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…

PRODUCTION: Katarína Gramatová in Postproduction with Debut Feature Promise, I'll Be Fine

BRATISLAVA: Katarína Gramatová’s debut feature Promise, I'll Be Fine is scheduled to be finished in the late spring of 2024. The film was developed by Gramatová and Slovak producer Igor…

PRODUCTION: Lucia Kašová, Barbora Sliepková and Viera Čákanyová Shoot Slovak/Czech Dystopian Documentary Wasteland Chronicles

BRATISLAVA: Successful Slovak documentary filmmakers Lucia Kašová, Barbora Sliepková and Viera Čákanyová are in mid-production with Wasteland Chronicles / Zóny nikoho, a dystopian documentary exploring three Slovak ecological disasters: the…

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Slovak Cinema in Berlin

Dear colleagues and friends! We are pleased to introduce the line-up of Slovak films at the 74th Berlinale (February 15 – 25, 2024). A detective drama The Editorial Office (dir.…

PRODUCTION: Jan Sebechlebský Starts Shooting Czech/Slovak Secret Delivery

BRATISLAVA: Jan Sebechlebský has just started shooting the historical family road film Secret Delivery / Tichá pošta. The film is a production between Czech´s 8Heads Productions and Slovak´s ARINA FILM,…

Acclaimed Filmmakers to Attend 2024 Visegrad Film Forum in Bratislava

BRATISLAVA: Indian-born British-American film editor Tariq Anwar, British cinematographer / photographer Peter Suschitzky and Icelandic screenwriter / director Rúnar Rúnarsson will be coming to Bratislava for the 11th Visegrad Film…

Katarína Krnáčová Elected President of Slovak Film and Television Academy

BRATISLAVA: Members of the Slovak Film and Television Academy SFTA elected film producer Katarína Krnáčová as the president of SFTA, succeeding Wanda Adamík Hrycová, who held the position since 2018.…

Interview with Vladimir Burianek, New Director of Slovak Audiovisual Fund

BRATISLAVA: FNE spoke with Vladimir Burianek, the new director of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, about the first steps he intends to take and his priorities for the next five-year period…

FESTIVALS: Worlds Burning Amid the Shadows Wins First Competition 2023 Slovak Queer Film Festival

BRATISLAVA: The Columbian short film Worlds Burning Amid the Shadows / Entre las sombras arden mundos directed by Ismael García Ramirez won the international short films competition at the 17th…

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2023: My World Upside Down

COTTBUS: The Slovak/German coproduction My World Upside Down was pitched at the 25th edition of connecting cottbus, which ran 8 – 10 November 2023. The Slovak creative team led by…