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Cash rebate
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INCENTIVES

33% cash rebate of certified private expenses spent for film or TV production in the Slovak Republic
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LOCATIONS

Slovakia offers culturally rich and diverse locations, including medieval towns with over 200 castles, a wide range of European streets, modern architecture, industrial and urban settings, luxurious mansions, unique wildlife and picturesque nature
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ACCESSIBILITY

Slovakia is in the heart of Europe – easily accessible. Vienna Schwechat Airport (VIE) is only a 45-minute drive from the Capital
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PROXIMITY

In Slovakia nothing is too far away, making location affordable and easy in terms of time and money spent
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LOCAL CURRENCY: EURO

No need for converting currencies as it is in some neighboring countries like Czech Republic, Hungary or Poland
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NO DOUBLE TAXES

Agreements between Slovakia and multiple other countries are in place to avoid double taxation
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EXPERIENCED CREWS

Slovakia is a production-friendly country, nurturing generations of filmmakers, including directors, art directors, DOPs, animators, composers and editors
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ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCTION

We support environmentally friendly filming by taking part in the Green Screen Project
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News

Services that make a difference on set

09.08.2022 - Every great production is made of great people. And these people need the best tools they can get for their work, as well as a dignified place to rest, take shelter and do their work, whatever it may be.  We may be small, but the services provided by professionals in our country are grand, as we recognize the needs on film sets, while more and more companies work round the clock to match the level of standard on international sets world-wid… More

Slovak Audiovisual Fund opens a call with a special “Help for Ukraine” focus

02.08.2022 - Audiovisual Fund joined the “Ukrainian Films Now” initiative, which was presented during the Cannes Film Festival 2022.   From 1.8. to 5.9.2022 applicants can submit entries in the 1.5 program- co-production of audiovisual works in cooperation with Ukrainian and Slovak creators and producers.   The priority applies mainly to Ukrainian films that are currently in the state of production or post-production (filming completed) anddue … More

Changes in registration deadline for the cash rebate scheme

19.07.2022 - Notice for applicants in program 5 In connection with the registration of new film projects, for which the applicants plan to draw financial resources to support the audiovisual industry in 2023, the office of the Audiovisual Fund points out that applications for the registration of such projects must be delivered to the fund by August 1, 2022 at the latest. In consideration of the deadlines of the administrative process related to the r… More

World-class filming in eastern Slovakia.

18.07.2022 - Eastern Slovakia is ripe with filming potential and it caught the eye of filmmakers from USA. In the past few days, they have been shooting scenes for a new Hollywood thriller in the eastern region of Slovakia. Parts of the project, details of which are not yet publicly known, are supposed to take place in the wilderness. Bringing several favourable conditions to the table, Slovakia became the top choice for the producers. Opening of the… More

Plan your production in Slovakia

11.07.2022 - Are you planning to film in the second half of 2022 or in 2023? With the pre-production season in high gear, everyone’s looking for the perfect place to tell their story. Finding a place that will do justice to the project visually, whilst keeping production costs in line can be a form of science, if not straight up magic.  But having heard feedback from different producers who have brought their projects to Slovakia, we dare say we’ve g… More