Four Documentaries Selected for dok.incubator SK

BRATISLAVA: dok.incubator has announced the projects selected for the 2022 edition of the Slovak workshop. The documentaries are made by young filmmakers and should be ready for cinemas in 2023.

Slovak Film Week 2022 Kicks Off Today

BRATISLAVA: The 8th edition of the Slovak Film Week, the annual showcase of domestic titles, starts on 4 April 2022. More than 40 feature, documentary and animated films will be…

FNE at IFF Febiofest Bratislava 2022: Fakir Wins Best Pitch Award at Industry Days

BRATISLAVA: Fakir / Pokiaľ ja žijem, a Slovak documentary in preproduction by Roman Ďuriš, won the main prize at the 7th edition of the IFF Febiofest Bratislava Industry Days.

FESTIVALS: Febiofest Bratislava 2022 Announces Winners

BRATISLAVA: The Austrian short film How to Disappear directed by Total Refusal (Robin Klengel, Leonhard Müllner and Michael Stumpf) was awarded Best Film in the In the Heart of Europe…

PRODUCTION: György Kristóf in Postproduction with Dystopian Dance Thriller

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director György Kristóf is currently in postproduction with his sophomore feature Bunker (working title). The film will use dance as cinematic language and it is a coproduction between…

Slovak Film Week Returns to Cinemas

BRATISLAVA: The 8th edition of the Slovak Film Week will take place at the Lumière Cinema in Bratislava 4–10 April 2022. After two editions which took place online and in…

FESTIVALS: Slovak Works-in-Progress to Be Presented at Febiofest IFF 2022

BRATISLAVA: Eleven Slovak film projects will be showcased at the Works in Progress session during Bratislava Industry Days at the Febiofest International Film Festival, as well as online on 21 …

Visegrad Film Forum 2022 to Host World-renowned Film Professionals

BRATISLAVA: The 9th edition of the Visegrad Film Forum, set to take place from 16 to 19 March 2022 at the Kino Lumière cinema as an on-site event, will host…

FESTIVALS: IFF Febiofest Bratislava 2022 Returns to Cinemas

BRATISLAVA: The 29th edition of the International Film Festival Febiofest Bratislava is ready to return to cinemas after 2 years with a full programme. The competition section In the Heart…

Ivan Ostrochovský's Servants Leads 2022 Sun in a Net Awards Nominations

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Romanian/Czech/Irish coproduction Servants / Služobníci directed by Ivan Ostrochovský leads the 11th Sun in a Net awards nominations with 12 nods, followed by The Man with Hare Ears…

FNE at Berlinale 2022: Slovak Film in Berlin

The Slovak Film Institute is pleased to introduce the Slovak representation at the 72nd Berlinale and European Film Market.

Visegrad Film Forum Returns After Two Years Break

BRATISLAVA: This year's on-site edition of the Visegrad Film Forum will take place at the Film and Television Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava and in the…

PRODUCTION: Czech/Slovak Documentary Jan Mancuska: You Will Never See It All Continues Production

BRATISLAVA: The Czech/Slovak documentary about an internationally recognised artist of Slovak origin Jan Mancuska: You Will Never See It All / Chýbanie directed by Štěpán Pech is currently in production.…

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Q&A with Czech and Slovak Distributor Ivan Hronec

BRATISLAVA: Ivan Hronec is a founder and CEO of Film Europe, which distributes award-winning films selected from European productions and international festivals. He is also an exhibitor with two famous…

FESTIVALS: Fest Anca Opens Call for Applications

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak festival of short animated films Fest Anca has opened its call for entries for the 2022 festival, which will be held 29 June to 3 July in…

Slovak/Czech/Ukrainian 107 Mothers Wins Arab Critics Award

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Peter Kerekes received the Arab Critics’ Award at the Cairo IFF for the Slovak/Czech/Ukrainian coproduction 107 Mothers. Kerekes received the award virtually at a gala ceremony on…

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Slovak Distribution Facing Challenges in Fight to Recover

BRATISLAVA: Slovak distributors recovered some momentum during the second half of 2021, releasing several long-awaited domestic titles, which had been waiting to premiere since the beginning of the pandemic, as…

Slovak Film Week 2021 Scales Back

BRATISLAVA: The 7th Slovak Film Week started on 29 November in a reduced online format due to the current pandemic situation and the curfew which recently went into effect. The…

Cinemas in Slovakia Close Due to Covid Curfew

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak government declared a state of emergency and a curfew on 24 November 2021 with effect from 25 November 2021, due to the rapidly deteriorating pandemic situation in…

PRODUCTION: Mariana Čengel Solčanská in Postproduction with Slovak/Czech The Chambermaid

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Mariana Čengel Solčanská is moving into postproduction on the Slovak/Czech historical drama The Chambermaid / Slúžka. The film is based on Hana Lasicová’s bestseller published in 2013…