Ivana Shekutkoska is a producer, born in 1986 in Skopje, North Macedonia. She has a background in Economics and has M.A degree in Marketing, Advertising and PR at The International Faculty of The University of Sheffield - City College.
She has taken part in workshops like MAIA, Short Film Corner at Festival de Cannes, Coco Connecting Cottbus, MIDPOINT Institute, workshops for emerging producers at Erich Pommer Institute, FEST Forward Belgrade and American Film Market.
She started working in film production in 2015. She is living and working in Skopje, North Macedonia, leading the film production company Minimal Collective, founded in February 2019.
She works on production of shorts, fiction and documentaries. So far, Ivana has produced four short films: Are You a Man by Gjorce Stavreski, The Ordinary Eli and An Attempt for a Happy Story by Lavinija Sofronievska and Iron Story by Zlatko Kalenikov. Currently is in production of a documentary film Fatherland: The Monument of Freedom by Elena Chemerska and in pre-production for the feature film Swaps by Gjorce Stavreski.
Ivana debuted co-producing the documentary The Soil and the Wings by Stefan Malesevic, developed at IDFA Project Space, is a co-producer of the short film Summer by Nevena Desivojevikj and an animation Adventure of the Caricature by Vera Vlajic.
She is currently developing the short film Certificate of Life by Sandra Gjorgieva, written by Jakov Poposki.