Another success of Macedonian cinematography, the short film “Sticker” by screenwriter and directed by Georgi M. Unkovski will have its world premiere at the 39th edition of the largest US independent film festival “Sundance”.
The premiere of “Sticker” is in the official selection, in the category of International short films. In addition to its world premiere, the film will have three more screenings on January 25, 28 and 30.
Unkovski’s film has been selected among 5,000 reported films, of which only 74 have been selected in the official program of the International Short Films and they are from 27 countries worldwide.
“Sticker” produced by “Cinema Futura” is a black comedy, in which the protagonist, after a failed attempt to renew his driving license, sets off and falls into a series of bureaucratic problems.
The main role in the film is played by Sasko Kocev, with Moni Damevski, Dzevdet Jashari, Ljupco Todorovski – Upa, Sonja Stamboljioska, Dimitrija Doxevski, Kalina Dimitriovska, Anastasia Anevska and Matej Nastevski.
The cinematographer is Naum Doxevski, the scenery is by Kiril Spasevski, the costumes by Rosa Trajceska, while the mask and make-up of the protagonist were Snezana Angelovska and Irena Senokozoloska. The editing is by Martin Ivanov, and the sound design is by Sasko Potter Micevski.
The premiere of the 19-minute “Sticer” was at the end of September at the Frosina cinema in Skopje.
The Sundance Festival, established by the great American actor and director Robert Redford, opens today in Park City, Utah, with the premiere of the documentary on pop singer Taylor Swift “Miss America” and runs until February 2.
It can be proudly stated that, for the third year in a row, Macedonian cinematography not only has its own representative in official competition, but also wins many relevant film awards.
Last year on Sundance, “Honeyland” won three awards. The Jury’s main award-winning documentary film, Special Jury for a change for Tamara Kotevska and Ljubo Stefanov as well as a Special Camera Award for Fejmi Daut and Samir Ljuma. In 2018, Goran Stoleski’s short film “See You” won the short film selection.
All the aforementioned films are financially supported by the Film Agency of the Republic of Northern Macedonia.