FESTIVALS: Slovenian Film Festival in Portorož Announces Lineup

PORTOROŽ: Eleven feature films will be screened in the competition of the 20th Slovenian Film Festival in Portorož, which will run from 12 to 16 September 2017. The Badjura Lifetime…
01-09-2017

Animateka to Host Workshop for CEE Producers

LJUBLJANA: The Animateka International Animated Film Festival in Ljubljana will host a workshop for animated film producers from Central and Eastern Europe from 2 to 6 December 2017. A total…
30-08-2017

Alfredson‘s Trilogy Intrigo Wraps Slovenian Shoot After Winning First Cash Rebate

LJUBLJANA: Trilogy Intrigo directed by Daniel Alfredson and starring Ben Kingsley has wrapped its shoot in Slovenia, which ran May to August 2017. This German/US/Belgian coproduction serviced by Slovenia's Pakt…
29-08-2017

PRODUCTION: Urša Menart Preps My Last Year as a Loser

LJUBLJANA: My Last Year as a Loser / Ne bom več luzerka by Urša Menart will start shooting on 6 September 2017. The story of a 29-year-old unemployed girl, who…
07-08-2017

Online TV Spin-Off At Hostar Sets New Record at Slovenian Box Office

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian comedy At Hostar / Pr’ Hostar by Luka Marčetić has topped 210,000 admissions, becoming the most viewed domestic title since Slovenia claimed its independence in 1991.
02-08-2017

PRODUCTION: Darko Štante Starts Shooting Consequences

LJUBLJANA: Consequences by writer / director Darko Štante started shooting in Ljubljana on 1 August 2017. This is the first feature film produced by Filmsko društvo Temporama, a film society…
02-08-2017

PRODUCTION: Rok Biček Wraps Ten Year Documentary Project

LJUBLJANA: Young Slovenian director Rok Biček, who gained international success with his debut feature A Class Enemy (Triglav Film, 2013), has just completed the long documentary The Family, a Slovenian…
17-07-2017

First Slovenian Film to Be Broadcast on Netflix

LJUBLJANA: Documentary Houston, We Have a Problem! by Žiga Virc is the first Slovenian film to be aired on Netflix starting 20 July 2017. However, the film will not be…
13-07-2017

PRODUCTION: Sonja Prosenc Starts Shooting History of Love

LJUBLJANA: New international coproducers have been confirmed for the contemporary psychological drama History of Love by Sonja Prosenc and the shooting started in Italy on 26 June 2017.
07-07-2017

GRANTS: Slovenia Funds Five Minority Coproductions

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Center (SFC) announced production grants of 245,000 EUR for five minority coproductions including four feature films and one long documentary on 5 July 2017.
06-07-2017

FNE/IDF DocBloc: No Women No Revolution

Slovenia and Germany are coproducing a documentary about Kurdish women's rights.
02-06-2017

PRODUCTION: Katarina Cas Starrer Awakenings Completes Filming

LJUBLJANA: Awakenings / Prebujanja, Peter Bratuša’s drama about midlife crisis with Slovenian actress Katarina Čas, has completed shooting and is moving into postproduction.
25-05-2017

PRODUCTION: Let Him Be a Basketball Player in Postproduction

LJUBLJANA: The teen comedy Let Him Be a Basketball Player / Košarkar naj bo by Boris Petkovič is finishing postproduction. The film is based on a well-known book of the…
25-05-2017

Slovenia Attracts First Cash Rebate Project

CANNES: The Slovenian Film Center announced the start of shooting of the first film to take advantage of the new cash rebate scheme, Intrigo - Death of An Author directed…
24-05-2017

Hocevar Appointed Head of Studies at MIDPOINT

CANNES: Slovenian producer Danijel Hocevar has been appointed the new Head of Studies at MIDPOINT Feature Launch. The appointment was announced by Prague-based MIDPOINT in Cannes.
23-05-2017

FNE at Cannes 2017: Slovenian Cinema in Cannes

Slovenian cinematography will be presented in Cannes in the International Village in the South-East European Pavilion.
21-05-2017

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…
10-05-2017

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…
02-05-2017

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…
30-03-2017

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.
29-03-2017