Research on Gender Inequality in the Film Sector Shows 90% of Slovenian Films Directed by Men in Past Two Decades

LJUBLJANA: Ninety percent of the films made in Slovenia from 1995 to 2017 were directed by men, according to research commissioned by the Slovenian Film Centre.
22-03-2018

Slovenia Discusses Women in Film Sector

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre is organising the international panel discussion Women in the Film Sector: A Gender Issue at Klub Lili Novy at Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana on 20 March…
16-03-2018

Slovenian Government Approves Bill for Additional Funding for Culture and Film Heritage

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian government green lighted an MP-sponsored bill aimed at securing additional funding for arts and culture in 2020-2026. The funds will be earmarked for various urgent areas including…
14-03-2018

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

This month we speak with Jure Matičič, the programmer of the Slovenian Mestni kino Domžale, a small municipal one screen art house cinema, established in 2009. It operates as part…
27-02-2018

FNE at Berlinale 2018: Janez Burger’s Ivan Sold to China

BERLIN: The Slovenian drama Ivan, directed by Janez Burger and produced by Miha Černec through Staragara, has been sold to the Chinese distribution company Huaulu, with plans for it to…
20-02-2018

FNE Country Report 2017: SLOVENIA

LJUBLJANA: There were no major changes in 2017 in terms of general admissions in Slovenian cinemas, as well as film production and grants awarded by the Slovenian Film Centre. More…
05-02-2018

EUROPEAN YEAR OF CULTURAL HERITAGE: Slovenia Restores Classic Hit Real Pests!

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Center together with the Slovenian Film Archive digitally restored the Slovenian classic comedy hit Real Pests! / To so gadi! (1977, Viba Film) directed by Jože…
26-01-2018

More Domestic Films Released in Slovenian Cinemas in 2017, Less Admissions

LJUBLJANA: More domestic films were released in Slovenian cinemas 2017, but admissions to domestic films dropped from 230,851 in 2016 to 163,500 due to the fact that no major domestic…
12-01-2018

FESTIVALS: Romania's The Blissful Accidental Death Wins Animateka Film Festival

LJUBLJANA: The Blissful Accidental Death by Romania's Sergiu Negulici won the Jury Grand Prix at the 14th Animateka International Animation Film Festival, which took place in Ljubljana from 4 to…
11-12-2017

CEE Animation Workshop Wraps with Signing of Ljubljana Accord

LJUBLJANA: The first edition of CEE Animation Workshop, a new initiative bringing together 19 Creative Europe Desks from Central and Eastern Europe, wrapped with the signing of the Ljubljana Accord,…
07-12-2017

PRODUCTION: Metod Pevec Starts Shooting I Am Frank

LJUBLJANA: Metod Pevec’s Slovenian/Serbian/Macedonian coproduction I Am Frank started shooting in the small Slovenian town of Tržič on 23 November 2017. Pevec is well-known for his multiple-award-winning drama Beneath Her…
01-12-2017

PRODUCTION: Goran Vojnović Preps Once Were Humans

LJUBLJANA: Goran Vojnović is in preparation with drama Once Were Humans / Nekoč so bili ljudje about two guys who get involved in human trafficking. Vojnović is a renowned Slovenian…
30-11-2017

GRANTS: Slovenia Announces New Grants

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre announced development and production grants of 837,000 EUR in November 2017. Thirty one projects were selected for co-funding in three categories: audiovisual projects production, short…
29-11-2017

CEE Animation Workshop: Interview with Industry Expert Linda Beath

LJUBLJANA: Industry expert Linda Beath explains her involvement as Head of Studies in the CEE Animation Workshop, that will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia from 2 to 6 December 2017…
28-11-2017

FESTIVALS: Men Don’t Cry Wins FIPRESCI Award at LiFFe

LJUBLJANA: Columbus by Kogonada won the Best Film award of the 28th LiFFe fest on 18 November 2017, while Men Don’t Cry by Alen Drljević racked up yet another award,…
21-11-2017

GRANTS: Slovenia Funds Eight Feature Films

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre has announced production grants of 2.38 m EUR for four full-length feature films, two documentary features and two feature debuts.
10-11-2017

Three Slovenian Hits in Box Office Top Ten

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian films are riding high at the local box office with three local productions scoring places in the top ten at the local box office.
08-11-2017

PRODUCTION: To the Stars and Back in Postproduction

LJUBLJANA: The family drama To the Stars and Back / Do zvezd in nazaj by Marko Šantić completed shooting at the end of October 2017 and has entered postproduction. Šantić…
03-11-2017

FESTIVALS: Eleven Films Compete for LIFFe Main Prize

LJUBLJANA: Contenders for Oscar best foreign film nominations Men Don’t Cry and Requiem for Mrs. J are among the 11 films competing in the Perspectives section of the 28th Ljubljana…
23-10-2017