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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

SLOVAK AUDIOVISUAL FUND SUPPORTS THREE CO-PRODUCTION UKRAINIAN FILMS

11.01.2023 - The Audiovisual Fund was among the first to join the international initiative to support Ukrainian projects and filmmakers "Ukrainian Films Now". Already in April last year, the Fund's Board approved two specific contributions of the Fund to this initiative. The first was a financial contribution of five thousand euros, which the Fund provided for one of the main prizes of the initiative for Ukrainian films presented at last year's Cannes IFF.… More

Creative Centre RTVS Arténa Bratislava organizes a course for the profession: LOCATION MANAGER

05.01.2023 - After a successful training on film eco consultant, the RTVS Creative Centre - Arténa Bratislava is preparing another course in which this time you have the opportunity to gain theoretical and practical experience of location management.  Professionals from the field will introduce you to the realities of filming and scouting for various types of productions, including films, TV shows, events and commercials, which, combined with practical … More

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