Jakubisko Film - Film Production
Performances of the production company
Jakubisko Film Slovakia s.r.o. and Jakubisko Film s.r.o. were founded in 1992 by Deana Jakubiskova as the CEO and Juraj Jakubisko as the Art Director. Jakubisko Film specializes in unique film and TV production which combines the artistic type of movies with the visiting numbers of blockbusters. To date, Jakubisko Film has produced four full-length feature films from which two became blockbusters in Czech & Slovak Republic, seven documentaries and two TV series. Attesting to the quality of its productions, Jakubisko Film projects have been awarded many international prizes around the world on the main, prestigious festivals. The last project of the company – the Historical Drama ”BATHORY” became a blockbuster and broke all records on the domestic markets. After the huge success of the film Bathory, Jakubisko Film evolved into a producer, that is able to bring the most interesting historical events to the screen with the unique characterization that has marked all Jakubisko Film projects. A sensibility that combines magical storytelling and historical honesty at the same time. No one else is better equipped to bring these elements to the screen than veteran helmer Juraj Jakubisko – the master of magical realism.
Jakubisko Film is currently in development on several projects, including two full-length movies and one TV series. Slavic Epopee is the leading project, an epic film detailing the rise of the Slavs in Europe in the 9th century and the founding of the first Slavic kingdom - Great Moravia. M.R. Stefanik is a movie project about the famous Slovak astronomer, diplomat, politician and general. Lastly the blockbuster Bathory is being developed as a three part series for television with a planned release by the end of the year.
Jakubisko Film also organized a large retrospective project of Juraj Jakubisko’s films titled “Jakubisko through Jakubisko`s eyes”. The retrospective traveled literally all over the world visiting US, Canada, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Austria, UK and of course the domestic Slovak & Czech market.