The writer and director Igor Ivanov – Izi has been elected president of the Macedonian Film Professionals Association, while the film critic and Festival Artistic Director, Gena Teodosievska, has been elected new Director of the International Cinematographers’ Film Festival “Manaki Brothers” in Bitola. The new directors were elected at the General Assembly of MFPA in replacement of the producer Robert Naskov and the film critic Blagoja Kunovski – Dore who will assume his previous role of Festival Artistic Director and Programmer of the Official Competition. The renowned Macedonian director Ivanov – Izi was the only candidate for President of MFP at the General Assembly which took place on 2 April 2018 and he will be in charge of MFPA in the next four years. Gena Teodosievska, a longtime journalist and film critic, was elected for a two-year term as the new Director of the ICFF Manaki Brothers with the majority of votes by the same Assembly. Teodosievska comes from the position of Festival Artistic Director and is the long-standing programmer of the documentary programme.