PRODUCTION: Peter Kerekes Shoots Slovak/Czech/Hungarian Documentary Marathon

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Peter Kerekes is currently in mid-production with his documentary Marathon / Košický maratón – príBEH mesta. The film is produced by Slovakia’s Kerekesfilm in coproduction with Czech´s …

BOX OFFICE: Slovak/Canadian Drama Réveillon Tops Local Box Office in Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: The historical family drama Réveillon / A máme čo sme chceli by Michal Kunes Kováč, ranks first in the Slovak charts after opening in the second position on 19…

Filmotor Picks-Up Photophobia

BRATISLAVA: Czech sales agent Filmotor has acquired the documentary Photophobia directed by Ivan Ostrochovský and Pavol Pekarčík. The film has been selected as Slovakia’s candidate for the 96th Academy of…

PRODUCTION: Martina Buchelová Wraps Shooting Slovak/Czech Debut Lover, Not a Fighter

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Martina Buchelová’s debut feature Lover, Not a Fighter / Milovník, nie bojovník has wrapped filming and will enter postproduction soon. This romantic tragicomedy is produced by Slovak…

Vladimír Buriánek Appointed Head of Slovak Audiovisual Fund

BRATISLAVA: Chief producer Vladimír Buriánek was elected by the board of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund as the new director of the Fund after the public hearing of two candidates on…

FESTIVALS: Be2Can Film Festival Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary in Czech Republic and Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: The Be2Can Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary in various towns all over Slovakia from 11 to 18 October 2023. The celebration started with the 10th Be2Can in the…

PRODUCTION: Rasťo Boroš Enters Postproduction with Slovak/Czech/German Sluggard Clan Film

BRATISLAVA: Slovak film director Rasťo Boroš has started the postroduction of his third feature Sluggard Clan Film / Ťapákovci after a 42-day shooting which took place in July-September 2023. The…

PRODUCTION: Martin Gonda Shoots Green Drama Flood, a Slovak/Czech/Polish/Belgian Coproduction

BRATISLAVA: Martin Gonda’s debut feature Flood / Potopa is currently shooting, applying the principles of green filming. It is the second Slovak green film produced by Silverart.

FNE Oscar Watch 2024: Slovakia Selects Photophobia as Oscar Contender

BRATISLAVA: The documentary Photophobia directed by Ivan Ostrochovský and Pavol Pekarčík has been selected as Slovakia’s candidate for the 96th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the…

Peter Bebjak Wins Top Prize at Slovak IGRIC Awards for Shadowplay

BRATISLAVA: Peter Bebjak was awarded the main prize for directing Shadowplay / Tieňohra at the ceremony of the 34th edition of the IGRIC Awards held in Bratislava on 24 September…

FESTIVALS: Fallen Leaves Wins 2023 IFF Cinematik Piešťany

PIEŠŤANY: The Finnish/German coproduction Fallen Leaves / Kuolleet lehdet directed by Aki Kaurismäki received the Meeting Point Europe Award in the main competition of the 18th IFF Cinematik Piešťany, which…

PRODUCTION: Tereza Nvotová Preps Slovak/Czech/Polish Drama Father

BRATISLAVA: The succesful Slovak director Tereza Nvotová is currently in preproduction with her third feature film Father / Otec. The drama based on tragic real events is produced by Slovak…

PRODUCTION: Michal Kunes Kováč in Postproduction with Slovak/Canadian Drama Réveillon

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Canadian historical family drama Réveillon / A máme čo sme chceli, directed by Michal Kunes Kováč and produced by B Production in coproduction with Canadian Don Carmody TV,…

FESTIVALS: IFF Cinematik 2023 Announces Lineup

BRATISLAVA: Eight feature films have been selected for Meeting Point Europe, the main competition of the 18th edition of the IFF Cinematik Piešťany, which will take place in the Slovak…

Peter Badač Dismissed from His Position as Director of Slovak Audiovisual Fund

BRATISLAVA: The Council of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund has dismissed Petr Badač from the position of Director of the Fund at its 8th meeting on 4 August 2023.

BOX OFFICE: Attendance in Slovak Cinemas Increased by 10.71% in First Half of 2023

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech comedy Invalid by Jonáš Karásek was the most attended title in Slovak cinemas in the first half of 2023. The total box office exceeded the box office…

FNE at Venice 2023: Ivan Ostrochovský and Pavol Pekarčík’s Photophobia Selected for Venice’s Giornate degli Autori

BRATISLAVA: The documentary Photophobia directed by Ivan Ostrochovský and Pavol Pekarčík will have its world premiere in the Special Events programme of the 20th Giornate degli Autori, which will be…
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Dox in Vitro 2023 Launches Call for Applications

PIESTANY: The documentary workshop Dox in Vitro is inviting young producers and documentary directors from Central Europe to apply to its 2023 edition, which will take place in Piestany, Slovakia…

FESTIVALS: Fest Anča International Animation Festival 2023 Announces Winners

ŽILINA: The Swiss production Armat directed by Elodie Dermange received the award for Best Animated Short at the 16th edition of the Fest Anča International Animation Festival, which took place…

PRODUCTION: Slovak Historical TV Series Time of Hopes in Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak historical TV miniseries Time of Hopes / Čas nádejí directed by Ján Sebechlebský and produced by the Radio and Television of Slovakia (RTVS) and ARINA Film production,…