Slovak Film Institute (est. in 1963) is the sole national film institution in Slovakia, comprising of National Film Archive and National Cinematographic Centre. It handles producers' rights to Slovak films produced by Slovak National Studios in 1895 – 1991, and is a member of FIAF and EFP, as well as the seat of Creative Europe Desk Slovakia. The National Film Archive preserves and protects national heritage and makes it available for the public. The National Cinematographic Centre of the Slovak Film Institute is the national film promotion agency promoting Slovak films – both, classic and recent – and Slovak filmmakers internationally. The NCC provides complex information services about Slovak cinema and organizes film showcases of Slovak cinema in Slovakia and abroad.
Slovak Film Commission (SFC) was established in 2018 in order to promote Slovakia and its regions as an attractive and accessible partner for foreign film productions and domestic investors. Connecting professionals and providing expert guidance. The SFC is here for anyone seeking to create audiovisual content in Slovakia, whether it be a feature, a documentary, animation, TV series or a commercial. Slovakia’s film and TV cash rebate for international productions increased to 33% from January 1, 2020. In just a small area, Slovakia offers many interesting locations and Slovak production companies can provide comprehensive services to foreign producers in terms of film crews, actors and extras casting, production facilities, office space, construction, props and costumes, transportation, accommodation, catering and more.