FNE at Berlinale 2023: Macedonian Cinema in Berlin

BERLIN: Some of the latest Macedonian films will be presented at the Berlinale European Film Market (16 – 22 February 2023), bringing these new productions to the attention of film…

Princ Films Acquires Goce Cvetanovski's The Business of Pleasure

SKOPJE: US sales and distribution company Princ Films has acquired worldwide rights, excluding North Macedonia, Albania and Kosovo, to Macedonian director Goce Cvetanovski's crime thriller The Business of Pleasure /…

North Macedonia's First Cinema Chain Opens New Cinema in Veles

SKOPJE: Kinoverzum, which already operates one facility in Sveti Nikole, North Macedonia, has opened a new cinema in Veles, thus becoming the first national cinema chain.

BOX OFFICE: Milcho Manchevski`s Kaymak in Macedonian Top 10 in 2022

SKOPJE: Kaymak by Academy Award-nominated Macedonian film director Milcho Manchevski finished among the Top 10 most watched films in 2022 in North Macedonia. According to cinema reports, admissions to domestic…

PRODUCTION: Albanian/Macedonian Coproduction My Mother Is a Cosmonaut Starring William Baldwin in Production

SKOPJE: The historical drama My Mother Is a Cosmonaut / Misioni directed by Andy Deliana, produced by Albanian Red Helicopter Films in coproduction with Macedonian Dream Factory, has entered the…

GRANTS: North Macedonia Announces Second Production Grants for 2022

SKOPJE: The North Macedonia Film Agency has distributed 3.2 m EUR / 198.7 m MKD as production grants for feature, short, and documentary films within the second grants call of…

Macedonian Teen Series Generation Shaggy Debuts on Gley.mk

SKOPJE: Macedonian production company Marvi Productions released the first season of the teen series Generation Shaggy / Generacija busavi directed by Martin Chichovski on the domestic VoD platform Gley.mk. A…

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Gorast Cvetkovski, President of Macedonian Game Developers Association - MAGDA

SKOPJE: FNE spoke with Gorast Cvetkovski, the president of the Macedonian Game Developers Association – MAGDA, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Macedonian game development…

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…