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“Amok” won the main prize “Golden Pin 2017” at the Otranto Film Festival in Italy 

The Macedonian feature film “Amok”, written and directed by Vardan Tozija, won the main prize “Golden Pin 2017” at the Otranto film festival in Italy.

More, HERE.

 

The short film “Touch” starts with the festival life

The short fiction film “Touch” directed by Stojan Vujicic, produced by Lunar, will have its European premiere at the “Switzerland International Film Festival” in the official short films competition.

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Call for application on co-production forum When East Meets West

The upcoming edition of WEMW (http://www.wemw.it/), which will be organized from 21 to 23 January 2018, will launch a new East & West double focus and will bring together over 400 film professionals from more than 30 countries. Producers from all European territories, Canada, USA and Latin America will be eligible to apply and WEMW will select 20 projects in development.

More, HERE.

 

The festival success of “Fight for Death” continues  

The short fiction film “Fight for Death” has been selected for the participation on four international festivals that will be held in October.

More, HERE.

 

Three Macedonian films awarded at the FerFilm Festival

At the fifth edition of the International Film Festival FerFilm in Ferizaj (Urosevac) Kosovo, which was held from 02 to 06 September 2017, three Macedonian films received the best film awards in their categories.

More, HERE.

 

Marko Djokovic’s movie “Eclair”, awarded at the International Film Festival in Nancy

At the 23rd edition of the International Film Festival in Nancy, France, the short fiction film “Eclair”, directed by Marko Gjokovic, achieved great success and won the Grand Prix of the festival, which is awarded for all the competition's selection of the festival.

More, HERE.

 

“The children will come” by Ana Jakimska won the best short film award at the Mequinenza Festival in Spain 

The short fiction film “The children will come” by the director Ana Jakimska, won the main prize for the best short film at the Mequinenza International Film Festival in Spain.

More, HERE.

 

Completed shooting of short film “An attempt for a happy story”

Last week ended the shooting of the short film “An attempt for a happy story”. Screenwriter and director of the film is Lavinija Sofronievska.

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Macedonian film project “Stela” selected on Cinekid Script LAB

The Macedonian feature film in the development “Stella” is one of 13 selected children's film projects that will take part in the Cinekid Script LAB.

More, HERE.

 

“The Last Bells” awarded at the Montreal Film Festival

The short fiction film “The Last Bells”, won the award for the best short film at the 41st Montreal World Film Festival, Canada, which was held from 24 August to 4 September.

More, HERE.

 

Applications for “Pitch Balkan” and “Albascript Plus” are open until 10 September 

Within the Balkan Film Market, which will be held in Tirana, Albania from 02 to 07 October 2017, it will be realized two programs for film professionals, “Pitch Balkan” and “Albascript Plus”. Application for both of them is open until 10 September.

More, HERE.

 

“Amok” won the Grand Prix at the International Film Festival in Kitzbühel, Austria

Macedonian feature film “Amok”, by the director Vardan Tozija, won the Main Prize at this year's International Film Festival in Kitzbühl, Austria, which took place from 21 to 27 August, establishing itself as one of the most successful films of the recent Macedonian cinematographic history.

More, HERE.

 

Completed shooting of short feature film “Magnolia”

In the period from 20.08.2017 to 23.08.2017, it was realized the shooting of the short feature film “Magnolia”, directed and written by Ana Opacic.

More, HERE.

 

The short film “48” starts with the festival life 

The short feature film “48” by the director Vladimir Mitrevski and produced by Dream Factory, starts with its festival life.

More, HERE.

 

“The Last Bells” at the festivals in Montreal and Drama 

The short film “The Last Bells” featured its world premiere at the 41st edition of the “Montreal World Film Festival”, which is held from 24 August to 4 September 2017 in Canada.

More, HERE.

