PRODUCTION: Cvitkovič Starts Filming Our Family

LJUBLJANA: Acclaimed Slovenian director Jan Cvitkovič is beginning production on his fifth feature film Our Family. Shooting, which started yesterday, 6 July 2016, will take place in the Slovenian capital…
07-07-2016

Slovenian Government and Filmmakers Clash Over Appointment of Director of Slovenian Film Centre

LJUBLJANA: A clash between the Slovenian government and the board of the Slovenian Film Center has left the institution without a director.
06-07-2016

FNE at KVIFF 2016: Interview with Danijel Hočevar

LJUBLJANA: In recognition of Slovenian Day at the Karlovy Vary IFF on 6 July 2016, FNE asked Slovenian producer Danijel Hočevar to reflect on his experience with the festival and…
06-07-2016

PRODUCTION: Urša Menart's My Last Year as a Loser in Preproduction

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian director Urša Menart has started work on her first full-length feature film My Last Year as a Loser, a drama which points out that in the last couple…
20-06-2016

Indian Film Babu Shoots in Slovenia

LJUBLJANA: Slovenia, which is becoming a destination for Indian tourists and filmmakers, welcomed an Indian film crew returning to Slovenia to shoot 20 minutes of a film with the working…
24-05-2016

Nika Races to Zlin Festival

LJUBLJANA: Slobodan Maksimović’s Nika, a teen family drama about a 16-year-old go-cart driver who wins the most important race of her life, has been completed in time to screen on…
17-05-2016

FNE at Cannes 2016: Slovenian Cinema in Cannes

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14-05-2016

PRODUCTION: Hit Director Marko Nabersnik Begins Shooting Slovenian/Macedonian Coproduction

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian director Marko Naberšnik began filming his fourth feature film Slovenia, Australia and Tomorrow the World, a Slovenian/Macedonian coproduction, on 11 May 2016.
13-05-2016

PRODUCTION: Marko Sosič Finishes Postproduction on A Comedy of Tears

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian drama A Comedy of Tears by Marko Sosič is being readied to be presented at the Market of the Cannes Film Festival. “Basically the film is completed.…
10-05-2016

FNE at Cannes 2016: EFP Producer on the Move: Boštjan Ikovic

LJUBLJANA: Boštjan Ikovic, a producer at the Slovenian production company Arsmedia, will attend this year's Cannes Film Festival as a part of European Film Promotion’s 2016 Producers on the Move.
09-05-2016

Mitja Okorn’s Planet Singles Tops Slovenian Box Office

LJUBLJANA: The Polish romantic comedy Planet Singles by Slovenian director Mitja Okorn continued to dominate Slovenian box office and attendance for the second week with a spectacular 30,521 admissions.
06-05-2016

Slovenian Minister of Culture Resigns

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Minister of Culture Julijana Bizjak Mlakar resigned on 25 April 2016 at a session of the National Assembly ahead of a scheduled vote on her dismissal.
04-05-2016

Slovenian Cinematographers Hand Out First Awards

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Society of Cinematographers (ZFS) gave out awards to cinematographers in five categories and three lifetime achievement awards in its first IRIS awards ceremony on 26 April 2016.
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PRODUCTION: Ema Kugler Shoots Man with the Shadow

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian video artist and film director Ema Kugler started shooting her fifth feature film, Man with the Shadow.
22-04-2016

Restoration of Slovenian Classics Continues in 2016

LJUBLJANA: After celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2015 with various events including the restoration of two Slovenian classic films, the Slovenian Film Center announced together with the Slovenian Film Archive…
13-04-2016

PRODUCTION: Vlado Škafar’s Mother to Premiere Domestically in April

LJUBLJANA: Vlado Škafar’s fourth feature film Mother, which premiered at the Rotterdam Film Festival 2016, will have its first screening in Slovenia on 12 April 2016.
08-04-2016

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Mestni Kino Metropol, Celje, Slovenia

This month we speak with Samo Seničar, the programmer of Mestni Kino Metropol from Celje, which is the third biggest town in Slovenia.
04-04-2016

New Board of Slovenian Film Center Appointed

LJUBLJANA: The Government of the Republic of Slovenia appointed a new board for the Slovenian Film Center for the next five years.
04-04-2016

Slovenia Announces Line-up of Films Set to Shoot in 2016

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Center has announced the line-up of domestic productions set to shoot in 2016 and despite a chronic shortage of funding, film production looks very promising in…
01-04-2016

PRODUCTION: Igor Šmid in Postproduction with Ana

LJUBLJANA: Igor Šmid's crime drama Ana starring Slovenian journalist, publicist and writer Vesna Milek, has entered postproduction. Studio Arkadena is scheduled to release the film domestically in winter 2016/17.
22-03-2016