"SLOVAK FILM PRODUCTION 2002–2005"
SLOVENSKÁ ASOCIÁCIA PRODUCENTOV V AUDIOVÍZII ❘ SLOVAK AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION (SAPA) Tekovská 7, 821 09 Bratislava, Slovakia, Tel.: +421-2-5556 5643, +421-2-5710 1527, fax: +421-2-5564 4791, +421-2-5296 3461, Contact person: Marian Urban, President, e-mail: email@example.com, Established: 7 November 2000, Fields of activities: SAPA associates producers of most Slovak films released in cinemas in the past decades, and owners and managers of copyrights to 97% of all films made in Slovakia from 1921 until the present. The main goals of SAPA are: 1. Introduction, co-ordination and preparation of a new system of supporting, developing and financing the Slovak audiovisual culture and industry. 2. Protection of Slovak and foreign producers and their rights in the Slovak audiovisual field. 3. Representation of Slovak cinematography abroad. 4. Co-operation with European organisations and institutions like FIAPF, AGICOA, EUROCOPYA, etc. and producers associations all over the world. 283 cinemas ❘ 96,461 seats ❘ Total admission: 3,012,695 ❘ Adm. per head: 0.56 ❘ Box office: 245 mil. Skk ❘ Average ticket price: 82 Skk ❘ Film premieres: 177 SLOVAK FILM PRODUCTION 2002–2005 of SAPA members SLOVAK FEATURE-LENGTH FILMS PLANNED FOR 2004 – 2005 ŽELARY IF of screenplay. In pre-production. A story about a man who hoped that CZ-SK-AT. Production: Total HelpArt, Barrandov Studio, Dor Film, ALEF SK. Production: Peter Kerekes. Directed by: Peter Kerekes. music would help him get on the sunny side of life but instead he let Film & Media Group. Directed by: Ondřej Trojan. Cast: Anna Geislerová, In production. Documentary road movie in space and time with a single his music go down the drain. György Cserhalmi, Iva Bittová, Miroslav Donutil. Premiere scheduled for question: what are the things you would take with you if you had to spring 2004. A thrilling romantic story about an unordinary love-affair leave your home forever. EVERYTHING BUT LOVE taking place in the times of the Protectorate in the 1940s. SK-CZ-FR. Production: ALEF Film & Media Group. Copr.: Atelieres UNBURIED DEAD – THE DIARY OF IMRE NAGY Bonton Zlín. Directed by: Dušan Trančík. In pre-production. OLYMPICS: THIRD TIME IN THE SAME RIVER HN-SK-PL. Production: Kameón film, Ars Media, Askom film. Directed Psychological drama about a game on the edge of dream and reality CZ-SK. Production: Whisconti. Copr.: Czech TV, Slovak Film Institute, by: Márta Mészáros. In production. Fiction documentary with Jan and about a very long journey. George Agathonikadis. Directed by: George Agathonikadis. Premiere Nowick in the lead role. scheduled for spring 2004. Thirteen-part documentary and feature ACCORDION version for art cinemas viewing the Olympic Games not in terms TWO SYLLABLES BEHIND SK. Production: Trigon production, Barok film. Directed by: Peter BLOODLINES [ 2003 ] NICHOLAS G. WINTON [ 2003 ] 66 SEASONS [ 2003 ] KING OF THIEVES [ 2003 ] of sports headlines, but rather as a social and historical phenomenon. SK. Production: Trigon Production, Ltd. Copr.: Slovak Television. Hledík. Final draft of screenplay. A story set in the 1950s, examining – POWER OF GOOD Directed by: Katarína Šulajová. In production. Story of the student Zuza characters and human fates. SK-US-CZ, 115 min. Production: ALEF Film & SK, 86 min. Production: Peter Kerekes, Slovak SK-CZ-GE-AT-FR, 104 min. Production: Charlie’s, VACATION IN THE GULAG whose life is a mosaic of dream and reality. The film is inspired by Media Group, Maxwell Production, Ateliery SK-CZ, 64 min. Production: W.I.P., Trigon Television – studio Košice, Czech Television. In film Praha, Licht Blick. Directed by: Ivan Fíla. SK. Production: Ivo Brachtl. Directed by: Dušan Trančík. In production. postmodern philosophy. THE CASES OF SIMON WIESENTHAL Bonton Zlín, Slovak Television. Directed by: Oleg Production, Czech Television, Slovak Television. Directed by: Peter Kerekes. Screenplay: Peter Screenplay: Ivan Fíla. Cinematographer: Vladimír Paradox in the shift of time, when the place of fear and suffering turns SK. Production: Trigon Production. Directed