PRODUCTION: Nejc Gazvoda`s A Trip in Postproduction

LJUBLJANA: A Trip, the debut feature film of young Slovenian director and screenwriter Nejc Gazvoda is currently in postproduction and expected to be completed in fall 2011. The film was…

Let's Go Our Way Tops Slovenia's Film Charts

Let Us Go Our Own Way by Slovenian director Miha Hocevar has become the most successful film in Slovenia since 1990, with over 185,000 admissions in the twelve weeks since…

New Slovenian Film Center Appoints Director

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Center, a public agency which began operations on 1 January 2011, replacing the Slovenian Film Fund (SFF) (, has appointed Samo Rugelj as acting director. He…

FNE 2010 Year in Review: Slovenia's Great Expectations

Slovenian filmmakers and producer had great expectation for the year 2010. With 2011 on the horizon, some of those expectations have become reality.

Slovenian Film Center Will Launch in January 2011

The Slovenian Film Fund (, the public fund founded in 1994, will be replaced by the Slovenian Film Center (SFC), a public agency, as of January 2011. The Slovenian government…

Slovenia Holds Referendum on New TV Law

LJUBLJANA: A referendum on a new law to reform the institutional framework of public broadcaster RTV Slovenia ( will be held on 12 December 2010.

Distribution Award for Slovenian Film

Let Us Go Our Own Way by Slovenian director Miha Hocevar will receive a national Golden Roll Award, given to Slovene films that sell over 25,000 tickets in national distribution.…

Vlado Škafar's Debut Dad premieres at Venice Film Festival

Vlado Škafar's first feature film Dad is one of the seven films picked from more than 200 entries for this year's International Film Critics' Week ( held as part of…

PRODUCTION: Satiric comedy State of Shock begins filming

Slovenian director Andrej Košak has started production on his third film, State of Shock (Stanje šoka), produced by Danijel Hočevar of production company Vertigo/Emotionfilm ( This is the first collaboration…

Slovenian allots 4.7 million Euros for film funding

The Slovenian government announced that the Slovenian Film Fund ( will receive 4,7 million Euros to finance Slovenian film production in 2010. Of that, 1.3 million will go toward new…

Slovenia prepared two new film/TV laws

The Slovenian government has introduced two new laws for covering film, video and TV production.Both have to be ratified, but are expected to pass before the parliament adjourns for summer…

Slovenian Film Fund appoints new director

Igor Kadunc has been appointed general manager of the Slovenian Film Fund (

Slovene exhibitor faced with 3D problem

Slovene exhibitor Kolosej kinematogafi has stopped screenings of James Cameron's blockbuster Avatar due to problems with the contract to rent 3D glasses.

Planet Tušl becomes Slovenia's largest exhibitor

With the opening of its fifth multiplex in Koper on March 31, Slovenian cinema chain Planet Tuš ( will become Slovenia's largest exhibitor.

PRODUCTION: New Metod Pevec's The weight of the sky

Slovenian director Metod Pevec is filming his fourth movie, The Weight of the Sky for production company Vertigo/Emotionfilm.

Slovenia considers new funding body

Minister of Culture Stojan Pelko has presented a draft bill establishing a Slovenian Film Center (SFC), apublic fund that would replace the Slovenian Film Fund (SFF,

Damjan Kozole film sold to American market

Damjan Kozole's third film Slovenian Girl has been sold to distribution company Film Movement ( and will be shown under the title A Call Girl in American cinemas in the…

Slovenian Film Fund appoints temporary director

The Slovenian Film Fund ( has appointed Marjetica Mahne, president of the Film Fund's supervisory board, as acting director.

Cinema admissions up in Slovenia

Admissions at Slovenian cinemas rose 8% in 2009, to over 2.6 million tickets for an attendance rate of 1.3 tickets per person.