FESTIVALS: Festival of Slovenian Film Portorož 2022 Announces Lineup

LJUBLJANA: Seven Slovenian feature films and four long documentaries, together with five long documentaries dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Slovenia's independence and six Slovenian minority coproductions, will screen in…
12-10-2022

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Director Sonja Prosenc Starts Shooting Redemption

LJUBLJANA: Sonja Prosenc started shooting her third feature film Redemption / Odrešitev in the town of Vodice, near Ljubljana, on 5 October 2022. This black comedy/drama is a Slovenian/Italian/Croatian/Serbian/Norwegian coproduction.
08-10-2022

Netflix Action Thriller The Union aka Our Man from Jersey with Halle Berry and Mark Wahlberg Shoots in Slovenia

LJUBLJANA: The Netflix production The Union, directed by Julian Farino and starring Halle Berry, Mark Wahlberg and J.K. Simmons, is filming in the Slovenian coastal town of Piran. The Slovenian…
29-09-2022

FNE Oscar Watch 2023: Slovenia Selects Orchestra as Oscar Candidate

LJUBLJANA: Orchestra / Orkester by Matevž Luzar has been selected as Slovenia’s candidate for the 95th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film…
12-09-2022

Largest Slovenian Cineplex Kolosej Sold at Auction

LJUBLJANA: Kolosej Ljubljana, the first and the largest Slovenian cineplex, which started operating in 2001, was sold at auction on 5 September 2022 for 6.4 m EUR. The new owner…
07-09-2022

PRODUCTION: Croatian/Slovenian/Italian Doc Fiume O Morte! Wraps Shooting

LJUBLJANA: Igor Bezinović finished the two-year shooting of his long documentary Fiume o morte! in the first week of July 2022. The Croatian/Slovenian/Italian coproduction follows WWI events connected to the…
14-07-2022

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May Shoot in Central Europe

LJUBLJANA: Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May were spotted shooting in Kamnik, Slovenia, ahead of the rumoured Amazon Prime The Grand Tour Season 5. In the last two weeks…
04-07-2022

PRODUCTION: Slovenian/Croatian Lunatic by Igor Šterk Wraps Shooting

LJUBLJANA: Igor Šterk’s feature film Lunatic wrapped shooting in the Slovenian seaside town of Piran. The Slovenian/Croatian coproduction is a bittersweet autobiography of the director’s family, whose father Jure Šterk,…
01-07-2022

Digital Advertising on the Rise in Slovenia

LJUBLJANA: Investment in digital advertising continues to rise in Slovenia and is expected to see a 15% growth in 2022.
29-06-2022

FESTIVALS: Successful First Edition of ReActing as a Star Programme at Kranj Actors FF

KRANJ: The new international programme ReActing as a Star, aiming at encouraging the networking between the film and audiovisual actors in the region, and at increasing their presence in the…
20-06-2022

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Director Žiga Virc Starts Shooting The Last Hero

LJUBLJANA: Žiga Virc started shooting his new feature film The Last Hero / Poslednji heroj on 11 June 2022. This drama with comic elements is a Slovenian/Greek/Croatian coproduction.
15-06-2022

Asta Vrečko Appointed New Slovenian Minister of Culture

LJUBLJANA: Asta Vrečko has been appointed as the new Minister of Culture of Slovenia by the National Assembly. Her first priorities will be a development-oriented and inclusive culture policy, an…
08-06-2022

FNE Market Analysis 2021: SLOVENIA

LJUBLJANA: In 2021 the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cinema exhibition and film production was still significant. Shooting was still limited because of many logistic restrictions regarding travelling and…
03-06-2022

Bosnian Director Bahrudin Cengic’s Classic Life Of a Shock Force Worker Scores Restoration Grant

LJUBLJANA: The 1972 Yugoslav classic Life Of a Shock Force Worker directed by Bosnian Bahrudin Čengić has received a 50 000 EUR restoration grant from the Association des Cinematheques Europeennes…
31-05-2022

FNE at Cannes 2022: Slovenia’s Short Love in Plane Sight Wins Tik Tok Prize

CANNES: The Slovenian short film Love In Plane Sight by Slovenian art student Matej Rimanić, has won one of the two main prizes of the Tik Tok competition at the…
25-05-2022

New Cineplexx Opens in Ljubljana

LJUBLJANA: Cineplexx Slovenia, which already operates six facilities in Slovenia (Maribor, Celje, Koper, Kranj, Novo mesto, Murska Sobota), is finally opening a new cineplex in Ljubljana.
23-05-2022

FESTIVALS: Second Edition of Kranj Actors Film Festival in June 2022

LJUBLJANA: The second edition of the KRAFFT - Kranj Actors Film Festival will run from 14 till 19 June 2022 in Kranj. At the initiative of the Slovenian Film Centre,…
20-05-2022

FNE at Cannes 2022: Slovenian Cinema in Cannes

75th Cannes Film Festival - SLOVENIAN FILMS IN CANNES, Marche du Cannes - Village International South Eastern Pavilion no. 131
17-05-2022

PRODUCTION: Slovenian National Television Shoots Cases of Inspector Vrenko S2

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian national television RTV Slovenija is currently shooting in Maribor the second season of TV crime series Cases of Inspector Vrenko / Primeri inšpektorja Vrenka. The show based on…
16-05-2022

Admissions to Domestic Films in Slovenia Dropped by 30% in 2021

LJUBLJANA: Admissions to domestic films reached 16,867 in 2021, compared to 24,470 in 2020, and the gross was 54,332 EUR (compared to 80,900 EUR in 2020), which represents over 30%.
30-04-2022