PRODUCTION: Slovenian Box Office Champ Preps New Film

LJUBLJANA: After Izlet/A Trip, a hit in the Slovenian cinemas, 26-year-old director Nejc Gazvoda is preparing his second feature, Dual, a Slovenian-Dutch-Croatian co-production.

Slovenian Box Office Hit The Trip Gets Croatian Distribution

{mosimage}LJUBLJANA: The coming of age drama and first feature of Nejc Gazvoda, which has had over 12,000 admissions in Slovenia since its premiere in January 2012, will be released in…

PRODUCTION: Musical Documentary My World Is Upside Down

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian director/producer Petra Seliškar is currently shooting a 52/90 minute Slovenian-Italian-Austrian musical documentary inspired by the personality of Frane Milcinski Ježek, known as the Slovenian Charlie Chaplin.

PRODUCTION: My Name Is Janez Jansa in Postproduction

{mosimage}LJUBLJANA: Slovenian conceptual artist and performer Janez Jansa is in final post-production on a 67 minute HD documentary on names and identity, focusing on the case of himself and two…

PRODUCTION: Southern Scum Go Home! in Preproduction

LJUBLJANA: Writer/Director/screenwriter Goran Vojnovic is preparing an adaptation of his 2008 Slovenian bestselling novel in advance of a 1 July 2012 shoot date.

PRODUCTION: Shanghai Gypsy in Postproduction

LJUBLJANA: Director/screenwriter Marko Nabersnik is in post production with Shanghai Gypsy, a love story involving a gypsy family during the break-up of Yugoslavia.

Slovenia Faces EU Warning

Declining competition in the area of digital TV multiplexes in Slovenia has drawn warnings from the European Commission.

Slovenian Films at Berlinale 2012

From 9 to 19 February the 62nd Berlin Film Festival is taking place. This year as many as three Slovenian films, supported on the basis of the public call for…

Norkring Exits Slovenia

LJUBLJANA: Norwegian broadcast service provider Norkring ( announced it is ceasing operations in Slovenia beginning in early March 2012.

Slovenia Announces Grants

{mosimage}LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre has announced the list of films which are receiving funding in its 2011 round of grants for feature films, documentaries, coproduction films, medium length and…

The Trip Anticipates Strong Premiere in Slovenia

{mosimage}LJUBLJANA: Already a film festival hit, The Trip (Izlet), the first feature from Slovenian director Nejc Gazvoda, is expected to find domestic box office success when it premieres on 19…

CEE Films on Show at Slovenian Animated Festival

LJUBLJANA: The 8th Animateka IFF, which kicks off 5 December 2011, puts films from Central and Eastern Europe on prominent display, with a CEE short animated film competition and a…

Slovenia Country Profile 2011

{mosimage}LJUBLJANA: The 2011 year saw a strong start for the film industry in Slovenia, with the launch of the Slovenian Film Center (SFC; The new public agency replaced the…

FESTIVALS: Ljubljana Kingfisher for Take Shelter

LJUBLJANA: The Ljubljana IFF (LIFFe, awarded its main prize, the Kingfisher Award, to Take Shelter directed by Jeff Nichols, at the festival's closing ceremony on 19 November 2011.

PRODUCTION: Slovenia`s Victory Receives TV Premiere

Victory, a TV film shot in black and white by Slovenian director and screenwriter Miran Zupanič, premiered on RTV Slovenija on 9 November, following its theatrical debut at the 14th…

FESTIVALS: Eleven Films Compete at LIFFe

The 22nd Ljubljana International Film Festival, ( held in Slovenia's capital city from 9-20 November has announced the competition lineup for its main competitive programme Perspectives. The 11 films from…

FESTIVALS: Ljubljana Hosts Fourth Neighboring Coproduction Meeting

LJUBLJANA: The Ljubljana IFF ( will host the fourth edition of the Neighboring Coproduction Meeting 10-12 November 2011, with support from MEDIA and the Slovenian Film Center ( The meeting…

PRODUCTION: Feed Me with Your Words in Production

LJUBLJANA: Feed Me With Your Words, the debut feature film by director Martin Turk, is in the middle of shooting and is expected to be completed on 4 October 2011.…

PRODUCTION: Shanghai Gypsy Begins Filming

Shanghai Gypsy, the second feature film by Slovenian director Marko Naberšnik, began shooting on 27 June 2011 and is expected to wrap on 2 October 2011.

Slovenian Film Center Appoints New Director

LJUBLJANA: The board of the Slovenian Film Center (SFC; has elected Jožko Rutar as Director of the SFC. He replaces Samo Rugelj, who had been acting director.