Slovenian Culture Ministry Presents its Plans for 2009

Slovenian Culture Minister Majda Sirca said the Ministry will use its €213 million budget in 2009 to improve conditions for filmmakers and other artists with special cultural status.
26-01-2009

Government vs. RTV as tension builds

Tension is building in a stand-off between the new Slovenian Minister of Culture Majda Sirca and public broadcaster RTV.
26-01-2009

Three replacements at Slovenian Film Fund supervisory board

Slovenia's new minister of culture, former film critic Majda Sirca, announced the dismissal of three members (Igor Prodnik, Stane Malcic and Joze Pogacnik) of the Slovenian Film Fund supervisory board.
25-01-2009

Slovenian co-production film plans March shoot start

Slovenian production company Staragara (www.staragara.com) will begin filming Circus Fantasticus by writer /director Janez Burger on March 2.
19-01-2009

Recession hits Slovene TV plans

Slovene public broadcaster RTV (www.rtvslo.si) announced it will cancel Passions, the first Slovenian daily TV series, and one of RTV's biggest projects, which debuted late last year.
18-01-2009

For Ever released in Slovenia

For Ever, the latest offering from Slovenian director (and European Film Academy member) Damjan Kozole opened January 8 in Slovenia.
13-01-2009

MEDIA support for Slovenian distributors

Three Slovenian Distributors have received €16,000 in support from MEDIA Desk Slovenia for distributing three European movies.
12-01-2009

Slovenian Box Office National Hit – Rooster's Breakfast

The first full-length feature film by Marko Nabersnik, Rooster's Breakfast, was a big surprise for the Slovenian film industry.
18-12-2008

Slovenian break-out director of 2008 - Vinko Moderndorfer

Vinko Moderndorfer fulfilled the promise of his debut film Suburts with his 2008 sophomore effort Landscape No. 2.
17-12-2008

Slovenian Actor in the Spotlight 2008 - Marko Mandic

Marco Mandic's performance in the Venice festival film Landscape No.2 is just the latest in a growing string of impressive performances in Slovenian films.
17-12-2008

New Minister of Culture wants more arts funding

Slovenia's new minister of culture, former critic Majda Sirca Ravnikar, installed on November 26, indicated she will push for more EU funding to go into the arts, and filmmakers look…
27-11-2008

First Slovenian daily TV serial debuts

Public TV station RTV Slovenia (www.rtvslo.si) has premiered the first Slovenian daily TV serial, Passions.
27-11-2008

Yugoslav co-productions a Slovenian specialty

Slovenia may be alone among Central European countries in reaching out in a big way to former Yugoslav countries to offer financial support through co-productions.
24-11-2008

Ljubljana film fest drives local distribution

The impact of the Ljubljana film festival LIFFE (November 12-23) lingers far beyond closing night, with around 20 films from the festival going into Slovenian distribution each year.
23-11-2008

Landscape No. 2 wins Portoroz top prize

Vinko Moedendorfer's second feature film, Landscape No. 2, won the Vesna best film award at the 11th Slovenian Film Festival held in the resort town of Portoroz.
30-10-2008

Slovenian Films Conquer Warsaw

Slovenia has a strong presence at this year's edition of the Warsaw film festival, running October 10-19.
14-10-2008

ORS announces plans to digitalize Slovenia

Austrian digital broadcasting specialist Oesterreichische Rundfunksende announced it has bid on Slovenia's second DVB-T platform, with a decision expected October 15.
08-10-2008

Arthouse cinema Kinodvor re-opened

Ljubljana's main arthouse cinema Kinodvor re-opened its doors on October 1, after being closed in April.
02-10-2008

Slovenia serves Rooster's Breakfast as Oscar bid

The Association of Slovenian Filmmakers (DSFU) chose Rooster's Breakfast by Marko Nabersnik and produced by Arsmedia, as the Slovenian candidate for the Foreign Language Academy Award.
30-09-2008