Meet the SFC in Cannes

06.07.2021 - Dear friends and colleagues, Meet us 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! More


18.05.2021 - The call was created together with the Slovak Institute for Circular Economy and is intended for all film professionals and audiovisual employees who care about the future of the only film location - our planet. NO PLANET. NO FILM. (english version coming soon) Let's take responsibility for our actions - let's be part of the solution, not the problem! If you wish to join the call, please send yo… More

Slovak Film Commission at EFM Berlinale 2021 online!

26.02.2021 - The Slovak Film Institute and Slovak Film Commission have joined forces again and under the umbrella of Slovak Film will promote Slovak cinema, its audiovisual industry and filming in Slovakia at the European Film Market (Online 01-05 March). Find us at EFM: Join us for our panel “Filming In Slovakia” - Mar 2, 2021 10:00 AM (CET) - and find out about Slovakia’s 33% Cash Rebate! We will also be part of the EUFCN event “Mix and Mingle… More

How to travel to Slovakia during COVID-19

09.02.2021 - Given the changing epidemic situation currently impacted by the occurrence of new Covid variants, the Slovak government agreed on changing some parameters of the COVID automat alert system, which was launched on February 8. Self-isolation will be prolonged from 10 to 14 days, both for incomers from abroad (if the country is not on the safe list) and those who become infected in Slovakia. People who return from abroad will be required to … More

Cash rebate adjustments to further boost filmmaking in Slovakia

15.01.2021 - The conditions for the provision of financial resources under the cash rebate system in Slovakia were further adjusted, effecting from January 1st, 2021. The legislative framework for this change is redefined by a decree of the Ministry of Culture. Its current changes were prepared by the Ministry after a detailed professional discussion with representatives of professional associations in the film industry. Based on the legislative process, t… More

EUFCN Location Award 2020 : Slovakia among the 5 finalists

09.11.2020 - The 5 finalists competing for the EUFCN Location Award 2020 have been revealed. The general public has now the chance to vote for their favourite European film location The European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN) launched the fourth edition of the EUFCN Location Award by announcing the names of the 5 locations that will compete for best European film location of the year. The finalists are: Banská Štiavnica for Dracula… More

Filming in Slovakia carries on

19.10.2020 - SFC visited the set of Juraj Lehotsky´s new film "APPLAUS"  and asked the lead actor Bartosz Bielenia about his experience working in Slovakia. What is your experience with the film crew in Slovakia? It is like a family here on the set. It is a small crew, but doing a great job. We are an international team and it is interesting because the guy who plays my brother is Czech (Vojtěch Zdražil), crew is Slovak and I am Polish and sometimes wh… More

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
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