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“Kharms” with two awards at the festival in Shanghai

On this year's edition of the Shanghai Film Festival, the film “Kharms”, which is co-production between Russia, Lithuania and Macedonia, won awards for Best Screenplay (Ivan Bolotnikov) and best cinematography (Shandor Berkeshi).

More, HERE.

 

13th edition of the festival “Asterfest” in Strumica

From 26 to 30 June 2017, Strumica for the 13th time is hosting the traditional International Film Festival “Asterfest”, under the motto “Between the fact and the fiction”.

More, HERE.

 

“Liberation of Skopje” screened at the Shanghai Film Festival 

The Macedonian Oscar nominee, the film “Liberation of Skopje” by Rade and Danilo Sherbedzija, was screened at the Shanghai Film Festival as part of the Panorama program. The festival is from A category and it’s one of the biggest and most significant on the Asian continent.

More, HERE.

 

Signed Memorandum of Cooperation between the Macedonian Film Agency and FIOFA

During the first session of the prestigious professional film projects development program “MIDPOINT Feature Launch”, which was held June 10-16 at Ohrid Film Academy and was attended by twenty young writers, producers and directors from all over the World, on June 13 the Director of the Macedoniaн Film Agency, Ms. Mimi Gjorgoska Ilievska and Director of the Ohrid Film Academy (FIOFA), Mr. Robert Jazadzhiski signed a memorandum for collaboration between the two institutions, with which they made official the realization of the MIDPOINT workshop in Ohrid, as well as all future collaborations that will follow.

More, HERE.

 

Asian premiere of “AMOK” at the film festival in Shanghai

The latest festival success of the Macedonian film “Amok” is his participation at the Film Festival in Shanghai, China, which is also its major Asian premiere.

More, HERE.

 

“Fight for death” on Pula Film Festival

The short film “Fight for death”, directed by Eleonora Veninova and produced by Goce Kralevski and DNF Films, which is realized with supported by the Macedonian Film Agency, will participate at the Pula Film Festival in Pula, Croatia, which will be held from 15 to 22 July 2017.

More, HERE.

 

MIDPOINT in Ohrid - Presentations, Press Conference and signed Memorandum of Cooperation between the Macedonian Film Agency and FIOFA

Within the framework of prestigious professional project development program “MIDPOINT Feature Launch”, which took place from 10 to 16 June at the Film Academy in Ohrid, involving twenty young writers, producers and directors from all over the world, on June 13, the Director of the Macedonian Film Agency, Ms. Mimi Gjorgoska Ilievska held a presentation titled “Industry Landscape in Macedonia”.

More, HERE.

 

The film “Amok” in the official program of Transylvania Film Festival in Cluj, Romania

“Amok” was screened in front of the Romanian audience on 08.06.2017, in the official selection of the Transylvania International Film Festival in Cluj, Romania.

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“MIDPOINT” in partnership with the Macedonian Film Agency, from 10 to 16 June in Ohrid

Prestigious professional program for development of film projects “MIDPOINT Feature Launch”, is organizing its first session, in cooperation with the Macedonian Film Agency, from 10 to 16 June 2017 at the Ohrid Film Academy.

More, HERE.

 

“Conversation on life” selected on four international festivals

The short film “Conversation on life”, directed by Agim Abdullah and realized with support from the Macedonian Film Agency is selected on several important international film festivals.

More. HERE.

 

Macedonian film “When the day had no name” continues with the festival success

Macedonian film “When the day had no name” by Teona Strugar Mitevska, which is realized with the supported by the Macedonian Film Agency, during June and July will be shown at two prestigious festivals, Sydney International Film Festival in Australia and also at the famous Jerusalem Film Festival in Israel.

More, HERE.

 

Open call for participation on the festival Kinenova Skopje 2017

Submission of applications for participation on the second edition of the International Film Festival Kinenova Skopje in 2017 is open for all programs and workshops. The festival will be held from 6 to 11 October 2017.

More, HERE.

 

Cross Video Days Call for Digital Projects and AR/VR Studios now open!

Supported by Creative Europe program since 2013, Cross Video Days (2-4 October 2017) is a unique marketplace where innovative digital content and studios can be pitched, scouted and financed. This year, Cross Video Days will offer two tracks: the first one to finance digital projects in development phase, a second one to finance the activity of game and cinematic AR/VR Studios.

More, HERE.

 

“Golden Five” awarded in Paris

“Golden Five”, directed by Goran Trenchovski was awarded as Best Feature Film at the South-East Europe Film festival in Paris and also won the prize for editing.

More, HERE.

 

Open call for “Tetovo Film Festival”

 

We are pleased to inform you that the call for applications for participation in the 6th edition of the Tetovo International Film Festival, which will be held from 3 to 7 October 2017, is now open.

More, HERE.

 

The film “Home, sweet home” awarded in Germany

The feature film “Home, sweet home” by the director Faton Bajraktari from Kosovo, was awarded as  best film at the South-Eastern European Festival in Berlin and also the film won the award for the Best Actor for Mr. Donat Qosja, by the Festival Young Jury.

