Jordan Plevnes (1953) is Rector of University of audiovisual arts, ESRA Paris-Skopje-New York. He is born in village Sloestica in South-West of Macedonia, where he finished his basic education. He finished high school in Bitola and Faculty of Philology in Skopje. He finished postgraduate studies in Sorbonne University and St. Ciryl and Methodius University in Skopje with the theme “Macedonian traditional drama”.
After his moving in Paris in 1988 he had a very rich engagements and his essayist and science research opus is in more than 300 bibliographic editions in different European and World known magazines. He was visiting professor in lot of European and American Universities.
Jordan Plevnes is also known as writer with international reputation, author of theatre dramas published and performed in more than 50 countries all over the world (Erigon, R, The happiness is a new idea in Europe, Underground republic, The last man – the last woman …) and the novel Eight world wonder, published in many languages. The most significant news papers published articles about his artistic work (Le Monde, New York Times, Le Figaro, The Guardian …).
He is author of series of documentary movies about most significant persons of XX century, as Peter Brook, Yves Bonfoa, Herbert Lotman, Nicolas Bouvier, Claude Lelouch, Charles Aznavour, Claudia Cardinale etc. He is author of the screenplays for the movies “Secret book” with Jean Claude Carriere and he recently finished the script for the new movie “Human revolution”.
Between 2000 and 2005 Jordan Plevnes is Ambassador of Republic of Macedonia in France, Spain and Portugal. In 2006 he is appointed as vice president of International committee of UNESCO for Dialogue between civilizations.
In 2007 he founded first private University for audiovisual arts in Macedonia.