Artfilmfest celebrates Slovak film

Artfilmfest (, which takes place in Trencianske Teplice, Slovakia, from June 18 to June 26, is taking a new direction this year by emphasizing Slovak films under a new program…

Slovak film finds private support

Beginning July 1, 2010, Slovak Film and Television Academy ( will launch a partnership with private television JOJ ( and Slovak beer producer Zlaty Bazant ( to support distribution of…

PRODCTION: Slovak producer Biermann plans to shoot Tugendhat novel with Hřebejk

Prague-based Slovak film producer Rudolf Biermann said he would like to shoot a big-budget film adaptation of the novel The Glass Room by British writer Simon Mawer.

Cannes IFF 2010: Slovak Cinema

Slovak Cinema at IFF Cannes 2010THANKS, FINE in the CINÉFONDATION SELECTION 2010

FNE at Cannes: EFP Producer on the Move Silvia Panakova

Slovak producer Silvia Panakova was selected by the Slovak Film Institute for the European Film Promotions' "Producers on the Move" for her first feature film, My Husband's Women, directed by…

GRANTS: Slovak Grants announced

The Slovak Audiovisual fund has awarded 520,300 Euros to 21 productions in its first grant round. The productions receiving grants include three TV projects, Amounts were modest in the grant…

Soul At Peace Wins Top Slovak Film Prize

BRATISLAVA: The Sun in the Net awards for Slovak films of 2008 and 2009 were announced at a gala ceremony on 27 April at the Slovak National Theatre.

Slovakia gets Cinéfondation spot at Cannes

Slovak director Matyas Prikler's mid-length film Dakujem, dobre (Thanks, fine) will have its international premiere in the Cinéfondation selection at the Cannes film festival.

Slovak Audiovisual Fund announces its first grants

The Slovak Audiovisual Fund ( has approved grants totalling 1,245,300 Euro in its first round of support for Slovak films.

Slovakia unveils new doc fest

Building upon its emergence as a documentary powerhouse, Slovakia is launching a new documentary festival, Fórum.DOCsk.

PRODUCTON: Novel for Men completes filming in Slovakia

A Novel for Men, a bittersweet comedy based on the novel from Czech bestselling author Michal Viewegh, has finished shooting in Slovakia and moved to Czech exteriors, producer Rudolf Biermann…

PRODUCTION: Script-winning House in production

House, based on an award-winning script by Slovak director/writer Zuzana Liova, started shooting in Slovakia on March 20.

Little Violent Robinson plans distribution

The Slovak documentary film Little Violet Robinson from director Tina Diosi is planning distribution in summer 2010.

Slovakia announces nominees for SUN film awards

Broken Promises, Foxes, and Soul at Peace have been nominated in the Best Film category of the Slovak national film awards, Sun in the Net 2010.

PRODUCTION: Absolvents in the production

Slovak director Tomáš Krupa is in the production with the documentary film Absolvents, with fillming scheduled to continue into early 2011.

PRODUCTION: The Legend of Flying Cyprian in postproduction

Slovak director Mariana Čengel-Solčanska is in postproduction with The Legend of Flying Cyprian, a historical drama in hoping to follow in the footsteps of Bathory and Janosik.

PRODUCTION: Animated Stones wraps production in April

The animated film Stones from Slovak director Katarina Kerekesova is in the final stages of postproduction.

Bratislava festival launches two workshops

The Bratislava Film Festival is launching two major European initiatives in Bratislava to support emerging film talents: the Torino Film Lab and Script&Pitch workshops.

JMB takes top Slovak grants

Slovak firm JMB Film and TV Production received the two largest grants from the Slovak Audiovisual program 2009 for the films Visible World (410,000 Euro), and Cherrie Boy (380 000…

Applications pour into new Slovak fund

The new Slovak Audiovisual Fund ( received 169 applications in its first call since the fund was established on January 1, 2009.