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…

PRODUCTION: Igor Šmid in Postproduction with Ana

LJUBLJANA: Igor Šmid's crime drama Ana starring Slovenian journalist, publicist and writer Vesna Milek, has entered postproduction. Studio Arkadena is scheduled to release the film domestically in winter 2016/17.

PRODUCTION: Korean Series Shooting in Piran

LJUBLJANA: A South Korean crew is currently shooting approximately 50 minutes for the popular TV series Dear Friends in Piran, an old Slovenian town on the coast near Portoroz, where…

FNE at Berlinale 2016: Slovenian Film in Berlin

Slovenian Film Centre Presents Slovenian Films at Berlinale 2016: Stand number 139, Central European Cinema, Martin Gropius Bau

PRODUCTION: Ita Rina, A Film Star Who Refused an Invitation to Hollywood in Postproduction

LJUBLJANA: Marta Frelih entered postproduction with her long documentary Ita Rina: A Film Star Who Refused an Invitation to Hollywood, about the first Slovenian film actress who became famous outside…

Slovenian Box Office on the Rise

LJUBLJANA: Admissions in Slovenia were up by six percent in 2015 compared to 2014 but domestic titles scored less than in the previous year.

FNE Country Report 2015: Slovenia

Slovenia’s film production has remained fairly stable in 2015, although the difficult economic situation has not improved. Changes in the distribution sector are expected to have a significant positive impact…

Slovenia Programmes Short Films on the Shortest Night

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre is teaming up with RTV Slovenia to present the second Short Film Night on 21 December 2015.

Siska Deluxe Soars with Audiences

LJUBLJANA: Jan Cvitkovic’s slacker comedy Siska Deluxe held strong at the Slovenian box office, landing in the top three for the second week-end in a row. The film took the…

FNE at Cottbus Film Festival 2015: Siska Deluxe

LJUBLJANA: Siska Deluxe by Jan Cvitkovič is competing at the 25th edition of Cottbus Film Festival running through 8 November 2015. The film had its world premiere in Montreal and…

Slovene Hip Hop Romance Opens in Top Ten

LJUBLJANA: The Beat of Love / Utrip Ljubezni debuted in tenth place in Slovenia for the week ending 21 October 2015.

FESTIVALS: Ten Films Compete at Ljubljana IFF

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian director Olmo Omerzu’s international coproduction Family Film is among the ten films in the main competition section Perspectives at the 26th Ljubljana Film Festival LIFFe running 11-22 November…

PRODUCTION: Perseverance Goes into Postproduction

LJUBLJANA: Miha Knific, whose film Four Things I Wanted to Do With You (RTV Slovenija, 2015) competed at this year's Slovenian Film Festival in Portoroz, is in postproduction with his…

Macedonian/Czech/Slovenian coproduction Selected as Macedonia Oscar Bid

PRAGUE: Ivo Trajkov's Honey Night is Macedonia's candidate in the Foreign-Language category at the 88th Academy Awards. The film is a Macedonian/Czech/Slovenian coproduction.

Idyll Wins Slovenian Film Festival in Portoroz

PORTOROZ: Idyll / Idila by Tomaž Gorkič won the Vesna Award for Best Feature Film at the 18th Slovenian Film Festival which took place from 15 to 20 September 2015.…
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FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Art Kino Odeon Izola

This month we speak to Petra Božič, the head of Art Kino Odeon from Izola, Slovenia. The cinema has been part of the public institution Center za kulturo, šport in …

Slovenia Selects The Tree as Its Oscar Bid

LJUBLJANA: Sonja Prosenc’s debut feature The Tree has been selected by the Association of Slovenian Filmmakers (DSFU) as the country's candidate for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy…

FNE at Slovenian Film Festival in Portoroz: Juliet and Alfa Romeo

PORTOROZ: Blaž Završnik’s second feature Juliet and Alfa Romeo is competing at the Slovenian Film Festival in Portoroz. The 18th edition of the festival takes place from 15 to 20…

FNE at Slovenian Film Festival in Portoroz: We Will Be the World Champions

PORTOROZ: Darko Bajić’s nostalgic sport drama We Will Be the World Champions will be screened among other Slovenian minority coproduction films in the competition of the 18th Slovenian Film Festival…

FNE at Slovenian Film Festival in Portoroz: Siska Deluxe

PORTOROZ: Siska Deluxe by Jan Cvitkovičis competing at the Slovenian Film Festival in Portoroz. The 18th edition of the festival takes place from 15 to 20 September 2015.