PRODUCTION: Janez Burger Shoots Slovenian/Croatian/Italian/Macedonian Observing

LJUBLJANA: Janez Burger is currently shooting the socially critical drama Observing / Opazovanje, inspired by real events. The film is a coproduction between Slovenia, Croatia, Italy and North Macedonia.

GRANTS: Slovenian Film Centre Announces Production and Development Grants

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre has announced production grants of 2.830 m EUR for seven feature films, including three debut features. Additionally, 138,000 EUR has been granted to 11 projects…

Slovenia Proposes Levies and Direct Investment Obligations for Streamers

LJUBLJANA: The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia has opened a public debate on the bill on the Slovenian Film and Audiovisual Centre, with an online consultation. The…

Slovenian Film on the Go: Ten Slovenian Feature Films in Distribution in 2022

LJUBLJANA: Five Slovenian feature films are scheduled to enter production and 10 Slovenian feature films are set to start distribution in 2022, according to the Slovenian Film Centre.

GRANTS: Slovenian Film Centre Announces Minority Coproduction Grants

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre has provided support in the total amount of 565,000 EUR to nine minority full-length feature coproduction projects.

FNE at Berlinale 2022: Slovenian Film in Berlin

Films and Talents from Slovenia at 72. Berlinale

PRODUCTION: Sharon Bar-Ziv Wraps Shooting on Slovenian/Israeli/German Wild Urge

LJUBLJANA: Israeli director Sharon Bar-Ziv has finished shooting the Slovenian/Israeli/German women’s drama Wild Urge. The two-week shoot, which took place in Ljubljana and on a hill called Kurescek, ended on…

FNE at Animateka 2021: Impossible Figures and Other Stories Wins Grand Prix

LJUBLJANA: Marta Pajek's short animated film Impossible Figures and Other Stories won the Grand Prix of the 18th edition of Slovenia’s festival of animated films Animateka, which was held in…

FNE at Animateka 2021: No One Ever Looked at Elephants as You Do Wins Pitching Prize

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian project No One Ever Looked at Elephants as You Do won the fifth edition of Animateka PRO Pitch that took place on 30 November as part of…

FESTIVALS: Animateka 2021 Opens in Ljubljana

LJUBLJANA: The 18th edition of Slovenia’s festival of animated films, Animateka opened on 29 November 2021 and continues through 5 December. The festival will present 344 short films and seven…

Nataša Bučar Re-Appointed Director of Slovenian Film Centre

LJUBLJANA: The Government of the Republic of Slovenia re-appointed Nataša Bučar for another five-year term in the position of the director of the Slovenian Film Centre (SFC) at its 104th…

FNE at Ljubljana IFF 2021: Panah Panahi's Hit The Road Wins Kingfisher Award

LJUBLJANA: The Iranian road film Hit the Road directed by Panah Panahi, the son of acclaimed director Jafar Panahi, won the Kingfisher Award for the best film at the 32nd…

Slovenia Supports Female Directors

LJUBLJANA: Twenty years after the first films directed by women in Slovenia, “women are increasingly represented in a more balanced manner, especially as directors of debut films, TV films, short…

FNE at Ljubljana IFF 2021: Servants

LJUBLJANA: Slovak director/producer Ivan Ostrochovsky’s Servants will screen in the main competition of the 32nd Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe), which takes place in cinemas from 10 to 21 November…

FNE at Ljubljana IFF 2021: Murina

LJUBLJANA: Murina, the Camera d’Or winning debut feature by Croatian director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović, screens in the main competition of the Ljubljana IFF (LIFFe), which runs 10 – 21 November…

Slovenian Cinemas Hit With New COVID Restrictions

LJUBLJANA: Newly announced Covid prevention measures declared by the Slovenian Government will limit the activities in the field of cinema exhibition. The restrictions include upgrading acceptable mandated masks, presentation of…

FESTIVALS: Darko Sinko's Inventory Competes at Ljubljana IFF 2021

LJUBLJANA: Darko Sinko's debut film Inventory / Inventura screens in the competition of the 32nd Ljubljana IFF, taking place 10 – 21 November 2021.

PRODUCTION: Luka Marčetič Finishes Shooting Sequel to Slovenian Cult Hit At Hostar

LJUBLJANA: Luka Marčetič has finished shooting At Hostar 2 / Pr’Hostar 2 ‰, the Slovenian domestic hit that still holds the record for the most admissions since 1991. The shooting,…

Focus on Slovenian Film at MedFilm Festival 2021 in Rome

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian cinema will be represented by as many as 12 films at the 27th edition of MedFilm Festival from 5 to 14 November 2021. In the framework of the…

First Slovenian Retrospective in China Starts Today

LJUBLJANA: The first retrospective of Slovenian films in China will be held in Beijing and other major Chinese cities from 28 October to 4 November 2021. The retrospective will showcase…