 

“Golden Five” at the festival “Love is Folly” in Varna, Bulgaria 

The feature film “Golden Five”, directed by Goran Trencovski and produced by Revolution, continues its festival life with the participation of the jubilee 25th International Film Festival “Love is Folly” which is held in Varna, Bulgaria, from 25 August to 3 September 2017.

More, HERE.

 

The great French cinematographer Pierre Lhomme laureate on the Golden Camera 300 

The great French and World cinematographer Pierre Lhomme is the second laureate of the Golden Camera 300 for Lifetime Achievement at this year's 38th edition of the International Film Festival “Manaki Brothers”, which will be held from 23 to 30 September in Bitola.

More, HERE.

 

“Amok” continues with the festival successes 

The Macedonian feature film “Amok”, directed by Vardan Tozija, continues with the festival successes, which justifies the primacy of one of the most successful Macedonian films from the recent Macedonian history.

More, HERE.

 

Macedonian films awarded at the Sarajevo Film Festival

Documentary film “Avec l`Amour” won third place by the audience in Sarajevo, “Honeyland” won 30,000 Euros!

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“Frog” and “The Black Sun” at the Sarajevo Film Festival

Skopje Film Studio with two titles of its latest production participated in this year's edition of the International Film Festival in Sarajevo.

More, HERE.

 

Workshop for development of short film scenarios within the “Kinenova 2017”

Dear filmmakers, we are informing you that the deadline for submitting of proposals for the Workshop for development of short film scenarios, which will be led by the experienced mentor John Stephens, is coming soon as part of the second edition of the International Film Festival “Kinenova Skopje 2017”.

More, HERE.

 

“Conversation on Life” at the AM Egypt Film Festival and Miami Epic Film Festival

The short film “Conversation on Life” directed by Agim Abdula and realized with the support of the Macedonian Film Agency, on 10 August 2017 was screened in the official program of the AM Egypt Film Festival.

More, HERE.

 

Finished the filming of “Zlogonje” (“Exterminators of Evil”)

After a longer period, the cinema audience will have the opportunity to see an authentic children's movie. Namely, the shooting of the film “Zlogonje” (“Exterminators of Evil”), directed by Rashko Miljkovic, who was filmed for 5 weeks in Belgrade, has just been completed.

More, HERE.

 

Macedonia at the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival

On the 23rd edition of the Sarajevo Film Festival, which will be held from 11th to 18th August 2017, Macedonia will be present with 5 films that have received support from the Macedonian Film Agency.

More, HERE.

 

“Amok” won the Fipresci Prize at PriFest 2017 

The film “Amok” won the Fipresci jury prize at this year's PriFest in Pristina, thus retaining the primacy of one of the most successful Macedonian films of the recent Macedonian history.

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"MakeDox" Traveling Cinema from 12 to 25 July 2017

The most romantic part of the activities of creative documentary film festival “MakeDox”, is the traveling cinema, which this year will be held in the area called Porece from 12 until 25 July. Festival caravan will pass through eight places: Krapa, Devic, Creshnevo, Trebino, Lokvica, Brest, Kosovo and Manastirec.

More, HERE.

 

“Avec L`amour” at the 23rd Sarајevо Film Festival 

The Macedonian documentary “Avec L`amour”, directed by Ilija Cvetkovski, about the Dionis from Negotino, who owns over 100 old timers, is in the official documentary selection of the upcoming Sarajevo Film Festival.

More, HERE.

 

Festivals participation of the film “The children will come” 

The short fiction film “The children will come”, screened at several international film festivals.

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Completed shooting of the short feature film “The She Story”

Last Saturday, on 15 July 2017, the shooting of the short fiction film “The She Story” was completed. The film is directed by Dina Duma and produced by List Production.

More, HERE.

 

The documentary film “Doda” is selected on DokuFest

The feature length documentary film “DODA – The Life and Adventures of Franz Baron Nopcsa”, is selected for this year's edition of  DokuFest, which will take place from 4 to 12 August in Prizren.

More, HERE.

