PRODUCTION: Hit Director Marko Nabersnik Begins Shooting Slovenian/Macedonian Coproduction

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian director Marko Naberšnik began filming his fourth feature film Slovenia, Australia and Tomorrow the World, a Slovenian/Macedonian coproduction, on 11 May 2016.

PRODUCTION: Marko Sosič Finishes Postproduction on A Comedy of Tears

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian drama A Comedy of Tears by Marko Sosič is being readied to be presented at the Market of the Cannes Film Festival. “Basically the film is completed.…

FNE at Cannes 2016: EFP Producer on the Move: Boštjan Ikovic

LJUBLJANA: Boštjan Ikovic, a producer at the Slovenian production company Arsmedia, will attend this year's Cannes Film Festival as a part of European Film Promotion’s 2016 Producers on the Move.

Mitja Okorn’s Planet Singles Tops Slovenian Box Office

LJUBLJANA: The Polish romantic comedy Planet Singles by Slovenian director Mitja Okorn continued to dominate Slovenian box office and attendance for the second week with a spectacular 30,521 admissions.

Slovenian Minister of Culture Resigns

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Minister of Culture Julijana Bizjak Mlakar resigned on 25 April 2016 at a session of the National Assembly ahead of a scheduled vote on her dismissal.

Slovenian Cinematographers Hand Out First Awards

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Society of Cinematographers (ZFS) gave out awards to cinematographers in five categories and three lifetime achievement awards in its first IRIS awards ceremony on 26 April 2016.
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PRODUCTION: Ema Kugler Shoots Man with the Shadow

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian video artist and film director Ema Kugler started shooting her fifth feature film, Man with the Shadow.

Restoration of Slovenian Classics Continues in 2016

LJUBLJANA: After celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2015 with various events including the restoration of two Slovenian classic films, the Slovenian Film Center announced together with the Slovenian Film Archive…

PRODUCTION: Vlado Škafar’s Mother to Premiere Domestically in April

LJUBLJANA: Vlado Škafar’s fourth feature film Mother, which premiered at the Rotterdam Film Festival 2016, will have its first screening in Slovenia on 12 April 2016.

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Mestni Kino Metropol, Celje, Slovenia

This month we speak with Samo Seničar, the programmer of Mestni Kino Metropol from Celje, which is the third biggest town in Slovenia.

New Board of Slovenian Film Center Appointed

LJUBLJANA: The Government of the Republic of Slovenia appointed a new board for the Slovenian Film Center for the next five years.

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…