SKOPJE: The North Macedonia Film Agency has given 1,065,040 EUR / 65,500,000 MKD for production grants for feature, short, animation films and documentaries in the first decision of 2019.
One majority feature film, five minority feature films, three debut majority full-length documentaries and six short films received grants. An Evening Act / Vecheren akt by Vasil Hristov is the only Macedonian majority feature film to receive financial support from the Agency in the first grant round of 2019. The five minority feature films include Vinko Möderndorfer`s Nocturnal Quartet, Pjer Žalica`s May Labour Day, Isa Qosja`s Skype, Stanislav Tomic`s Tune Up and Gazmend Nela`s Silence of Sirens. No feature film debuts were supported in the first call.
The Agency announced that they have received a record number of applications and due to the reduced budget have adopted a decision to support fewer projects.
The Macedonian Film Agency announced the first decision for production grants for feature, short, animation films and documentaries on 11 July 2019.
Click HERE for the full list of grants.