LJUBLJANA: My Last Year as a Loser / Ne bom več luzerka by Urša Menart will start shooting on 6 September 2017. The story of a 29-year-old unemployed girl, who is stuck in the midst of Slovenia's seemingly never-ending economic crisis, is Menart’s debut feature.
LJUBLJANA: Slovenian comedy At Hostar / Pr’ Hostar by Luka Marčetić has topped 210,000 admissions, becoming the most viewed domestic title since Slovenia claimed its independence in 1991.
LJUBLJANA: Young Slovenian director Rok Biček, who gained international success with his debut feature A Class Enemy (Triglav Film, 2013), has just completed the long documentary The Family, a Slovenian / Austrian coproduction shot in Slovenia and France over a ten year period from September 2006 to February 2016.
LJUBLJANA: New international coproducers have been confirmed for the contemporary psychological drama History of Love by Sonja Prosenc and the shooting started in Italy on 26 June 2017.
LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Center (SFC) announced production grants of 245,000 EUR for five minority coproductions including four feature films and one long documentary on 5 July 2017.
LJUBLJANA: Awakenings / Prebujanja, Peter Bratuša’s drama about midlife crisis with Slovenian actress Katarina Čas, has completed shooting and is moving into postproduction.
LJUBLJANA: The teen comedy Let Him Be a Basketball Player / Košarkar naj bo by Boris Petkovič is finishing postproduction. The film is based on a well-known book of the same title by Primož Suhadolčan, who also wrote the screenplay.
LJUBLJANA: Petra Vidmar, producer at the Slovenian production company Gustav Film, will attend this year's Cannes Film Festival as a part of Producers on the Move initiative organised by the EFP.
LJUBLJANA: Acclaimed Slovenian director Hanna Slak has finished her third feature film The Miner / Rudar. Shooting took place in November - December 2016 and the premiere is scheduled for Autumn 2017.
LJUBLJANA: The first Slovenian romantic comedy Vesna (1953) by František Čap, has been turned into a musical that will premiere at Ljubljana's Križanke open-air theatre in June 2017.
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