Creative Europe Media MK

Creative Europe Desk MK

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

On 2 October 2017, in frame of Balkan Film Market, which from 2 to 7 October is happening in Tirane, Albania, it was held regional MEDIA Meeting, dedicated to MEDIA Sub-programme of Creative Europe. On this event participated representatives of the MEDIA Desks from: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia and Italy (Bari).

The event was realized in several different panel discussions:

  • „Challenges of the Balkan Regional MEDIA Desks“
  • „Successful MEDIA stories from the Balkans“
  • „Unsuccessful MEDIA stories from the Balkans“
  • „Support of co-production funds by MEDIA“
  • „Balkan National Film centers and MEDIA“

We inform all potential applicants that new MEDIA Calls for Single Project Development and Film Festivals are published. Basic information can be found on following links:



Status Deadline Call reference
23.11.2017 & 19.04.2018 - 12:00 (CET, Brussels time)




Status Deadline Call reference
23.11.2017 & 26.04.2018 - 12:00 (CET, Brussels time)




Status Deadline Call reference
16/11/2017 & 24/05/2018 - 12:00 (CET, Brussels time)

EACEA 21/2017

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Public discussions and presentations for the EU's Creative Europe Program within the frames of the festivals "MakeDOX" and "Struga Poetry Evenings"

The Creative Europe Desks of Culture and Media which are working in frame of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Macedonia and the Macedonian Film Agency, in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria (Creative Europe Desk - Culture) and the Creative Europe Desk - MEDIA of the Czech Republic , will participate with presentations and discussions within the Creative documentary film festival "MakeDOX" and the Festival "Struga Poetry Evenings" (within the European Poet Platform "Versopolis"). Both festivals are supported by the Creative Europe Program.

The presentations and discussions will be dedicated to the current topics and issues related to the implementation of the two sub-programs Culture and MEDIA, as well as the inter-sectoral achievements of the Creative Europe Program.

Within the "MakeDOX", will be presented examples of good practice from MEDIA supported documentaries, training sessions and documentary film festivals will be presented.

Within the "Struga Poetry Evenings" will be discussed the recommendations for the Program in 2020, the mid-term evaluation of the category "Platform", it will be presented information on the category "Cooperation Projects" and "European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018", as well as models for the search of partners.

Below are the participants and the terms of the discussions in the programs of these two festivals.


MAKEDOX 2017: "Creative Europe (MEDIA and Culture)"

23 August 2017: Creative Documentary Film Festival "MakeDOX" 2017:

Venue: Church St. Spas (Museum Hall of Goce Delchev) - Skopje; Time: 11:00 am

Participants: Pavlina Kalandrova from the Office of Creative Europe (MEDIA) of the Czech Republic; Vladimir Stojcevski and Biljana Prentoska Creative Europe Desk MK (MEDIA and Culture); representatives of the festival "MakeDOX"


Struga Poetry Evenings 2017: "Creative Europe after 2020"

August 24, 2017: "Struga Poetry Evenings"

Venue: Hotel "Drim" (Piano Bar) - Struga; Time: 16:30

Participants: Biljana Prentoska, Creative Europe Desk (Culture) of the Republic of Macedonia; Vesela Kondakova, Creative Europe Desk (Culture) of the Republic of Bulgaria; Pavlina Kalandrova, Creative Europe Desk (MEDIA) of the Czech Republic; Vladimir Stojcevski - Creative Europe Desk (MEDIA) of the Republic of Macedonia and representatives of the organizations involved in the platform "Versopolis" supported by the program "Creative Europe - Culture".

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. In the competition of 294 applications from all over Europe, were supported 57 projects, including the latest film by Teona Strugar Mitevska, which is being prepared and will be realized in production of Sisters and brother Mitrevski, in co-production with partners from Belgium and Slovenia, with expectation of on more European Country to join the project.

“God exists, her name is Petrunija” is supported by the Macedonian Film Agency with the amount of aproximately 500.000 Eur and it was presented on three markets, of which on the CineLink Sarajevo, the project won the top award for development givenby the  European fund Eurimages, totaling 20.000 Eur.

Prestigious MEDIA program became available to Macedonian film professionals from July 2015, and since April 2016 as part of the Macedonian Film Agency, MEDIA Desk started to functioning. Since the accession of Macedonia in the MEDIA sub-programme of Creative Europe, significant number of projects received MEDIA support and the full list can be seen at the following link: 

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