Creative Europe Media MK

Creative Europe Desk MK

Supporting Europe's Film and Audiovisual industries in the development, distribution, and promotion of their projects.

Reality is directing, we make films

The festival of creative documentary film "MakeDox", in collaboration with Creative Europe MEDIA Desk Macedonia, is organizing the workshop "Directing of reality" with awarded Finish director Pirjo Honkasalo.  The participants will have the opportunity to not only discuss the art of using documentary language but also see it in her films “The 3 Rooms of Melancholia”, “ITO” and “Concrete Night”. The discussions afterwards will try to answer how to choose the subject and the protagonists, when does the ethical responsibility towards them end, what is reality and how to convey it.

The workshop will be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Skopje on 17, 18 and 19 August, from 10.00-13.30. Participation if are free of charge and open for a limited number of filmmakers .

If you want to learn more about the art of directing reality, send us your name and surname, vocation and age and tell us why this workshops would matter to your further professional development. Send us your email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than August 15th!

Biography

Pirjo Honkasalo is a highly established and multi-awarded director and screenwriter of documentary films as well as Finland’s first female cinematographer to shoot a feature fiction. Hers are the prize-winning “The Trilogy of the Sacred and the Satanic (Mysterion, Tanjuska and the 7 Devils and Atman)” and the stunningly beautiful “The 3 Rooms of Melancholia”. Member of the American Film Academy, she has had well over thirty retrospectives of her work worldwide.

MEDIA party with Foltin and DJ Rootboy for the closing of the Beach Film Festival

After the Info sessions held in Kumanovo, Bitola, Tetovo and Strumica, Creative Europe Desks (sub-programs Culture and MEDIA), this week will be organizing a series of events in Ohrid.

Namely, on 20 July 2018 in the Municipal Hall in Ohrid, starting at 11.00, it will be held “Info session for Creative Europe - Culture, Category: Cooperation projects”.

The next day, on 21 July, is reserved for individual consultations for Creative Europe Culture. Consultations will be held at the Ohrid Film Academy, starting at 12.00. All interested for consultations can apply to the mail addresses: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Creative Europe MEDIA Desk will realize its activities in Ohrid in cooperation with the first edition of the Beach Film Festival.

On 20 July, at the Ohrid Film Academy, starting at 13.00, it will be held a conference on the topic: “Importance of regional cooperation and co-productions in the context of low audiovisual capacity countries and MEDIA best practice projects from the region”. The event will be attended by representatives of the Creative Europe Media Desks from Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia and Montenegro.

On 21 July 2018, at the Ohrid Film Academy, starting at 12.00, the representatives of the Macedonian audiovisual sector will have the opportunity for individual consultations, with the representatives of the Creative Europe Media Offices of Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia and Montenegro. Scheduling mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Macedonia joined the MEDIA sub-program of Creative Europe in July 2015, up to now Macedonian applicants for their projects received support with a total amount of 463,000 EUR. On the occasion of marking the three anniversary of participation in this program, the Creative Europe MEDIA Desk, at the closing of the Beach Film Festival will organize MEDIA Party with Foltin and DJ Rootboy.

Info sessions for the sub-programs Culture and MEDIA of Creative Europe will be held in July in Kumanovo, Bitola, Tetovo, Strumica and Ohrid.

Event schedule:

  • 11 July 2018, Zanatski dom, Kumanovo - 11.00
  • 12 July 2018, NI Institute and Museum Bitola, Bitola - 12.00
  • 13 July 2018, Municipal Hall Tetovo - 13.30
  • 16 July 16, 2018, Army House, Strumica - 20.00 hrs
  • 20 July 2018 Municipal Hall, Ohrid - 11.00 "Info session on Creative Europe - Subprogram Culture, Category: Cooperation projects"
  • 20 July 2018, Film Academy, Ohrid - 13:00 "Importance of regional cooperation and co-productions in the context of low audiovisual capacity countries and MEDIA best practice projects from the region" in cooperation with the Creative Europe MEDIA Desks from Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia and Montenegro. The event is organized within the first edition of the Beach Film Festival.
  • 21 July 2018, Film Academy, Ohrid - 12.00 "Individual consultations for representatives of the Macedonian audiovisual sector" with the representatives from Creative Europe MEDIA Desks from of Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia and Montenegro. Scheduling mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

On 4 April 2018, at the Pocket Cinema in Youth Cultural Center, it will be held MEDIA Info Session, starting from 11.00h. Main focus will be on the calls for “Single Project Development” and “Film Festivals”.

  • 11:00 Presentation for Creative Europe - MEDIA, focus on: “Single Project Development” and “Film Festivals”, Vladimir Stojcevski, Creative Europe Desk MEDIA, Macedonia
  • 11:40 Presentation of Serbian Experiences with Creative Europe - MEDIA, Nevena Negojević, Creative Europe Desk MEDIA, Serbia
  • 12:20 Tips for completing the applications for “Single Project Development” and “Film festivals”
  • 13:00 Q&A

At the same time, we remind you of the active calls of MEDIA for:

We inform all those interested in any of the published calls, that the Creative Europe MEDIA Desk MK is available for consultation on the application process and the preparation of the applications.

Contact e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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