PRODUCTION: Marija Dzidzeva`s debut feature Sacrifice in Postproduction

SKOPJE: Macedonian documentary film director Marija Dzidzeva is in postproduction with her Macedonian/Serbian debut feature Sacrifice, produced with support from the Macedonian Film Agency and Film Center Serbia.

FNE at Skopje Film Festival: Angelovski Comedy Heads to Cinemas after Festival Premiere

SKOPJE: Acclaimed 74-year old actor and director Kole Angelovski's comedy Oh My Love will have its world premiere at the 20th Skopje Film Festival (20-28 April 2017) on 21 April…

Macedonia Approves Subsidies of 507,000 EUR to Boost TV Production

SKOPJE: Macedonia will distribute 507,000 EUR / 31m MKD in 2017 as subsidies for production of domestic documentary and feature programmes on national TV stations and the public broadcaster Macedonian…

MACEDONIA: Country Report 2016

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…

GRANTS: Macedonia Announces Production Grants for 22 Films

SKOPJE: Macedonian Film Agency will distribute 1,952,171 EUR / 120,250,000 MKD in production grants for feature, short, animation films and documentaries.

FNE at Berlinale 2017: Macedonian Film in Berlin

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…

GRANTS: Macedonia Announces First Italian Coproduction Grants

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…

PRODUCTION: Macedonian TV Series on Poet Kosta Racin in Postproduction

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…

PRODUCTION: Macedonian Feature Coproduction Fear and Love in Preproduction

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.

FNE at Cinedays 2016: Humidity Wins Best Film Award in Skopje

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…

First ‘Festival-To-Date’ Distribution in Macedonia

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…

FESTIVALS: Cinedays 2016 Announces Programme Lineup

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…

OXO Debuts Macedonian TV series Prespav

SKOPJE: Macedonian non-governmental organisation OXO is producing the TV series Prespav, which aired 31 October 2016 on TV Telma.

Macedonian TV Revenues Drop

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…

Golden Five Tops Macedonian Box Office

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.

FESTIVALS: Glory Wins the First KineNova IFF

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…

FESTIVALS: The First KineNova IFF Ready to Kick Off

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.

PRODUCTION: First Macedonian Long Animated Film in Preproduction

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.

The Liberation of Skopje to Represent Macedonia in the Oscar Race

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.

VoD Service Cinesquare to Launch in Southeast Europe

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.