Production shot from Mitko Panov's With Raised Hands.
(Poland, 1985), 5 min., 35 mm, b/w
Direction and screenplay|
PWSFTv&T (National School for Film,
Television and Theater), Lodz, Poland
Festivals and awards include:
Golden Palm for Best Short Film, Cannes Film Festival, 1991.|
First Prize for Best Student Film, International Film Festival, Rimini,1987
First Prize, International Student Film Festival, Tel Aviv, 1986
Silver Dragon Award, International Short Film Festival, Krakow, 1986
Main Prize, International Student Film Festival, Munich, 1985
Grand Prix, International Short Film Festival, Monte Casino, 1990
First Prize, International Short Film Festival in Ismailia, Egypt, 1995
The Egyptian Filmmakers' Society's Special Award for Best Film, 1995
Born in 1963 in the southernmost state of 'Former Yugoslavia', the Republic of Macedonia. After studying painting at the University of Skopje, he left for Poland to study directing at the internationally acclaimed National School for Film Television and Theater in Lodz. In 1988, he moved to New York City where he taught film directing at the New York University's Graduate Film Department (1992-1995). In1994 he received a nomination for the Pyne Carter Award for Excellence in Teaching. Between 1992 and 1993 he participated in founding the New York Film Academy workshop and designed it's curriculum. Since 1995, he is a guest professor in film directing at the Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film in Munich. In 1998 he moved to Austin where he teaches film production in the Department of Radio, Television and Film at the University of Texas at Austin.
Grand Prix. Documentary. 16mm, Color. 15 min.|
Szero Rom. Documentary. 35mm, B&W. 6 min.
With Raised Hands. Narrative. 35mm, B&W. 5 min.
Bread and Salt. Creative Documentary. 35mm, Color. 23 min.
Yield. Creative Documentary. 35mm, Color. 15 min.
The Meadow. Narrative. 35mm, Color. 20min.
Those Lips, Those Eyes|
Tale of Ordinary Madness. TV play
New York Mosaic. Series of documentary reports
Freedom of Expression. Montage film-short for the PBS series
The Declaration of Independence
Mongolia. 9 episodes for TV series Choices
Music Video productions
Comrades. Feature Documentary
Selected stills from With Raised Hands