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The shooting of the feature Father Figure by the director Nejc Gazvoda begins

The shooting of the feature Father Figure by the director Nejc Gazvoda begins

The shooting of the feature Father Figure by the director Nejc Gazvoda begins

On Tuesday, 19 April, the shooting of the new Slovenian live-action feature Father Figure by the screenwriter and director Nejc Gazvoda started in Novo mesto. The film is expected to be shot in 25 sho

On Tuesday, 19 April, the shooting of the new Slovenian live-action feature Father Figure by the screenwriter and director Nejc Gazvoda started in Novo mesto. The film is expected to be shot in 25 shooting days.
April 20, 2022

The shooting of the feature Observing by the director Janez Burger begins

The shooting of the feature Observing by the director Janez Burger begins

The shooting of the feature Observing by the director Janez Burger begins

On Saturday, 26 February 2022, the shooting of the Slovenian live-action feature Observing by the director Janez Burger started in Ljubljana. The screenplay was written by the director and Srđan Kolje

On Saturday, 26 February 2022, the shooting of the Slovenian live-action feature Observing by the director Janez Burger started in Ljubljana. The screenplay was written by the director and Srđan Koljević. This is Burger’s sixth feature film.
Feb. 28, 2022

Update to our Terms of Serveice - 2022-01-01

Update to our Terms of Serveice - 2022-01-01

Update to our Terms of Serveice - 2022-01-01

Posodobili smo pogoje uporabe, spremembe se nanašajo na plačilni sistem za nakup ogleda filmov za končne uporabnike.
Jan. 1, 2022

[IMPORTANT] - Scheduled maintenance

[IMPORTANT] - Scheduled maintenance

[IMPORTANT] - Scheduled maintenance

We wish to inform you of some planned maintenace, which will result in temporary unavailability of certain services. Read more...
Nov. 25, 2021

The Slovenian Film Database VOD upgrade

The Slovenian Film Database VOD upgrade

The Slovenian Film Database VOD upgrade

we are happy to inform you, that today we are starting the live-testing phase of our own VOD service.
Oct. 20, 2021

The First Slovenian Film Retrospective in Izmir, Turkey

The First Slovenian Film Retrospective in Izmir, Turkey

The First Slovenian Film Retrospective in Izmir, Turkey

This year, the 7th Balkan Panorama Film Festival, which is taking place between 27 September and 3 October, will focus on Slovenia. The Turkish audience will be able to see a total of twelve Slovenian

This year, the 7th Balkan Panorama Film Festival, which is taking place between 27 September and 3 October, will focus on Slovenia. The Turkish audience will be able to see a total of twelve Slovenian films, of these six features and six shorts.
Sept. 21, 2021

Slovenian Film Days in Sombotel, Hungary

Slovenian Film Days in Sombotel, Hungary

Slovenian Film Days in Sombotel, Hungary

For the fourth year in a row, Slovenian Film Days will take place from 13 to 17 September at the Agora-Savaria cinema in Sombotel, Hungary.
Sept. 9, 2021

A Weekend With Slovenian Film in Rome

A Weekend With Slovenian Film in Rome

A Weekend With Slovenian Film in Rome

The Casa del cinema – or Cinema House – is the central film theatre in Rome, located in Villa Borghese at the address named after the famous Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni. The cinema and, during

The Casa del cinema – or Cinema House – is the central film theatre in Rome, located in Villa Borghese at the address named after the famous Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni. The cinema and, during the summer, also the open-air amphitheatre host many national cinema screenings.
Sept. 7, 2021

Shooting of the Sequel to the Family Blockbuster Gaja's World Begins

Shooting of the Sequel to the Family Blockbuster Gaja's World Begins

Shooting of the Sequel to the Family Blockbuster Gaja's World Begins

The film in question is the sequel to the much-loved story of the brave and mischievous Gaja, a 2018 box-office hit. This week, the shooting of the youth romantic comedy Gaja's World 2 by the directo

The film in question is the sequel to the much-loved story of the brave and mischievous Gaja, a 2018 box-office hit. This week, the shooting of the youth romantic comedy Gaja's World 2 by the director Peter Bratuša began in Ljubljana. In the second part, the protagonist, now 14-year-old, will tackle teenage troubles in her own determined way. She will experience the hacking of her personal social network profile, help solve a crime, and show us that friendship is what counts the most – even though your parents are divorced, you live with a nasty older sister, and, on top of everything, your relationship with your best friend becomes complicated.
Aug. 12, 2021

