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571 articles available in total starting from 04/10/2002. Last article published on 10/02/2020.

Ambitious animated film My Sunny Maad enters production

Ambitious animated film My Sunny Maad enters production

A team of more than 30 animators from three countries is working on the movie, which is being directed by Michaela Pavlátová  

10/10/2019 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovakia/France

Political thriller Amnesty soon to land in Slovak and Czech theatres

Political thriller Amnesty soon to land in Slovak and Czech theatres

Jonáš Karásek’s film reflects on the events following the dissolution of Czechoslovakia and President Václav Havel’s amnesties, and is the first movie to address the topic  

08/10/2019 | Distribution | Releases | Exhibitors | Slovakia/Czech Republic

Review: What You Don't Know About Me

Review: What You Don't Know About Me

Through this poetic and heartfelt film, Rolando Colla tell us the story of two characters living on the margins and yearning for happiness  

04/10/2019 | Zurich 2019

The Czech Film Fund gives a financial boost to projects by emerging filmmakers

The Czech Film Fund gives a financial boost to projects by emerging filmmakers

Rising talents have received funding for the development of their first feature-length projects, which range from family films to punk road movies  

02/10/2019 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic

Slovakian political thriller Power to start shooting imminently

Slovakian political thriller Power to start shooting imminently

The film by Mátyás Prikler broaches the topics of politics and power in current Western democracies  

24/09/2019 | Production | Funding | Slovakia/Czech Republic/Hungary

The second edition of the Serial Killer festival approaches

The second edition of the Serial Killer festival approaches

The unique Czech gathering will present the latest European small-screen endeavours  

13/09/2019 | Festivals | Awards | Czech Republic

Václav Marhoul • Director of The Painted Bird

Interview: Václav Marhoul • Director of The Painted Bird

“During these 11 years, I’ve had the best producer in the world: Václav Marhoul”

VENICE 2019: We chatted to Czech director Václav Marhoul about his gutsy and divisive competition entry, The Painted Bird  

06/09/2019 | Venice 2019 | Competition

MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2020 calls for script consultants

MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2020 calls for script consultants

Three script-consultant trainees will be selected to join the process of developing nine projects at Feature Launch; the deadline for applications is 27 September  

05/09/2019 | MIDPOINT 2020

Review: The Painted Bird

Review: The Painted Bird

VENICE 2019: Václav Marhoul's audaciously arty account of a suffering World War II boy walks a constant fine line between the sublime and the ridiculous  

04/09/2019 | Venice 2019 | Competition

MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2020 call open until 13 September

MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2020 call open until 13 September

The programme is open to filmmakers and producers who are developing their first or second feature-film projects, with the deadline set for 13 September 2019  

04/09/2019 | MIDPOINT 2020