BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Peter Bebjak is currently in production with the eponymous TV adaptation of the classic of Slovak literature, Jozef Mak by Jozef Cíger Hronský. The film is produced by RTVS in coproduction with D.N.A.

BRATISLAVA: Flood / Potopa, a Slovak work in progress directed by Martin Gonda, won the main prize at the 6th edition of the IFF Febiofest Bratislava Industry Days, which took place online 29 March 2021. A special mention went to the short experimental documentary Strigov by Barbora Berezňáková, which is now in post-production.

BRATISLAVA: The 6th edition of the IFF Febiofest Bratislava Industry Days will present 11 new Slovak projects in an online format on 29 March 2021.

BRATISLAVA: The 28th IFF Febiofest Bratislava, which was planned for 24 - 30 March 2021, will not take place in its traditional form.

ŽILINA: A total of 1,244 films from 67 countries were submitted to the 14th Fest Anča International Animation Festival 2021, which will take place 1 – 4 July 2021 in Žilina. Four competitive and nine non-competitive sections of the festival will present films by renowned directors as well as newbies from all over the world.

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Miloslav Luther is preparing the production of the Slovak/Czech drama The Dormant Account / Spiaci účet. The film is produced by Marian Urban´s ALEF FILM & MEDIA in coproduction with Slovak´s UN FILM , FRAME HOUSE, and Czech´s Fulfilm and Filmové ateliéry.

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak romantic comedy Till the Summer Comes / V lete ti poviem, ako sa mám is in production. It is the third adaptation of a bestseller by Evita Twardzik Urbaníková directed by Marta Ferencová.

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Peter Bebjak is shooting the Czech/Slovak thriller Shadowplay / Tieňohra. The film is produced by the Czech companies Hangar Films and Barletta, in coproduction with Slovakia´s D.N.A.

BRATISLAVA: The COVID-19 pandemic led to the closure of cinemas and to a number of measures restricting filming and travel for coproduction teams in 2020. However, Slovak filmmakers managed to complete 28 films, while distributors released 20 domestic titles.

BRATISLAVA: The Audiovisual Fund Council approved an increase of 160,000 EUR in support of the second term of 2020 development grant calls on 19 January 2021. The total amount of support for development grants in 2020 was thus increased to a historically high amount of 653,400 EUR.