GRANTS: North Macedonia Film Agency's Production Grants

SKOPJE: The North Macedonia Film Agency distributed 821,950 EUR / 50.5 m MKD in production grants for feature, short, and documentary films within the second grant call of 2021.

PRODUCTION: Kastriot Abdyli Wraps Shooting on Macedonian/Belgian/Bulgarian Perhaps

SKOPJE: Kastriot Abdyli has finished the shooting of his second feature Perhaps / Mozebi, produced by Dardania Film.

North Macedonia Film Agency Launches Women in Film Initiative

SKOPJE: The North Macedonia Film Agency has started an initiative to single out the women who have excelled in the Macedonian film industry in 2021. Actresses Teuta Ajdini Jegeni, Sara…

VOD Platform Launched in North Macedonia

SKOPJE: Macedonian company SVOD Master D.O.O has launched a new national VOD platform in North Macedonia. The platform offers a wide range of local, regional and international films, and…

FESTIVALS: The Other Side of the River Wins KineNova Film Festival 2021

SKOPJE: The German/Finish coproduction The Other Side Of The River directed by Antonia Killian has received the Best Film Award at 6th edition of the KineNova International Film Festival, which…

FESTIVALS: KineNova Film Festival 2021 Ready to Kick Off in Hybrid Format

SKOPJE: Eight films from nine countries will be shown in the International Competition of the 6th edition of the KineNova International Film Festival, set to take place from 27 to…

Macedonian Cinemas Allowed to Run with 50% Occupancy

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Government has removed the 30 percent restriction on cinema halls and allowed up to 50 percent of indoor audiences, as the COVID-19 spread has eased across the…

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Sisterhood to Represent North Macedonia in Oscar Race

SKOPJE: Dina Duma’s debut feature Sisterhood / Sestri has been selected as North Macedonia’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International…

FESTIVALS: Compartment No 6 Wins ICFF Manaki Brothers 2021

BITOLA: Jani-Petteri Passi, the cinematographer of the Finnish/German/Estonian/Russian coproduction Compartment No 6 / Hytti No 6 by Juho Kuosmanen, received the Golden Camera 300 at the 42nd edition of the …

FESTIVALS: ICFF Manaki Brothers 2021 Starts Today

BITOLA: The 42nd edition of the International Cinematographers Film Festival Manaki Brothers kicks off in Bitola on 16 September 2021. Headed by new director Simeon Moni Damevski, the festival will…

Macedonian Minority Coproduction Hive Selected as Kosovan Oscar Candidate

SKOPJE: Hive by Blerta Basholli, a coproduction between Kosovo, Switzerland, North Macedonia and Albania, has been selected as Kosovo’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences…

FESTIVALS: Radiograph of a Family Wins 2021 Makedox

SKOPJE: The Norwegian/Iranian/Swiss documentary Radiograph of a Family directed by Iranian filmmaker Firouzeh Khosrovani won the Onion Award for best film in the main competition of the 12th edition of …

FESTIVALS: Makedox 2021 Ready to Kick Off in Four Physical Locations

SKOPJE: More than 70 documentary films in five competition programmes will be screened at the 12th Festival for Creative Documentary Film MakeDox, which kicked off in Skopje on 16 August…

GRANTS: North Macedonia Announces First Film Production Grants for 2021

SKOPJE: The North Macedonia Film Agency distributed 1,160,975 EUR / 71,400,000 MKD within the first grant call deadline in 2021 for production grants for feature, short, animation films, and documentaries.…

FESTIVALS: Hive Wins Best Film at Cinedays European Film Festival 2021

SKOPJE: Hive by Blerta Basholli, a coproduction between Kosovo, Switzerland, North Macedonia and Albania, won the Golden Star, the main prize in the Official Competition of the 20th Cinedays Festival…

Eight Screen Multiplex to Open in Skopje

SKOPJE: Cineplexx cinema group will open the second multiplex in North Macedonia at the brand-new Skopje East Gate shopping center in Skopje. The cinema is expected to open in the…

FESTIVALS: Cinedays European Film Festival 2021 Ready to Kick Off

SKOPJE: More than 40 films will be screened at the 20th edition of Cinedays Festival of European Film, running 15-21 July 2021 at eight locations in Skopje under the slogan…

FNE at Cannes 2021: Macedonian Cinema in Cannes

SKOPJE: The North Macedonia Film Agency will present the latest Macedonian films at the 74th Film Market in Cannes, at the South-East European Pavilion no. 133, traditionally visited by a…

PRODUCTION: Macedonian Director Milcho Manchevski Starts Shooting Kaymak

SKOPJE: The Academy Award nominated Macedonian film director Milcho Manchevski started shooting his seventh feature film Kaymak, produced by Banana Film, in Skopje. The shooting, which started on 6 July…

FESTIVALS: Simeon Moni Damevski Appointed Director of Manaki Brothers FF

SKOPJE: Actor Simeon Moni Damevski has been appointed as artistic director of the International Cinematographers Film Festival Manaki Brothers. The new director has announced that the 42nd edition of the…