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…

FESTIVALS: The 39th Manaki Brothers ICFF Announces Lineup

BITOLA: More than 95 feature films will screen at the 39th International Cinematographers Film Festival Manaki Brothers, that will take place in Bitola, Macedonia from 22 to 29 September 2018.

PRODUCTION: Macedonian Director Igor Aleksov Shooting Debut Feature Lena and Vladimir

SKOPJE: Macedonian director Igor Aleksov is currently shooting his debut feature Lena and Vladimir, which has been supported by the Macedonian Film Agency. The film is a 100% domestic production.

PRODUCTION: Swiss/Belgian/French Coproduction Starring Laetitia Casta Starts Shooting in Macedonia

BITOLA: Swiss/Belgian/French coproduction Beyond the Horizon / Le Milieu de l'horizon, directed by Delphine Lehericey and starring Laetitia Casta, Jalil Lespert and Clémence Poésy, is currently shooting in Macedonia. The…

Macedonian/Greek The Secret Ingredient Sold to Asia

SKOPJE: The Macedonian/Greek coproduction The Secret Ingredient, the debut feature by Gjorce Stavreski, has been sold to Asia. The Pay TV, VOD and SVOD rights were sold to CinemaWorld Asia…

Macedonia Signs Coproduction Agreement with Kosovo

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Agency has signed a coproduction agreement with the Kosovo Cinematography Center. The agreement was signed by Gorjan Tozja, director of the Macedonian Film Agency, and Arben…

PRODUCTION: Macedonian Cult Kids TV Series Returns after 33 Years

SKOPJE: Director Slobodan Unkovski and playwright Goran Stefanovski are working on the second part of the cult TV series Bushava Azbuka, which was originally produced 33 years ago. The 1985…

Macedonian Film Agency Signs Agreement with Film Workers’ Association

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Workers' Association signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Macedonian Film Agency on 6 June 2018, designed to strengthen joint efforts to improve Macedonian film production.

FNE at Cannes 2018: Macedonian Film Agency Inks Bulgarian and Kosovo Coproduction Agreements

CANNES: The Macedonian Film Agency has signed coproduction agreements with both Bulgaria and Kosovo in Cannes this year. The agreement with the Bulgarian National Film Centre was signed just before…
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GRANTS: Macedonian Film Agency Funds 24 Projects

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Agency will distribute nearly 2.5 M EUR to 24 projects, including 1,904,878 EUR / 117,150,000 MKD for the first round of 2018 production grants for feature,…

PRODUCTION: First Macedonian Animated Feature Gets Funding

SKOPJE: John Vardar vs. the Galaxy, Macedonia’s first animated feature film, has received funding from the Macedonian Film Agency and is lining up Bulgarian partners for a planned coproduction. The…

FNE at Cannes 2018: Macedonian Cinema in Cannes

Meet Macedonian Film Agency in Cannes - SEE Pavilion #135 - Village International Riviera

First Multiplatform Online Release in Macedonia, Croatia and Albania

SKOPJE: The Macedonian distribution company Cutaway will introduce its first ever multiplatform day-and-date release in three Balkan countries (Croatia, Albania and Macedonia) on 3 May 2018. Films will be available…

FESTIVALS: World Premiere of Year of the Monkey to Open 2018 Skopje Film Festival

SKOPJE: The Macedonian/Serbian/Slovenian/Kosovan coproduction Year of the Monkey / Godina na majmunot by Vladimir Blazevski will have its world premiere at the opening of the 21st edition of the Skopje …

Macedonian Short Film Sold to Shorts TV for Europe, USA and Asia

SKOPJE: Shorts TV bought the television rights for Macedonian short film Fighting for Death / Borba za smrt directed by Eleonora Veninova. The film will be available in Europe, Asia…

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Youth Cultural Center – Skopje, Macedonia

This month we speak with Margarita Arsova, the programmer of the Youth Cultural Center in Skopje, Macedonia. The center runs several venues including three cinemas – Millenium (with 505 seats),…

Macedonian Film Agency Preps Strategy to Stimulate Gender Equality

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Agency announced the Women in the Film Industry strategy for the next five years, in order to raise the percentage of female authors. Only 21 percent…

The Liberation of Skopje Sold to China

SKOPJE: The Macedonian/Croatian/Finnish/British coproduction The Liberation of Skopje by Rade and Danilo Šerbedžija has been sold to China. Representatives of the Italian sales agent Summerside International told FNE that interest…