The Shooting of Man Without Guilt by Ivan Gergolet Is Complete

The Shooting of Man Without Guilt by Ivan Gergolet Is Complete

The Shooting of Man Without Guilt by Ivan Gergolet Is Complete

The first feature film Man Without Guilt by the director and screenwriter Ivan Gergolet was shot at the border area between Slovenia and Italy. The film is scheduled for release and distribution in Ma

The first feature film Man Without Guilt by the director and screenwriter Ivan Gergolet was shot at the border area between Slovenia and Italy. The film is scheduled for release and distribution in March 2022. The story of personal revenge and redemption is set in Trieste, a city on the Adriatic coast, at the border between Italy and Slovenia. A 50-year-old widow working in a hospital discovers that her husband's former employer, who is partly responsible for her husband's death, has been admitted to the hospital because of a stroke. His son offers her a job as a caregiver, unaware of the connection between them. Seeking revenge, she decides to accept the offer.
July 29, 2021

Slovenian Films at the 74th Edition of the Cannes Film Festival

Slovenian Films at the 74th Edition of the Cannes Film Festival

Slovenian Films at the 74th Edition of the Cannes Film Festival

After last year’s online edition, this year’s festival will once again take place live from 6 to 17 July. As we have already reported, two Slovenian minority co-productions have been selected for two

After last year’s online edition, this year’s festival will once again take place live from 6 to 17 July. As we have already reported, two Slovenian minority co-productions have been selected for two different competition sections: Small Body, the Italian director Laura Samani’s debut film, will take part in the Critics' Week programme, while, Murina, Croatian director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović’s debut, has been included in the Directors’ Fortnight (Quinzaine des réalisateurs) selection.
July 2, 2021

Steakhouse, Penalty Shot, and Heavens Above in the Competition Programmes of the 74th Locarno Film Festival

Steakhouse, Penalty Shot, and Heavens Above in the Competition Programmes of the 74th Locarno Film Festival

Steakhouse, Penalty Shot, and Heavens Above in the Competition Programmes of the 74th Locarno Film Festival

The Locarno Festival will take place between 4 and 14 August, and as many as three Slovenian films have been selected for three different competition programmes. Two shorts and a minority-production f

The Locarno Festival will take place between 4 and 14 August, and as many as three Slovenian films have been selected for three different competition programmes. Two shorts and a minority-production feature film will have their world premieres at this festival.
July 1, 2021

Slovenian minority co-production Murina in Cannes

Slovenian minority co-production Murina in Cannes

Slovenian minority co-production Murina in Cannes

The debut feature film Morena by the Croatian director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović, co-produced by SPOK Films and Staragara from Slovenia, Antitalent from Croatia, and RT Features from Brazil, will ha

The debut feature film Morena by the Croatian director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović, co-produced by SPOK Films and Staragara from Slovenia, Antitalent from Croatia, and RT Features from Brazil, will have its world premiere in the Directors’ Fortnight (Quinzaine des réalisateurs) programme of the Cannes Film Festival, taking place from 7 to 17 July.
June 9, 2021

The world premiere of the Slovenian minority co-production Small Body at the Cannes Critics’ Week

The world premiere of the Slovenian minority co-production Small Body at the Cannes Critics’ Week

The world premiere of the Slovenian minority co-production Small Body at the Cannes Critics’ Week

Yesterday, Cannes unveiled the Critics’ Week programme, which includes the Slovenian minority co-production Small Body, the debut feature of the Italian director Laura Samani that has qualified for th

Yesterday, Cannes unveiled the Critics’ Week programme, which includes the Slovenian minority co-production Small Body, the debut feature of the Italian director Laura Samani that has qualified for the competition programme of seven selected films.
June 7, 2021

The 24th Festival of Slovenian Film returns to Portorož – Bojan Labović is the new director

The 24th Festival of Slovenian Film returns to Portorož – Bojan Labović is the new director

The 24th Festival of Slovenian Film returns to Portorož – Bojan Labović is the new director

This year, the 24th Festival of Slovenian Film returns to Portorož between 11 and 17 October. For the next three years, it will be headed by the film and television sreenwriter and director Bojan Labo

This year, the 24th Festival of Slovenian Film returns to Portorož between 11 and 17 October. For the next three years, it will be headed by the film and television sreenwriter and director Bojan Labović, who said the following: “The final decision was based on the traditional affection that many filmmakers feel for Portorož as the Festival location and the willingness of the local community to enhance our cooperation.”
April 23, 2021

The shooting of the feature “Moja Vesna” by the director Sara Kern begins in Melbourne

The shooting of the feature “Moja Vesna” by the director Sara Kern begins in Melbourne

The shooting of the feature “Moja Vesna” by the director Sara Kern begins in Melbourne

