Bratislava Industry Days

Bratislava Industry Days (BID) is the professional platform of the International Film Festival Febiofest Bratislava. It’s aim is to showcase Slovak cinema in front of the international audience and to strengthen cooperation between Slovak and international film professionals.

Works in Progress, the main event of BID, is a public presentation of upcoming Slovak films. Each year, the international decisionmakers as well as Slovak audience can get to know ca. 10 projects in various stages of development/production – a mixture of fiction, documentary, and animated films, both features and shorts.

International jury will hand the Best Febio Pitch Award worth €3000. Partner awards include Cineuropa Work in Progress Award, which offers coverage of the awarded project throughout the various stages of development and distribution by Cineuropa, and Pop Up Film Residency Visegrad Award, which allows one project to benefit from 3-week residency and tailor-made mentoring program.

Public programme also includes discussions and masterclasses.

Bratislava Industry Days is organized by the IFF Febiofest Bratislava and the Slovak Film Institute and is financially supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund. BID’s partners are Cineuropa, Pop Up Film Residency, Slovak Audiovisual Producers’ Association, the Slovak National Gallery, and Creative Europe Desk Slovakia.