Slovak Short Cinema
New Slovak Films: The Reviews, Part II. (Stones, The Lunchbox, Dust and Glitter)

New Slovak Films: The Reviews, Part II. (Stones, The Lunchbox, Dust and Glitter)

Stones Summarizing the experience of Katarína Kerekesová’s film, two adjectives stand out: ambitious and symbolic. And I’d like to stick to them, because they mean both too much and too little. The rest is just a bonus, an appendix, a dispensable blind gut of technical details and interpretations that very few (with working minds) are...
New Slovak Films: The Reviews, Part I. (The Star, Arsy-Versy)

New Slovak Films: The Reviews, Part I. (The Star, Arsy-Versy)

The Star They are coming. They are here. They live among us. Aliens, ETs, strangers in masks and dark coats, hidden in the shadows of the subway, randomly flashing their lustful eyes and white fangs. They’re waiting. They can wait.  The moment when the veil of the temple is torn in two, one of the...
"There is power in verity"- an interview with Teodor Kuhn

“There is power in verity”- an interview with Teodor Kuhn

It is well known that Slovakia is a strong base of documentarists. Fiction films kind of limp behind. Young talents, coming from short films, could bring a long needed recovery. One of them is  a promising director Teodor Kuhn. His last film Momo has been selected for several festivals and his directorial style shows signs...
“Drawing is like a conversation”

“Drawing is like a conversation”

An interview with Veronika Obertová and Michaela Čopíková, founders of the production company OvéPictures. Michaela Čopíková and Veronika “Berta” Obertová started collaborating at school and established their production company OvéPictures (click here to check out more on Daazo) upon graduating. Together they make short animated films, music videos, commercials and other stuff. Both of them have authored...
Interview with Miro Remo

Interview with Miro Remo

Deciding a date for an interview with Miro Remo didn’t go completely smoothly, not because he was reluctant – just very busy. Eventually, we settled for a late evening online chat, a novel arrangement for me that made me expect that both of us would be tired and the conversation cumbersome. Instead, Miro accepted and...
Slovak Short Cinema issue: Editorial

Slovak Short Cinema issue: Editorial

Editorial piece by our slovak friends and editors of the Slovak Short Cinema special issue of the World of Shorts magazine,  Michal Klembara & Juraj Kovalčík: The seventh issue of the magazine World of Shorts is, unlike previous issues, dedicated to films from just one country, Slovakia. Our film production, in general, doesn’t have a...
The first special issue of World of Shorts magazine is out now

The first special issue of World of Shorts magazine is out now

PLUS: a selection of Slovak cinema is available on Daazo.com! Košice – European Capital of Culture 2013 commissioned Daazo.com – the European Shortfilm Centre to create a magazine to cover the shortfilm related news of Slovakia. In the Slovak Short Cinema issue of World of Shorts, film enthusiasts can find out all about the current...