We will discuss the Audiovisual Fund at Art Film Fest

The debate participants will include Martin Šmatlák and Tomáš Kamenec from the Audiovisual Fund, signers of the Open Letter to the Audiovisual Fund Mário Homolka and Marek Šulík, and finally Zuzana Mistríková from the Slovak Film and Television Academy along with Marián Urban from the Slovak Audiovisual Producers Association, who have both been involved with the implementation of proposals for the improvement of the Fund’s activities. The discussion will be led by Štefan Hríb, and its main topics will be, among others, applicants’ attempts to obtain grants from the AF’s resources, more transparency in the consideration of applicants’ projects and reassessment of the rules concerning the appointment of members to the individual expert committees to avoid a conflict of interests.   The Art Film Fest International Film Festival Trenčianske Teplice/Trenčín is made possible through the financial support of the Audiovisual Fund and the European Union Programme MEDIA.    Organizers: ART FILM, n. o., Forza, a. s. Co-organizers: the Town of Trenčianske Teplice, the City of Trenčín, the Trenčianske Teplice Health Spa General Sponsors: Dôvera Medical Insurance, AquaCity Poprad Main Sponsors: Tatra banka, Slovnaft, Veolia Voda – Central Slovakian Waterworks, OHL ŽS, Alison Slovakia Official Transport Provider: Lancia Logistics Sponsor: DHL; Free student cinepasses provided by: Prvá stavebná sporitelna (First Housing-Construction Savings Bank) Sponsor of the Slovak Season section: Zlatý Bažant; Sponsors: AVI Studio, Baske Guest House, Park Hotel na Baračke Official Suppliers: HUBERT J.E., Kláštorná, GS design, Philips, A Briliant Media Sponsors: Slovak Television, Markíza Television, FilmBox, CSTV, Central Europe Television, Rádio Europa 2, Rádio Hit FM, Pravda, .týždeň, Markíza, Pardon, Cinemax, Kam do mesta, zoznam.sk, Boomerang Media, SITA, euroAWK, superobed.sk