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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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ENVIROMENTAL PRODUCTION

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

Artists have been given an exception from wearing masks

12.05.2020 - New regulations of the Public Health Authority regarding wearing face-masks for performing artists: Artists have been given an exception from wearing masks. They do not have to wear them while recording an audiovisual piece or when producing a programme, and when performing. It is necessary to observe certain measures, though. This includes: having a negative PCR test for the coronavirus that is no older than four days, and if the pe… More

update on the current situation in Slovakia

24.04.2020 - We all look forward to going back to our daily lives, work routines and filming. Regarding this, Slovak Film Commission would like to share some information about the current coronavirus measures and its effect on the audiovisual industry in Slovakia. The COVID-19 was first diagnosed in Slovakia on March 6 - one week after the parliamentary elections. The newly elected government has had to come up with its programme statement along with de… More

Meet the Slovak Film Commission at European Film Market 2020 in Berlin

13.02.2020 - Meet Zuzana Bielikova, the film commissioner and Eva Pospisilova, the manager at EFM market during 70th Berlinale International Film Festival. We will be attending between 20.-26.2.2019 under the  Central European Cinema Stand no. 111, located in Gropius Bau. Slovakia’s film and TV cash rebate for international productions increased to 33% from January 1, 2020. Learn about the country’s locations highlights, information about the film infrast… More

Slovakia raises cash rebate to 33%

09.10.2019 - Slovakia’s film and TV cash rebate will rise from 20% to 33% from January 1, 2020, under amendments to the country’s audiovisual law. By approving the increase of film incentives to 33%, Slovakia will enter the club of EU countries most appealing for shooting, which include Romania (35-45%), Hungary, Poland, Estonia and the Netherlands (30%). To qualify for the incentive, international productions need to spend at least €300,000 ($330,000) f… More

Slovak films at the Venice International Film Festival

13.08.2019 - The 76th edition of Venice International Film Festival (August 28th to September 7th, 2019) will after many years feature two Slovak films. The main competition will present a co-production film by the director and producer Václav Marhoul The Painted Bird and the Orizzonti competition section will feature a short animated film by the directors David Štumpf and Michaela Mihályiová SH_T HAPPENS. The film adaptation of the  world-famous novel … More

The Slovak Film Commission at Marché du Film in Cannes

14.05.2019 - The film commissioner Zuzana Bieliková and manager Eva Pospíšilová will be attending Marché du Film market during 72nd Festival de Cannes between 15.-22.5..2019. Stop by Czech & Slovak Pavilion no.130, Village International (Riviera side) or contact us at office@filmcommission.sk to find out more about Slovak locations, film crews, cash rebate or minority co-productions. More

The Slovak Film Commission at EFM market in Berlin

08.02.2019 - The film commissioner Zuzana Bieliková and manager Eva Pospíšilová will be attending EFM market during 69th Berlinale International Film Festival between 8.-14.2.2019. Meet us in Gropius Bau, Cemtral European Cinema Stand, no. 111 for detailed information about Slovak locations, film crews, cash rebate or minority co-productions. More