More, HERE.

 

Premiere of the documentary film “Straight to the Stars”

On 4th June, in the small hall of the Macedonian National Theater, was premiered the documentary film “Straight to the stars”. The film is directed by Branislav Popovic and it’s realized by Tomato production, with supported by the Film Agency of RM.

More, HERE.

 

"Directions" Premiered At Cannes Film Festival On May 26

DIRECTIONS, a feature film directed by Stephan Komandarev, where Macedonia is one of the co-producing countries, had its premiere on May 26 in the competition of the prestigious programme “Un Certain regard”, within the jubilee 70th edition of Cannes Film festival – taking place May 17-28.

More, HERE.

 

Macedonia at Cannes Film Festival

Macedonian Film Agency, this year for the eighth time in a row is part of the Cannes Film Festival and for the second time is participating with a film in the official festival program.

More, HERE.

 

"Round trip: Mary" won Best Animated Feature Film at Festival Vilmos Zsigmond in Hungary

The short animated film “Round Trip: Mary” by Zarko Ivanov won the award for best animated film of the first edition of the Film Festival Vilmos Zsigmond in Hungary.

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The film “Kharms” at the Film Festival in Shanghai

The movie “Kharms”, directed by Ivan Bolotnikov, produces by Andrey Siglo in production of the company Pro-Line from St. Petersbug is included in the main competition of the International Film Festival in Shanghai.

More, HERE.

 

Macedonian Film Agency Director, Mimi Gjorgoska Ilievska Attended The Filming Of “Grandfather And Grandson”

Shooting of the first feature film by Ilija Piperkovski from Ohrid is near the end. On 11th May, the filming was attended by the Director of the Macedonian Film Agency, Ms. Mimi Gjorgoska Ilievska and representatives of the Council of the Municipality of Ohrid.

More, HERE.

 

“Constitution” with the Grand prix on SEEFest LA

The feature film “Constitution”, by the director Rajko Grlic, won Grand Prix “Bridging the borders” at the SEEFest in Los Angeles.

More, HERE.

 

Macedonia, part of the European day for young audience

Macedonian Film Agency in cooperation with the European Film Academy, this year for the third time organized the event “European Film Day for young audience”.

More, HERE.

 

“Golden Five” won Best Foreign Film Award at the festival in Perugia

On the film festival in Perugia, which was held from 1 to 7 May, Macedonian film “Golden Five” won the award for best foreign film - Golden GRIFON.

More, HERE.

 

Documentary film "My world is upside down" with two awards on SEE LA

Documentary film "My world is upside down" of the creative duo Petra Seliskar (director) and Brand Ferro (director of photography), which is co-production between Macedonia, Slovenia and Croatia, this year, at the 12th edition of the SEE Fest in Los Angeles got two awards: SPECIAL JURY MENTION BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM AND BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY IN A DOCUMENTARY FILM.

More, HERE.

 

First Bollywood film is shooting in Skopje

On the stage of the Macedonian National Theater started shooting the first Bollywood film in Macedonia “Vijay 61”, which involved over 1.000 participants from Macedonia.

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Started production of the TV series “Shadows on the Balkans”

Scenes from the TV series “Shadows on the Balkans” directed by Dragan Bjelogrić, starting from 7 May 2016, will be shot at locations in Prespa and Bitola surroundings.

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“God exists, her name is name Petrunija” supporded by MEDIA

The new film by Teona Strugar Mitevska “God exists, her name is name Petrunija” received support from MEDIA sub-program of Creative Europe, on the last call for Single Project Development, in the amount of 30.000 Eur.

More, HERE.

 

Started production of the feature film Grandpa and grandson

The feature film “Grandpa and grandson” by screenwriter and director Ilija Piperkovski, produced by Pandoras box production, in cooperation with Dream Factory and Alien film, started shooting in Ohrid.

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Promoted project “Cutaway online and offline: New digital forms of film distribution on the Balkans” and the online platform “Cinesquare”

In the Macedonian Film Agency on 20 April 2017 was held a press conference organized by distribution company “Cutaway” from Skopje, Macedonian Film Agency and the Creative Europe Desk MEDIA MK.

More, HERE.

 

The film “Oh, My Love” will be premiered at the Skopje Film Festival

The film “Oh, My Love”, written and directed by Kole Angelovski, will be premiered on 21 April 2017, as part of the Skopje Film Festival, starting at 20.30 in the cinema “Millennium”.

More, HERE.

 

ANNOUNCEMENT
20% CASH REBATE – STIMULATING INVESTMENTS FOR FILM OR TELEVISION PROJECTS

In accordance with the new Film Industry Law (Official Gazette of Republic of Macedonia No. 82/2013, 18/2014 and 44/2014), the Macedonian Film Agency starting this year will stimulate the  investments in film or television projects using the right to refund of the invested funds.

More details, HERE