BRATISLAVA: Peter Kerekes was awarded the main prize for directing 107 Mothers / Cenzorka at the ceremony of the 33rd edition of the IGRIC Awards. These are the oldest film prizes in Slovakia and one of the two important national film awards in the country, alongside the Sun in a Net Awards.

PIEŠŤANY: The satirical comedy Triangle of Sadness directed by Ruben Östlund received the Meeting Point Europe Award in the main competition of the 17th IFF Cinematik Piešťany, which took place in the spa city of Piešťany from 13 to 18 September 2022. The Cinematik.doc award went to Countdown - The Last Film of Ivan Palúch / Odpočítavanie - Posledný film Ivana Palúcha directed by Martin Palúch.

BRATISLAVA:  The first part of The Strangers, the new trilogy directed by Renny Harlin and produced by Lionsgate, has started production in Slovakia. Rastislav Kuril´s Frame film SK s.r.o. is servicing the production in Slovakia. The producers registered for the 33% cash rebate at the Slovak Audiovisual Fund in June 2022.

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Viera Čákanyová is finishing postproduction on her documentary essay Notes from Eremocene / Poznámky z Eremocénu. The film is a Slovak/Czech coproduction.

PIEŠŤANY: Nine feature films have been selected under the auspices of FIPRESCI for Meeting Point Europe, the main competition of the 17th IFF Cinematik Piešťany. The festival will take place in the spa city of Piešťany from 13 to 18 September 2022.

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Tomáš Krupa has started production on his creative documentary We Have to Survive / Musíme prežiť. The Slovak/French/Austrian coproduction captures stories about climatic change impacts from four different corners of the world, while keeping the lowest possible Carbon footprint.

BRATISLAVA: FNE spoke with Maroš Brojo, executive director of the Slovak Game Developers Association (SGDA), about the constantly growing Slovak game development industry.

BRATISLAVA: FNE spoke with Maroš Brojo, executive director of the Slovak Game Developers Association (SGDA), about the constantly growing Slovak game development industry.

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Robert Kirchhoff is currently in postproduction with his creative documentary All Men Become Brothers / Všetci ľudia budú bratia. The film is produced by Kirchhoff´s atelier.doc and coproduced by the Radio and Television Slovakia, endorfilm (Czech Republic) and the Czech Television.

BRATISLAVA: In 2021, Slovakia was more focused on collaboration with foreign production companies, in particular with Czech companies, and 57% of all films were minority coproductions, according to a report issued by Creative Europe Desk Slovakia.

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