FNE at Art Film Fest 2014: Six New Features for Slovak Season

PRAGUE: The 22nd Art Film Fest which runs 21-27 June 2014 will screen six new feature films and one classic in the Slovak Season section.

FNE at Art Film Fest 2014: International Competition Casts a Wide Net

PRAGUE: Eight films have been announced for the international competition of the 22nd Art Film Fest held in the Slovak spa towns of Trencianske Teplice and Teplice 21-27 June 2014.

Czechs and Slovaks Pick up Cannes Films

PRAGUE: Distributors in the Czech and Slovak Republics have picked up a number of films that screened in competition at Cannes.

PRODUCTION Remo Completes Music Fest Doc

BRATISLAVA: Slovak documentary filmmaker Miro Remo is finishing work on Vrbovský veter, his second documentary after his award-winning short student documentary Arsy-Versy

Slovak Cinema in Cannes 2014

What´s SLOVAK in Cannes 2014 - WELCOME to Pavilion # 133 / Marché du Film It´s Cannes time again, and we will be happy to welcome you in the friendly…

FNE at Finale Plzen 2014: Czech Fest Embraces Slovaks

PLZEN: After two years of Slovak directors winning the best film prize at the Czech national film festival (both for Czech-Slovak coproductions that were set in Slovak villages), it was…

FNE at Finale Plzen 2014: Fine, Thanks

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Matyas Prikler's neo-realistic debut drama feature Fine, Thanks investigates the way the financial crisis affects the intimate lives of the people, revealing a severe picture of their…

FNE at Finale Plzen 2014: Love Me or Leave Me

PLZEN: Slovak director Mariana Cengel Solcanska joins the ranks of Slovakia’s rising young female helmers with her second feature Love Me or Leave Me (Miluj ma alebo odid) screening in…

EFP Producers on the Move 2014: Matyas Prikler

BRATISLAVA: Slovakia will be represented by the very dry Mátyás Prikler as one of European Film Promotion’s Producers on the Move.

FNE at Sun in the Net 2014: Prize Winners

BRATISLAVA: Mira Fornay’s My Dog Killer took home the top prize for Best Film as well as scooping Best Director and Best Screen Play at the Sun in the Net…

My Dog Killer Tops The Sun in the Net Nominations

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak Film and TV Academy announced nominations for the biannual national Slovak film awards, The Sun in the Net, with a total of 16 awards to be handed…

Slovak workshop to host Oscar-nommed DP

BRATISLAVA: The Visegrad Film Forum, set for 11-13 March, has announced it will host Austrian cinematographer Christian Berger, who filled Michael Haneke's The White Ribbon (2009) for a day-long lecture.

PRODUCTION: Slovak Doc About Ice Hockey Legend Pavol Demitra Set For Theatrical Release

PRODUCTION: A new Slovak documentary titled 38 about the life of Slovak ice-hockey legend, Pavol Demitra, is set to be released theatrically in Slovakia in April. Demitra died tragically in…

FNE at Berlinale 2014: Slovak Films in Berlin

Dear colleagues and friends,there are plenty of – we dare say bombastic – reasons to look forward to the 64th Berlinale and the European Film Market! Let us guide you…

Slovak Film Institute puts Slovak films online for international audiences

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak Film Institute has launched a major new webportal of Slovak film to celebrate its 50th anniversary. SK Cinema is accessible at www.skcinema.sk and is presently only in…

FNE Warsaw AV Summit Country Profile: Slovakia

The launch of Slovakia’s Audiovisual Fund four years ago has reaped benefits for Slovak film production abroad and at home.

Slovak Documentaries Screening Free Online

The Slovak Film Institute is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a special collection of Slovak archive documentaries available for the first time online, at DAFilms.cz.

Film and TV Studio Planned for Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: A Slovak producer and businessman is in the final stage of preparing to construct a multimedia complex housing a film and TV studio.

Joj TV Fined for Foreign Language Violation

BRATISLAVA: Slovak commercial station Joj TV has been fined 200 EUR for breaching the Slovak law limiting foreign language broadcasting on a Slovak station.

GRANTS: Slovakia Hands out over 30 Film Grants

BRATISLAVA: Thirteen feature films received some 1m EUR in grants in the sixth round of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, along with over 600,000 EUR for documentary film production.