PRODUCTION: Ivan Salatić Develops Sophomore Feature Melting of the Ruler

PODGORICA: Ivan Salatić is in development with his sophomore feature Melting of the Ruler / Otapanje vladara, for which it received coproduction support from Eurimages on 5 December 2022.

BOX OFFICE: Milcho Manchevski`s Kaymak Exceeds 16,000 Admissions in North Macedonia

SKOPJE: Kaymak by Academy Award-nominated Macedonian film director Milcho Manchevski is a domestic success in North Macedonia with over 16,000 admissions after three weeks in cinemas. The Macedonian/Danish/Dutch/Croatian coproduction released…

PRODUCTION: Macedonian Director Dimitar Orovcanec in Postproduction with Debut Feature Blue Orange

SKOPJE: Macedonian director/writer Dimitar Orovcanec is currently in postproduction with his debut feature Blue Orange / Sin portokal (working title Kill the Children First), which is estimated to be finished…

Atatürk Series Shot in North Macedonia to Premiere on Disney+ in 2023

SKOPJE: New Disney+ miniseries Atatürk will premiere on 29 October 2023 on the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of the Turkish republic. The six-episode series was shot for four weeks…

SEE Cinema Network Funds Projects from FNE Partner Countries

SKOPJE: Films from North Macedonia, Romania and Montenegro have received funding from the South Eastern Europe Cinema Network (SEE Cinema Network) in the amount of 9,000 EUR each for development…

Macedonian TV Revenues Highest in Last Five Years

SKOPJE: Macedonian TV revenues reached their highest point in the last five years in 2021. Commercial and public broadcasters generated total revenues of approximately 43 m EUR / 2,644 m…

PRODUCTION: Teen Camp TV Series Debuts on Macedonian Radio Television

SKOPJE: Macedonian production company Riefenstahl released the first season of the teen TV series Teen Camp directed by Marko Gjokovik. The first episode of the spin-off of the popular TV…

FESTIVALS: Anatolian Leopard Wins 2022 KineNova Film Festival

SKOPJE: The Turkish/German/Danish/Polish Anatolian Leopard / Anadolu Leopari by Emre Kayiş received the Best Film Award in the main competition of the 7th KineNova IFF, which took place in Skopje…

FESTIVALS: KineNova Film Festival 2022 Ready to Start in Skopje

SKOPJE: Eight titles have been selected for the Official Competition of the KineNova International Film Festival, whose 7th edition will be held 7 – 14 October 2022. The programme includes…

PRODUCTION: Macedonian Director Ibër Deari in Postproduction with Debut Feature Everybody Calls Redjo

SKOPJE: Film director Ibër Deari has entered postproduction with his first feature film Everybody Calls Redjo / Site go vikaa tRedjo, which is produced by Sasho Pavlovski through Manufaktura Production.…

FNE Oscar Watch 2023: North Macedonia Selects The Happiest Man in the World as Oscar Candidate

SKOPJE: The Happiest Man in the World by Teona Strugar Mitevska has been selected as North Macedonia’s candidate for the 95th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in…

Milcho Manchevski’s Kaymak Picked Up by LevelK

SKOPJE: The Academy Award-nominated Macedonian film director Milcho Manchevski’s seventh feature film Kaymak has been picked-up by LevelK ahead of its world premiere in the competition of the Tokyo Film…

PRODUCTION: OXO Debuts Macedonian TV Series House Arrest

SKOPJE: Macedonian production company OXO released the first season of the sitcom House Arrest / Kukjenpritvor directed by Vardan Tozija. The first episode of the spin-off of the popular TV…

FESTIVALS: The Eight Mountains Wins ICFF Manaki Brothers 2022

BITOLA: Ruben Impens, the cinematographer of the Italian/Belgian/French/UK coproduction The Eight Mountains / Le otto montagne directed by Charlotte Vandermeersch and Felix Van Groeningen, received the Golden Camera 300 at…

FESTIVALS: Eclipse Wins 2022 Makedox in North Macedonia

SKOPJE: The Belgian documentary Eclipse directed by Nataša Urban won the Onion Award for best film in the main competition of the 13th edition of MakeDox Creative Documentary Film Festival.…

FESTIVALS: ICFF Manaki Brothers 2022 Ready to Kick Off

BITOLA: The 43rd edition of the International Cinematographers Film Festival Manaki Brothers will kick off in Bitola on 19 August 2022. A total of 62 films will be screened in…

John Malkovich to Build Major Film Studios in Skopje

SKOPJE: American actor John Malkovich has announced his plans to build Stonebridge Studios, LEED-certified Hollywood calibre film, music and media studios, in Skopje's part of the Skopje Technology Park project.

FESTIVALS: MakeDox 2022 Announces Full Lineup

SKOPJE: A total of 71 documentary films in four competition programmes will be screened at the 13th Festival for Creative Documentary Film MakeDox, which will be held in four locations…

OBITUARY: Macedonian Actor Mitko S. Apostolovski

SKOPJE: The revered Macedonian theatre and film actor Mitko S. Apostolovski died at age 67. He was a doyen of Macedonian acting and a longtime member of the National Theatre…

GRANTS: North Macedonia Announces First Production Grants for 2022

SKOPJE: The North Macedonia Film Agency distributed 1,680,480 EUR / 103,350,000 MKD as production grants for feature, short, animated films and documentaries in the first grant call of 2022. The…