Cineplexx Ljubljana Wins Best New Built Cinema Award from ICTA

LJUBLJANA: Cineplexx Ljubljana was awarded as best new built cinema of the year at the International Cinema Technology Association’s (ICTA) 2023 Awards.

Žiga Virc’s Sophomore Feature Acquired Ahead of Cannes’ Marché du Film 2023

LJUBLJANA: Berlin-based Picture Tree International has picked up the upcoming film by Slovenian director Žiga Virc Shooting Blanks (aka The Last Hero / Poslednji heroj), which is currently in postproduction…

PRODUCTION: Vinci Vogue Anžlovar Starts Shooting Tartini’s Key

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian director Vinci Vogue Anžlovar will start shooting his sixth feature film Tartini’s Key / Tartinijev ključ on 4 May 2023. This child-youth crime adventure is a Slovenian/Italian coproduction,…

Slovenia’s First Multiplex Closes Down

LJUBLJANA: Kolosej, the first multiplex in Slovenia, closed down in Ljubljana on 14 March 2023 after 22 years of activity. The new owner plans to refurbish the building into an…

Slovenia Prepares New Strategy for Developing Audiovisual Industry

LJUBLJANA: At the initiative of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia, Dr. Robert Golob, the Slovenian Federation of Filmmakers’ Guilds (ZDSFU) is preparing a new strategic plan for…

FNE at Berlinale 2023: Slovenian Cinema in Berlin

Slovenian Talents at Berlinale - Urša Menart’s new film in development, titled Everything That’s Wrong With You, will be presented at the co-production market of the 73rd Berlinale, which is…

BOX OFFICE: Grandpa Goes South Dominates Slovenian Box Office

LJUBLJANA: Vinci Vogue Anžlovar's comedy drama Grandpa Goes South is still the top domestic title in the Slovenian chart, four weeks after its release on 12 January 2023. With 23,419…

Eleven Slovenian Feature Films to Be Shot in 2023

LJUBLJANA: No less than 11 feature films will start shooting in 2023, as the Slovenian Film Centre’s budget for 2023 raised up to 8,784,653 EUR (from 6.33 m EUR in…

BOX OFFICE: Slovenia Sees Record Share for Domestic Films Since Its Independence

LJUBLJANA: Slovenia's total cinema admissions in 2022 climbed up to the pre-pandemic numbers and reached nearly 1.8 m EUR, whereas the attendance for domestic films increased up to almost 18%.…

GRANTS: Slovenia Announces Production Grants for Feature and Documentary Films

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre has announced a total of 3.4 m EUR in production grants for seven feature films and two long documentaries.

Slovenian Art house Cinema Kinodvor Celebrates 100 Years

LJUBLJANA: In 2023 the leading Slovenian art house cinema Kinodvor in Ljubljana celebrates not only its centenary, but also two decades of art cinema programming and 15 years of existence…

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Writer/Director Petra Seliškar to Finish Body

LJUBLJANA: Petra Seliškar’s fifth long documentary Body / Telo is expected to be finished in the beginning of 2023. This Slovenian/North Macedonian/Croatian coproduction is a story dealing with resilience and…

FESTIVALS: Sierra by Sander Joon Wins 2022 Animateka in Ljubljana

LJUBLJANA: Estonian Sander Joon’s short animated film Sierra was awarded the Jury Grand Prix as well as the Audience Award at the 19th edition of Animateka Animated International Film Festival,…

FESTIVALS: Animateka 2022 Kicks Off in Ljubljana

LJUBLJANA: A total of 28 titles were selected for the Main Competition of the 19th edition of Animateka Animated International Film Festival, which takes place in Ljubljana 28 November –…

BOX OFFICE: Slovenian Comedy At Hostar 2‰ Close to 100,000 Admissions

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian comedy At Hostar 2‰ by Luka Marčetič dominates the domestic box office and is about to reach 100,000 admissions. The film currently has 97,190 admissions and 641,160 EUR…

FESTIVALS: Juraj Lerotić’s Safe Place Wins 2022 Ljubljana IFF

LJUBLJANA: The Croatian/Slovenian coproduction Safe Place / Sigurno mjesto by Juraj Lerotić won the Kingfisher Award for best film in the Perspektives Competition of the 33rd Ljubljana IFF (9 -…

BOX OFFICE: Slovenian Comedy At Hostar 2‰ Breaks Opening Weekend Record

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian comedy At Hostar 2‰ by Luka Marčetič dominates the opening weekend box office in domestic cinemas with 28,689 admissions and 194,672 EUR gross. This is the best result…

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film Portorož 2022: List of Winners

PORTOROŽ: Orchestra directed by Matevž Luzar won the Vesna Award for best film along with awards for script and cinematography at the 25th Festival of Slovenian Film Portorož (25 -…

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film Portorož 2022: Riders

PORTOROŽ: Dominik Mencej’s debut feature Riders / Jezdeca is screening in the competition of the 25th Festival of Slovenian Film Portorož, taking place 25 - 30 October 2022. The film…

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film Portorož 2022: The Space Among Us

PORTOROŽ: Rahela Jagrič Pirc’s debut feature The Space Among Us / Vesolje med nami is screening in the competition of the 25th Festival of Slovenian Film Portorož (25 - 30…