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333 articles available in total starting from 27/07/2005. Last article published on 09/04/2021.

The Czech Republic and Slovakia co-producing Iranian mystery-thriller Absence

The Czech Republic and Slovakia co-producing Iranian mystery-thriller Absence

The third feature by Ali Mosaffa will probe the hidden corners where the histories of Iran and the former Czechoslovakia intersect  

22/07/2020 | Production | Funding | Iran/Czech Republic/Slovakia

Slovakian urban symphony The Lines nearing the final cut

Slovakian urban symphony The Lines nearing the final cut

Emerging Slovak filmmaker Barbora Sliepková unveiled her feature-length debut in the recent Karlovy Vary virtual industry strand  

17/07/2020 | Production | Funding | Slovakia

Slovakia registered an uptick in film productions and theatrical distribution in 2019

Slovakia registered an uptick in film productions and theatrical distribution in 2019

2019 was a successful year for Slovak cinema overall, continuing the positive trend established before the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic  

15/07/2020 | Industry | Market | Slovakia

Review: Meky

Review: Meky

Šimon Šafránek’s documentary portrait of Miroslav “Meky” Žbirka is a pleasant, if unspectacular, journey through Czechoslovak pop-music history  

13/07/2020 | Karlovy Vary 2020

The Antichrist is reborn in Slovak period drama Piargy

The Antichrist is reborn in Slovak period drama Piargy

The black-and-white “crime and punishment” drama directed by Ivo Trajkov is currently in post-production  

07/07/2020 | Production | Funding | Slovakia/Czech Republic/Macedonia

Ivan Hronec • Distributor, Film Europe

Interview: Ivan Hronec • Distributor, Film Europe

“This will sound strange, but during the lockdown we managed to have some progress”

We interviewed Ivan Hronec, head of media company Film Europe, who gave us some insight into their particular business model  

02/07/2020 | /Czech Republic/Slovakia

In Even Mice Belong in Heaven, death is just the beginning

In Even Mice Belong in Heaven, death is just the beginning

Denisa Grimmová and Jan Bubeníček’s new puppet animation moves into post-production, inviting you to the Heavenly Bathroom  

02/07/2020 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Poland/Slovakia/France

Documentary project Olympic Halftime traces Olympic architecture, urbanism and mobility

Documentary project Olympic Halftime traces Olympic architecture, urbanism and mobility

The Czech cross-media project by Haruna Honcoop was featured at the Marché du Film’s recent Goes to Cannes industry event  

02/07/2020 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovakia/Greece

Matúš Ryšan • Director of Out Of Pure Conscience

Interview: Matúš Ryšan • Director of Out Of Pure Conscience

“After more than 25 years of existence, a ‘first wave’ of Slovak cinema is starting to form”

We talked to Slovakian first-time director Matúš Ryšan about his short film Out Of Pure Conscience, selected for EFP’s Future Frames  

01/07/2020 | Future Frames 2020

Martin Šmatlák  • Head, Slovak Audiovisual Fund

Interview: Martin Šmatlák • Head, Slovak Audiovisual Fund

“The top priority is the finalisation of the projects supported for production, even with a delay, given the current situation”

Director of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund Martin Šmatlák talks to us about measures being taken in the aftermath of the COVID-19 outbreak and the rebooting of the domestic film industry  

30/06/2020 | /Slovakia

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