Slovenian Film Centre Calls for More Support for Audiovisual Sector

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre has sent a proposal to the Slovenian Ministry of Culture of additional measures to combat the damaging effects of the COVID-19 crisis.
15-04-2020

Slovenia Offers Free Online Film Screenings

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian filmmakers together with the Slovenian Film Centre (SFC), the Database of Slovenian Films and Filmoteka are offering a selection of Slovenian films for viewing free of charge. The…
15-04-2020

COVID-19 Cripples Slovenian Film Industry

LJUBLJANA: The increasingly restrictive preventive measures declared by the Slovenian Government regarding the spread of the Coronavirus have led to the halt or postponement of almost all the activities in…
01-04-2020

OBITUARY: Slovenian Actor Peter Musevski

LJUBLJANA: One of the most respected, internationally recognised and popular Slovenian actors Peter Musevski died on 18 March 2020 at the age of 54.
20-03-2020

Vasko Simoniti Appointed New Slovenian Minister of Culture

LJUBLJANA: Vasko Simoniti was appointed as the new Minister of Culture of Slovenia by the National Assembly on 13 March 2020. His first task will be to draw up a…
18-03-2020

Slovenian Cinemas Closed and Exhibitors Count Losses

LJUBLJANA: The 22nd Documentary Film Festival has been postponed and all cinemas are closed until further notice, due to preventive measures regarding the spread of the Coronavirus.
16-03-2020

FNE Market Analysis 2019: SLOVENIA

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian film production is stable and getting even stronger since a significant increase in film funding was achieved in 2019. The number of completed films was lower than in…
11-02-2020

Slovenia Ratifies CoE Revised Convention On Cinematographic Coproduction

LJUBLJANA: Slovenia has ratified Council of Europe’s (CoE) revised convention on cinematographic coproduction, and will be available for coproductions with countries which are not CoE members starting 1 May 2020.
27-01-2020

Slovenia Launches National Film Database

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre announced the successful launch of the Slovenian internet film data base - BSF, an important step towards better national and worldwide overview of Slovenian film…
23-01-2020

FNE at WEMW Co-Production Forum 2020: The Man Without Guilt

TRIESTE: The Italian/Slovenian coproduction The Man Without Guilt by Italian writer/director Ivan Gergolet is participating in the Co-production Forum of the 10th edition of When East Meets West (19-21 January…
21-01-2020

FNE at WEMW Co-Production Forum 2020: Not A Word

TRIESTE: Acclaimed Slovenian/German director Hanna Slak’s new feature film Not a Word / Kein Wort will be showcased in the Co-production Forum of the 10th edition of When East Meets…
20-01-2020

Successful Year For Slovenian Films At Local Box Office

LJUBLJANA: The share of Slovenian films increased by more than 5% with the top domestic title Let Him Be a Basketball Player 2, directed by Boris Bezić and produced by…
10-01-2020

Slovenia’s Cinema Kinodvor Plans to Open New Miniplex

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian cinema Kinodvor, which received the Best Programming Award for 2019 from Europa Cinemas, plans to open a new miniplex as an additional venue for its two screens.
12-12-2019

FESTIVALS: Poland’s Acid Rain Wins Animateka 2019

LJUBLJANA: Acid Rain by Poland’s Tomek Popakul was awarded the Jury Grand Prix in the Eastern and Central European Competition Programme of the 16th Animateka International Animated Film Festival, held…
09-12-2019

CEE Animation Workshop Starts in Ljubljana

LJUBLJANA: The first module of the CEE Animation Workshop is currently taking place in Ljubljana till 5 December 2019. The CEE Animation Workshop is a year-long project-development and-production-skills-advancement programme for…
02-12-2019

Slovenia Provides More Funds for Art and Culture

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian parliament passed a new bill providing 122.6 m EUR in additional funds for arts and culture for the period of 2021 – 2027, an average of 17.5…
28-11-2019

FESTIVALS: Balagov's Beanpole Wins at Ljubljana IFF 2019

LJUBLJANA: Beanpole, an intimate Russian drama about a close friendship between two young women trying to piece together the fragments of their lives in the aftermath of war, won Best…
25-11-2019

FNE at 2019 Ljubljana IFF: Stories from the Chestnut Woods Competes at LiFFE

LJUBLJANA: Ten films from young filmmakers, presented in the Perspectives section, will compete for the Kingfisher Award at this year’s 30th edition of the Ljubljana IFF, running 13 – 24…
14-11-2019

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Debut Rom-Com Eva Starts Shooting

LJUBLJANA: Tijana Zinajić started shooting her first feature Eva on 25 October 2019 in Ljubljana. The screenplay for this romantic comedy was written by Iza Strehar.
30-10-2019

PRODUCTION: First Slovenian Musical Tim in Postproduction

LJUBLJANA: Tamara Dervišević and Luka Markus Štajer are finishing the first Slovenian musical Tim through a newly established production company KaMi produkcija. The low-budget film about an autistic boy was…
23-10-2019