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Martin Kudláč


547 articles available in total starting from 26/09/2013. Last article published on 27/10/2020.

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 | IFFR 2020

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 | Production | Funding | 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 | Production | Funding | 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

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

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