PRODUCTION: Slovenian National Television Shoots Cases of Inspector Vrenko S2

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian national television RTV Slovenija is currently shooting in Maribor the second season of TV crime series Cases of Inspector Vrenko / Primeri inšpektorja Vrenka. The show based on…

Admissions to Domestic Films in Slovenia Dropped by 30% in 2021

LJUBLJANA: Admissions to domestic films reached 16,867 in 2021, compared to 24,470 in 2020, and the gross was 54,332 EUR (compared to 80,900 EUR in 2020), which represents over 30%.

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Director Nejc Gazvoda Starts Shooting Father Figure

LJUBLJANA: Nejc Gazvoda’s new feature film Father Figure started shooting in his home town Novo mesto in Slovenia on 19 April 2022. The film is a coproduction between Slovenia, Czech…

PRODUCTION: Netflix's The Witcher S3 Shoots In Slovenia

LJUBLJANA: Slovenia is one of the three countries, beside Croatia and Italy, hosting the Netflix film crew shooting the third season of the hit fantasy drama series The Witcher, based…

PRODUCTION: Janez Burger Shoots Slovenian/Croatian/Italian/Macedonian Observing

LJUBLJANA: Janez Burger is currently shooting the socially critical drama Observing / Opazovanje, inspired by real events. The film is a coproduction between Slovenia, Croatia, Italy and North Macedonia.

GRANTS: Slovenian Film Centre Announces Production and Development Grants

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre has announced production grants of 2.830 m EUR for seven feature films, including three debut features. Additionally, 138,000 EUR has been granted to 11 projects…

Slovenia Proposes Levies and Direct Investment Obligations for Streamers

LJUBLJANA: The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia has opened a public debate on the bill on the Slovenian Film and Audiovisual Centre, with an online consultation. The…

Slovenian Film on the Go: Ten Slovenian Feature Films in Distribution in 2022

LJUBLJANA: Five Slovenian feature films are scheduled to enter production and 10 Slovenian feature films are set to start distribution in 2022, according to the Slovenian Film Centre.

GRANTS: Slovenian Film Centre Announces Minority Coproduction Grants

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre has provided support in the total amount of 565,000 EUR to nine minority full-length feature coproduction projects.

FNE at Berlinale 2022: Slovenian Film in Berlin

Films and Talents from Slovenia at 72. Berlinale

PRODUCTION: Sharon Bar-Ziv Wraps Shooting on Slovenian/Israeli/German Wild Urge

LJUBLJANA: Israeli director Sharon Bar-Ziv has finished shooting the Slovenian/Israeli/German women’s drama Wild Urge. The two-week shoot, which took place in Ljubljana and on a hill called Kurescek, ended on…

FNE at Animateka 2021: Impossible Figures and Other Stories Wins Grand Prix

LJUBLJANA: Marta Pajek's short animated film Impossible Figures and Other Stories won the Grand Prix of the 18th edition of Slovenia’s festival of animated films Animateka, which was held in…

FNE at Animateka 2021: No One Ever Looked at Elephants as You Do Wins Pitching Prize

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian project No One Ever Looked at Elephants as You Do won the fifth edition of Animateka PRO Pitch that took place on 30 November as part of…

FESTIVALS: Animateka 2021 Opens in Ljubljana

LJUBLJANA: The 18th edition of Slovenia’s festival of animated films, Animateka opened on 29 November 2021 and continues through 5 December. The festival will present 344 short films and seven…

Nataša Bučar Re-Appointed Director of Slovenian Film Centre

LJUBLJANA: The Government of the Republic of Slovenia re-appointed Nataša Bučar for another five-year term in the position of the director of the Slovenian Film Centre (SFC) at its 104th…

FNE at Ljubljana IFF 2021: Panah Panahi's Hit The Road Wins Kingfisher Award

LJUBLJANA: The Iranian road film Hit the Road directed by Panah Panahi, the son of acclaimed director Jafar Panahi, won the Kingfisher Award for the best film at the 32nd…

Slovenia Supports Female Directors

LJUBLJANA: Twenty years after the first films directed by women in Slovenia, “women are increasingly represented in a more balanced manner, especially as directors of debut films, TV films, short…

FNE at Ljubljana IFF 2021: Servants

LJUBLJANA: Slovak director/producer Ivan Ostrochovsky’s Servants will screen in the main competition of the 32nd Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe), which takes place in cinemas from 10 to 21 November…

FNE at Ljubljana IFF 2021: Murina

LJUBLJANA: Murina, the Camera d’Or winning debut feature by Croatian director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović, screens in the main competition of the Ljubljana IFF (LIFFe), which runs 10 – 21 November…

Slovenian Cinemas Hit With New COVID Restrictions

LJUBLJANA: Newly announced Covid prevention measures declared by the Slovenian Government will limit the activities in the field of cinema exhibition. The restrictions include upgrading acceptable mandated masks, presentation of…