January 21, 2019


Ljubo Stefanov – Director / Co-Director

Born 1975 in Skopje. Over 20 years of experience in development and production of communication concepts and  documentaries related to environmental issues and human development. Working for clients such UN agencies, Euronatur, Swisscontact etc.
Previous films:
Documentary film “The Noisy Neighbours” – 2005
Documentary film “Lake of Apples” – 2017

Tamara Kotevska – Director / Co-Director

Born in Prilep, 1993. Graduated film directing on the Faculty of Dramatic Arts- Skopje. 5 years experience in documentary and  fiction filmmaking as a freelance film director. Living and working in Skopje.

Atanas Georgiev – Producer / Editor

Born in 1977 in Skopje, Macedonia, in what was at that time Yugoslavia.
He is one of the owners of Trice Films and Film Trick Production Companies from Macedonia, a subsidiary of FX3X.
He makes his living by editing feature films, but then he spends his money on documentaries he believes in.
His debut Cash & Marry, which cost him many years of hard work and a pulmonary embolism, has won many international awards and recognition. This was followed by Avec l’amour which was a festival favorite in 2017 premiering at HOTDOCS, and right after that with Honeyland in 2019 which won 3 Sundance awards including the Grand Jury Award for Best World Documentary.

Fejmi Daut – Cinematographer

Born in Skopje in 1980. Since 1998, He started actively working on local television Kanal 5. In 2000, he enrolled at the FDA in the cinematography department.
2005 graduated from the FDA and since then continues to actively work in independent film and video productions as Director of photography and first camera assistant in Macedonia, as well as in many countries across the Balkans. Fejmi received the Best Cinematography award for Honeyland at Sundance Film Festival 2019.

Samir Ljuma is credited as DoP on several documentary movies collaborating with various film directors from Macedonia and abroad such as “Avec L’Amour” by Ilija Cvetkovski, “Lake of Apples” by Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov, and feature documentary “Honeyland”.
He worked as local Producer on several projects for various international productions such as:
“Fake News Fairytale” winner of the Grierson Award, directed by Kate Stonehill.
“Selling Lies” directed by Oscar nominee director Leslie Iwerks produced by Morgan Freeman’s company “Revelation Entertainment” and Iwerks&Co.
He is DoP and producer of the short movie “Mishko” directed by Hanis Bagashov. Samir won the Best Cinematography award for Honeyland at Sundance Film Festival 2019 with fellow cinematographer Fejmi Daut.

RANA EID -Sound Designer

Rana Eid has worked as a sound designer in the Arab film community for the past 15 years. She has worked on a multitude of fiction and documentary films, video art and installation works, and various other audio-visual projects, collaborating with a number of acclaimed Lebanese filmmakers. She has also worked on films from the region (Syria, Jordan, Palestine), teaming up with established filmmakers as well as emerging emerging talents. In 2006 Rana opened db STUDIOS-Beirut for audio post-production with composer Nadim Mishlawi.