PRODUCTION: Swiss/Belgian/French Coproduction Starring Laetitia Casta Starts Shooting in Macedonia

BITOLA: Swiss/Belgian/French coproduction Beyond the Horizon / Le Milieu de l'horizon, directed by Delphine Lehericey and starring Laetitia Casta, Jalil Lespert and Clémence Poésy, is currently shooting in Macedonia. The…
23-07-2018

Macedonian/Greek The Secret Ingredient Sold to Asia

SKOPJE: The Macedonian/Greek coproduction The Secret Ingredient, the debut feature by Gjorce Stavreski, has been sold to Asia. The Pay TV, VOD and SVOD rights were sold to CinemaWorld Asia…
21-06-2018

Macedonia Signs Coproduction Agreement with Kosovo

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Agency has signed a coproduction agreement with the Kosovo Cinematography Center. The agreement was signed by Gorjan Tozja, director of the Macedonian Film Agency, and Arben…
13-06-2018

PRODUCTION: Macedonian Cult Kids TV Series Returns after 33 Years

SKOPJE: Director Slobodan Unkovski and playwright Goran Stefanovski are working on the second part of the cult TV series Bushava Azbuka, which was originally produced 33 years ago. The 1985…
11-06-2018

Macedonian Film Agency Signs Agreement with Film Workers’ Association

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Workers' Association signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Macedonian Film Agency on 6 June 2018, designed to strengthen joint efforts to improve Macedonian film production.
07-06-2018

FNE at Cannes 2018: Macedonian Film Agency Inks Bulgarian and Kosovo Coproduction Agreements

CANNES: The Macedonian Film Agency has signed coproduction agreements with both Bulgaria and Kosovo in Cannes this year. The agreement with the Bulgarian National Film Centre was signed just before…
17-05-2018 m

GRANTS: Macedonian Film Agency Funds 24 Projects

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Film Agency will distribute nearly 2.5 M EUR to 24 projects, including 1,904,878 EUR / 117,150,000 MKD for the first round of 2018 production grants for feature,…
16-05-2018

PRODUCTION: First Macedonian Animated Feature Gets Funding

SKOPJE: John Vardar vs. the Galaxy, Macedonia’s first animated feature film, has received funding from the Macedonian Film Agency and is lining up Bulgarian partners for a planned coproduction. The…
14-05-2018

FNE at Cannes 2018: Macedonian Cinema in Cannes

Meet Macedonian Film Agency in Cannes - SEE Pavilion #135 - Village International Riviera
13-05-2018

First Multiplatform Online Release in Macedonia, Croatia and Albania

SKOPJE: The Macedonian distribution company Cutaway will introduce its first ever multiplatform day-and-date release in three Balkan countries (Croatia, Albania and Macedonia) on 3 May 2018. Films will be available…
03-05-2018

FESTIVALS: World Premiere of Year of the Monkey to Open 2018 Skopje Film Festival

SKOPJE: The Macedonian/Serbian/Slovenian/Kosovan coproduction Year of the Monkey / Godina na majmunot by Vladimir Blazevski will have its world premiere at the opening of the 21st edition of the Skopje …
17-04-2018

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…
10-04-2018

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),…
05-04-2018

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…
29-03-2018

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…
20-03-2018

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…
21-02-2018

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…
21-02-2018

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.
07-02-2018

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…
30-01-2018

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.
16-01-2018