The wonderful Kurshumli an becomes a seemingly unreal space, an intersection point of different realities and incredible film stories, where the best of documentaries shines down in all its glory. Seven days in a row the afterglow appears in the colors of various creative testimonies and authentic experiences de-coloring the personal stereotypes and prejudices.
MakeDox aims to promote creative documentary film production in Macedonia and to support documentary story telling in general. MakeDox focuses on creating a stimulating environment for the exchange of experience and knowledge of documentary creation and promotion of films with cinematographic quality, offering the creative point of view of an author, both in terms of content as well as in form.
The festival program consists of three competitive sections. The Festival also includes non-competitive programs, such as retrospectives, special programs or thematically curetted programs.
The official awards consist of a statue. Special awards can be given by the Festival, professional organizations, NGOs, media, etc.
National premiere required.
International Competitive Program open to mid‐ or full‐length creative documentaries from all countries of the world.
Competitive Program open for Short Creative Documentary films (up to 30 minutes)
Newcomers International Competitive Program open to Creative Documentaries that are the director’s first or second documentary film (mid or full‐length) from all countries of the world.
Open to students' creative documentary films of any length from formal or informal film schools. Graduation films or films completed as part of the master studies are acceptable as well.