Hanis Bagashov

Writer / Director

North Macedonia

Hanis Bagashov was born in 1999, in North Macedonia. Studies film directing at the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts “Krastyo Sarafov” in Sofia, Bulgaria. He is alumnus of Berlinale Talents 2020, Sarajevo Talents 2018, and Go Short Campus 2019. His award winning short film “Mishko” (2018) was part of over 60 international festivals, including Sarajevo Film Festival. As an actor, Hanis plays one of the leading roles in the feature film “When the Day Had No Name” (2017) by Teona Strugar Mitevska, which premiered at the 67th Berlinale; and “Sister” by Dina Duma (in post-production); as well as in several short films and theater plays. As a photographer, Hanis had an exhibition of his photographs at the Museum of Contemporary Art – Skopje in 2017. He has participated as well in over 20 collective exhibitions of photographs. His first feature film project in development “Aisha” won the Best Pitch award at PriFORUM – Prishtina International Film Festival 2019.