FESTIVALS: 25th MFFK Febiofest Slovakia Introduces Competition Lineup

BRATISLAVA: Twenty short films are running in the In the Heart of Europe competition of the 25th MFFK Febiofest Slovakia (15- 21 March 2018). Creation, production and distribution of short…

FNE at Berlinale 2018: Slovak Film in Berlin

Dear Colleagues & Friends, just a few days before the grand opening let us answer you the question What´s Slovak in Berlin 2018?

FNE Country Report 2017: SLOVAKIA

BRATISLAVA: Slovak films set box office records in domestic cinemas in 2017. The attendance of nearly 1.5 m admissions was the strongest in the history of independent Slovakia, since 1993.

Slovak Films Set Box Office Records in Domestic Cinemas in 2017

BRATISLAVA: Slovak films had nearly 1.5 m admissions in domestic cinemas in 2017, which is the strongest attendance in the history of independent Slovakia. The most popular films were All…

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Kino Usmev, Kosice, Slovakia

This month we spoke with Barbora Tóthová, PR Manager of Kino Usmev (Cinema Smile). This one screen art house cinema located in the center of Košice (Slovakia) is run by…

More International Projects Approved for Slovak Incentives

BRATISLAVA: Ten projects, including Slovak/Czech coproductions, registered for the 20% cash rebate at the Slovak Audiovisual Fund in 2017 for a 2018 shooting. The eased requierements implemented in 2017 attracted…

OBITUARY: Slovak Actor Marián Labuda

BRATISLAVA: Acclaimed Slovak actor Marián Labuda, who starred in Jiří Menzel’s My Sweet Little Village (1985, Barrandov), died at the age of 73 on 5 January 2018.

FESTIVALS: Men Don’t Cry Wins Bratislava IFF

BRATISLAVA: Men Don’t Cry directed by Alen Drljević took the main prize of the 19th Bratislava IFF, which concluded on 16 November 2017.

Slovak Films Score at Local Box Office

BRATISLAVA: Three Slovak productions have scored slots in the Slovak box office top 20 lineup this past week with the latest film in a children’s film franchise, Spievankovo a Kráľovná…

PRODUCTION: By a Sharp Knife in Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: The political drama By a Sharp Knife / Ostrým nožom completed its shooting at the end of September 2017 and is in postprodution. The film will be released in…

FESTIVALS: IFF Bratislava Announces Competition Films

BRATISLAVA: Men Don’t Cry by Alen Drljević is the lone entry from CEE territories among the eight films competing at the 19th edition of IFF Bratislava. The main competition focuses…

Meciar Doc In Top 10 at Slovak Box Office

BRATISLAVA: Tereza Nvota’s documentary film Meciar, about the the populist former Slovak Prime Minister Vladimir Meciar, had 10,572 admissions in its first ten days of release in Slovakia. The film…

FNE at Jihlava IDFF Emerging Producers 2018: Barbara Janišová Feglová

BRATISLAVA: Barbara Janišová Feglová represents Slovakia at the Emerging Producers 2018 programme taking place at the Jihlava IDFF.

The Line Holds Strong at Slovak Box Office

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Ukrainian crime thriller The Line / Čiara directed by Peter Bebjak topped the 300,00 admission mark, and held on to a spot in the top ten at the…

Slovakia’s IGRIC Annual Awards Announced

BRATISLAVA: The cinematographer of A Prominent Patient Martin Štrba won the main IGRIC award for feature film in cinemas. The ceremony for the 28th edition of IGRIC awards for best…

Slovakia Selects The Line as Oscar Bid

BRATISLAVA: The crime thriller The Line / Čiara by Peter Bebjak has been chosen as the official candidate from Slovakia for an Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences nomination…

FESTIVALS: Raw Wins the 12th Cinematik Film Festival

PIEŠŤANY: Raw by Julia Ducournau was awarded best international feature film at the 12th Cinematik IFF (which took place in the spa city of Piešťany from 12 to 17 September…

OBITUARY: Slovak Filmmaker Vladimír Balco

BRATISLAVA: Distinguished Slovak scriptwriter, feature film and documentary director Vladimír Balco passed away on 31 August 2017 at the age of 68.

FESTIVALS: The 12th Cinematik FF Announces Lineup

PIEŠŤANY: Ten films will vie in the main competition of the 12th Cinematik International Film Festival, set to take place in the spa city of Piešťany from 12 to 17…

FNE IDF DocBloc: Yours Sincerely, Social System

Martin Tokár is developing Yours Sincerely, Social System, an absurd comedy and social documentary about Yves Nicolas Ogou, who originally comes from Benin, Africa, but has lived and worked in…