Macedonia at 2015 Cannes Film Festival
The Macedonian Film Agency will be once again attending Marche du Film, within this year’s 68th edition of Cannes Film Festival running May 13-24. The Macedonian stand is located within the regional pavilion of South-Eastern Europe (SEE Pavilion) No.132 located between Palais de Festival and Plage des Palmes, an annual meeting place for a network of film professionals, offering a presentation of the latest of South-East European cinema.
The Macedonian Film Agency will host a Happy Hour on Sunday, May 17 at 5 pm, at the SEE Pavilion, dedicated to the work of the Macedonian Film Agency and the new film production output, 110 Years of creativity and opus of the first cinematographers on the Balkan, Milton and Yanaki Manaki, the announcement of the upcoming 36th edition of the oldest International Cinematographers’ Film Festival “Brother Manaki” in October and announcement of the EAVE PRODUCER WORKSHOP in Macedonia in June. The Happy Hour is expected to be frequented by a number of festival selectors, festival directors, producers, directors, festival programmers, sales agents and other film industry professionals that will get the chance to learn more about the Macedonian cinematography and the possibilities that the country has to offer in the field of film production.The International Cinematographers’ Film Festival Manaki Brothers, the Macedonian Film Agency, the Cinematheque of Macedonia and the City of Bitola also have something special prepared for those attending, who will get a chance to taste and enjoy traditional Macedonian wines, courtesy of Tikves and Stobi Wineries.
Cannes Film Market
The Film Market will host screenings of four Macedonian films: “Honey Night” directed by Ivo Trajkov and “Three Days In September” by Darijan Pejovski and the co-productions: "Siska Deluxe" by Jan Cvitkovic and "The Woman of my Life" by Antoniy Donchev.
MACEDONIAN FILMS 2015 - CANNES MARKET SCREENINGS SCHEDULE
12:00 – PALAIS E Honey Night
13:30 – PALAIS J
Tuesday, 19.05 Three Days In September
12:00 PALAIS I
13:30 - GRAY 2
09:30 GRAY 4
Producers on the move 2015
20 emerging producers from across Europe have been selected to take part in European Film Promotion's (EFP) networking platform PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE. This year’s Macedonian Producer on the move is Svetozar Ristovski (Small Moves Films), producer of the film These Are the Rules by Ognjen Svilicic.
Click HERE for Svetozar Ristovski's interview with Cineuropa.org