 

Macedonian Films on PriFest

 

Within the ninth edition of PriFest, which is taking place in Pristina from 13 to 20 July 2017, several Macedonian films took part.

More, HERE.

 

“Amok” with an African premiere at the Durban Film Festival

The Macedonian film “Amok” will have its African premiere at the Durban film festival in the South African Republic.

More, HERE.

 

Movies from Mancevski and Djokovic in the official program of the festival in Nancy

Two short films by Macedonian filmmakers – “The End of Time” by Milco Mancevski and “Éclair” directed by Marko Djokovic, have been selected in the official competition program at the International Film Festival in Nancy, France, which will be held from 25 August to 3 September 2017.

More, HERE.

 

Three Macedonian films awarded at the Balkan Film & Food Festival

At this year's seventh edition of the Balkan Film & Food Festival, which took place in Pogradec, R. Albania, awards were given to three Macedonian films.

More, HERE.

 

Short Film “Ambi” Selected at HollyShorts Film Festival

Short film “Ambi” directed and written by Marija Apchevska has entered the official competition of HollyShorts Film Festival – an Oscar qualifying festival, which takes place August 10-19 in California, USA.

More, HERE

 

“Requiem of Mrs. J” To Be Screened in Armenia

The film "Requiem for Ms J" directed by Bojan Vuletić will be screened within the official competition for feature films at 14th edition of “Golden Apricot” International Film Festival, which is being held from July 9-16 in Yerevan, Armenia.

More,  HERE

 

The Macedonian Film Agency Director, Ms. Mimi Gjorgoska Ilievska - member of the jury at the 14th edition of “Golden Apricot” International Film Festival

The Macedonian Film Agency Director, Ms. Mimi Gjorgoska Ilievska is member of the jury at the 14th edition of “Golden Apricot” International Film Festival, which is being held from July 9-16 in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia.

More,  HERE


Ibrahim Deari with two awards in New York

On the 6th Edition of New York Albanian Film Week, the director Ibër Deari was big winner.

More, HERE.

 

Free accreditation for Cinelink Industry Days on Sarajevo Film Festival

Sarajevo Film Festival is offering free accreditation for producers, directors and screenwriters from Macedonia. The offer is valid until 7 July 2017. All interested for participation should apply in Macedonian Film Agency on the following mail addresses: veronika.buchkovska@filmagency.gov.mk and info@filmagency.gov.mk.

More, HERE.

 

Awards on XIII Asterfest 

The jury of XIII Asterfest, composed by Natalja Althauser from Germany, Elena Melloncelli from Italy and Srdjan Fink from the Netherlands, decided to award the following prizes for the films in competition:

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Four participants from Macedonia on Sarajevo Talent Campus

Within the Sarajevo Talent Campus, which is being held as part of the Sarajevo Film Festival, four representatives from Macedonia will participate.

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Blagoja Kunovski is a member of the jury at the prestigious festivals in Karlovy Vary and Munich

Blagoja Kunovski Dore, a film critic, long-time selector and current director of the Manaki Brothers Film Festival, is a member of the jury at two prestigious film festivals held in Karlovy Vary and Munich this time.

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Meeting of the Director of the Macedonian Film Agency at the French Embassy 

The Ambassador of France in Macedonia, Mr. Christian Thimonier and the Cultural Counselor, Ms. Isabelle Marchi-Barbaux, met with the Director of the Film Agency of the Republic of Macedonia, Ms. Mimi Gjorgoska-Ilievska, and two French producers, Mr.  Vincent Michaud et Mr. Claude Spaseski, who are visiting Macedonia.

More, HERE

 

“Round trip: Mary” awarded at the Tracce Cinematografiche Film Festival in Rome 

On the sixth edition of the Tracce Cinematografiche Film Festival in Rome, the short animated film “Round trip: Mary”, directed by Zharko Ivanov, won the Special Jury Animation Film Award.

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.

 

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 “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.

 

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