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PRODUCTION: Igor Ivanov Starts Filming Homo Featured

2019-03-15
Homo by Igor Ivanov Homo by Igor Ivanov

SKOPJE: Macedonian director Igor Ivanov started shooting his new feature film Homo as a coproduction between Macedonia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Slovenia and Kosovo on 13 March 2019. A five-week shooting schedule is planned, including more than 20 locations in Skopje.

Six entirely different stories about six characters from Skopje intertwine here and now. Through the labyrinth of the disintegrated society, their destinies change forever. Each story has a separate title according to the main character of the story, borrowed from the terminology used by philosophic anthropology, trying to define the specifics of humanity. Igor Ivanov wrote the script together with Sašo Kokalanov.

The international team consists of over 120 film professionals and the list of actors, counting over 70 names, is led by Nataša Petrović, Igor Angelov, Oliver Mitkovski, Majlinda Kosumović, Jelena Jovanova and Saško Kocev. Serbian DoP Maja Radošević is lensing. The budget is around 1 m EUR, with 682,926 EUR coming from the Macedonian Film Agency.

Tomi Salkovski is producing through Skopje Film Studio while Bulgaria’s Gala Film, the Belgrade-based Art & Popcorn, Slovenia`s Iridium Film and Kosovo`s Trigger are coproducing. The project is supported by the Macedonian Film Agency, the Bulgarian National Film Center, Film Center Serbia, as well as the Kosovo Cinematography Center and the Slovenian Film Centre.

Production Information:

Homo by Igor IvanovProducer:
Skopje Film Studio (Macedonia)
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Coproducers:
Gala Film (Bulgaria)
Art & Popcorn (Serbia)
Iridium Film (Slovenia)
Trigger (Kosovo)

Credits:
Director: Igor Ivanov
Scriptwriters: Igor Ivanov, Sašo Kokalanov
DoP: Maja Radošević
Editor: Martin Ivanov
Sound design: Boris Trajanov
Production designer: Kiril Spaseski
Costume designer: Polonca Valentinčić
Hair and make-up: Alenka Nahtigal
Cast: Nataša Petrović, Igor Angelov, Oliver Mitkovski, Majlinda Kosumović, Jelena Jovanova, Saško Kocev, Sergej Dimovski, Joana Bukovska-Davidova, Sebastijan Kavaca, Aleksandar Matovski, Jordanov Simonov, Simeon Damevski, Martin Manevski, Slaviša Kajevski