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Martin Kudláč


489 articles available in total starting from 26/09/2013. Last article published on 31/03/2020.

A record-breaking opening for Slovakian film Scumbag

A record-breaking opening for Slovakian film Scumbag

The political thriller has enjoyed the best opening weekend for a local film in national cinemas in the last 20 years  

13/02 | Box Office | Slovakia

Slovakian films surpass one million admissions in domestic theatres for the second time since 1993

Slovakian films surpass one million admissions in domestic theatres for the second time since 1993

Three films completed in 2019 made it into the top ten of the most-seen Slovakian movies since the country gained its independence  

12/02 | Box Office | Slovakia

Adam Oľha  • Co-director of Athanor – The Alchemical Furnace

Interview: Adam Oľha • Co-director of Athanor – The Alchemical Furnace

“We had an opportunity to witness the process of creation from up close and over a long period of time”

We talked to Adam Oľha, one of the co-directors of the documentary Athanor – The Alchemical Furnace, about the process of capturing how foremost Czech surrealist Jan Švankmajer creates art  

10/02 | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Czech set decorator Nora Sopková gets an Oscar nomination

Czech set decorator Nora Sopková gets an Oscar nomination

The Czech artist may just bring home the coveted statuette from the US film industry’s biggest awards gala  

06/02 | Oscars 2020

The Witcher to hunt demons in Slovakia for its second season

The Witcher to hunt demons in Slovakia for its second season

The second season of Andrzej Sapkowski’s Netflix fantasy series will be partially shot in Slovakia and is expected to hit small screens in 2021  

06/02 | Production | Funding | Slovakia/Czech Republic/USA/UK

Old-Timers voted the best Czech film of 2019 by domestic critics

Old-Timers voted the best Czech film of 2019 by domestic critics

The revenge road-dramedy has won three awards, while the chamber comedy Owners followed close behind  

03/02 | Festivals | Awards | Czech Republic

TV series The Exorcist in the making in Slovakia

TV series The Exorcist in the making in Slovakia

The upcoming supernatural crime series will mix the “war on evil” with domestic lore  

30/01 | Television | Slovakia/Czech Republic

Domestic feature Women on the Run crushes US imports at the Czech box office

Domestic feature Women on the Run crushes US imports at the Czech box office

2019 was another record-breaking year for Czech movie theatres, and the charts were topped by a home-grown rom-com  

23/01 | Box Office | Czech Republic

Sprawling high-fantasy series The Wheel of Time being shot in the Czech Republic

Sprawling high-fantasy series The Wheel of Time being shot in the Czech Republic

Amazon is readying a small-screen adaptation of the best-selling series of fantasy books by Robert Jordan  

16/01 | Television | USA/Czech Republic

Slovakian filmmaker Zuzana Piussi finishing the documentary In the Fog

Slovakian filmmaker Zuzana Piussi finishing the documentary In the Fog

The veteran documentarian continues to explore the current socio-political situation after the murder of a journalist and looks into gross corruption in the justice system  

14/01 | Production | Funding | Slovakia