euro as its national currency and long awaited audiovisual legislation that established a new Audiovisual Fund.
24-11-2009

FNE VISEGRAD FORUM: Co-productions in Slovakia

Slovakia's filmmakers have participated in an impressive 12 coproductions in 2009 -- four of them with a Slovak majority share.
23-11-2009

FESTIVALS: Bratislava announces competition films

The Slovak film Foxes will be among twelve films to compete at the 11th Bratislava film festival, November 27 - December 4.
18-11-2009

Slovakia nominates Broken Promise for Oscar race

The Slovak Film and Television Academy (SFTA) has nominated the film Broken Promise (directed by Jiri Chlumsky) as the Slovak entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award 2010.
29-09-2009

Producer workshop scheduled for Slovakia

The next MAIA Workshop for emerging European producers will take place October 5-9 in Modra, near Bratislava.
09-09-2009

Film Europe presents Foxes in Venice

Film Europe (www.filmeurope.eu), SPI International's (www.spi-film.eu) production and sales partner organization, is in Venice with the world premiere of Foxes from Slovak director Mira Fornay on September 9 and 10.
07-09-2009

Towercom wins Slovak tender

The Slovak Telecommnuncations Office announced that it has awarded its digital broadcast tender to Towercom (www.towercom.sk).
26-08-2009

CME launches TV Doma in Slovakia

Central European Enterprise (CME, www.cetv-net.com) will begin broadcasting TV DOMA (At Home), a soap opera and romance channel aimed at female audiences aged 12-54, on August 31.
25-08-2009

Bratislavafilm a summer hit for Slovakia

After three weeks in Slovak distribution, the low-budget Slovak film Bratislavafilm (www.bratislavafilm.sk) has pulled in 35,667 admissions.
23-08-2009

FNE Country Focus: Slovakia: Slovak Film Industry Poised for Renaissance

SLOVAKIA: The year 2009 is already being hailed as a major watershed for Slovakia's film industry with both the conversion to the Euro and the country's long awaited new film…
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Slovak internet TV channel launched

News web server www.sme.sk launched an internet television channel, tv.sme.sk, on June 11.
14-06-2009

Production: Janosik in post-production

The Polish-Slovak-Czech-Hungarian co-production about the Slovak folk hero Janosik, Janosik. The True Story is in postproduction, with sound work taking place in Bratislava, Warsaw and Prague.
09-06-2009

Production: New Vojnár film set for debut

My Husband's Women, the latest film from Ivan Vojnár, has racked up sales to Poland and Greece prior to its debut in Slovakia in late June.
08-06-2009

CME to launch new Slovak channel

Central European Media Enterprises (CME) is poised to launch a new channel in Slovakia, TV Doma, joining its flagship Slovak station Markiza TV.
02-06-2009

Slovak admissions see dramatic increase

Slovak cinemas attracted 1,022,890 viewers in the first quarter of 2009, a 44% rise in admissions comparing to the first quarter in the year 2008.
31-05-2009

Kerekes lines up co-producers at EFP event

Slovak director and producer Peter Kerekes found co-producers for his film on cosmonauts while participating in European Film Promotion's Producers On the Move at Cannes.
27-05-2009