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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

Lionsgate is preparing a remake of The Strangers filmed in Slovakia

14.09.2022 - The Slovak forests may once again show their mysterious and dark power in the upcoming remake of horror film The Strangers, currently in production on locations around Bratislava, Slovakia.  Director Renny Harlin (Cliffhanger) is creating a disturbing story together with Madelaine Petsch (Riverdale), Froy Gutierrez (Cruel Summer) and Gabriel Basso (Hillbilly Elegy). "Fans of the original film will be amazed, new viewers will discover the… More

How to become a professional film eco consultant?

12.09.2022 - The application of sustainable audiovisual production rules will soon become mandatory for the film industry throughout Europe, including Slovakia. Also public funding institutions in Slovakia are gradually preparing for the introduction of certain changes in the conditions of support. This year, Audiovisual Fund (AVF) is already offering support for the active involvement of an eco consultant in the production of an audiovisual work. On th… More

The Prešov Regional Advisory and Information Center invites filmmakers on a journey through southern Poland

26.08.2022 - Do not miss the exceptional chance to take part in a tour of Silesia, Lesser Poland and Subcarpathia, which will reveal the potential and charm of the locations of these areas. The program includes a tour of places known from film shots, as well as the lesser-known and magical corners of this region. Professional guides will show you cultural and natural attractions, places with a rich history, but also those that were created before our ey… More

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