filmography & biography
Born in Skopje, Macedonia, 1955. Graduated film director (Academy for film, theatre, radio & television in Belgrade).
Since 1978 professionally involved in film making (6 short documentaries, many film commercials and over 200 television broadcasts).
Since 1994 professor of Film Theory and Film History at the Faculty of Drama Arts in Skopje, Macedonia.
1998-2000 professor of Film Directing at the »Dunav film« Film Academy in Belgrade.
2005-2006 professor of Film Directing at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, Serbia.
Since 2006 professor of Film Directing at »Megatrend University«, Belgrade.
As a director: 6 short documentaries, many film commercials and over 200 television broadcasts (for TV Belgrade, mostly).
Feature films (as a director):
Hi-Fi, 1987, Vardar-film, Skopje, Macedonia
The Revolution Boulevard, 1992, Cinema Design, Belgrade, Serbia
Punk’s Not Dead, 2011, Punk Film, Skopje, Macedonia
Feature Documentaries (director and producer):
The Chinese Market, 2001, 93 min., Ohne Gepaeck-Berlin – ZDF/ARTE, Germany
Dozen Tales About Wine, 2002, 85 min., Idea Plus, Skopje, Macedonia
Bake-house Fable, 2003, 78 min., Idea Plus, Skopje, Macedonia
The Mystery of Wagner’s Tuba, 2009, 73 min., Vertical Jazz, Belgrade, Serbia
Screenplays for feature films:
Hi-Fi, 1987 (co-writer, also director)
The Revolution Boulevard, 1992 (also director)
Gipsy Magic, 1997, Vardar film, Skopje, (directed by Stole Popov)
The Great Water, 2003, Award-film, Skopje (directed by Ivo Trajkov)
Screenplay for TV feature:
To Belgrade!, 2008, Agudar Films, Moscow, Russia (pre-production, 8 episodes, 52 min. each)
For this purpose, the most important awards to mention are:
First prize for best documentary (“The Chinese Market”) at the “Duisburger Filmwoche” 2001 (German spoken documentaries festival).
“Golden Arena” for the best director (“Hi-Fi”) at the Festival of Yugoslav feature films in Pula, 1987.
“Crystal Globe” Award for Best Film (“Punk’s Not Dead”) at the EAST OF THE WEST competition on IFF Karlovy Vary, 2011.