Kocjancic Appointed Acting Director of Slovenian Film Center

LJUBLJANA: Nerina Kocjančič has been appointed acting director of the Slovenian Film Center (SFC) after the government’s refusal to appoint Jozko Rutar to a second five-year term as director of…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

FNE at Cannes 2016: Slovenian Cinema in Cannes

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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.

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.…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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.

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.

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.

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…