FNE at Slovenian Film Festival 2012: Competition: Ink Tips

POTOROZ: Ink Tips directed by Polona Sepe is a historical drama with a feminist tone, based on true events. The film is in the main competition of the 15th Slovenian…

FNE at Slovenian Film Festival 2012: Good to Go

POTOROZ: Good to Go a debut feature film from young Slovenian director Matevž Luzar screens in competition at the 15th Festival of Slovenian Film (www.fsf.si), running through 30 September 2012.

FNE at Slovenian Film Festival 2012: Shanghai Gypsy

POTOROZ: Shanghai Gypsy by director/screenwriter Marko Nabersnik, a love story involving a gypsy family during the break-up of Yugoslavia, will screen in competition at the 15th Slovenian Film Festival (www.fsf.si),…

PRODUCTION: Nejc Gazvoda Shooting Dual

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian director Nejc Gazvoda (27) has begun shooting on Dual, a love story between two girls, a Slovenian and a Danish, his first film after his acclaimed debut feature…

FNE - Step In - Locarno - Country Report: Slovenia

Slovenia saw healthy output in it film production industry and an increase in cinema attendance in the past year, with a gernerous share of coproductions accounting for the abundance of…

EFP Producer on the Move: Aleš Pavlin

LJUBLJANA: Ales Pavlin of the production company Perfo (www.perfo.si) represents Slovenia as a 2012 European Film Promotion Producer on the Move.

PRODUCTION: Border Doc Mama Europe in Postproduction

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian producer Petra Seliškar is in post-production with a creative documentary humorously and personally confronting the borders of Europe. This 60 minute/90 minute film is a sequel to Seliškar's…

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 (www.norkring.com) 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; www.film-center.si). The new public agency replaced the…