On Thursday, April 8, the shooting of the feature debut “Moja Vesna” by the award-winning Slovenian screenwriter and director Sara Kern, who has been living in Australia for several years, began in Me

On Thursday, April 8, the shooting of the feature debut “Moja Vesna” by the award-winning Slovenian screenwriter and director Sara Kern, who has been living in Australia for several years, began in Melbourne and around. After the sudden death of her mother, Moja (a 10-year-old girl) becomes the unexpected grown-up of her fragmented family, immigrants to suburban Melbourne, seeking to reconcile her troubled, pregnant older sister, Vesna, and disconsolate father, Miloš.
April 12, 2021

Slovenia at the 71st Berlinale

Slovenia at the 71st Berlinale

Slovenia at the 71st Berlinale

This year’s 71st Berlin International Film Festival is a “hybrid event”, taking place in two stages – the online presentation of the official programme for the film industry representatives will last

This year’s 71st Berlin International Film Festival is a “hybrid event”, taking place in two stages – the online presentation of the official programme for the film industry representatives will last from 1 to 5 March; while the audiences will be able to see the selected films live between 9 and 20 June. Three Slovenians have qualified for the nineteenth edition of the Berlinale Talents, dedicated to discovering new film authors from all over the world: the producer Nina Robnik as well as the screenwriters and directors Darko Štante and Urban Zorko. These talents have been selected from among 3,000 applicants from 65 countries, while the motto of this year’s edition was Dreams.
Feb. 24, 2021

The Grand Prix for the short film Sisters at the festival in Clermont Ferrand

The Grand Prix for the short film Sisters at the festival in Clermont Ferrand

The Grand Prix for the short film Sisters at the festival in Clermont Ferrand

The main international award at the most important short film festival went to a Slovenian film. On Saturday, 6 February, the 43rd Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, which took place

The main international award at the most important short film festival went to a Slovenian film. On Saturday, 6 February, the 43rd Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, which took place remotely as of 29 January, came to an end. The main international award at this most important short film festival went to a Slovenian film. The short film Sisters by the directress Katarina Rešek – Kukla, which also had its world premiere at this festival, participated in the competition programme consisting of 78 films.
Feb. 9, 2021

The shooting of the feature Wake Me by the director Marko Šantić begins

The shooting of the feature Wake Me by the director Marko Šantić begins

The shooting of the feature Wake Me by the director Marko Šantić begins

On Tuesday, 26 January 2021, the shooting of the new Slovenian live-action feature Wake Me by the director Marko Šantić began in Jesenice. Because of temporary amnesia, the film’s protagonist Rok ret

On Tuesday, 26 January 2021, the shooting of the new Slovenian live-action feature Wake Me by the director Marko Šantić began in Jesenice. Because of temporary amnesia, the film’s protagonist Rok returns from an idyllic tourist town to the city where he grew up. He does not remember his girlfriend Rina or his problematic past. While striving to protect his younger brother Jure from bad company, he is forced to face his former life yet again.
Jan. 27, 2021

Slovenian films at the 73rd Film Market in Cannes

Slovenian films at the 73rd Film Market in Cannes

Slovenian films at the 73rd Film Market in Cannes

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 the virtual film market (Market Sc

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 the virtual film market (Market Screenings 2020). The screenings are mainly intended for the festival selectors, who can ensure that the films have the best possible international festival premieres.
June 18, 2020

The shooting of the feature The Space Within Us by the director Rahela Jagrič Pirc begins

The shooting of the feature The Space Within Us by the director Rahela Jagrič Pirc begins

The shooting of the feature The Space Within Us by the director Rahela Jagrič Pirc begins

On Monday, 15 June, the shooting of the feature The Space Within Us by the director Rahela Jagrič Pirc, who also co-wrote the script with Darja Medić, began. The Space Within Us is a coming-of-age dr

On Monday, 15 June, the shooting of the feature The Space Within Us by the director Rahela Jagrič Pirc, who also co-wrote the script with Darja Medić, began. The Space Within Us is a coming-of-age drama, set in the small town of Kostanjevica na Krki. The story revolves around a 14-year-old dark-skinned boy Toby, who accompanies his mother Kristina as she returns to her home village in Slovenia. Kristina, who has not visited for several years, surprises even her mother Gizela with her sudden arrival and big news about an exhibition in the local art gallery.
June 16, 2020

Slovenian Film Centre holds annual press conference

Slovenian Film Centre holds annual press conference

Slovenian Film Centre holds annual press conference

The box-office ratings of Slovenian films are on the increase, while the Slovenian Film Database and Slovenian Film Theatre will further promote Slovenian film with the national audience.
Jan. 22, 2020