05.05.2023 - The Slovak Film Commission (SFC) is preparing for the 75th Cannes IFF (16-27 May 2023) and the associated Marché du Film market. The Slovak Film Commission (SFC) Manager Zuzana Bielikova and the Director of the Audiovisual Fund (AVF) Peter Badač will be present together with a delegation from the Slovak Film Institute, the Czech Film Centre and the Czech Film Commission at the Czech & Slovak Pavilion (N°136, Village International). The a… More

Lecture and panel discussion: Sustainable decisions in script development and financing of audiovisual productions

13.02.2023 - On 14 February we invite you to a lecture and panel discussion dedicated to Sustainable choices in script development and financing of audiovisual productions. The event is organised by RPIC Prešov in cooperation with the Slovak Film Agency. Sustainable and practical decisions during film-making can have a positive impact, but equally important for sustainability are the decisions made by writers/producers during the preparatory phase o… More


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

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
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