by: Matej Mináč. Harencar. Screenplay: Ondrej Šulaj, Oleg Directed by: Matej Mináč. Screenplay: Matej Kerekes. Cinematographer: Martin Kollár. Smutný. Cast: Lazar Ristovski, Yasha Kultiasov, into a place of active relaxation. Documentary film. THE TRUE HISTORY OF JURAJ JÁNOŠÍK AND TOMÁŠ UHORČÍK In preparation. A documentary inspired by the life and work of Simon Harencar. Cinematographer: Ján Ďuriš. Cast: Mináč, Patrik Pašš. Cinematographer: Antonín World sales: Peter Kerekes Katharina Thalbach. World sales (except SK-CZ. Production: Charlie’s, Ltd., In Film Praha, Ltd., Czech Television. Wiesenthal, known as the “Nazi hunter”. The film will be based on the R. Martin, M. Hilmerová, R. Luknár, S. Kirkland. Daňhel, Antonín Weiser, Peter Zubal, Richard German and French language territories): INTOLERANCE – COMMUNICATING VESSELS Directed by: Agnieszka Holland, Kasia Adamik. In production. The story book of Alan Levy - Simon Wiesenthal and His Cases. World sales: ALEF Film & Media Group Krivda. World sales: Trigon Production This feature documentary captures 66 seasons Charlie’s SK-CZ. Production: ALEF Film & Media Group. Copr.: Asociace Film of the legendary Slovak national hero Juraj Jánošík who is portrayed as at the Old Swimming-Pool in Košice, where a Sociologie, Slovak Film Institute, Slovak Television, Czech Television. a real person. SOLITAIRE A story between black comedy and melodrama A documentary about Nicholas Winton from history used to go for a swim. It is not only A realistic, moving story of a modern Oliver Directed by: Dušan Hanák. In pre-production. A documentary feature SK. Production: Trigon production. Directed by: Martin Hollý. about an American who on the brink of his England, who saved 669 children from about the history of the pool but also about Twist. The nine-year-old Barbu is sold to Caruso, about the relationship between the citizen and the six decades MUSIC In preparation. A story about policeman Anton Žiga, who was given to thirties finds out that he is not American at all deportations in March – August 1939. The world how people reflect on it from the viewpoint of a former circus artist. He promises Barbu a of totalitarian power and about the times, which might not be SK-CZ. Production: ALEF Film & Media Group. Copr.: STV Bratislava, the care of his father after the mother’s death, which brings him into a (his biological mother lives somewhere in learned about his courageous act only in 1988. the present. The director returns to his successful circus career, but instead teaches completely over yet. Total HelpArt T.H.A. Prague. Directed by: Juraj Nvota. Final draft large Roma family. central Europe) and what it means for his childhood and his native town. him the art of pick-pocketing. future life. BASIC INFORMATION ON SAPA MEMBERS AND THE SLOVAK FILM INSTITUTE ALEF Film & Media Group ARS MEDIA, Ltd. Fields of activities: Documentaries, TV commercials, TV programs, feature Representative activities: Sekal Has to Die (1998, d. V. Michálek), all of documentary films Women about Women, realisation of the project SLOVAK FILM INSTITUTE Tekovská 7, 821 09 Bratislava 2, Odeská 13, 821 06 Bratislava, Tel.: +421-2-4552 3481, 4552 3492, films made on all formats. features by Martin Šulík – e.g. Everything I Love (1992) – Main Prize Elementary School of Documentaries, documentary films Henkel Slovakia www.sfu.sk, www.sfd.sfu.sk – The Slovak Film Database Tel.: +421-2-5556 1045, Fax: +421-2-5564 4791, Fax: +421-2-4552 3600, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Igor Hudec Representative activities: Documentaries made in cooperation with ORF Cottbus, Prix Europa, The Garden (1995) – Special Prize – IFF Karlovy for Slovakia – Andy Warhol, Koloman Sokol, Dezo Hoffmann, Arthur Grösslingová 32, 811 09 Bratislava 1, Peter Dubecký, General Manager e-mail: email@example.com, Silvia Trizuljaková, www.webdesign.sk/alef Fields of activities: Production of audiovisual works. Audiovisual Vienna, Austria, Czech Television, Slovak Television and others – e. g. Vary, Audience Award – IFF Mannheim, all Slovak Academy Award Fleischmann, documentary film for UNESCO Fantastic