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Incentives

20% 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 the locations affordable and easy in terms of time and money spent.
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LOCAL CURRENCY: EURO

No need for converting currencies as is necessary in neighboring countries such as in the 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 platform.
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News

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