FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Sisterhood to Represent North Macedonia in Oscar Race

SKOPJE: Dina Duma’s debut feature Sisterhood / Sestri has been selected as North Macedonia’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International…

FESTIVALS: Compartment No 6 Wins ICFF Manaki Brothers 2021

BITOLA: Jani-Petteri Passi, the cinematographer of the Finnish/German/Estonian/Russian coproduction Compartment No 6 / Hytti No 6 by Juho Kuosmanen, received the Golden Camera 300 at the 42nd edition of the …

FESTIVALS: ICFF Manaki Brothers 2021 Starts Today

BITOLA: The 42nd edition of the International Cinematographers Film Festival Manaki Brothers kicks off in Bitola on 16 September 2021. Headed by new director Simeon Moni Damevski, the festival will…

Macedonian Minority Coproduction Hive Selected as Kosovan Oscar Candidate

SKOPJE: Hive by Blerta Basholli, a coproduction between Kosovo, Switzerland, North Macedonia and Albania, has been selected as Kosovo’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences…

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…