Zoology. Tel.: +421-2-5710 1501, Fax: +421-2-5296 3461, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Fields of activities: Development and realisation of original film projects production services, film making. Banská Štiavnica-Calvary, Georg Raphael Donner, Geraldine Chaplin, nominees (except 2002) – e.g. All My Loved Ones (1999, d. M. Mináč), Established in 1963, member of FIAF since 2001. The SFI is in charge – fiction, documentary and animated films. AFMG provides high quality Representative activities: Feature films The Angel of Mercy (1993, Andrzej Wajda, Project “Tolerance – Minorities“ – 10 documentaries, King of Thieves (2003, d. I. Fíla) TRIGON PRODUCTION, Ltd. of producer’s rights to 8,273 films (features, shorts, documentaries, services, both domestically and internationally, for the realisation of pro- d. M. Luther) – Prix Europe Berlin 1994, Critics Award for Best Television Camera – TV magazine about film and filmmakers. Co-organizer of Art Film Hríbová 9, 821 05 Bratislava 2 newsreels) made in 1895 – 1995 on the territory of Slovakia. SFI collects jects of all kinds, genres and formats. ALEF Film & Media Group is the ex- Film and Best Actress Award – ITF Shanghai 1994, Escape to Budapest Festival and Minority Film Festival. IVO BRACHTL Tel.: +421-2-4445 8477, Fax: +421-2-4445 5191, e-mail: trigon@trigon- written and photographic documents, publishes film literature and clusive commercial representative of the SFI, which is the owner of copy- (2002, d. M. Luther), Some Secrets (2002, d. Alice Nellis) – New Directors Zálužická 21, 821 01 Bratislava 2, Tel.: + 421-903-717 237, -production.sk, email@example.com, Patrik Pašš periodicals, provides information and co-operates in the organization rights to over 4,000 films produced in Slovakia from 1921 to 1989. Award at the IFF San Sebastian 2002. CHARLIE’S, Ltd. Fax: +421-2-6531 6569, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Ivo Brachtl Fields of activities: Production of audiovisual programs, advertising activities. of film events in Slovakia and abroad. Representative activities: Paper Heads (1995, d. D. Hanák) – Golden Spire Jeséniova 47, 831 01 Bratislava 1 Fields of activities: Production of documentaries, presentation, advertising Representative activities: Full-length documentary Nicholas G. Winton: – 40th IFF San Francisco; The Special Prize of the Jury – 33rd IFF Karlovy BAROK FILM BRATISLAVA Tel.: +421-2-5465 5027, Fax: +421-2-5465 5038, and instructional films made on order. Production support of student films Power of Good (d. M. Mináč) – winner of the International Emmy Award SFI – AUDIOVISUAL INFORMATION CENTRE Vary; The Runner-up Prize – 8th IFF Yokohama; Rivers of Babylon (1998, Konventná 8, 811 03 Bratislava, e-mail: email@example.com, JUDr. Rudolf Biermann of the Film and Television Faculty of VŠMU and VŠVU. 2002, (2003 – Slovak version), feature film Rain is Falling on Our Souls Ľubica Mistríková, Slovak Film Institute, Grösslingová 32, 811 09 d. V. Balco) – The Prize of the Audience – IFF Torun ’99; Cruel Joys (2002, Tel.: +421-903-704664, 5441 9479 – 81, Fax +421-2-5441 1679, Fields of activities: Film production, cinema distribution and cinema Representative activities: There is not Enough Time and the Water is (d. V. Balco), TV series Rescue (d. V. Michálek). In production: feature film Bratislava, Tel.: +421-2-527 33 212, Fax: +421-2-527 33 214, d. Juraj Nvota); Forest Walkers (2003, I. Vojnár), Želary (2003, d. O. Trojan). e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Peter Hledík operation, advertising activities. Rising – Igric Prize for the best Slovak film of the year 1997, 12-part series Two Syllables Behind (d. K. Šulajová). e-mail: email@example.com SLOVAK REPUBLIC KEY INFORMATION ❘ Official language of the country: Slovak ❘ Population: 5,379,455 ❘ Capital: Bratislava ❘ Currency: Slovak crown (Skk) Exchange rates: 1 US $ = ca. 38 Skk, 1 Euro = ca. 42 Skk ❘ Standard VAT rate: 19 % ❘ GDP: Skk 295.6 billion (of which private sector: 88.5 %) AUTUMN (YET) [ 2003 ] FAITHLESS GAMES [ 2003 ] FOREST WALKERS [ 2003 ] QUARTÉTTO [ 2002 ] CRUEL JOYS [ 2002 ] ESCAPE TO BUDAPEST [ 2002 ] SOME SECRETS [ 2002 ] RAIN IS FALLING [ 2002 ] STRONG LOVE ON OUR SOULS CZ-SK, 95 min. Production: Negativ, Ars Media, CZ-SK-FR, 95 min. Production: Gaga produkce, SK-CZ, 90 min. Production: Charlie’s, Czech SK-CZ, 105 min. Production: ALEF Film & Media SK-CZ-HU, 135 min. Production: Ars Media, CZ-SK, 100 min. Production: Filmia, Czech SK, 82 min. Production: Artkrea. Directed by: Czech Television, Slovak Television. Directed Czech Television, Synergia Film, Studio Virtual, Television. Directed by: Laura Siváková. Screen- Group, STV, Total HelpArt, FilmService Slovakia, Czech Television, Slovak Television, Tivoli Television, Ars Media, Studio Virtual. Directed SK, 80 min. Production: Trigon Production, Zita Furková. Screenplay: Zita Furková. Cinema- by: Michaela Pavlátová. Screenplay: Tina Diosi, Margo Films, ALEF Film & Media Group, play: Laura Siváková. Cinematographer: Tomáš Czech TV, UN FILM. Directed by: Juraj Nvota. filmprodukció. Directed by: Miloslav Luther. by: Alice Nellis. Screenplay: Alice Nellis. Slovak Television, Ateliery Bonton Zlín. Directed tographer: Dodo Šimončič. Cast: Peter Vajda, Michaela Pavlátová. Cinematographer: Martin FilmService Slovakia. Directed by: Ivan Vojnár. Juríček. Cast: Diana Mórová, Zuzana Mauréry, Screenplay: S. Čanakyová. Cinematographer: J. Screenplay: Marián Puobiš, Martin Porubjak, Cinematographer: Ramunas Greičius. Cast: Iva by: Vlado Balco. Screenplay: Jozef Paštéka. Ester Geislerová. World sales: Artkrea Štrba. Cast: Zuzana Stivínová, Peter Bebjak, Screenplay: I. Vojnár, G. Šustová. Cinematogra- Lenka Fillnerová-Robaye, Klára Dubovicová. Malíř. Cast: T. Pauhofová, O. Vetchý, M. Mikulčík, Miloslav Luther. Cinematographer: Vladimír Janžurová, Sabina Remundová, Theodora Cinematographers: Ján Ďuriš, Peter Bancsík, Ady Hajdu, Jana Hubinská. www.nevernehry.cz pher: Ramunas Greičius. Cast: J. Schmitzer, J. World sales: Charlie’s A. Hajdu. World sales: ALEF Film & Media Group. Holloš. Cast: Lenka Vlasáková, Ondřej Sokol, Remundová Laco Kraus. Cast: Erik Ollé, Kristína Svarinská, A simple story about complicated relationships, Prosperi, Z. Novák, P. Poláková. World sales: www.kruteradosti.sk Bolek Polívka, Irena Konvalinová, Klára Stano Dančiak. World sales: Trigon Production taking place on the last days of autumn. An A psychological film about the mutual search of ALEF Film & Media Group. www.webdesign.sk A story about love, passion and misunder- Sedláčková, Petr Motloch. World sales: Ars A nontraditional road-movie, in which the aging composer meets a young poet and in her partner harmony, telling the story of pianist standing on the background of cruel reality. Its A story set in the times of pre-war Cze- Media grandmother makes her dream come true, the A thrilling, emotional story of two people he finds the love and inspiration he had been Eva, who follows her husband Peter, a musician Is it possible to go astray from the path of one’s main actors are an authoritative mother and choslovakia at the beginnings of the 1930s. It mother stops treating her daughters like brought together by chance. A young convict looking for all his life in his music and in a and composer, to a small village on the Slovak own fate? A story on the edge of docudrama her three daughters who do not understand yet depicts a complicated relationship between an Historical family film about desires, lost battles children, the daughters stop treating their kidnaps a young girl and their strange young woman. and Hungarian border. about people living on the social periphery who respect her. Deep in their hearts they yearn for adolescent girl and her father, which brings a and disappointments of people living in the husbands as idiots and the father’s ashes are relationship turns the girl into a fugitive too. search explanations for their flight from reality the love of their mother but are unable to get dramatic change into the microcosm of the times of the after-war changes following the spread over the whole country and even and responsibility. closer to her. local society in the Slovak countryside. split of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. further.