PRODUCTION: Slovenian Box Office Champ Preps New Film

LJUBLJANA: After Izlet/A Trip, a hit in the Slovenian cinemas, 26-year-old director Nejc Gazvoda is preparing his second feature, Dual, a Slovenian-Dutch-Croatian co-production.
25-04-2012

Slovenian Box Office Hit The Trip Gets Croatian Distribution

{mosimage}LJUBLJANA: The coming of age drama and first feature of Nejc Gazvoda, which has had over 12,000 admissions in Slovenia since its premiere in January 2012, will be released in…
24-04-2012

PRODUCTION: Musical Documentary My World Is Upside Down

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian director/producer Petra Seliškar is currently shooting a 52/90 minute Slovenian-Italian-Austrian musical documentary inspired by the personality of Frane Milcinski Ježek, known as the Slovenian Charlie Chaplin.
24-04-2012

PRODUCTION: My Name Is Janez Jansa in Postproduction

{mosimage}LJUBLJANA: Slovenian conceptual artist and performer Janez Jansa is in final post-production on a 67 minute HD documentary on names and identity, focusing on the case of himself and two…
17-04-2012

PRODUCTION: Southern Scum Go Home! in Preproduction

LJUBLJANA: Writer/Director/screenwriter Goran Vojnovic is preparing an adaptation of his 2008 Slovenian bestselling novel in advance of a 1 July 2012 shoot date.
16-04-2012

PRODUCTION: Shanghai Gypsy in Postproduction

LJUBLJANA: Director/screenwriter Marko Nabersnik is in post production with Shanghai Gypsy, a love story involving a gypsy family during the break-up of Yugoslavia.
12-04-2012

Slovenia Faces EU Warning

Declining competition in the area of digital TV multiplexes in Slovenia has drawn warnings from the European Commission.
07-03-2012

Slovenian Films at Berlinale 2012

From 9 to 19 February the 62nd Berlin Film Festival is taking place. This year as many as three Slovenian films, supported on the basis of the public call for…
11-02-2012

Norkring Exits Slovenia

LJUBLJANA: Norwegian broadcast service provider Norkring (www.norkring.com) announced it is ceasing operations in Slovenia beginning in early March 2012.
02-02-2012

Slovenia Announces Grants

{mosimage}LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre has announced the list of films which are receiving funding in its 2011 round of grants for feature films, documentaries, coproduction films, medium length and…
30-01-2012

The Trip Anticipates Strong Premiere in Slovenia

{mosimage}LJUBLJANA: Already a film festival hit, The Trip (Izlet), the first feature from Slovenian director Nejc Gazvoda, is expected to find domestic box office success when it premieres on 19…
16-01-2012

CEE Films on Show at Slovenian Animated Festival

LJUBLJANA: The 8th Animateka IFF, which kicks off 5 December 2011, puts films from Central and Eastern Europe on prominent display, with a CEE short animated film competition and a…
04-12-2011

Slovenia Country Profile 2011

{mosimage}LJUBLJANA: The 2011 year saw a strong start for the film industry in Slovenia, with the launch of the Slovenian Film Center (SFC; www.film-center.si). The new public agency replaced the…
29-11-2011

FESTIVALS: Ljubljana Kingfisher for Take Shelter

LJUBLJANA: The Ljubljana IFF (LIFFe, www.liffe.si) awarded its main prize, the Kingfisher Award, to Take Shelter directed by Jeff Nichols, at the festival's closing ceremony on 19 November 2011.
20-11-2011

PRODUCTION: Slovenia`s Victory Receives TV Premiere

Victory, a TV film shot in black and white by Slovenian director and screenwriter Miran Zupanič, premiered on RTV Slovenija on 9 November, following its theatrical debut at the 14th…
09-11-2011

FESTIVALS: Eleven Films Compete at LIFFe

The 22nd Ljubljana International Film Festival, (http://en.liffe.si) held in Slovenia's capital city from 9-20 November has announced the competition lineup for its main competitive programme Perspectives. The 11 films from…
03-11-2011

FESTIVALS: Ljubljana Hosts Fourth Neighboring Coproduction Meeting

LJUBLJANA: The Ljubljana IFF (en.liffe.si) will host the fourth edition of the Neighboring Coproduction Meeting 10-12 November 2011, with support from MEDIA and the Slovenian Film Center (www.film-center.si). The meeting…
03-11-2011

PRODUCTION: Feed Me with Your Words in Production

LJUBLJANA: Feed Me With Your Words, the debut feature film by director Martin Turk, is in the middle of shooting and is expected to be completed on 4 October 2011.…
19-09-2011

PRODUCTION: Shanghai Gypsy Begins Filming

Shanghai Gypsy, the second feature film by Slovenian director Marko Naberšnik, began shooting on 27 June 2011 and is expected to wrap on 2 October 2011.
30-06-2011

Slovenian Film Center Appoints New Director

LJUBLJANA: The board of the Slovenian Film Center (SFC; www.film-center.si) has elected Jožko Rutar as Director of the SFC. He replaces Samo Rugelj, who had been acting director.
23-06-2011