(One) Slovak Film at the Warsaw Film Festival

Out of the 153 features that will be presented in the following days of the 24th Warsaw Film Festival, there will be one film from a country not normally represented:…
15-10-2008

Blind Loves represents Slovakia in Oscar competition

The Slovak film Blind Loves from director Juraj Lehotsky will be competing for selection in the Oscar category for Best Foreign Language Film.
05-10-2008

JOJ TV signs deal with Tandem

TV JOJ has signed an unprecedented exclusive output agreement with Tandem Communications covering the Munich-based company´s entire slate, JOJ head of acquisitions Erika Tothova announced.
25-09-2008

Slovak distributor Michal Drobny, Continental Film

Michal Drobny joined the distribution business the old fashioned way: ten years ago his family established Continental Film, s.r.o.
23-09-2008

New tender on Slovak digital television

The Telecommunication Office of the Slovak Republic (www.teleoff.gov.sk) invites tenders for the first two DVB-T multiplexes.
18-09-2008

Marhoul back in action with Tobruk

Tobruk, the new World Warr II film from former Barrandov CEO-turned producer-turned director Vaclav Marhoul, fittingly had its pre-premier in Eastern Slovakia on the anniversary of the Slovak National Uprising.
18-09-2008

Increased funding for Slovak films

Increased promotional efforts and a rise in public funding opportunities have spurred the recent success of Slovak films, according to Peter Dubecky.
13-08-2008

Bathory breaks Slovak box office records

Slovak director Juraj Jakubisko´s Bathory smashed Slovak film box office records with 35,925 viewers during the first four-day weekend. Results were announced by distribution company Bontonfilm.
15-07-2008

Increased Slovak Ministry of Culture Funds Fuel Slovak Production Boom

KARLOVY VARY: Slovak film is experiencing its biggest production boom since 1989 with nearly 20 films in production this year.The increase in production has been the result of the Slovak…
09-07-2008

Artfilm festival open June 27

The 16th edition of Artfilm opens June 27 in Trencianske Teplice, Slovakia, with a trio of awards to some of the most significant contributers to European and world cinema.
25-06-2008

Slovak TV Joj to launch new theme channel

Slovak private station TV Joj is planning to launch a new broadcasting channel named Joj Plus. Tatiana Tóthová, the TV Joj spokeswoman, told FNE, "It will start in the beginning…
18-06-2008

Blind Loves wins CICAE award at Cannes

Slovak director Juraj Lehotsky won the CICAE prize for his documentary film Blind Loves, which competed in the Directors Fortnight section at the Cannes film festival, which concluded May 25.…
25-05-2008

Slovak producer Marko Skop heads for Cannes

Producer and director Marko Skop, the co-founder of production company Artileria, will represent Slovakia in the Producers on the Move programme at Cannes May 17-20.
13-05-2008

Blind Loves Goes to Cannes

Slovak full-length documentary film Blind Loves from director Juraj Lehotsky has been selected for the International Film Festival Cannes, running from May 14-25. The news was announced by Marko Skop,…
28-04-2008

Muzika breaks Slovak records

The new Slovak film Muzika directed by Juraj Nvota, which premiered April 17 and then won nine Slovak film awards, now can boast a record number of admissions. The Film…
24-04-2008

Muzika bags 9 Slovak Oscars

Muzika, a film by Juraj Nvota about the joys and travails of musicians and music lovers, captured nine awards given by the Slovak Film and Television Academy in a gala…
21-04-2008

Polish-Slovak coprod premieres in Slovakia

The Polish-Slovak feature Strawberry Wine by Polish director Dariusz Jablonski premiered in Slovak cinemas on April 10.
09-04-2008

Second Slovak premiere in a month

A full-length documentary, Blind Loves by director Juraj Lehotský, premiered on Wednesday (March 26) in Slovakia, the second debut this month for the formerly dormant Slovak film industry. In 2006,…
26-03-2008

Granada sells 400 hours of programming to Eastern Europe

Granada International (www.granadamedia.com/international), a distribution company based in the U.K., announced the sale of 400 hours worth of dramas to Eastern and Central European broadcasters.
03-08-2007