Slovak Cinemax to Open Cinemas in Romania

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak cinema chain Cinemax will expand into Romania with plans to open its first two cinemas in Bucharest and Brasov.
04-10-2018

Wanda Adamik Hrycová Elected President of Slovak Film and Television Academy

BRATISLAVA: Members of the Slovak Film and Television Academy (SFTA) have elected producer Wanda Adamík Hrycová as its president. She succeeds the outgoing SFTA president Martin Šulík.
03-10-2018

Slovak/Czech/Russian The Cellar Opens at Number Three Spot in Slovak Box Office

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech/Russian drama The Cellar / Pivnica, directed by Igor Voloshin and starring Jean-Marc Barr, opened in the third spot in Slovakia.
03-10-2018

The Line Wins Slovakia’s Top IGRIC Award

BRATISLAVA: Director of Photography Martin Žiaran was awarded the main IGRIC prize for the cinematography of the feature film The Line / Čiara directed by Peter Bebjak. The ceremony of…
02-10-2018

Starline Entertainment Acquires Slovak Coproduction The Cellar

BRATISLAVA: The thriller The Cellar, directed by Russian Igor Voloshin and starring Jean-Marc Barr and Olga Simonova, has been acquired by London-based Starline Entertainment.
28-09-2018

FESTIVALS: Cold War Wins 13th Cinematik Film Festival

PIEŠŤANY: Cold War by Paweł Pawlikowski was awarded best film in the main competition of the 13th Cinematik IFF, which took place in the spa city of Piešťany from 11…
20-09-2018

FESTIVALS: The 13th Cinematik Film Festival Announces Lineup

PIEŠŤANY: Ten films have been selected for Meeting Point Europe, the main competition of the 13th Cinematik IFF, which will take place in the spa city of Piešťany from 11…
24-08-2018

FNE Spoke to Zuzana Bieliková, Head of Slovak Film Commission

BRATISLAVA: Zuzana Bieliková was appointed Head of the newly established Slovak Film Commission (SFC) on 1 June 2018. She spoke to FNE about her goals and her short-term plans, as…
22-08-2018

Slovakia Selects The Interpreter as Oscar Bid

BRATISLAVA: Acclaimed Slovak director Martin Šulík’s feature The Interpreter / Tlmočník has been chosen by the Slovak Film and Television Academy (SFTA) as the official candidate by Slovakia for an…
10-08-2018

FESTIVALS: Fest Anča Announces Winners

ZILINA: Danish Nothing Happens directed by Uri Kranot and Michelle Kranot was awarded the Anča Award at the 2018 Fest Anča, Slovakia's international festival of animated films, that ran from…
02-07-2018

FNE at Art Film Fest: The Guilty Wins Best Film

KOSICE: The Danish film The Guilty by Gustav Moller won the Blue Angel for Best Film at the closing ceremony of the 26th Art Film Fest on 23 June 2018.…
25-06-2018

PRODUCTION: Agnieszka Holland to Shoot Charlatan

KOSICE: Slovak producer Livia Filusova of Furia Film, currently serving on the main jury of Art Film Fest (running through 23 June 2018), is on board the Czech/Slovak/Irish film Charlatan,…
22-06-2018

FNE at Art Film Fest: Soldiers. A Story from Ferentari in Main Competition

KOSICE: The first feature film by Ivana Mladenovic, Soldiers. A Story from Ferentari, is competing for the Blue Angel award at the 26th Art Film Fest, running through 23 June…
20-06-2018

Slovakia Launches Film Commission

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak Audiovisual Fund has announced the establishment of its new Slovak Film Agency / Slovak Film Commission. Zuzana Bielikova has been named the manager of the film agency.
19-06-2018

FNE at Art Film Fest: Serbian The Load in Main Competition

KOSICE: The Serbian/Croatian/French/Iranian/Qatar coproduction The Load by Ognjen Glavonic, a gripping story of a truck driver who learns that the cargo he’s been transporting from Kosovo to Belgrade contains the…
19-06-2018

FNE at Art Film Fest: The Interpreter

KOSICE: Acclaimed Slovak director Martin Šulík’s feature The Interpreter / Tlmočník is screening in the Slovak Season section of Art Film Fest, running through 23 June 2019. This is his…
18-06-2018

FESTIVALS: Fest Anca Celebrates Slovak Animation

ZILINA: Fest Anca, Slovakia's international festival of animated films running 28 June – 1 July 2018, will shine a spotlight on 25 years of Slovak animation, marking the 25th anniversary…
15-06-2018

FNE at Art Film Fest: The Line

KOSICE: The Line by Peter Bebjak will screen in the Slovak Season section of the 26th Art Film Fest, which runs 15 – 23 June 2018 in the Eastern Slovak…
15-06-2018

FNE at Art Film Fest 2018: Nina

KOSICE: Juraj Lehotský’s first feature film Nina will screen in the Slovak Season section of the 26th Art Film Fest, which runs 15 – 23 June in the Eastern Slovak…
14-06-2018

FNE at Artfilmfest 2018: Slovak Festival Set to Kick Off

KOSICE: Thirteen films will compete for the Blue Angel award at Art Film Fest, which kicks off 15 June in the south-eastern Slovak town of Kosice. The festival, which has…
13-06-2018