Macedonian Short Film Sold to Shorts TV for Europe, USA and Asia

SKOPJE: Shorts TV bought the television rights for Macedonian short film Fighting for Death / Borba za smrt directed by Eleonora Veninova. The film will be available in Europe, Asia…

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Youth Cultural Center – Skopje, Macedonia

This month we speak with Margarita Arsova, the programmer of the Youth Cultural Center in Skopje, Macedonia. The center runs several venues including three cinemas – Millenium (with 505 seats),…

Macedonian Film Agency Preps Strategy to Stimulate Gender Equality

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Agency announced the Women in the Film Industry strategy for the next five years, in order to raise the percentage of female authors. Only 21 percent…

The Liberation of Skopje Sold to China

SKOPJE: The Macedonian/Croatian/Finnish/British coproduction The Liberation of Skopje by Rade and Danilo Šerbedžija has been sold to China. Representatives of the Italian sales agent Summerside International told FNE that interest…

PRODUCTION: Macedonian Indie Feature Digging Sets February Premiere

SKOPJE: Martin Ivanov and Ivica Dimitrijevic are in the final stages of postproduction with Digging / Kopanje, a low-budget independent feature film based on the text by German playwright Christian…

FNE at Berlinale 2018: Macedonian Film in Berlin

BERLIN: The Macedonian Film Agency organised the presentation of three new Macedonian films at the European Film Market in Berlin this year, bringing these new productions to the attention of…

FNE Country Report 2017: MACEDONIA

SKOPJE: Macedonian film production budget remained high in 2017 with an annual budget from the Macedonian Film Agency of around 6 m EUR.

GRANTS: Macedonian Film Agency Grants 1.2 m EUR for Milcho Manchevski’s New Project

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Agency granted 1.2 m EUR for Willow / Vrba by the acclaimed Milcho Manchevski, who will come back to shoot in Macedonia after eight years. A…

Macedonia Boosts TV Production in 2017

SKOPJE: A total of ten TV series were produced in 2017, which is an increase of 50% compared to 2016, when five series premiered on Macedonian national TV channels.

Secret Ingredient Broadcast on Cinemax 2

SKOPJE: Secret Ingredient, the debut feature by Macedonian director Gjorce Stavreski, premiered in 14 European countries in prime time on HBOs Cinemax 2 channel on New Year’s Eve 2018. The…

Macedonia Cuts Film Funding by 25% in 2018

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Government has announced a decision to cut the film funding by 25% in 2018 compared to 2017. The decision was made during its regular session on 12…

Macedonian Film Agency Announces New Call for Production Support

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Agency announced a new call for production support for feature films, documentaries, short films and animated films.

FNE at CINEDAYS 2017: Heartstone Wins Best Film Award in Skopje

SKOPJE: The Icelandic/Finnish drama film Heartstone / Hjartasteinn directed by Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson, scooped the best film award in the official selection of the 16th Festival of European Film Cinedays,…

Macedonian Film Agency Annuls Call for Production

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Agency announced on 8 November 2017 a decision to annul the call for production support for feature films, documentaries, short films and animated films, which was…

FESTIVALS: Eight Films Selected for Main Competition in Skopje’s Cinedays Festival

SKOPJE: A total of 14 European films will compete for the main prizes of the 16th edition of Cinedays Festival of European Film, running 9 - 19 November in Skopje.…

PRODUCTION: Borjan Zafirovski Filming Debut Feature The Happiness Effect

SKOPJE: The Macedonian/Albanian/Kosovan debut film The Happiness Effect by Borjan Zafirovski began a 30-day shoot in Skopje and Ohrid on 27 October 2017.

FESTIVALS: Venezuelan Family Wins 2017 Kinenova IFF Skopje

SKOPJE: The Venezuelan debut feature Family / La Familia directed by Gustavo Rondon Cordova, which had its world premiere at Cannes Critics Week, received the Award for the Best Film…

FESTIVALS: KineNova IFF Announces Competition Lineup

SKOPJE: Ten films from nine countries will be shown in the International Competition line up at the 2nd edition of the KineNova International Film Festival, set to take place from…

FESTIVALS: Jupiter's Moon Wins 2017 ICFF Manaki Brothers

BITOLA: The Hungarian/German coproduction Jupiter's Moon / Jupiter holdja, directed by Kornél Mundruczó and shot by Marcell Rev, was awarded Golden Camera 300 for best film at the 38th edition…

FESTIVALS: ICFF Manaki Brothers Ready to Kick Off

BITOLA: Thirteen films will run in the international feature film competition for the Golden, Silver and Bronze Camera 300 awards at the 38th edition of the International Cinematographers’ Film Festival…