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Martin Kudláč


563 articles available in total starting from 26/09/2013. Last article published on 26/02/2021.

Two outsiders bond in the Hungarian-Slovak film Wild Roots

Two outsiders bond in the Hungarian-Slovak film Wild Roots

Up-and-coming young Hungarian director Hajni Kis is readying her feature-length debut, which won an award at the recent KVIFF Eastern Promises Industry Days  

23/07/2020 | Production | Funding | Hungary/Slovakia

Czech filmmaker Andrea Culková sets out to explore The Fragile Beauty of Masculinity

Czech filmmaker Andrea Culková sets out to explore The Fragile Beauty of Masculinity

An “ordinary, middle-aged couple” will be at the core of the first fiction feature by the Czech director, who has so far only helmed documentaries  

23/07/2020 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovakia

The Czech Republic and Slovakia co-producing Iranian mystery-thriller Absence

The Czech Republic and Slovakia co-producing Iranian mystery-thriller Absence

The third feature by Ali Mosaffa will probe the hidden corners where the histories of Iran and the former Czechoslovakia intersect  

22/07/2020 | Production | Funding | Iran/Czech Republic/Slovakia

Death and mortality under the spotlight in Czech observational doc The Intensive Life Unit

Death and mortality under the spotlight in Czech observational doc The Intensive Life Unit

The sophomore feature by Czech documentarian Adéla Komrzý follows two physicians working in palliative medicine while also focusing on intimate conversations between doctors and patients  

20/07/2020 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic

Juri Rechinsky  • Director of Utopia

Interview: Juri Rechinsky • Director of Utopia

“What I am trying to do is set up a massive experiment”

Ukrainian filmmaker Juri Rechinsky tells Cineuropa more about Utopia, his cinematic experiment in the making, which comes in the wake of Sickfuckpeople and Ugly  

17/07/2020 | Karlovy Vary 2020 | KVIFF Eastern Promises

Slovakian urban symphony The Lines nearing the final cut

Slovakian urban symphony The Lines nearing the final cut

Emerging Slovak filmmaker Barbora Sliepková unveiled her feature-length debut in the recent Karlovy Vary virtual industry strand  

17/07/2020 | Production | Funding | Slovakia

Slovakia registered an uptick in film productions and theatrical distribution in 2019

Slovakia registered an uptick in film productions and theatrical distribution in 2019

2019 was a successful year for Slovak cinema overall, continuing the positive trend established before the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic  

15/07/2020 | Industry | Market | Slovakia

Czech box office down by 55%

Czech box office down by 55%

Local cinemas have yet to bounce back following the disruption caused by COVID-19  

14/07/2020 | Box Office | Czech Republic

The Czech Republic’s Film Foundation spotlights the best unrealised domestic scripts

The Czech Republic’s Film Foundation spotlights the best unrealised domestic scripts

All three winning screenplays in the main category already have producers attached  

13/07/2020 | Festivals | Awards | Czech Republic

Žofie Strachotová  • Head of acquisitions, Artinii

Interview: Žofie Strachotová • Head of acquisitions, Artinii

“Our system delves deep into understanding communities, and their specific demands, values and interests”

CANNES NEXT: New community-driven platform Artinii aims to enhance distribution channels, and we talked to head of acquisitions Žofie Strachotová to discover more about its use of machine learning  

09/07/2020 | Cannes 2020 | Marché du Film

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