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TIFForum Best Pitch Award » We are happy to announce the winner of TIFForum Best Pitch Award that goes to the project Mountains Eyes by Pavle Vuckovic. The cash award of EUR 1,000 is provided by @FlyErnest. #flyernest   Thank you all for making this 1st edition possible. TIFForum! Special program & Screenings TIFF 2016 (14'th edition) » Special Screenings I, Daniel Blake by Ken Loach | 2016 | United Kingdom | 100’ Julieta by Pedro Almodovar | 2016 | Spain | 99’ The Graduation by Cristian Mungiu | 2016 | Romania | 128’ Clean Hands by Tjebbo Penning |2015| Netherlands | 108'   RetrospecTIFF HOMAGE to Abbas Kiarostami Close-Up | Drama | 1990 | Iran | 98' Taste of Cherry | Drama | 1997 | Iran, France | 95' The Report | Drama | 1977 | Iran | 112' The Wind Will Carry Us | Drama | 1999 | Iran, France | 118' Through Olive T... Official Selection TIFF 2016 (14'th edition) » Feature 1. Atousa's Laughter by Alireza Farid |2016| Iran | 78' 2. Don't Be Bad by Claudio Caligari |2015| Italy | 104' 3. Hear the Silence by Ed Ehrenberg |2015| Germany | 94' 4. Home Sweet Home by Faton Bajraktari |2016| Kosovo | 90' 5. Illegitimate by Adrian Sitaru |2016| Romania, Poland, France | 89' 6. Insight by Aleksandr Kott |2015| Russia | 89' 7. Klezmer by Piotr Chrzan |2015| Poland | 95' 8. Land of the Little People by Yaniv Berman |2016| Israel | 83' 9. The Apprentice by E... Submissions Map TIFF 2016 »   The 14th edition of Tirana International Film festival has marked a record number of 1400 applications, taking into consideration that this year for the first time was applied TIFF Entry Fee for all participants, except for films in Albanian language. This high number of applications shows the high reputation that TIFF has achieved over the years with a cured selection with a rich artistic program. Inflow from 120 countries of the world of this edition prove in the best way, the echo that ... ENTRY RULES AND REGULATIONS » Festival accepts applications in the following formats: film, video or digital and in the following categories: Fiction, Animation, Documentary and Experimental, features or shorts from all genres of movies. The director/producer with the submission of his/her application accepts the terms of the Festival and has no objection to the submission process, screening, and election of prizes. The director/producer with the submission of the film affirms that he/she has all the copyrights of audio, v... Festival description » TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (TIFF) is the first and only international cinema festival of its kind in Albania. This extraordinary cultural event created in 2003 is the most important cinematic event in Albania.   TIFF aims to create in Albania, as well as in the Balkans, a cultural center of worldwide alternative and independent cinema. Albania is a solar, enthusiastic and friendly country and besides the “strong competition” TIFF aims at the same time to be a meeting point of cultures,... Awards - TIFF 14'th edition »   AWARDS 14th edition TIFF 2016 FEATURE JURY composed by Darko Basheski (Macedonia), Visar Morina (Germany) and Mehdi Abdollahzadeh (Switzerland) awards:   BEST FEATURE FILM Hear the Silence by Ed Ehrenberg |2015| Germany | 94' For its wonderful achievement in depicting a real-time war trauma effect story within framework of unpredictable continuous human interaction. Për arritjen e mrekullueshme, për paraqitjen e një historie, ku shihen traumat e vërteta të luftës brenda...
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Awards - TIFF 14'th edition

  AWARDS 14th edition TIFF 2016 FEATURE JURY composed by Darko Basheski (Macedonia), Visar Morina (Germany) and Mehdi Abdollahzadeh (Switzerland) awards:   BEST FEATURE FILM Hear the Silence by Ed Ehrenberg |2015| Germany |

Awards - TIFF 13'th edition

  The Jury composed by Srdjan Dragojevic (Serbia), Yoram Kahana (USA), Yorgos Tsemberopoulos (Greece) BEST FEATURE FILM BABAI by Visar Morina Produced by Nicole Gerhards, Visar Krusha Drama | Germany, Kosovo, Macedonia, France

Awards - TIFF 13'th edition

  The Jury composed by Srdjan Dragojevic (Serbia), Yoram Kahana (USA), Yorgos Tsemberopoulos (Greece) BEST FEATURE FILM BABAI by Visar Morina Produced by Nicole Gerhards, Visar Krusha Drama | Germany, Kosovo, Macedonia, France

Theo Angelopoulous at TIFF 2009

The awards ceremony was capped with a lifetime achievement award given to Greek master Theo Angelopoulous who has shot several films dealing with Albanian themes (Ulysses Gaze, Eternity and a

TIFF 2009 AWARDS

The seventh edition of the Tirana International Film Festival is on the eve of its closing night, tomorrow night, December 6, 2009.  The Sunday evening award ceremony will be followed

KEN LOACH

Ken Loach has been invited in the third edition of TIFF to present his film Tickets, conducted together with the directors Ermano Olmi and Abbas Kierostami.

