FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Kosovelov dom Sežana, Slovenia

This month we speak with Nina Ukmar, the director of the Kosovel Cultural Centre / Kosovelov dom Sežana, from Sežana, Slovenia.
05-07-2019

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Director Tomaž Gorkič Completes Horror Comedy The Curse of Valburga

LJUBLJANA: Tomaž Gorkič has finished his second feature, a horror comedy The Curse of Valburga, which he wrote, directed and edited. Gorkič won the Vesna Award for Best Feature Film…
11-06-2019

PRODUCTION: Darko Sinko Starts Production on His First Feature Inventory

LJUBLJANA: Darko Sinko began filming Inventory / Inventura on 17 May 2019 in Ljubljana. This drama with elements of thriller and black comedy is Sinko's first feature.
22-05-2019

GRANTS: Slovenia Announces 2019 Minority Coproduction Grants

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre provided a total of 420,000 EUR support to eight minority coproduction projects.
21-05-2019

PRODUCTION: Dominik Mencej Starts Shooting Slovenian/Croatian/Bosnian/Serbian Riders

PORTOROŽ: The Slovenian/Croatian/Bosnian/Serbian coproduction Riders / Jezdeca began shooting on 19 May 2019. The road drama about two best friends in their mid-twenties is the first feature by 32-years-old Slovenian…
20-05-2019

FNE at Cannes 2019: Slovenian Cinema in Cannes

Slovenian films at the 72nd festival in Cannes – Urška Djukić's live-action short at the opening of the "Cannes Directors' Fortnight" programme
18-05-2019

Producers on the Move 2019: Rok Biček, Slovenia

LJUBLJANA: FNE spoke with 2019 Producer on the Move Rok Biček representing Slovenia. His feature directorial debut Class Enemy (2013, Triglav film) premiered and received the Feodora Award at the…
16-05-2019

PRODUCTION: Vinko Möderndorfer Starts Shooting Slovenian/Serbian Coproduction Deadlock

LJUBLJANA: Vinko Möderndorfer started shooting the Slovenian/Serbian coproduction Deadlock / Zastoj on 22 March 2019. The story focuses on a tragic event which brings together two married couples from different…
26-03-2019

French Release for Slovenian/Austrian Consequences

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian/Austrian coproduction Consequences by writer/director Darko Štante will be released in France by Epicentre Films on 19 June 2019.
25-03-2019

Zoran Poznič Appointed New Slovenian Minister of Culture

LJUBLJANA: Zoran Poznič was appointed new Minister of Culture of Slovenia by the National Assembly on 8 March 2019. Among his priorities he stated the adoption of the so-called Law…
11-03-2019

Ljubljana Hosts 5th EU Audiovisual Authors’ Workshop

LJUBLJANA: The 5th edition of the EU Audiovisual Authors’ Workshop in Ljubljana (4-5 March 2019) looked into the potential implementation of the proposed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single…
11-03-2019

FNE at Berlinale 2019: Slovenian Film in Berlin

Stand no 111, Centrel European Cinema, Martin Gropius Bau
10-02-2019

Slovenian Minister of Culture Resigns

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Minister of Culture Dejan Prešiček has resigned only four months after his appointment. During his mandate he promised a substantial funding increase for culture and film production…
29-01-2019

FNE Market Analysis 2018: SLOVENIA

The first results show that Slovenian cinema admissions in 2018 increased by around 4% and the total box office increased by 8%. Admissions for domestic films decreased by almost 20%,…
23-01-2019

Slovenia Increases Support for Film Production

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Center (SFC) expects a substantial rise in state funding in 2019 and in the years to come. The budget is expected to increase by approximately 6…
21-01-2019

Decline in Admissions for Domestic Films in Slovenia

LJUBLJANA: Admissions for domestic films decreased by almost 20% in Slovenia, although more titles were released. Total admissions increased by approximately 4%, while total box office increased by 8%.
17-01-2019

Prešeren Award 2019 to Honour Filip Robar Dorin and Bjanka Adžić Ursulov

LJUBLJANA: Prešeren Award 2019, the top Slovenian accolade for arts, will go to filmmaker Filip Robar Dorin and costume designer Bjanka Adžić Ursulov. Only two filmmakers have been awarded the…
15-01-2019

FESTIVALS: III Wins Big at 15th Animateka International Animated Film Festival

LJUBLJANA: Polish animated film III directed by Marta Pajek was awarded the Jury Grand Prix and the DSAF Audience Award at the 15th edition of Animateka International Animated Film Festival,…
10-12-2018

Balkan TV Series Shoots in Slovenia

LJUBLJANA: The Serbian historical thriller TV series set after WWI, Black Sun also known as Shadow over the Balkans, took advantage of the Slovenian cash rebate to shoot part of…
28-11-2018

FESTIVALS: Woman at War Wins at 29th LIFFE

LJUBLJANA: The Icelandic action-thriller Woman at War directed by Benedict Erlingsson won Best Film at the 29th Ljulblana IFF, which ended on 18 November 2018.
19-11-2018