Macedonian Film Agency Preps Strategy to Stimulate Gender Equality

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Agency announced the Women in the Film Industry strategy for the next five years, in order to raise the percentage of female authors. Only 21 percent…
29-03-2018

The Liberation of Skopje Sold to China

SKOPJE: The Macedonian/Croatian/Finnish/British coproduction The Liberation of Skopje by Rade and Danilo Šerbedžija has been sold to China. Representatives of the Italian sales agent Summerside International told FNE that interest…
20-03-2018

PRODUCTION: Macedonian Indie Feature Digging Sets February Premiere

SKOPJE: Martin Ivanov and Ivica Dimitrijevic are in the final stages of postproduction with Digging / Kopanje, a low-budget independent feature film based on the text by German playwright Christian…
21-02-2018

FNE at Berlinale 2018: Macedonian Film in Berlin

BERLIN: The Macedonian Film Agency organised the presentation of three new Macedonian films at the European Film Market in Berlin this year, bringing these new productions to the attention of…
21-02-2018

FNE Country Report 2017: MACEDONIA

SKOPJE: Macedonian film production budget remained high in 2017 with an annual budget from the Macedonian Film Agency of around 6 m EUR.
07-02-2018

GRANTS: Macedonian Film Agency Grants 1.2 m EUR for Milcho Manchevski’s New Project

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Agency granted 1.2 m EUR for Willow / Vrba by the acclaimed Milcho Manchevski, who will come back to shoot in Macedonia after eight years. A…
30-01-2018

Macedonia Boosts TV Production in 2017

SKOPJE: A total of ten TV series were produced in 2017, which is an increase of 50% compared to 2016, when five series premiered on Macedonian national TV channels.
16-01-2018

Secret Ingredient Broadcast on Cinemax 2

SKOPJE: Secret Ingredient, the debut feature by Macedonian director Gjorce Stavreski, premiered in 14 European countries in prime time on HBOs Cinemax 2 channel on New Year’s Eve 2018. The…
09-01-2018

Macedonia Cuts Film Funding by 25% in 2018

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Government has announced a decision to cut the film funding by 25% in 2018 compared to 2017. The decision was made during its regular session on 12…
14-12-2017

Macedonian Film Agency Announces New Call for Production Support

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Agency announced a new call for production support for feature films, documentaries, short films and animated films.
23-11-2017

FNE at CINEDAYS 2017: Heartstone Wins Best Film Award in Skopje

SKOPJE: The Icelandic/Finnish drama film Heartstone / Hjartasteinn directed by Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson, scooped the best film award in the official selection of the 16th Festival of European Film Cinedays,…
21-11-2017

Macedonian Film Agency Annuls Call for Production

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Agency announced on 8 November 2017 a decision to annul the call for production support for feature films, documentaries, short films and animated films, which was…
10-11-2017

FESTIVALS: Eight Films Selected for Main Competition in Skopje’s Cinedays Festival

SKOPJE: A total of 14 European films will compete for the main prizes of the 16th edition of Cinedays Festival of European Film, running 9 - 19 November in Skopje.…
08-11-2017

PRODUCTION: Borjan Zafirovski Filming Debut Feature The Happiness Effect

SKOPJE: The Macedonian/Albanian/Kosovan debut film The Happiness Effect by Borjan Zafirovski began a 30-day shoot in Skopje and Ohrid on 27 October 2017.
02-11-2017

FESTIVALS: Venezuelan Family Wins 2017 Kinenova IFF Skopje

SKOPJE: The Venezuelan debut feature Family / La Familia directed by Gustavo Rondon Cordova, which had its world premiere at Cannes Critics Week, received the Award for the Best Film…
13-10-2017

FESTIVALS: KineNova IFF Announces Competition Lineup

SKOPJE: Ten films from nine countries will be shown in the International Competition line up at the 2nd edition of the KineNova International Film Festival, set to take place from…
05-10-2017

FESTIVALS: Jupiter's Moon Wins 2017 ICFF Manaki Brothers

BITOLA: The Hungarian/German coproduction Jupiter's Moon / Jupiter holdja, directed by Kornél Mundruczó and shot by Marcell Rev, was awarded Golden Camera 300 for best film at the 38th edition…
02-10-2017

FESTIVALS: ICFF Manaki Brothers Ready to Kick Off

BITOLA: Thirteen films will run in the international feature film competition for the Golden, Silver and Bronze Camera 300 awards at the 38th edition of the International Cinematographers’ Film Festival…
22-09-2017

FESTIVALS: Polish Film 21 x New York Wins Makedox 2017

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…
28-08-2017

FESTIVALS: Makedox Creative Documentary FF Ready to Kick Off

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…
18-08-2017