COVID-19 Impact on Slovenian Animation Production

LJUBLJANA: COVID-19 restrictions have not caused any major delays in the current development and production of Slovenian animation projects, but future activities will be strongly affected.
11-05-2020

COVID-19 Crisis Delays Film Productions in Slovenia

LJUBLJANA: A temporary hold on all funding and tender activities, including contract signing, is one of the main obstacles for film production in Slovenia during the COVID-19 crisis.
08-05-2020

PRODUCTION: Documentary Sparks in Time in Postproduction

LJUBLJANA: Jurij Gruden's Sparks in Time – Worldwide Computer Adventure / Iskre v času – Svetovni računalniški podvig has entered postproduction but is facing delays and other problems because of…
07-05-2020

Free Online Screenings for Europe Day - Big Stories from Small Countries

LJUBLJANA: Five European countries, including Slovenia, will present four Creative Europe MEDIA supported films on 8 May at 20.00 CET in the frames of Europe Day - Big Stories from…
06-05-2020

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Drama Once Were Humans Completed

LJUBLJANA: Once Were Humans directed by Goran Vojnović and produced by Arsmedia, was successfully finished as planned in February 2020 before the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of the coproducers and the…
06-05-2020

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Drama The Space Within Us Preps for Shooting

LJUBLJANA: Rahela Jagrič Pirc is preparing for the shooting of her first feature The Space Within Us / Vesolje med nami. This coming of age drama is expected to be…
30-04-2020

Slovenian Film Centre Calls for More Support for Audiovisual Sector

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre has sent a proposal to the Slovenian Ministry of Culture of additional measures to combat the damaging effects of the COVID-19 crisis.
15-04-2020

Slovenia Offers Free Online Film Screenings

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian filmmakers together with the Slovenian Film Centre (SFC), the Database of Slovenian Films and Filmoteka are offering a selection of Slovenian films for viewing free of charge. The…
15-04-2020

COVID-19 Cripples Slovenian Film Industry

LJUBLJANA: The increasingly restrictive preventive measures declared by the Slovenian Government regarding the spread of the Coronavirus have led to the halt or postponement of almost all the activities in…
01-04-2020

OBITUARY: Slovenian Actor Peter Musevski

LJUBLJANA: One of the most respected, internationally recognised and popular Slovenian actors Peter Musevski died on 18 March 2020 at the age of 54.
20-03-2020

Vasko Simoniti Appointed New Slovenian Minister of Culture

LJUBLJANA: Vasko Simoniti was appointed as the new Minister of Culture of Slovenia by the National Assembly on 13 March 2020. His first task will be to draw up a…
18-03-2020

Slovenian Cinemas Closed and Exhibitors Count Losses

LJUBLJANA: The 22nd Documentary Film Festival has been postponed and all cinemas are closed until further notice, due to preventive measures regarding the spread of the Coronavirus.
16-03-2020

FNE Market Analysis 2019: SLOVENIA

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian film production is stable and getting even stronger since a significant increase in film funding was achieved in 2019. The number of completed films was lower than in…
11-02-2020

Slovenia Ratifies CoE Revised Convention On Cinematographic Coproduction

LJUBLJANA: Slovenia has ratified Council of Europe’s (CoE) revised convention on cinematographic coproduction, and will be available for coproductions with countries which are not CoE members starting 1 May 2020.
27-01-2020

Slovenia Launches National Film Database

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre announced the successful launch of the Slovenian internet film data base - BSF, an important step towards better national and worldwide overview of Slovenian film…
23-01-2020

FNE at WEMW Co-Production Forum 2020: The Man Without Guilt

TRIESTE: The Italian/Slovenian coproduction The Man Without Guilt by Italian writer/director Ivan Gergolet is participating in the Co-production Forum of the 10th edition of When East Meets West (19-21 January…
21-01-2020

FNE at WEMW Co-Production Forum 2020: Not A Word

TRIESTE: Acclaimed Slovenian/German director Hanna Slak’s new feature film Not a Word / Kein Wort will be showcased in the Co-production Forum of the 10th edition of When East Meets…
20-01-2020

Successful Year For Slovenian Films At Local Box Office

LJUBLJANA: The share of Slovenian films increased by more than 5% with the top domestic title Let Him Be a Basketball Player 2, directed by Boris Bezić and produced by…
10-01-2020

Slovenia’s Cinema Kinodvor Plans to Open New Miniplex

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian cinema Kinodvor, which received the Best Programming Award for 2019 from Europa Cinemas, plans to open a new miniplex as an additional venue for its two screens.
12-12-2019

FESTIVALS: Poland’s Acid Rain Wins Animateka 2019

LJUBLJANA: Acid Rain by Poland’s Tomek Popakul was awarded the Jury Grand Prix in the Eastern and Central European Competition Programme of the 16th Animateka International Animated Film Festival, held…
09-12-2019