Film Director • Writer • Script Reader
London, UK


Ana Jakimska is a Macedonian film director and writer based in London, UK. Her debut on the big screen is the folklore-inspired fairy-tale short film titled The Children Will ComeThe film competed for the Golden Goblet Award at the Shanghai International Film Festival in 2017, and was screened and awarded worldwide. In 2022 she wrote and directed the live-action short film titled Blue Hour.

Ana is a Chevening scholar and a Master of Arts student at Goldsmiths, University of London. She holds a BA degree in Comparative Literature and a BA degree in Film and TV Directing from SS Cyril and Methodius University in her hometown, Skopje.

Ana is an alumna of Talents SarajevoMIDPOINT Script Development Program, and First Films First Young Director's Academy.




Awards & Grants

  • Chevening Scholarship ⸱ FCDO UK, 2022/23
  • Highest Artistic Achievement AwardMidnight Train at Molodist Kyiv International Film Festival, 2017
  • Award for Best PitchMidnight Train at Sofia Meetings, Bulgaria, 2017
  • Award for Best Project Midnight Train at MIDPOINT, Czech Republic, 2015
  • Award for Best Pitch Midnight Train at EASTWEEK, Trieste Film Festival, Italy, 2015
  • Script Development GrantMidnight Train from the Macedonian Film Agency, 2015