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In 2016 Macedonia celebrated 25 years of filmmaking as an independent country. Macedonian film production remained high in 2016 with an annual budget from the Macedonian Film Agency of 6.5…
SKOPJE: Macedonian Film Agency will distribute 1,952,171 EUR / 120,250,000 MKD in production grants for feature, short, animation films and documentaries.
Macedonia has two films selected for Berlinale 2017: When the Day Had No Name and the minority co-production Requiem for Mrs. J, and two films screening at the EFM: The…
SKOPJE: Four projects received 60,000 EUR in the first session of the Macedonian-Italian coproduction development fund created by the Macedonian Film Agency and the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage Activities…
BITOLA: Macedonia’s Sektor Film is in postproduction with The Red Poet, a TV series by Nikolce Popovski about the famous Macedonian poet Kosta Racin. The first episode will be aired…
SKOPJE: Acclaimed Macedonian actor Meto Jovanovski and Serbian-Montenegrin producer/director Branko Baletic are in preparation with Fear and Love, a feature film set to shoot in September/October 2017.
SKOPJE: The Serbian/Dutch/Greek coproduction Humidity / Vlažnost, directed by Nikola Ljuca, scooped the best film award in the official selection of the 15th Festival of European Film Cinedays, which closed…
SKOPJE: CutAway Films Distribution has launched “Festival-to-Date,” a new innovative distribution initiative, which will make films simultaneously available at festivals and online for the first time in the Balkans. The…
SKOPJE: A total of 14 European films will compete for the main prizes of the 15th edition of Cinedays, running 10 - 19 November in Skopje. Eight films will compete…
SKOPJE: Macedonian non-governmental organisation OXO is producing the TV series Prespav, which aired 31 October 2016 on TV Telma. 
SKOPJE: The Macedonian Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services reported that all commercial and public broadcasters generated total revenues of 3,102,260,000 MKD (around 50 million EUR) in 2015, which…
SKOPJE: Goran Trenchovski`s debut feature Golden Five / Zlatna petorka, about an event from 1951 when five students from Strumica were executed, is proving a success in Macedonian cinemas.
SKOPJE: Bulgarian duo Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov’s second feature Glory won the first KineNova International Film Festival, that ended on 9 October 2016 after five days of international feature…
SKOPJE: Nine films will vie in the international competition of the first edition of KineNova International Film Festival, which will take place in Skopje from 5 to 9 October 2016.
SKOPJE: Goce Cvetanovski`s hand-drawn animated film John Vardar vs. the Galaxy, which is Macedonia’s first long animated feature project, is currently in preproduction.
SKOPJE: Macedonian/Croatian/Finnish coproduction The Liberation of Skopje by Rade and Danilo Šerbedžija has been selected as Macedonia’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 89th Academy Awards.
SKOPJE: CutAway Films Distribution will launch CineSquare, the first video on demand service for promotion and distribution of films from Southeast Europe. The official launch is October 2016.
BITOLA: The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki directed by Juho Kuosmanen and shot by DoP Jani Petteri Passi is this year’s laureate of the 37th edition of…
VENICE: FNE asked Mimi Gjorgoska-Illievska about the most important developments in the Macedonian film industry including new tax incentives and the importance of cooperation with neighbouring countries.
BITOLA: More than 150 feature films, documentaries and short films will screen at the 37th International Cinematographers Film Festival Manaki Brothers, which kicked off in Bitola, Macedonia on 10 September…

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