ALEXANDRE ROCKWELL

The early 1990's new wave of American cinema set in motion the highly successful careers of Quentin Tarantino, Rick Linklater and Robert Rodriguez among others. Yet it was Alexandre Rockwell's

CAVEH ZAHEDI

Caveh Zahedi was born in 1960 in Washington D.C. Zahedi is the director of the American independent features A LITTLE STIFF and I DON'T HATE LAS VEGAS ANYMORE . Zahedi

SUBMITED TILL NOW FROM:

Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Deutschland, England, Finland, France, French Guiana, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Kosova, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Philippines, Romania,

KEN LOACH

Ken Loach has been invited in the third edition of TIFF to present his film Tickets, conducted together with the directors Ermano Olmi and Abbas Kierostami.

PHIL PARMET

Phill ParmetThe 5th edition of the Tirana International Film Festival is very pleased have as a guest in-person Phill Parmet as a director of photography in many masterpieces including the

SUBMITED TILL NOW FROM:

Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Deutschland, England, Finland, France, French Guiana, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Kosova, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Philippines, Romania,

MIGUEL HERMOSO

 Miguel HermosoIn cooperation with the Embassy of Spain in Tirana at TIFF07 will be present the well known Spanish director Miguel Hermoso. With his film “La Luz Prodigiosa (Marvellous Light)”

Awards - TIFF 14'th edition Awards - TIFF 13'th edition Awards - TIFF 13'th edition Theo Angelopoulous at TIFF 2009 TIFF 2009 AWARDS KEN LOACH ALEXANDRE ROCKWELL CAVEH ZAHEDI SUBMITED TILL NOW FROM: KEN LOACH PHIL PARMET SUBMITED TILL NOW FROM: MIGUEL HERMOSO Franco Nero - RETROSPECTIFF
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TIFForum Best Pitch Award

We are happy to announce the winner of TIFForum Best Pitch Award that goes to the project Mountains Eyes by Pavle Vuckovic. The cash award of EUR 1,000 ...

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Special program & Screenings TIFF 2016 (

Special Screenings I, Daniel Blake by Ken Loach | 2016 | United Kingdom | 100’ Julieta by Pedro Almodovar | 2016 | Spain | 99’ The Graduation by Cristian Mungiu ...

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Official Selection TIFF 2016 (14'th edit

Feature 1. Atousa's Laughter by Alireza Farid |2016| Iran | 78' 2. Don't Be Bad by Claudio Caligari |2015| Italy | 104' 3. Hear the Silence by Ed Ehrenberg |2015| Ge...

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Submissions Map TIFF 2016

  The 14th edition of Tirana International Film festival has marked a record number of 1400 applications, taking into consideration that this year for the first time was ap...

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ENTRY RULES AND REGULATIONS

Festival accepts applications in the following formats: film, video or digital and in the following categories: Fiction, Animation, Documentary and Experimental, features or shorts from all genres ...

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Festival description

TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (TIFF) is the first and only international cinema festival of its kind in Albania. This extraordinary cultural event created in 2003 is the ...

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Awards - TIFF 14'th edition

  AWARDS 14th edition TIFF 2016 FEATURE JURY composed by Darko Basheski (Macedonia), Visar Morina (Germany) and Mehdi Abdollahzadeh (Switzerland) awards:   BEST FEATURE FILM Hear the Silence by Ed Ehrenberg |2015...

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SPECIAL PROGRAM 13th Edition TIFF 2015

HOMAGE | PASOLINI DAY La Rabbia (The Anger ) by Pier ...

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SPECIAL SCREENING 13th Edition TIFF 2015

§ The Dove Flyer (Farewell Baghdad) by Nissim Dayan | Drama | Israel | 2013 | 105’ § Cash Only by ...

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SPECIAL SCREENING 13th Edition TIFF 2015

§ The Dove Flyer (Farewell Baghdad) by Nissim Dayan | Drama | Israel | 2013 | 105’ § Cash Only by ...

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Little Budo

  Danilo BEĆKOVIĆ Comedy | Switzerland, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia | 2014 | 97’   DRAGO is a surgeon from Podgorica (capital of Mo...

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No One’s Child

  Vuk RŠUMOVIĆ Drama | Serbia, Croatia | 2015 | 93’   In the Spring of 1988 a wild boy is found deep in th...

