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…

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…

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.

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…

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.

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…

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…

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.

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,…

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…

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.…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Macedonian TV Revenues Down

SKOPJE: Macedonian TV revenues reached in 2016 their lowest point in the last five years. Commercial and public broadcasters generated total revenues of approximately 25 m EUR / 1,540,190,000 MKD,…

Gorjan Tozija Named Acting Director of Macedonian Film Agency

SKOPJE: Macedonian Government named Gorjan Tozija acting director of the Macedonian Film Agency on 10 August 2017. He will be replacing Mimi Gjorgoska Ilievska, who was appointed in November 2015.