Secret Ingredient, the debut feature by Macedonian director Gjorce Stavreski, won four awards last week at prestigious international film festivals. The film won the Best Film award in the main competition at the Aubagne International Film Festival and the First Prize in the main competition at the Bergamo Film Meeting. The film also received a Special Mention Award from the jury at the FRANCOFILM-festival in Rome, as well as a special award in the Balkan competition at the Sofia International Film Festival.
Secret Ingredient was also screened at the film festival International Film Festival Prague - FEBIOFEST, where all the projections were completely sold out. From the premiere in November the film was screened at 16 film festivals and won seven international awards. The film was screened in India, USA and Europe. The film is also available in the offer of the HBO on-demand video streaming service – HBO GO.
Another film supported by Macedonian Film Agency, Would You Look At Her by Goran Stolevski won the Grand Prix award for best international short film at the 65th edition of the Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival, the oldest Serbian film festival and also one of the longest living European film festivals. The film, which received the Short Film Jury Award at 2018 Sundance Film Festival, will compete in the 6th LET'S CEE Film Festival in Vienna from April 19th and 22nd.