FESTIVALS: Radiograph of a Family Wins 2021 Makedox

SKOPJE: The Norwegian/Iranian/Swiss documentary Radiograph of a Family directed by Iranian filmmaker Firouzeh Khosrovani won the Onion Award for best film in the main competition of the 12th edition of …

FESTIVALS: Makedox 2021 Ready to Kick Off in Four Physical Locations

SKOPJE: More than 70 documentary films in five competition programmes will be screened at the 12th Festival for Creative Documentary Film MakeDox, which kicked off in Skopje on 16 August…

GRANTS: North Macedonia Announces First Film Production Grants for 2021

SKOPJE: The North Macedonia Film Agency distributed 1,160,975 EUR / 71,400,000 MKD within the first grant call deadline in 2021 for production grants for feature, short, animation films, and documentaries.…

FESTIVALS: Hive Wins Best Film at Cinedays European Film Festival 2021

SKOPJE: Hive by Blerta Basholli, a coproduction between Kosovo, Switzerland, North Macedonia and Albania, won the Golden Star, the main prize in the Official Competition of the 20th Cinedays Festival…

Eight Screen Multiplex to Open in Skopje

SKOPJE: Cineplexx cinema group will open the second multiplex in North Macedonia at the brand-new Skopje East Gate shopping center in Skopje. The cinema is expected to open in the…

FESTIVALS: Cinedays European Film Festival 2021 Ready to Kick Off

SKOPJE: More than 40 films will be screened at the 20th edition of Cinedays Festival of European Film, running 15-21 July 2021 at eight locations in Skopje under the slogan…

FNE at Cannes 2021: Macedonian Cinema in Cannes

SKOPJE: The North Macedonia Film Agency will present the latest Macedonian films at the 74th Film Market in Cannes, at the South-East European Pavilion no. 133, traditionally visited by a…

PRODUCTION: Macedonian Director Milcho Manchevski Starts Shooting Kaymak

SKOPJE: The Academy Award nominated Macedonian film director Milcho Manchevski started shooting his seventh feature film Kaymak, produced by Banana Film, in Skopje. The shooting, which started on 6 July…

FESTIVALS: Simeon Moni Damevski Appointed Director of Manaki Brothers FF

SKOPJE: Actor Simeon Moni Damevski has been appointed as artistic director of the International Cinematographers Film Festival Manaki Brothers. The new director has announced that the 42nd edition of the…

More Cinemas Reopen as North Macedonia Lifts Curfew and Eases Restrictions

SKOPJE: Cinema Milenium in Skopje is reopening its doors on 17 June 2021 after being closed for six months. This decision comes while the country has been registering the lowest…

LevelK Picks Up First Macedonian Long Animated Film John Vardar vs. the Galaxy

SKOPJE: Denmark`s LevelK will manage the international sales for John Vardar vs. the Galaxy, the first Macedonian long animated film, written and directed by Goce Cvetanovski. The film is currently…

FESTIVALS: Macedonian Film Festivals Bounce Back after COVID-19 Pandemic

SKOPJE: Open-air cinemas are gradually beginning to reopen in North Macedonia and film festivals are starting to release their dates after the long hibernation since the autumn of 2020. The…

PRODUCTION: Macedonian Director Jani Bojadzi in Postproduction with Low Budget Drama Shot During Pandemic

SKOPJE: Director Jani Bojadzi is in postproduction with his sophomore feature Cinema Love / Kino Ljubov. This indie low budget drama was shot in two phases due to the COVID-19…

Cinemas in North Macedonia Reopen

SKOPJE: Macedonian cinemas begin to reopen as authorities in North Macedonia ease the domestic COVID-19-related restrictions.

North Macedonia Signs Film Coproduction Agreement with France

SKOPJE: Filmmakers from North Macedonia and France will have increased access to funding and incentives in both countries, following the signing of a coproduction treaty between North Macedonia and France.

PRODUCTION: Eleonora Veninova in Postproduction with First Macedonian Film Shot under COVID-19 Restrictions in 2020

SKOPJE: First time director Eleonora Veninova is in the last stage of editing with Sabattier Effect / Preeksponirano, produced by Goce Kralevski through DNF Films. This Macedonian/Serbian coproduction is the…

Macedonian TV Series Zoki Poki Sold to Serbia

SKOPJE: The children series Zoki Poki has been sold to the Radio Television of Serbia (RTS). The rights for the series were also acquired for Denmark and Finland, in addition…

PRODUCTION: Macedonian Director Goce Cvetanovski in Postproduction with Debut Feature

SKOPJE: The debut feature by Goce Cvetanovski The Day of the Woman / Denot na zenata, produced by White River Films, is currently in postproduction and opting for a physical…

Ukrainian Film Chrysanthemum Day Wraps Shooting in North Macedonia

SKOPJE: The Ukrainian director Simon Mozgovyi finished shooting his debut feature Chrysanthemum Day in North Macedonia. Macedonian Opium Production handled the local production services.

Cinemas in North Macedonia Close Again

SKOPJE: Most cinemas in North Macedonia closed their doors on 6 April 2021 following the Government's decision to impose additional restrictive measures until 20 April to curb COVID-19 infections.