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Martin Kudláč


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

The Vasulka Effect looks back at the lives of the grandparents of video art

The Vasulka Effect looks back at the lives of the grandparents of video art

The new documentary by Hrafnhildur Gunnarsdóttir maps the lives and oeuvre of video-art trailblazers Steina and Woody Vasulka  

13/01 | Production | Funding | Iceland/Czech Republic/Sweden/Denmark

Communism and the Net or the End of Representative Democracy ready for the festival circuit

Communism and the Net or the End of Representative Democracy ready for the festival circuit

The last remaining active director of the Czech New Wave, Karel Vachek, has finished the longest-ever Czech film, which clocks in at six hours  

10/01 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Czech maestro Jan Švankmajer steps in front of the camera in Athanor – The Alchemical Furnace

Czech maestro Jan Švankmajer steps in front of the camera in Athanor – The Alchemical Furnace

After his farewell feature, Insect, the world-renowned Czech surrealist is now the subject of a documentary helmed by Adam Oľha  

09/01 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Slovakian filmmaker Peter Bebjak completes television miniseries The Actor

Slovakian filmmaker Peter Bebjak completes television miniseries The Actor

The miniseries follows a rising actor and conformist stuck in a Faustian bargain with Secret Police in 1950s Czechoslovakia  

08/01 | Television | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Folk horror film Leshy, based on a Slavic myth, is in the making in Slovakia

Folk horror film Leshy, based on a Slavic myth, is in the making in Slovakia

The film is part of a feature anthology trilogy project called Different, an international co-production inspired by mythical creatures  

08/01 | Production | Funding | Slovakia/Czech Republic/Poland

Dark Slovakian political thriller The File enters development

Dark Slovakian political thriller The File enters development

Producer Wanda Adamik Hrycová readies a political thriller fictionalising true events, written by Peter Balko and directed by Jonáš Karásek  

07/01 | Production | Funding | Slovakia

Atheists meet Catholics in the comic road-movie documentary Once Upon a Time in Poland

Atheists meet Catholics in the comic road-movie documentary Once Upon a Time in Poland

The duo of provocative and thought-provoking filmmakers consisting of Vít Klusák and Filip Remunda are finishing their latest project, billed as a performative doc  

13/12/2019 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovakia/Poland

Veteran documentarian Zuzana Piussi turns to fiction filmmaking with Unbalanced

Veteran documentarian Zuzana Piussi turns to fiction filmmaking with Unbalanced

The social tragicomedy tackles the trials and tribulations of a single mother alongside broader social issues  

10/12/2019 | Production | Funding | Slovakia/Czech Republic

Slovakian folk-horror Mother of the Night currently in development

Slovakian folk-horror Mother of the Night currently in development

Peter Czikrai, a director of short horror films, is readying his first feature-length outing  

10/12/2019 | Production | Funding | Slovakia/Czech Republic/Latvia

Slávek Horák’s Havel is in the editing room

Slávek Horák’s Havel is in the editing room

The biopic, a dramedy about the celebrated Czech playwright and statesman Václav Havel, is nearing the finishing line  

09/12/2019 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic