New Cineplexx Opens in Ljubljana

LJUBLJANA: Cineplexx Slovenia, which already operates six facilities in Slovenia (Maribor, Celje, Koper, Kranj, Novo mesto, Murska Sobota), is finally opening a new cineplex in Ljubljana.
23-05-2022

FESTIVALS: Second Edition of Kranj Actors Film Festival in June 2022

LJUBLJANA: The second edition of the KRAFFT - Kranj Actors Film Festival will run from 14 till 19 June 2022 in Kranj. At the initiative of the Slovenian Film Centre,…
20-05-2022

FNE at Cannes 2022: Slovenian Cinema in Cannes

75th Cannes Film Festival - SLOVENIAN FILMS IN CANNES, Marche du Cannes - Village International South Eastern Pavilion no. 131
17-05-2022

PRODUCTION: Slovenian National Television Shoots Cases of Inspector Vrenko S2

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian national television RTV Slovenija is currently shooting in Maribor the second season of TV crime series Cases of Inspector Vrenko / Primeri inšpektorja Vrenka. The show based on…
16-05-2022

Admissions to Domestic Films in Slovenia Dropped by 30% in 2021

LJUBLJANA: Admissions to domestic films reached 16,867 in 2021, compared to 24,470 in 2020, and the gross was 54,332 EUR (compared to 80,900 EUR in 2020), which represents over 30%.
30-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Director Nejc Gazvoda Starts Shooting Father Figure

LJUBLJANA: Nejc Gazvoda’s new feature film Father Figure started shooting in his home town Novo mesto in Slovenia on 19 April 2022. The film is a coproduction between Slovenia, Czech…
22-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Netflix's The Witcher S3 Shoots In Slovenia

LJUBLJANA: Slovenia is one of the three countries, beside Croatia and Italy, hosting the Netflix film crew shooting the third season of the hit fantasy drama series The Witcher, based…
05-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Janez Burger Shoots Slovenian/Croatian/Italian/Macedonian Observing

LJUBLJANA: Janez Burger is currently shooting the socially critical drama Observing / Opazovanje, inspired by real events. The film is a coproduction between Slovenia, Croatia, Italy and North Macedonia.
04-04-2022

GRANTS: Slovenian Film Centre Announces Production and Development Grants

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre has announced production grants of 2.830 m EUR for seven feature films, including three debut features. Additionally, 138,000 EUR has been granted to 11 projects…
17-03-2022

Slovenia Proposes Levies and Direct Investment Obligations for Streamers

LJUBLJANA: The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia has opened a public debate on the bill on the Slovenian Film and Audiovisual Centre, with an online consultation. The…
14-03-2022

Slovenian Film on the Go: Ten Slovenian Feature Films in Distribution in 2022

LJUBLJANA: Five Slovenian feature films are scheduled to enter production and 10 Slovenian feature films are set to start distribution in 2022, according to the Slovenian Film Centre.
10-03-2022

GRANTS: Slovenian Film Centre Announces Minority Coproduction Grants

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre has provided support in the total amount of 565,000 EUR to nine minority full-length feature coproduction projects.
10-03-2022

FNE at Berlinale 2022: Slovenian Film in Berlin

Films and Talents from Slovenia at 72. Berlinale
03-02-2022

PRODUCTION: Sharon Bar-Ziv Wraps Shooting on Slovenian/Israeli/German Wild Urge

LJUBLJANA: Israeli director Sharon Bar-Ziv has finished shooting the Slovenian/Israeli/German women’s drama Wild Urge. The two-week shoot, which took place in Ljubljana and on a hill called Kurescek, ended on…
16-12-2021

FNE at Animateka 2021: Impossible Figures and Other Stories Wins Grand Prix

LJUBLJANA: Marta Pajek's short animated film Impossible Figures and Other Stories won the Grand Prix of the 18th edition of Slovenia’s festival of animated films Animateka, which was held in…
06-12-2021

FNE at Animateka 2021: No One Ever Looked at Elephants as You Do Wins Pitching Prize

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian project No One Ever Looked at Elephants as You Do won the fifth edition of Animateka PRO Pitch that took place on 30 November as part of…
02-12-2021

FESTIVALS: Animateka 2021 Opens in Ljubljana

LJUBLJANA: The 18th edition of Slovenia’s festival of animated films, Animateka opened on 29 November 2021 and continues through 5 December. The festival will present 344 short films and seven…
30-11-2021

Nataša Bučar Re-Appointed Director of Slovenian Film Centre

LJUBLJANA: The Government of the Republic of Slovenia re-appointed Nataša Bučar for another five-year term in the position of the director of the Slovenian Film Centre (SFC) at its 104th…
29-11-2021

FNE at Ljubljana IFF 2021: Panah Panahi's Hit The Road Wins Kingfisher Award

LJUBLJANA: The Iranian road film Hit the Road directed by Panah Panahi, the son of acclaimed director Jafar Panahi, won the Kingfisher Award for the best film at the 32nd…
22-11-2021

Slovenia Supports Female Directors

LJUBLJANA: Twenty years after the first films directed by women in Slovenia, “women are increasingly represented in a more balanced manner, especially as directors of debut films, TV films, short…
19-11-2021