PRODUCTION: Slovenian Horror Film Idyll Goes into Production

LJUBLJANA: Idyll, a Slovenian horror feature film, began shooting already started on 21 June 2014.

PRODUCTION: Shooting Underway on Houston, We Have a Problem

LJUBLJANA: Two years after a popular and intriguing teaser posted on YouTube, student Oscar nominee Žiga Virc is shooting his awaited docu-fiction Houston, We Have a Problem, based on the…

Slovenian Multiplex Chains Facing Major Upheaval

LJUBLJANA: Slovenia’s first cineplex chain Kolosej is strapped with financial problems that could lead to it being sold on the auction block, with Austrian company Cineplexx Cine Operations immediately announcing…

Slovenia Kicks off First Kickkstarter Film Funding

The team behind the youth short film Kresnik: The Lore of Fire launched the first effort in Slovenia to co-fund their project with the help of online platform for mass…

FNE at Anifilm 2014: Visegrad Animation Forum Prizes for Slovenia, Poland

TREBON, CZECH REPUBLIC: Pitching to key execs from six CEE public TV stations, the Slovenian animated TV series Koyaa won the best project award along with a prize of 2,000…

Slovenian Cinema in Cannes 2014

Slovenian Film Centre and Forum Ljubljana cordially invite you to the market screening of Inferno

Slovenia Nabs Student Oscar Nomination

TREBON, CZECH REPUBLIC: Slovenian student director Katarina Morano is the lone representative from CEE to be nominated for the Student Academy Awards, which will be announced on June 7 in…

Slovenia Builds a Reputation Abroad and at Home

PLZEN: The Finale Plzen festival isn’t the only one hitching a ride on Slovenia’s rising stars. Domestic audiences as well as international festivals are taking note of Slovenian films and…

Slovenia Awaits New Cinema Law

LJUBLJANA: The Ministry of Culture of Republic of Slovenia has drafted a proposal of a law which will restructure the national film institution and its funding, as well as introduce…

FNE at Berlinale 2014: Slovenian Films in Berlin

This year in Berlin, the Slovenian Film Centre (SFC) will once again set up a stand in the Martin Gropius Bau building, where it is going to provide information about…

PRODUCTION: Marko Naberšnik in Postproduction with The Woods Are Still Green

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian hit film director Marko Naberšnik is finishing work on The Woods Are Still Green, an anti-war drama set during WWI. The Austrian-Slovenian coproduction shot in extreme weather conditions…

FNE Warsaw AV Summit Country Profile: Slovenia

Slovenia’s film production has remained fairly stable, despite the 2012 recession and government budget cuts as well astax increases in 2013 as the government scrambled to prop up its mostly…

Going My Way 2 Continues to Top Slovenian Box Office

LJUBLJANA: Going My Way 2, Miha Hocevar’s follow up to his 2011 box office hit, landed in the number one spot at the Slovenian box office for the third week…

FESTIVALS: Miele Wins LIFFe Kingfisher Award

LJUBLJANA: Miele by Valeria Golino collected the main prize of the 24th Ljubljana Film Festival.

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2013 Siska de Luxe

COTTBUS: Slovenian director Jan Cvitkovic returns to form with a bittersweet slacker comedy, Siska de Luxe produced by Alex Pavlin of Perfo.

FESTIVALS: LiFFe 2013 Ready to Roll

LJUBLJANA: The 24th edition of the Ljubljana IFF, LiFFe opens on 6 November 2013, running through 17 November, with a ten films vying in the main competition for the Kingfisher…

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana

This month we speak to Simon Popek who is managing the two cinema halls of Cankarjev dom Cultural and Congress Centre. This modern construction located in the heart of Ljubljana…

FNE at Jihlava IDFF Emerging Producers 2013: Marina Gumzi

FNE interviews Slovenian documentary producer Marina Gumzi, selected to participate in the 2013 Emerging Producers workshop at the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival.

Slovenia Adds Second DTT Multiplex

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian public broadcaster RTV Slovenija announced that the country’s second DTT multiplex has gone into operation.

Slovenian Duo Dual and Class Enemy Break into Top Ten perform well at Slovenian box office

LJUBLJANA: A pair of Slovenian films have emerged as fall box office hits: Dual by Nejc Gazvoda and Class Enemy by Rok Biček. Both films also had strong showings at…