BIFF2018

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SKOPJE: Polish documentary 21 x New York / 21 x Nowy Jork by Piotr Stasik won the Onion Award for Best Film in the main competition of the 8th edition of Makedox. The festival took place from 19 to 25 August 2017.

SKOPJE: A total of 68 films will compete in the 8th edition of Makedox Creative Documentary Film Festival running from 19 to 25 August 2017. The Macedonian production Avec l`amour / So ljubov directed by Ilija Cvetkovski will open the open-air festival held in KurshumliAn, the caravanserai located in the Old Town of Skopje.

SKOPJE: Macedonian TV revenues reached in 2016 their lowest point in the last five years. Commercial and public broadcasters generated total revenues of approximately 25 m EUR / 1,540,190,000 MKD, representing a drop of 50% compared to 2015.

SKOPJE: Macedonian Government named Gorjan Tozija acting director of the Macedonian Film Agency on 10 August 2017. He will be replacing Mimi Gjorgoska Ilievska, who was appointed in November 2015.

SKOPJE: Macedonian director Kristijan Risteski is developing his debut feature Snow White Dies in the End / Snezana umira na krajot. The project has been selected for the CineLink Co-Production Market, set to take place from 14 to 17 August 2017 within the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival (11-18 August 2016).

SKOPJE: The first season of the Macedonian series In Treatment / Na terapija has entered postproduction, with the premiere set on Sitel TV for 4 September 2017. The series is produced by Robert Naskov through Macedonia’s Kino Oko.

BELGRADE: Dogs Bark, but the Caravans Move On / Psi laju, vetar nosi, a brand new TV series directed by Jelena Bajic-Jocic and written by Rados Bajic (known for the long-running series Selo gori, a baba se češlja) has entered postproduction. 

SKOPJE: Second season of the popular TV series Prespav, which was shot from 8 to 30 May 2017, will be aired on TV Telma in autumn 2017. Macedonian non-governmental organisation OXO is producing.

BELGRADE: Serbian director Raško Miljković’s debut feature Which Hunters / Zloginje is currently in postproduction, with the release set for February 2018. This Serbian/Macedonian coproduction is a children film shot from May to the end of June 2017.

BELGRADE: Serbian director Dragan Marinković is in postproduction with his fifth feature film, Leeches / Pijavice, set for release in 2018. The film is a Serbian/Croatian/Macedonian coproduction and is based on a book under the same title by David Albahari, who also penned the screenplay together with Marinković.