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

World-class filming in eastern Slovakia.

18.07.2022 - Eastern Slovakia is ripe with filming potential and it caught the eye of filmmakers from USA. In the past few days, they have been shooting scenes for a new Hollywood thriller in the eastern region of Slovakia. Parts of the project, details of which are not yet publicly known, are supposed to take place in the wilderness. Bringing several favourable conditions to the table, Slovakia became the top choice for the producers. Opening of the… More

Plan your production in Slovakia

11.07.2022 - Are you planning to film in the second half of 2022 or in 2023? With the pre-production season in high gear, everyone’s looking for the perfect place to tell their story. Finding a place that will do justice to the project visually, whilst keeping production costs in line can be a form of science, if not straight up magic.  But having heard feedback from different producers who have brought their projects to Slovakia, we dare say we’ve g… More

SFC in Cannes 19-24 May

18.05.2022 - Meet SFC in person during the Cannes Film Festival and learn about the country’s locations highlights, information about the film infrastructure and examples of major projects that have shot in the country. Slovakia offers a wide variety of beautiful filming locations and 33% cash rebate! Venue: Czech and Slovak Pavilion no. 135, Village International Dates: 19-24 May 2022 More

AVF & SFC - statement on the situation in Ukraine

28.02.2022 - The Slovak Audiovisual Fund and the Slovak Film Commission express full solidarity with the country, people, and institutions of Ukraine, following its non-acceptable invasion by Russian Armed Forces.   We consider Ukraine our close co-production partner and an integral part of the European audiovisual sector, and several recent co-productions have proved it (107 Mothers/Cenzorka by Peter Kerekes, The Line by Peter Bebjak, The Painted Bir… More

Slovak Film Commission at EFM Berlin online

11.02.2022 - Slovak Film Commission will promote Slovak audiovisual industry and filming conditions in Slovakia at the Berlinale European Film Market Online on the dates Feb 10-17 2022. In case you are interested to set up an online meeting, please contact the film commissioner Zuzana Bielikova on Find out more here More

Location Management 101 Course

31.01.2022 - Location Management 101 is the first course developed collaboratively by the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) and the Location Managers Guild International (LMGI). It provides an introduction to the art of Location Management for feature films, television, commercials and other creative projects. This course will give the participant an overview of the work typically performed by professional location scouts, location man… More

Information regarding entering the premises of Audiovisual Fund and Slovak Film Commission

22.11.2021 - Following the decisions of state authorities regulated by Decree No. 259 ÚVZ SR, which imposes measures in the event of a threat to public health to restrict operations (hereinafter referred to as the “Decree”), entry of persons into the premises of the Audiovisual Fund and the Slovak Film Commission is regulated with the effect from 22 November 2021 as following: In accordance with the adopted measures, only a person may enter the seat of … More

Green Screen Conference - The Future is Green

20.10.2021 - On October 28th from 3-6 pm! The conference The Future is Green will examine and celebrate the developments made in sustainable best practices from the eight contributing partners of the Green Screen Interreg project over the last five years. Slovakia will be represented by Radka Babincová from Bright Sight Pictures and Zuzana Bieliková from SFC at the Sustainability in practice panel. Join us for an afternoon exchanging learning & sustai… More
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