EFP Producers on the Move: Slovenia’s Petra Vidmar

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…

Slovenian Cinematographers Fete National DoP’s

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Society of Cinematographers (Združenje filmskih snemalcev Slovenije, ZFS) handed out their second annual IRIS awards for best achievement in cinematography in five categories. A total of 42…

PRODUCTION: Hanna Slak Completes The Miner

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…

Slovenian Classical Rom-Com Turned into a Musical

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.

SLOVENIA: Country Report 2016

In 2016 Slovenia’s film production remained stable, but the audience’s interest in domestic films increased. There were no major changes in the distribution and exhibition sectors, and the number of…

Slovenian Comedy Tops Million Euro Mark

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian comedy At Hostar / Pr’Hostar directed by Luka Marcetic has earned 1.06 m EUR at the domestic box office and is poised to surpass 200,000 admissions.

FNE at Berlinale 2017: Slovenian Film in Berlin

The 67th Berlin Film Festival will take place between 9 and 19 February. At this year's festival the Slovenian colours in the official programme will be represented by two minority…

Slovenian Hit At Hostar Boosts Domestic Box Office 2016

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian 2016 box office is up by around five percent thanks to the domestic hit At Hostar by Luka Marčetić, which scored over 180,000 admissions last year.

Comedy At Hostar Continues to Top Slovenian Chart

LJUBLJANA: The indie Slovenian comedy At Hostar / Pr’ Hostar by Luka Marčetićis has already reached almost 150,000 admissions in Slovenia in five weeks.

FNE at Ljubljana IFF 2016: A Good Wife Takes the Main Prize

LJUBLJANA: A Good Wife / Dobra žena, a full length feature debut by the acclaimed Serbian actress Mirjana Karanović, took the Kingfisher Award at the 27th edition of the Ljubljana…

At Hostar Dominates Slovenian Box Office

LJUBLJANA: The indie Slovenian comedy At Hostar / Pr’ Hostar by Luka Marčetić continued to dominate the Slovenian box office and attendance for the second week with almost 90,000 admissions.…

Nataša Bučar Appointed Director of the Slovenian Film Center

LJUBLJANA: The Government of the Republic of Slovenia appointed Nataša Bučar to the position of director of Slovenian Film Center (SFC) for the next five years. Bučar will assume the…

FNE at Cottbus Film Festival 2016: Houston, We Have a Problem!

COTTBUS: Žiga Virc’s first feature, the docu-fiction Houston, We Have a Problem! / Houston, imamo problem!, will be screened in the main competition of the 26th Cottbus Film Festival (8-13…

FESTIVALS: The 27th Ljubljana International Film Festival Announces Lineup

LJUBLJANA: Ten films will compete in the 27th edition of Ljubljana International Film Festival set to take place from 9 to 20 November 2016.

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Mestni kino Ptuj, Slovenia

This month we speak with Mateja Lapuh, the programmer of Mestni kino Ptuj, Slovenia. The Ptuj City Cinema is a historical venue, where the first film screening took place almost…

Slovenia Approves New 25% Cash Rebate Scheme for Foreign Productions

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Parliament voted yesterday, 27 September 2016, on vital changes to Slovenian film legislation that introduce a cash rebate scheme for foreign producers filming in Slovenia and make…

Slovenia Votes on New Cash Rebate Scheme

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Parliament will vote today, 23 September 2016, on vital changes to Slovenian film legislation that would introduce a cash rebate scheme amounting to 25% of qualified spend…

Slovenia Selects Houston, We Have a Problem! as Oscar Bid

LJUBLJANA: The docu-fiction Houston, We Have a Problem! by Žiga Virc is Slovenia‘s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 89th Academy Awards. The film is a…

FNE at Slovenian Film Festival in Portorož: Houston, We Have a Problem! Takes the Main Prize

PORTOROŽ: The long documentary Houston, We Have a Problem! by Žiga Virc won the Vesna Award for best picture of the 19th Slovenian Film Festival, which ran in Portorož from…

RE-ACT Co-Development Funding Opens Call for Applications

PORTOROŽ: The second round of RE-ACT Co-Development Funding opened call for applications, which was announced during the 19th Slovenian Film Festival in Portorož. The deadline for application is 15 November…