PRODUCTION: Slovenian National Television Shoots New Crime Series

PORTOROŽ: Slovenia’s national television RTV Slovenija started shooting a new television crime series Cases of Inspector Vrenko / Primeri inšpektorja Vrenka on 1 August 2020 in Maribor. It is based…

Record Number of Slovenian Feature Films Receive Development Support from MEDIA-Creative Europe

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian production companies Staragara, Studio Virc and Vertigo received 437,300 EUR in support for the development of ten feature and two short films in the latest MEDIA – Creative…

Slovenians Flock to Outdoor Cinemas

LJUBLJANA: Open-air cinemas in Slovenia are attracting large crowds while regular indoor cinemas are still under COVID-19 restrictions, limiting the maximum number of visitors to 50 people per screening. While…

FNE at Cannes Online 2020: Slovenian Film

For the first time, this year’s 73rd Film Market in Cannes will be held online from 22 to 26 June. The Slovenian Film Centre will present three Slovenian features at…

PRODUCTION: Dutch/Italian/Slovenian Pink Moon in Preproduction

LJUBLJANA: Slovenia’s Tramal Films is coproducing Floor van der Meulen's feature Pink Moon with Dutch company Kepler film and Italy’s Nefertiti Film. The film, which received a Eurimages grant, is…

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Comedy Grandpa Goes South Postpones Shooting

LJUBLJANA: The shooting of Vinci Vogue Anžlovar's melodramatic black comedy Grandpa Goes South / Dedek gre na jug, produced by A Atalanta, has been postponed until July 2020. However, the…

PRODUCTION: Slovenian/Austrian/Finnish Skiing in Scarves Overcomes Postproduction Challenges

LJUBLJANA: Haidy Kancler's first long documentary feature Skiing in Scarves / Afganistanke na smučeh has faced some challenges in postproduction because of COVID-19.

Slovenian TV Series Bridges Between Us Resumes Shooting

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian production company Perfo Production has announced that the popular Slovenian TV series Bridges Between Us will resume shooting on 12 May 2020 under special supervision, taking into…

COVID-19 Impact on Slovenian Animation Production

LJUBLJANA: COVID-19 restrictions have not caused any major delays in the current development and production of Slovenian animation projects, but future activities will be strongly affected.

COVID-19 Crisis Delays Film Productions in Slovenia

LJUBLJANA: A temporary hold on all funding and tender activities, including contract signing, is one of the main obstacles for film production in Slovenia during the COVID-19 crisis.

PRODUCTION: Documentary Sparks in Time in Postproduction

LJUBLJANA: Jurij Gruden's Sparks in Time – Worldwide Computer Adventure / Iskre v času – Svetovni računalniški podvig has entered postproduction but is facing delays and other problems because of…

Free Online Screenings for Europe Day - Big Stories from Small Countries

LJUBLJANA: Five European countries, including Slovenia, will present four Creative Europe MEDIA supported films on 8 May at 20.00 CET in the frames of Europe Day - Big Stories from…

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Drama Once Were Humans Completed

LJUBLJANA: Once Were Humans directed by Goran Vojnović and produced by Arsmedia, was successfully finished as planned in February 2020 before the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of the coproducers and the…

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Drama The Space Within Us Preps for Shooting

LJUBLJANA: Rahela Jagrič Pirc is preparing for the shooting of her first feature The Space Within Us / Vesolje med nami. This coming of age drama is expected to be…

Slovenian Film Centre Calls for More Support for Audiovisual Sector

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre has sent a proposal to the Slovenian Ministry of Culture of additional measures to combat the damaging effects of the COVID-19 crisis.

Slovenia Offers Free Online Film Screenings

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian filmmakers together with the Slovenian Film Centre (SFC), the Database of Slovenian Films and Filmoteka are offering a selection of Slovenian films for viewing free of charge. The…

COVID-19 Cripples Slovenian Film Industry

LJUBLJANA: The increasingly restrictive preventive measures declared by the Slovenian Government regarding the spread of the Coronavirus have led to the halt or postponement of almost all the activities in…

OBITUARY: Slovenian Actor Peter Musevski

LJUBLJANA: One of the most respected, internationally recognised and popular Slovenian actors Peter Musevski died on 18 March 2020 at the age of 54.

Vasko Simoniti Appointed New Slovenian Minister of Culture

LJUBLJANA: Vasko Simoniti was appointed as the new Minister of Culture of Slovenia by the National Assembly on 13 March 2020. His first task will be to draw up a…

Slovenian Cinemas Closed and Exhibitors Count Losses

LJUBLJANA: The 22nd Documentary Film Festival has been postponed and all cinemas are closed until further notice, due to preventive measures regarding the spread of the Coronavirus.