FESTIVALS: Slovenian Film Festival in Portorož Announces Lineup

PORTOROŽ: Eleven feature films will be screened in the competition of the 20th Slovenian Film Festival in Portorož, which will run from 12 to 16 September 2017. The Badjura Lifetime…

Animateka to Host Workshop for CEE Producers

LJUBLJANA: The Animateka International Animated Film Festival in Ljubljana will host a workshop for animated film producers from Central and Eastern Europe from 2 to 6 December 2017. A total…

Alfredson‘s Trilogy Intrigo Wraps Slovenian Shoot After Winning First Cash Rebate

LJUBLJANA: Trilogy Intrigo directed by Daniel Alfredson and starring Ben Kingsley has wrapped its shoot in Slovenia, which ran May to August 2017. This German/US/Belgian coproduction serviced by Slovenia's Pakt…

PRODUCTION: Urša Menart Preps My Last Year as a Loser

LJUBLJANA: My Last Year as a Loser / Ne bom več luzerka by Urša Menart will start shooting on 6 September 2017. The story of a 29-year-old unemployed girl, who…

Online TV Spin-Off At Hostar Sets New Record at Slovenian Box Office

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian comedy At Hostar / Pr’ Hostar by Luka Marčetić has topped 210,000 admissions, becoming the most viewed domestic title since Slovenia claimed its independence in 1991.

PRODUCTION: Darko Štante Starts Shooting Consequences

LJUBLJANA: Consequences by writer / director Darko Štante started shooting in Ljubljana on 1 August 2017. This is the first feature film produced by Filmsko društvo Temporama, a film society…

PRODUCTION: Rok Biček Wraps Ten Year Documentary Project

LJUBLJANA: Young Slovenian director Rok Biček, who gained international success with his debut feature A Class Enemy (Triglav Film, 2013), has just completed the long documentary The Family, a Slovenian…

First Slovenian Film to Be Broadcast on Netflix

LJUBLJANA: Documentary Houston, We Have a Problem! by Žiga Virc is the first Slovenian film to be aired on Netflix starting 20 July 2017. However, the film will not be…

PRODUCTION: Sonja Prosenc Starts Shooting History of Love

LJUBLJANA: New international coproducers have been confirmed for the contemporary psychological drama History of Love by Sonja Prosenc and the shooting started in Italy on 26 June 2017.

GRANTS: Slovenia Funds Five Minority Coproductions

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Center (SFC) announced production grants of 245,000 EUR for five minority coproductions including four feature films and one long documentary on 5 July 2017.

FNE/IDF DocBloc: No Women No Revolution

Slovenia and Germany are coproducing a documentary about Kurdish women's rights.

PRODUCTION: Katarina Cas Starrer Awakenings Completes Filming

LJUBLJANA: Awakenings / Prebujanja, Peter Bratuša’s drama about midlife crisis with Slovenian actress Katarina Čas, has completed shooting and is moving into postproduction.

PRODUCTION: Let Him Be a Basketball Player in Postproduction

LJUBLJANA: The teen comedy Let Him Be a Basketball Player / Košarkar naj bo by Boris Petkovič is finishing postproduction. The film is based on a well-known book of the…

Slovenia Attracts First Cash Rebate Project

CANNES: The Slovenian Film Center announced the start of shooting of the first film to take advantage of the new cash rebate scheme, Intrigo - Death of An Author directed…

Hocevar Appointed Head of Studies at MIDPOINT

CANNES: Slovenian producer Danijel Hocevar has been appointed the new Head of Studies at MIDPOINT Feature Launch. The appointment was announced by Prague-based MIDPOINT in Cannes.

FNE at Cannes 2017: Slovenian Cinema in Cannes

Slovenian cinematography will be presented in Cannes in the International Village in the South-East European Pavilion.

EFP Producers on the Move: Slovenia’s Petra Vidmar

LJUBLJANA: Petra Vidmar, producer at the Slovenian production company Gustav Film, will attend this year's Cannes Film Festival as a part of Producers on the Move initiative organised by the…

Slovenian Cinematographers Fete National DoP’s

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Society of Cinematographers (Združenje filmskih snemalcev Slovenije, ZFS) handed out their second annual IRIS awards for best achievement in cinematography in five categories. A total of 42…

PRODUCTION: Hanna Slak Completes The Miner

LJUBLJANA: Acclaimed Slovenian director Hanna Slak has finished her third feature film The Miner / Rudar. Shooting took place in November - December 2016 and the premiere is scheduled for…

Slovenian Classical Rom-Com Turned into a Musical

LJUBLJANA: The first Slovenian romantic comedy Vesna (1953) by František Čap, has been turned into a musical that will premiere at Ljubljana's Križanke open-air theatre in June 2017.