Gjorce Stavreski was born in Skopje, Macedonia. He graduated from the department of film direction at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Skopje. He is an awarded film and video professional who has made films, documentaries and (over 100) commercials, working as director, producer and screenwriter. His films were shown on many festivals throughout the world where he has won international awards. He was a math prodigy as a kid and is a recipient of a prestigious national award “13th of November” for math and sciences.

SECRET INGREDIENT is his feature film debut. The film won two international awards in pre-production: EAVE Scholarship Award at WEMW Pitching Forum in Trieste in 2014 and a nomination for VFF Highlight Pitch Award at Berlinale Talent Project Market in 2015. The film also won an Award for Script Development from Macedonian Film Agency in 2011 and an Award for Best Screenplay at Script Corner Workshop, Manaki Brothers Film Festival held in Bitola in 2013.


AUDITION MATERIAL I 2013 I fiction I 14 min — Best Short Award, Bogoshorts, Columbia
SKOPJE LOVERS I 2012 I fiction I 11 min — Part of an omnibus film “Skopje Remixed”
AT DAYBREAK I 2010 I fiction I 15 min — Official Selection, Clermont-Ferrand, France
DOMA I 2007 I documentary I 59 min — Co-production between Macedonia and Croatia
ADAM AND EVE I 2005 I documentary I 37 min — Special Jury Award ZagrebDox, Croatia