Macedonian Project Awarded at European Short Pitch – NISI MASA

SKOPJE: Macedonian project The North Pole by Marija Apcevska was awarded at the European Short Pitch – NISI MASA, within the Festival International du Film d’Aubagne (18-23 March 2019).

PRODUCTION: Igor Ivanov Starts Filming Homo

SKOPJE: Macedonian director Igor Ivanov started shooting his new feature film Homo as a coproduction between Macedonia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Slovenia and Kosovo on 13 March 2019. A five-week shooting schedule…

God Exists, Her Name is Petrunija Sold in 15 Territories

SKOPJE: Teona Strugar Mitevska’s fifth feature film God Exists, Her Name is Petrunija / Gospod postoi, imeto i' e Petrunija has been sold by Pyramide International to Turkey, Greece, Sweden,…

The Secret Ingredient Sold in Australia

SKOPJE: The Macedonian/Greek coproduction The Secret Ingredient, the debut feature by Gjorce Stavreski, will premiere in Australia. Pay TV, VOD and SVOD rights were sold to the Australian national television…

Macedonian Doc Honeyland Lands US Distribution Deal

SKOPJE: The Macedonian documentary Honeyland directed by Ljubo Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska was sold by Submarine Entertainment to US distribution outfit Neon. No release date has been set yet.

FNE at Berlinale 2019: Review: God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya / Gospod postoi, imeto i’ e Petrunija

BERLIN: Macedonian director Teona Strugar Mitevska has put his country on the European film map with Macedonia / Belgium / Slovenia / Croatia / France coproduction God Exists, Her Name…
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FNE at Berlinale 2019: Macedonian Film in Berlin

Meet us at the 69th Berlinale - MACEDONIAN FILM AGENCY will be at BERLINALE 2019 and EUROPEAN FILM MARKET

FNE Market Analysis 2018: MACEDONIA

Macedonia saw a quieter year in 2018, but it was still a good year with international success of both feature films and documentaries, a film agency effectively supporting the development…

FESTIVALS: Macedonian Doc Honeyland Gets Three Awards at Sundance

SKOPJE: Macedonian documentary Honeyland by Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov received three awards at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, including the Grand Jury Prize, while Polish actress Krystyna Janda was…

Teona Strugar Mitevska and Agnieszka Holland in Berlinale’s Competition

SKOPJE: God Exists, Her Name is Petrunija by Teona Strugar Mitevska and Mr. Jones by Agnieszka Holland have been selected for the Competition of the 69th Berlin International Film Festival.…

GRANTS: Macedonian Film Agency Announces Second Production Grants for 2018

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Agency distributed 1,694,308 EUR / 104,200,000 MKD to five feature films, including two feature films with higher budgets, one debut feature and two minority feature films…

OBITUARY: Macedonian Playwright and Screenwriter Goran Stefanovski

SKOPJE: The distinguished playwright and screenwriter Goran Stefanovski passed away on 27 November 2018 after a short illness in his home in the United Kingdom, at the age of 66.…

FESTIVALS: Alone at My Wedding Wins Best Film Award at Cinedays European Film Festival

SKOPJE: The Belgian/Romanian coproduction Alone at My Wedding / Seule à mon marriage directed by Marta Bergman scooped the best film award in the official selection of the 17th Festival…

FESTIVALS: Cinedays European Film Festival Opens in Skopje

SKOPJE: Fourteen European films will compete for the main prizes of the 17th edition of Cinedays Festival of European Film, running 8 - 18 November in Skopje. Eight films will…

PRODUCTION: Milcho Manchevski Starts Shooting Willow in Macedonia

SKOPJE: Academy award nominated Macedonian film director Milcho Manchevski started shooting his sixth feature film Willow / Vrba, produced by Banana Film, in the Macedonian village Krushevica. The shooting, which…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…