International competition jury (SHORT)


Sasho Pavlovski
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Sasho Pavlovski Film Director and Producer is one of the most prominent Macedonian film Producers and Directors. He has a master degree in Film and TV directing form the Academy for TV and Film Directing “Krsto Sarafov“, Sofia R. Bulgaria. Since 1999 until 2005 he has worked as a Production and Art Director for Marketing Agencies like Lowe Swing Communications and Idea Plus - DDB. In 2007 he becomes a Dean and a professor of Film Directing at ESRA Academy – Skopje – Paris - New York. In 2007 he establishes Manufaktura Production a full service company that focuses mainly on feature film productions. His work includes: Films: 2011 – Director and Producer of featured film – This is not an American Movie; 2000 – Director of the TV film “Play with the letters”; 1999 – Director of the featured Television movie “Emigranti” for Macedonian National Television; Participant on Biaritz Film Festival (France); Participant on RAI UNO TV Festival (Italy); Participant on Berlin Film Fest (Germany); 1998 – Director of the short film – “Punk’s not dead”; Documentary films: 2007 – 40 degrees – for MZZPR; 2002- Director of the Documentary film " The Mirror " - Portrait of a ballet dancer Tanja Vujisic;  Todorovska; for Macedonian Television; 1998 – Director for the documentary film “The University”; for Sitel television; Presentation films: 2005 - Director of commercial film for JOHNSON CONTROLS (American car accessories production) , for Frankfurt’s car show; 2003 - Director for the presentational films for Skopje Brewery, Amstel, Heineken and Coca Cola products ; TV Series:

2002-Director of TV series "Mali Soveti" for Macedonian TV; 2000-2001 - Director of commercial TV short series "TOKMU TOA" for COCA COLA; Adds: Director of more than 150 TV and Film ads;

 
Kushtrim Bekteshi
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Kushtrim Bekteshi was born in Kumanovë (Macedonia), 1982. He completed his B.A. in 2008 with a major in Theater Directing and continues his post-graduate studies at Faculty of Dramatic Arts-Skopje where he obtained an M.A. in audio-visual studies, with a focus in film screen play and TV. Mr. Bekteshi is the director of several theater productions in theatres across Macedonia, Albania and Bosnia-Herzegovina, his work has also been shown in several national and international festivals. As a director and screenwriter he was produced two short films and he is currently preparing for the realization of a feature film  "An Unforgettable Spring in the Forgotten Village".

He is the winner of several awards:

'The Vannesa Redgrave Award' for Best Pitch in PRIFORUM, PRIFILMFEST – Prishtinë (In collaboration with the producer Sasho Pavlovski for the feature film "An Unforgettable Spring in the Forgotten Village" (2014); 'KULT Award' for director of the year in the Republic of Albania for the theatre performance "Who's afraid of Virginia Wolf?" (2010) – Albania; 'Best theatre performance' at Talia e Flakes Festival  for the theatre performance "Aquarium" (2008) - Gjilan, Republic of Kosovo.

 

He is currently an assistant in the department of directing at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Skopje.

 
Daniele Greco
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Daniele Greco works on project management and media relations for Magma - International short film Festival, which takes place in Sicily every year since 2002. He is a freelance video-maker and photo-journalist. Born 1980, he has experimented various audiovisual genres and has developed a true passion for the documentary field. He also makes corporate videos and leads Television&Film vocational trainings.

 


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