Tag: tozija
Macedonia Culture 22.12.20 | 19:25

Controversy surrounds appointment of new Film Agency director

The Film Agency Bojan Lazarevski as its director, on orders from the Zaev Government, before he was relieved as member of the Managing Board of the agency. Lazarevski was Zaev’s pick to replace the scandalous agency director Gorjan Tozija, who initated a dispute with Slovenia and Croatia, deeply...

Macedonia 16.12.20 | 09:13

Government removes or rotates over dozen officials, including some of the most notorious ones

The Zaev Government replaced a dozen managers and members of managing boards of public institutions. Among them is SDSM party activist Esad Rahic, the head of the Sutka investigative prison, who is being replaced with another loyalist from the party’s Skopje branch Filip Andov. Jovica Stojanovic is...

Culture 28.07.20 | 14:01

Culture Ministry throws the director of the Film Agency Gorjan Tozija under the bus

The Culture Ministry warned the Film Agency not to use its official logo as its director Gorjan Tozija tries to protect himself from an anti-corruption investigation. Tozija is being investigated for his decision to pay out funds to a large number of projects where the producers have not provided the...

Macedonia 23.07.20 | 19:54

Anti-Corruption Commission calls for an investigation into the work of Film Agency director Gorjan Tozija

The Stata Anti-Corruption Commission called on the Government to investigate the work Gorjan Tozija, the head of the Macedonian Film Agency, for his decision to approve payments to numerous projects which did not provide bank guarantees for their part of the jointly funded projets. Tozija approved the...

Culture 06.07.20 | 19:28

Transparency International proposes criminal charges against Film Agency director Gorjan Tozija

Transparency International – Macedonia proposed that criminal charges are initiated against Gorjan Tozija, the director of the Film Agency, over his decision to approve payments to a long list of projects which did not submit the necessary bank guarantee to show they are viable. Tozija was recently...

Macedonia 26.06.20 | 17:32

Film Agency director Tozija signed lucrative contracts with outspoken SDSM party supporters

More trouble ahead for the Film Agency, whose director Gorjan Tozija faces an anti-corruption investigation, charges that he unlawfully sold a film and caused a diplomatic scandal when he insulted the leaders of Slovenia, Croatia and Hungary. Republika can report that Tozija has approved a number of...

Macedonia 22.06.20 | 18:58

Film Agency director Tozija is being investigated by the Anti-Corruption Commission

The Anti-Corruption Commission is investigating the head of the Macedonian Film Agency Gorjan Tozija for abuse of office. Tozija refused to resign after creating an international incident with Croatia and Slovenia, when he rudely insulted both countries and their leaders. Croatian media outlets request...

Culture 21.06.20 | 15:58

Producer Naskov claims that director Tozija and Rade Serbedzija’s son illegally sold his film, are pressuring him

Film producer Robert Naskov accused the head of the Film Agency of Macedonia Gorjan Tozija of unlawfully selling his 2016 movie “The Liberation of Skopje”, and of pressuring him using his power to distribute public funding for film projects. Tozija is already in hot water after he made a...

Culture 15.06.20 | 21:05

Macedonians in Slovenia reject Gorjan Tozija’s non-apology, are taking the matter to Brussels

Macedonians in Slovenia refuse to accept the forced apology from Gorjan Tozija, the head of the Macedonian Film Association and announced they will push further to EU institutions, demanding his resignation. Tozija has made a long list of highly insulting comments aimed at leading conservative politicians...

Macedonia 10.06.20 | 22:44

Macedonians in Slovenia call on the head of the Film Agency Gorjan Tozija to resign after he insulted Prime Minister Janez Jansa

The Macedonian community in Slovenia has joined calls that the head of the Macedonian Film Agency Gorjan Tozija resigns. Tozija, a leftist activist film-maker who has long prospered associating himself with publicly funded projects, went on a series of hateful rants aimed at Croatia, Slovenia and Hungary....

Culture 05.06.20 | 16:28

After his insults aimed at countries such as Croatia and Slovenia, VMRO-DPMNE demands that Gorjan Tozija is removed from office

The opposition VMRO-DPMNE party called for the immediate removal of Gorjan Tozija as head o the Macedonian Film Agency, after his hateful social media rants in which he insulted a number of countries such as Croatia and Slovenia. Tozija was apparently angry because of the way the scandalous publication...

Macedonia 04.06.20 | 21:04

Tozija refuses to resign after being called out by Croatia, remains unapologetic for his insulting rants

The head of the Macedonian Film Agency Gorjan Tozija reversed the announcement that was made in media outlets yesterday and said that he is not resigning his position, despite the scandal he caused in relations with Croatia and Slovenia. Tozija posted dozens of angry rants aimed mainly at Croatia, but...

Macedonia 02.06.20 | 21:51

Demokracija: Croatia and Slovenia demand an explanation for Gorjan Tozija’s insulting rants

The Slovenian Demokracija weekly reports that both Croatia and Slovenia are preparing protest notes against Macedonia after the head of the state ran Film Agency Gorjan Tozija rudely assaulted both countries. Tozija, who had prior business dealings in Croatia, went on a series of social media rants primarily...

Macedonia 26.05.20 | 18:13

One of the founders of the Croatian ruling HDZ party calls on the Government to issue a protest after Gorjan Tozija’s hateful rants

Ivan Kujundzic, a Croatian sculptor and one of the founders of the ruling, conservative HDZ party, called on Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic to immediately respond to the insults aimed at Croatia and HDZ from Macedonian Government official Gorjan Tozija. Tozija, who has worked in Croatia and left a trail...

Macedonia 25.05.20 | 20:50

Croatian media outlets request an explanation for the shocking outbursts of a Macedonian Government official

Croatian media outlets are calling on the Government to demand an explanation in the scandalous comments given by Gorjan Tozija, the head of the Macedonian Film Agency. In numerous social media posts, Tozija declared Croatia to be a fascist country and likened its ruling HDZ party and its leader Andrej...

Macedonia 22.05.20 | 14:56

Macedonian Government official launches hateful rants against Croatia, calling it a “fascist, criminal country”

Gorjan Tozija, the head of the Macedonian Film Agency, published a serious of deep insults aimed at Croatia, where he once lived and left a trail of scandals. Tozija has commented how “Croatia is led by fascists”, that the ruling “HDZ party is a fascist party” and accused Croatian...