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Martin Kudláč


578 articles available in total starting from 26/09/2013. Last article published on 09/04/2021.

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

The Antichrist is reborn in Slovak period drama Piargy

The Antichrist is reborn in Slovak period drama Piargy

The black-and-white “crime and punishment” drama directed by Ivo Trajkov is currently in post-production  

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

The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival will happen this year - in pared-back form

The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival will happen this year - in pared-back form

A non-competitive, streamlined festival dubbed KVIFF 54 ½ is set to take place in the autumn  

03/07/2020 | Karlovy Vary 2020

Documentary project Olympic Halftime traces Olympic architecture, urbanism and mobility

Documentary project Olympic Halftime traces Olympic architecture, urbanism and mobility

The Czech cross-media project by Haruna Honcoop was featured at the Marché du Film’s recent Goes to Cannes industry event  

02/07/2020 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovakia/Greece

Martin Šmatlák  • Head, Slovak Audiovisual Fund

Interview: Martin Šmatlák • Head, Slovak Audiovisual Fund

“The top priority is the finalisation of the projects supported for production, even with a delay, given the current situation”

Director of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund Martin Šmatlák talks to us about measures being taken in the aftermath of the COVID-19 outbreak and the rebooting of the domestic film industry  

30/06/2020 | /Slovakia

Olmo Omerzu editing his latest feature-length project

Olmo Omerzu editing his latest feature-length project

The winner of the 2019 Czech Lion for Best Director is working on The Bird Atlas, which will mark a departure from his previous coming-of-age-focused stories  

09/06/2020 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovenia/Slovakia/France

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