FESTIVALS: Fest Anča 2023 Announces Selection

ŽILINA: The 16th edition of Fest Anča International Animation Festival will screen almost 230 films, of which 33 are in the main competition. The festival will be held in Žilina,…

OBITUARY: Slovak Director Stanislav Párnický

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director, screenwriter and professor Stanislav Párnický died on 31 March 2023, at the age of 77. He started as a director for theatre and television, later as a …

FNE at Febiofest Bratislava: Projects Showcased at Industry Days of IFF Febiofest Bratislava 2023

BRATISLAVA: Ten projects were showcased at the Works in Progress session during Bratislava Industry Days at Febiofest IFF, of which three received awards. The 30th International Film Festival Febiofest Bratislava …

FESTIVALS: Febiofest Bratislava 2023 Announces Winners

BRATISLAVA: Polish short film The Fence / Płot by Tomasz Wolski was awarded Best Film in the Short Films section and the UK/Czech/Croatian drama Butterfly Vision by Maxym Nakonečnyj was…

FESTIVALS: Bratislava Industry Days at Febiofest IFF Announces Projects Selected for Works in Progress

BRATISLAVA: Ten Slovak film projects will be showcased at the Works in Progress session during Bratislava Industry Days at Febiofest IFF on 17 March 2023. Bratislava Industry Days will be…

BOX OFFICE: Slovak/Czech Comedy Invalid Tops Slovak Charts

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech dark comedy Invalid by Jonáš Karásek holds the first place in the Slovak charts even after five weeks of screening. The film has become the most successful…

Visegrad Film Forum 2023 Ready to Start in Bratislava

BRATISLAVA: The 10th edition of the Visegrad Film Forum will present meetings with prestigious film professionals and screenings of films from partner schools from 15 to 18 March 2023.

FESTIVALS: IFF Febiofest Bratislava 2023 Extends Competition Section

BRATISLAVA: In addition to the usual 20 short films from neighbouring countries, the In the Heart of Europe competition section of the 30th International Film Festival Febiofest Bratislava will add…

PRODUCTION: Jaro Vojtek in Postproduction with New Documentary

BRATISLAVA: The acclaimed Slovak director Jaro Vojtek is currently in postproduction with his new documentary The Third End of the Stick / Tretí koniec palice. The film is produced by…

The Ballad of Piargy Leads Slovak Sun in a Net Nominations for 2022

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech/ Macedonian drama The Ballad of Piargy by Ivo Trajkov leads the 12th Sun in a Net awards nominations with 16 nods, followed by Slovak/Czech The Nightsiren /…

FNE Mourns the Loss: Juraj Jakubisko

PRAGUE/BRATISLAVA: With the passing of Juraj Jakubisko we mourn not only the loss of one of the greatest living artists in Europe, but the passing of an era. Juraj Jakubisko…
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Interview with Peter Badač, New Director of Slovak Audiovisual Fund

BRATISLAVA: FNE spoke with Slovak producer Peter Badač, the new director of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, about the first steps he intends to take and his priorities for the next…

FNE at Berlinale 2023: Slovak Film in Berlin

Dear colleagues and friends! We are pleased to introduce the line-up of Slovak films at the 73rd Berlinale (February 16 – 26, 2023). Three Slovak films were selected for the…

BOX OFFICE: Admissions in Slovakia Increased by 112.73 Percent in 2022

BRATISLAVA: Total admissions in Slovak cinemas increased by 112.73% in 2022 and admissions to domestic films increased from 201,629 in 2021 to 552,409 in 2022, according to the Union of…

Nightsiren Sold to North America and German-Speaking Territories

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Tereza Nvotovà’s sophomore feature Nightsiren / Svetlonoc has been sold to North America and German-speaking territories.

Slovak/Czech Animation The Websters Enters European Markets

BRATISLAVA: After the successful domestic release of the Slovak/Czech long animated film The Websters Movie by Katarína Kerekesová in October 2022, the stories of the Webster family are now entering…

Mira Fornay´s New Feature Film She - Hero to Premiere at 2023 Berlin IFF

BRATISLAVA: With her fourth feature film She - Hero / Mimi (cesta hrdinky), which will have its world premiere in the Generation Kplus section of the 73rd Berlinale, the acclaimed…

Peter Badač Appointed as Head of Slovak Audiovisual Fund

BRATISLAVA: Slovak producer Peter Badač was elected by the board of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund as the new director of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund after the public hearing of four…

Visegrad Film Forum Announces First Guests for 10th Edition

BRATISLAVA: Polish cinematographer Paweł Edelman, producer Jim Stark and Iranian director Sepideh Farsi will be coming to Bratislava for the 10th Visegrad Film Forum, which will take place at the…

FESTIVALS: Applications for 2023 Febiofest Bratislava Still Open

BRATISLAVA: Short films from Slovakia, Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary are welcome to apply for the 2023 edition of the International Film Festival Febiofest Bratislava. The deadline for applications…