Slovenia

The most prominent Slovenian author of recent years, Špela Čadež, has received the Holland Animation Film Festival Grand Prix and Animafest Grand Prix awards for her project Nighthawk. The film has received 22 awards and distinctions to date and was selected for the Sundance, Clermont – Ferrand, and Annecy festivals.

The Box, a CG film by Dušan Kastelic premiered at Animateka 2017 and received the festival‘s public award. As the winner of the Cinequest best animated film award, it gained a nomination for Academy Award competition in 2018.

In the realm of TV series, Kolja Saksida and Grega Mastnak were among the most productive. Kolja‘s puppet stop motion series Koyaa presented six new episodes and entered six more into production. While single episodes of Koyaa are touring the festivals, global sales of the whole series were concluded by the Summerside International company. Grega Mastnak‘s TV series Prince Ki-Ki-Do premiered new episodes: the 13-part series will be completed in 2018. Grega finished a short 2D film Mr. Philodendron and the Apple Tree in 2017.

The debut professional film by Leon Vidmar Farewell earned a Vesna award for best animated film at the Festival of Slovenian Film in 2017 and was screened in the competition programme of the festival in Annecy. Animated films for kids included Weasel by Timon Leder, Martin Krpan by Nejc Saje, Muri the Cat by Jernej Žmitek and The Voyage of the Beagle by Jernej Lunder and have begun festival touring and international distribution.


Universities
Visoka šola za umetnost Nova Gorica
The Academy of Fine Arts and Design of the University of Ljubljana – ALUO
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Secondary schools
High School of Design and Photography Ljubljana
High School for Media and Graphic Design Ljubljana

Colleges
Institute and academy of multimedia – IAM
ITD – Institute for Transmedia Design

Courses for public
Different workshops only

Animation studios
ZVVIKS, Institute for Film and Audiovisual production
Ozor
Invida
No History
Staragara
Filrouge
Kerozin
Strup produkcija
Bugbrain – Institut za animacijo / Institute of Animation
Viba film – a state institution which operates as the national technical film foundation

Producers
Zavod OINK
ZVVIKS, Institute for Film and Audiovisual production
Ozor
Invida
No History
Miiijav
Staragara
Casablanca
Astral
Vertigo
Gustav Film
Forum Ljubljana
Filrouge
Kerozin
Strup produkcija
Mangart
Tramal Films
Bugbrain – Institut za animacijo / Institute of Animation
Zavod Strup produkcija
Kerozin, produkcijska hiša, d.o.o.
Shakemoon d.o.o.
Start film, Miha Knific s.p.

Broadcasters
RTV SLO 1
RTV SLO 2
RTV SLO 3
POP TV
KANAL A
TV3 Medias
Planet TV

Distributors
Društvo za oživljanje zgodbe 2 koluta / Association for reanimation of storytelling 2 reels
Blitz Film & Video Distribution
Cinemania Group
Continental Film
Fivia / Cenex
Karantanija Cinemas
Studio Ritem

Partners
Slovenian Film Centre
Radiotelevision Slovenia
Pop Tv
AIPA – Collecting Society of Authors, performers and Film Producers of Audiovisual Works of Slovenia
Slovene Art Cinema Association
Association of Slovenian Film Producers
Association of Slovenian Filmmakers
Directors Guild of Slovenia
Slovenian Cinematheque
Slovenian Film Archive

Festivals
Animateka International Animation Film Festival
Festival of Slovenian Film
Stop Trick International Film Festival
Luksuz Cheap Film Festival
Zoom Film Festival of Primary and Secondary Schools
Videomanija, Festival of Youth Film Creativity
Little Elephant, International Children and Youth Animated Film Festival
Kino Otok / Isola Cinema
Ljubljana International Film Festival

Associations
:D’SAF! – Slovenian Animated Film Association
Društvo za oživljanje zgodbe 2 koluta / Association for reanimation of storytelling 2 reels

List made by Matija Šturm