The Line Sets New Opening Weekend Record at Slovak Box Office

BRATISLAVA: The crime thriller The Line / Čiara by Peter Bebjak has broken the record for the Slovak box office on its opening weekend. Released on 3 August 2017, the…

Slovak Films Set Box Office Records in Domestic Cinemas

BRATISLAVA: Slovak films experienced a massive increase in admissions in the first half of 2017.

PRODUCTION: KVIFF Winner Peter Bebjak Preps Emil

BRATISLAVA: Peter Bebjak is preparing to shoot his fifth feature film, the comedy / drama Emil at end of 2017. Bebjak was recently awarded best director at Karlovy Vary IFF …

PRODUCTION: Four Country TV Miniseries Maria Theresia in Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: The 4m EUR two-episode biopic Maria Theresia by the Austrian director Robert Dornhelm is moving to postproduction. This Slovak / Czech / Austrian / Hungarian coproduction is set to…

Slovakia Slashes Minimum Spend Requirement for International Productions Applying for Incentive Scheme

BRATISLAVA: Slovak Audovisual Fund together with the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic decided to make major cuts to the requirements for minimum expenditure for international productions applying at…

FNE AV Innovation: Filmtopia Brings KineDok Concept to Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: KineDok is an alternative distribution concept for creative documentaries. The international project is supported by CE MEDIA. It has has been executed in Slovakia by Filmtopia since 2015. Creating…

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Kino Film Europe, Bratislava

This month we speak with Zuzana Hromcova, Head of Programming & Marketing at Kino Film Europe. The cinemais located in the historical Pistori Palace in Bratislava, dating back to the…

FESTIVALS: Sore Eyes for Infinity Wins Fest Anča Award

ŽILINA: Sore Eyes for Infinity by Finnish director Elli Vuorinen received the main award at the 10th Fest Anča International Animation Festival held from 29 June to 2 July 2017.

dok.incubator Hosts Three Slovak Films in Production Stage

MOJMÍROVCE: Three Slovak projects were presented during this year's edition of international workshop platform dok.incubator in Mojmírovce. The workshop was held from 26 June to 1 July 2017.

FESTIVALS: Little Harbour Wins Park Film Fest’s Debut Edition

TRENČIANSKE TEPLICE: Crystal Bear-winning Little Harbour / Piata loď directed by Iveta Grófová won the Best Film award of the freshly formed Park Film Fest. The festival was held from…

FESTIVALS: Glory Takes Main Prize at 25th Art Film Fest

KOŠICE: The Bulgarian/Greek coproduction Glory directed by Petar Valchanov and Kristina Grozeva won the Best Film award at the closing ceremony of the 25th edition of Art Film Fest on…

PRODUCTION: Czech/Slovak Film Set in London in Development

BRATISLAVA: Slovak writer/director Jana Nemčeková is developing her debut feature film Made in Czechoslovakia as a Czech/Slovak coproduction.

PRODUCTION: Marko Škop Preps Let There be Light

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director/writer Marko Škop is in preproduction with the feature film Let There be Light / Nech je svetlo. Principal photography is planned for the beginning of 2018.

FESTIVALS: Fest Anča Announces Lineup

ŽILINA: The 10th International festival of animated films Fest Anča, based in Žilina, introduced a programme with three competitions including international competition of short and student films, international music video…

FESTIVALS: Art Film Fest Košice Reveals Competition Titles

KOŠICE: Twelve films will compete at Art Film Fest, which runs 16 to 24 June in the eastern Slovak city Košice.

FESTIVALS: Art Film Fest Kosice Celebrates 25th Anniversary

KOSICE: Settling into its new home in the eastern Slovak city of Kosice, Art Film Fest marks its 25th anniversary with a selection of 12 films in its Slovak Season…

FNE at Cannes 2017: Slovak Cinema in Cannes

Festival de Cannes is around the corner and we would like to invite you to experience Slovak cinema at the CZECH & SLOVAK Pavilion #133 in the International Village at…

EFP Producer on the Move: Katarína Krnáčová, Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: Slovakia’s European Film Promotion Producer on the Move Katarína Krnáčová is a graduate of Ex Oriente 2009 and EAVE 2015. She had worked on such films as Mátyás Prikler's…

FESTIVALS: Park Film Fest Unveils Debut Edition Programme

BRATISLAVA: The freshly formed Park Film Fest Trenčianske Teplice is building upon the Slovak spa town’s film tradition as the host of 23 editions of Art Film Fest and last…

VSMU Hosts Visegrad Film Forum

BRATISLAVA: The VSMU film school in central Bratislava was the heart of the 6th edition of the Visegrad Film Forum, hosting master classes with film and TV professionals for an…