Macedonia Signs European Convention on Cinematographic Coproduction

SKOPJE: Macedonia has signed the revised Council of Europe Convention on Cinematographic Coproduction, updated for the digital age and welcoming non-European countries, which was adopted in 2017.
22-10-2018

FESTIVALS: Directions Wins 7th Tetova IFF ODA

TETOVO: Stephan Komandarev’s feature film Directions won the Best Film award of the Balkan competition at the 7th Tetova IFF ODA, which was held in the northwestern Macedonian city flanked…
18-10-2018

FESTIVALS: South Korean Burning Wins 39th ICFF Manaki Brothers

BITOLA: Burning directed by Lee Chang-Dong and shot by DoP Hong Kyong-pyo, was awarded the Golden Camera 300 for best film at the 39th edition of the International Cinematographers' Film…
01-10-2018

Macedonian Film Agency Signs Partnership with Less Is More

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Agency signed a one-year partnership with the training programme Less Is More and will organise the Pre-Writing Workshop for the local film professionals. It is the…
27-09-2018

Macedonia Selects The Secret Ingredient as Oscar Bid

SKOPJE: The Macedonian/Greek coproduction The Secret Ingredient, the debut feature by Gjorce Stavreski, has been selected as Macedonia’s official entry for the US Academy Awards in the Foreign Language Film…
20-09-2018

FESTIVALS: The 39th Manaki Brothers ICFF Announces Lineup

BITOLA: More than 95 feature films will screen at the 39th International Cinematographers Film Festival Manaki Brothers, that will take place in Bitola, Macedonia from 22 to 29 September 2018.
18-09-2018

PRODUCTION: Macedonian Director Igor Aleksov Shooting Debut Feature Lena and Vladimir

SKOPJE: Macedonian director Igor Aleksov is currently shooting his debut feature Lena and Vladimir, which has been supported by the Macedonian Film Agency. The film is a 100% domestic production.
02-08-2018

PRODUCTION: Swiss/Belgian/French Coproduction Starring Laetitia Casta Starts Shooting in Macedonia

BITOLA: Swiss/Belgian/French coproduction Beyond the Horizon / Le Milieu de l'horizon, directed by Delphine Lehericey and starring Laetitia Casta, Jalil Lespert and Clémence Poésy, is currently shooting in Macedonia. The…
23-07-2018

Macedonian/Greek The Secret Ingredient Sold to Asia

SKOPJE: The Macedonian/Greek coproduction The Secret Ingredient, the debut feature by Gjorce Stavreski, has been sold to Asia. The Pay TV, VOD and SVOD rights were sold to CinemaWorld Asia…
21-06-2018

Macedonia Signs Coproduction Agreement with Kosovo

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Agency has signed a coproduction agreement with the Kosovo Cinematography Center. The agreement was signed by Gorjan Tozja, director of the Macedonian Film Agency, and Arben…
13-06-2018

PRODUCTION: Macedonian Cult Kids TV Series Returns after 33 Years

SKOPJE: Director Slobodan Unkovski and playwright Goran Stefanovski are working on the second part of the cult TV series Bushava Azbuka, which was originally produced 33 years ago. The 1985…
11-06-2018

Macedonian Film Agency Signs Agreement with Film Workers’ Association

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Workers' Association signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Macedonian Film Agency on 6 June 2018, designed to strengthen joint efforts to improve Macedonian film production.
07-06-2018

FNE at Cannes 2018: Macedonian Film Agency Inks Bulgarian and Kosovo Coproduction Agreements

CANNES: The Macedonian Film Agency has signed coproduction agreements with both Bulgaria and Kosovo in Cannes this year. The agreement with the Bulgarian National Film Centre was signed just before…
17-05-2018 m

GRANTS: Macedonian Film Agency Funds 24 Projects

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Agency will distribute nearly 2.5 M EUR to 24 projects, including 1,904,878 EUR / 117,150,000 MKD for the first round of 2018 production grants for feature,…
16-05-2018

PRODUCTION: First Macedonian Animated Feature Gets Funding

SKOPJE: John Vardar vs. the Galaxy, Macedonia’s first animated feature film, has received funding from the Macedonian Film Agency and is lining up Bulgarian partners for a planned coproduction. The…
14-05-2018

FNE at Cannes 2018: Macedonian Cinema in Cannes

Meet Macedonian Film Agency in Cannes - SEE Pavilion #135 - Village International Riviera
13-05-2018

First Multiplatform Online Release in Macedonia, Croatia and Albania

SKOPJE: The Macedonian distribution company Cutaway will introduce its first ever multiplatform day-and-date release in three Balkan countries (Croatia, Albania and Macedonia) on 3 May 2018. Films will be available…
03-05-2018

FESTIVALS: World Premiere of Year of the Monkey to Open 2018 Skopje Film Festival

SKOPJE: The Macedonian/Serbian/Slovenian/Kosovan coproduction Year of the Monkey / Godina na majmunot by Vladimir Blazevski will have its world premiere at the opening of the 21st edition of the Skopje …
17-04-2018

Macedonian Short Film Sold to Shorts TV for Europe, USA and Asia

SKOPJE: Shorts TV bought the television rights for Macedonian short film Fighting for Death / Borba za smrt directed by Eleonora Veninova. The film will be available in Europe, Asia…
10-04-2018

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Youth Cultural Center – Skopje, Macedonia

This month we speak with Margarita Arsova, the programmer of the Youth Cultural Center in Skopje, Macedonia. The center runs several venues including three cinemas – Millenium (with 505 seats),…
05-04-2018