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400 bags

  Fernanda VALADEZ Fiction | México | 2014 | 22’   Magdalena makes a journey to find her missing son, who disappeared on his wa...

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CLEAN SEX

  María CONCHITA DÍAZ Fiction | México | 2015 | 13’   Mariana has an obsessive cleaning habit. Aſter starting a troubled relationship with En...

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LACUNAS

  Laura BAUMEISTER Fiction | México | 2014 | 14’   Lucy, a teenager who loves spending time on her grandmother’s house, discovers a fa...

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Oak Leaves

  Paulina ROSAS Fiction | México | 2015 | 30’   Hanna’s german father passed away recently and she discovers many letters coming from Be...

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SPRING

  Tania CLAUDIA CASTILLO Fiction | México | 2014 | 18’   Elba is an introverted and lonely fourteen-year-old teenager. She lives with Fernanda, he...

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America

  Alessandro STEVANON Fiction | Italy | 2014 | 12’41’’   An imagined life whrere dwarves run free, with castles in the air and lo...

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Chickenpox

  Fulvio RISULEO Fiction | Italy | 2015 | 14’   Chickenpox is a very small thing if you’re young. But if you’re a gr...

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Champ des possibles

  Cristina PICCHI Experimental Documentary | Canada, Italy, Sweden | 2015 | 14’     An imagined life whrere dwarves run free, with castles in th...

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Dalila

  Magda GUIDI Animation | Italy | 2015 | 5’24’’     A girl is swimming. Some images emerge from the dense dark around. A li...

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Orizzonti! Orizzonti!

Anna MARZIANO Documentary | Italy, France, Germany | 2014 | 11’22’’     Anna Marziano’s Orizzonti Orizzonti! continues the filmmaker’s interest in marginalized voices an...

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Persefone

  Grazia TRICARICO Fiction | Italy | 2014 | 18’   An imagined life whrere dwarves run free, with castles in the air and lo...

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The Suitcase

  Pier Paolo PAGANELLI Animation | Italy | 2015 | 14’51’’     Secluded from the rest of the world in a bare and anonymous ro...

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La Rabbia (The Anger)

  Pier Paolo PASOLINI Documentary | Italy | 1963 | 78’     “La Rabbia” employs documentary footage and accompanying commentary to attempt to answer th...

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Uccellacci e Uccellini

  Pier Paolo PASOLINI Comedy, Drama | Italy | 1966 | 91’   Innocenti Totò (Totò) and his son Innocenti Ninetto (Ninetto Davoli) are dr...

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Il Decameron

  Pier Paolo PASOLINI Comedy, Drama | Italy | 1966 | 91’   An adaptation of nine stories from Boccaccio’s “Decameron”.   Won Silver Bear, Berlin In...

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Free Time

  Kreshnik SERJANI Fiction | 2009 | 11...

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I’m from Albania

  Sabir KANAQI Documentary | 2007 | 18...

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Magnet

  Silvio SPAHIU Documentary | 2013 | 16...

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My Grandmother

  Jurgen AGUSHI Documentary | 2015 | 34...

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Ordinary Thursday

  Jela RODONI Fiction | 2012 | 14...

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Shati

  Arian DALLADAKU Fiction | 2014 | 14...

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Stone Water

  Ervin KOTORRI Fiction | 2010 | 18...

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The Gambler

  Reard GJERMANI Fiction | 2009 | 20...

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The Recycle Store

  Borin LEKA Documentary | 2005 | 5’...

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Time for a Choice

  Soena LAME Fiction | 2010 | 10...

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Where is Enver Hoxha?

  Matthias Schwelm Documentary| 2006 | 21...

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Words & Deeds

  Amos ZAHARIA Fiction | 2010 | 14...

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The Dove Flyer - Farewell Baghdad

  Nissim DAYAN Drama | Israel | 2013 | 105’   The coming-of-age tale of 16 year-old Kabi in 1950’s Baghdad. Transformed from a st...

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Pritja

  Roland SEJKO Documentary | Albania | 2015 | 60’   On September 21, 2014 Pope Francis chose Albania for his first European visit to...

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Cash Only

  Malik BADER Crime, Drama, Thriller | USA | 2015 | 91’   A derelict Landlord tries desperately to repay stolen cash to a do...

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Master-Class

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Holidays in the Sun

  Srdjan DRAGOJEVIC Drama | Serbia, Montenegro | 2014 | 89’     Holidays in the Sun is a tragic comedy/drama about the gruesome and de...

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Jonida Hitoveizi

  Jonida Hitoveizi was born in 1-st of July 1985, in Tepelena. She studied Journalism in Tirana University, History and Philology Faculty. At the age of 20 she st...

