FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2021: Inventory

PORTOROŽ: Darko Sinko's Inventory / Inventura will be screened in the competition of the 24th Festival of Slovenian Film in Portorož (12 - 17 October 2021). This drama with elements…
05-10-2021

FESTIVALS: Festival of Slovenian Film in Portorož 2021 Announces Lineup

LJUBLJANA: Six new Slovenian feature films and four long documentaries will be screened in the competition of the 24th Festival of Slovenian Film, which will run in Portorož 12 -…
04-10-2021

Slovenian Miha Mazzini Explores Technology and Lockdown in Experimental Film

LJUBLJANA: Stay Safe, an experimental short film written, directed and produced by best-selling and award-winning Slovenian writer, screenwriter and film director Miha Mazzini, is a story about an ordinary couple…
29-09-2021

First Slovenian Film Retrospective in Izmir

LJUBLJANA: The first Slovenian film retrospective in Izmir will screen six Slovenian feature films and six short films during the 7th Balkan Panorama Film Festival, taking place in Izmir, Turkey,…
23-09-2021

PRODUCTION: Petra Seliškar Shoots French/Slovenian/Macedonian Documentary Land of Sar

LJUBLJANA: Petra Seliškar is currently shooting her sixth documentary Land of Sar / Dežela Šarplaninca in the Solunska Glava mountains, in North Macedonia. This French/Slovenian/Macedonian coproduction follows three teenagers spending…
22-09-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Sanremo to Represent Slovenia in Oscar Race

LJUBLJANA: Sanremo, Miroslav Mandić's drama about aging, has been selected as Slovenia’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film…
22-09-2021

First Slovenian Film Weekend in Rome

LJUBLJANA: Several acclaimed Slovenian films will be screened at the Casa del cinema in Rome on 11-12 September 2021, as an appetizer for the focus on Slovenian cinema, which will…
09-09-2021

PRODUCTION: Peter Bratuša Starts Shooting Sequel to Slovenian Hit Gaja’s World

LJUBLJANA: Peter Bratuša has started shooting Gaja’s World 2 / Gajin svet 2, the sequel to the well-received romantic teen adventure comedy and Slovenian 2018 box-office hit. The 27-days shooting…
19-08-2021

FNE at Cannes 2021: Slovenian Cinema in Cannes

Slovenian films at the 74th edition of the Cannes Film Festival - Village International Riviera Pavilion 127
10-07-2021

PRODUCTION: Ivan Gergolet Starts Shooting Slovenian/Italian/Croatian Man Without Guilt

LJUBLJANA: The Italian director Ivan Gergolet has started shooting his first fiction feature Man Without a Guilt / Može brez krivde. The first phase of the shooting for this Slovenian/Italian/Croatian…
05-07-2021

Slovenian Cinemas Reopen Gradually

LJUBLJANA: Most Slovenian art houses have already reopened, while the COVID-19 situation is less and less restrictive, whereas cineplexes, with the exception of Maribox, are still waiting, as the food…
03-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Documentary Wild Slovenia Completed

LJUBLJANA: Matej Vranič completed his long documentary Wild Slovenia / Divja Slovenija, which will be released in Slovenian arthouse cinemas by Fivia in September 2021. The film also has an…
02-06-2021

FESTIVALS: Festival of Slovenian Film Returns to Portorož with New Director

LJUBLJANA: The 24th Festival of Slovenian Film returns to Portorož with a new director Bojan Labović. The festival will take place 11-17 October 2021 and the submissions for the applications…
29-04-2021

Slovenian Cinemas Choose Not to Reopen Under New COVID Restrictions

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian cinemas refused to re-open after a recent decision of the Government to ease restrictions only till 2 May 2021. The only exception is Kinodvor, which re-opened on 26…
27-04-2021

PRODUCTION: First Slovenian Christmas Film Beanie Wraps Shooting

LJUBLJANA: Slobodan Maksimović finished shooting his live-action feature Beanie / Kapa on 22 April 2021. This Slovenian/Luxembourg/Croatian/Slovak coproduction is the first Slovenian Christmas film and is expected to premiere in…
26-04-2021

PRODUCTION: First Slovenian Homicide Documentary TV Series Starts Shooting

LJUBLJANA: Inhumanum: The Inhumanity of Man by Igor Zupe, the first Slovenian homicide documentary TV series, started shooting in Ljubljana on 12 April 2021. The series of eight 45-minute episodes…
20-04-2021

American/Slovenian Infinite Storm and Slovenian Minority Coproduction Citadel Receive Support from Slovenian Cash Rebate Scheme

LJUBLJANA: The American/Slovenian coproduction Infinite Storm directed by Małgorzata Szumowska and starring Naomi Watts, as well as the Slovenian minority coproduction Citadel, received support from the Slovenian cash rebate scheme.…
16-04-2021

PRODUCTION: Sara Kern Starts Shooting First Slovenian/Australian Coproduction Moja Vesna

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian screenwriter/director Sara Kern, who has been living in Australia for several years now, started shooting her debut feature Moja Vesna in Melbourne on 6 April 2021. This is…
14-04-2021

FNE Market Analysis 2020: SLOVENIA

LJUBLJANA: Several film projects were interrupted because of the Coronavirus pandemic, most of them postponed to a later date, some of them to 2021; film theatres and multiplexes were more…
19-02-2021

PRODUCTION: Marko Šantić Starts Shooting Slovenian/Croatian/Serbian/French Wake Me

LJUBLJANA: The shooting of the Slovenian feature Wake Me / Zbudi Me, directed by Marko Šantić and produced by Vertigo, began in Jesenice on 26 January 2021. Jure Henigman, one…
28-01-2021