PORTOROZ: A total of 97 out of 146 submitted films have been selected for the 18th Slovenian Film Festival. This is a record number for the festival that will run from 15 to 20 September 2015.
MARIBOR: Documentary feature film Partisan Priest has finished shooting and is ready for its cinema and television premiere in autumn 2015 following the opening night at the Slovenian Film Festival in Portoroz.
LJUBLJANA: Slovenian director Janez Burger's drama Ivan is in its final stage of preproduction for a fall 2015 shoot.
LJUBLJANA: Miha Černčec is one of the new generation of enthusiastic Slovenian film producers. After producing some short movies he received worldwide recognition in Venice with Matteo Oleotto’s comedy drama Zoran, my Nephew the Idiot in 2013 and with Ivan Gergolet’s documentary Dancing with Maria last year.
LJUBLJANA: In February, award-winning Slovenian filmmaker Damjan Kozole finished shooting his tenth feature film Nightlife, which has now entered postproduction.
LJUBLJANA: Jan Cvitkovic's comedy Šiška Deluxe is in the final stages of postproduction with the premiere set for autumn 2015.
LJUBLJANA: Blaz Zavrsnik is in postproduction with his second feature, Juliet and Alfa Romeo/Julija in Alfa Romeo, a love story set to be released by its Slovenian distributor Fivia in autumn 2015.
Slovenia’s film production remains fairly stable despite less impressive overall results. Due to the economic situation and some changes in the exhibition and distribution sector a decline of some 30% in attendance is expected.
LJUBLJANA: Sailing to Paradise is the first feature film by Blaž Završnik, a graduate in architecture, now finishing Film and TV Direction studies at the Ljubljana Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television.
LJUBLJANA: One of the three feature documentaries at the Slovenian Film Festival in Portoroz is Dancing with Maria by Italian director Ivan Gergolet which premiered at this year’s Venice Film Festival.
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