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Fjodora Fjora

  Journalist. Works as journalist on Albanian television channels since 1998. Director, author and host of Chic at News24 TV...

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Fatmira Nikolli

  Born 2 August in Puke, Albania. After studying Journalism at the Tirana University she has worked in several medias, as a journalist writing articles about art and cu...

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Beti Njuma

  Beti Njuma është gazetare dhe spikere shqiptare. Beti punon në Top Channel. Është spikere e lajmeve dhe njëkohësisht realizon rubrikën "Vitrina e Librit". Për një kohë të gj...

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Ben Andoni

  Ben Andoni, born in 1966 in Tirana, studied Geography-History and worked firstly at the  Hydrometeorological Institute. Since 1996 his main profession has been as a journalist. He wr...

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Anisa Ymeri

  Culture journalist since 2004. The period from 2004-2007; reporters of culture pages in “Korrieri” daily newspaper. On years 2007-2008; journalist and editor of culture pages   on “Koha Jonw” ne...

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Alma Mile

  October 2008 up to now Editor responsible for the cultural sector, Panorama Newspaper, Shekulli Newspaper, Korrieri Newspaper. Faculty of History and Philology, University of Tirana. Master in Literature; Ph...

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Alda Bardhyli

  Alda Bardhyli is graduated in literature at Tirana University. Since 2000 she has been working as a culture journalist and later as an editor in widely read ne...

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Visar Morina

  Born 1979 in Pristina. From 2004-2010, he studied Audiovisual Media with a focus on Film and Television at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. During his studies he...

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Roland Sejko

  He has a degree in the Faculty of History and Philology at the University of Tirana after that he leave Albania and he was situated in Rome. Fr...

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Paolo Spina

  Born in Bologna on May 20, 1965 Education: Medieval History Masters Degree at “Universitŕ degli Studi” of Bologna Employment: 2002-2016: founder and managing director of Revolver srl. Production, distribution, TV rights Tr...

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Vladimir Myrtezaj

  Born in Shkodra in 1958, he studied at the “Jordan Misja” Art High School in Tirana and graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Tirana, where he...

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Steve Piccolo

  On the international scene since the mid-1970s, during his career Steve Piccolo has worked on music (co-founder of the Lounge Lizards), theater, performance art, sound installations, film so...

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Bruno Muzzolini

  Bruno Muzzolini is a visual artist from Italy, who mostly works in video and photography. He graduated from Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan, and he fi...

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Naser Shatrolli

  He is the author of many scenarios and has received several important awards for feature film script and theater. Awards The best screenwriter of the film “The Wall”, he re...

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Jotti Ejlli

  Jotti Ejlli (Kastriot Ejlli) was born April 7, 1986, in Lezhe, Albania. Growing up, Jotti was always artistic: he loved art, cinema/movies, painting and music . As a ...

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Belina Jano

  Belina Jano was born in Durrës, Albania. She has finished the bachelor studies for Business Management and Marketing by State University of New York and holds a master in...

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Stefano Romano

  As an artist, as well as curator, he realizes ephemeral, diasporic actions and events questioning conflicts, new antagonisms, and the urgency of social reality. He works from more th...

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Derya Durmaz

  Derya Durmaz studied Economy, Human Rights Law and Acting. Her 1st short film ZIAZAN participated in over 40 festivals and won 11 awards. Her 2nd short film “M...

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Dejan Trajkoski

  Writer and journalist from Macedonia. He is a member of the International Federation of Film Critics FIPRESCI, also a member of the Writers Association of Macedonia. In 2015 wa...

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Lydia Papadimitriou

  Lydia Papadimitriou is Associate Professor (Reader) in Film Studies at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. She is the author of numerous academic articles published in journals and ed...

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Eno Milkani

  Studied film direction at the Academy of Performing Arts in Tirana (1993). He also studied at the film school in Ebeltoft, Denmark. His debut, the documentary Abandoned Ed...

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Daniel Knebl

  I was born in Vsetin, Czech Republic in 1978. I have a wife and four children. I work as production and/or as preselection jury for Brno16 - In...

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Jamie Donoughue

  Jamie is a Oscar nominated film director. He is best known for his short film ‘Shok’, which won 22 awards at international film festivals before representing Kosovo at...

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Asimina Proedrou

  Asimina Proedrou | Director, Producer, Screenwriter Born in 1982 in Athens, Greece. Asimina studied music (piano degree in 2001), Economics & Finance (BA in 2005 and MSc in 20...

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Arben Lami

  Arben Lami lindi më 1 Maj 1959 në Tiranë. Kreu studimet pranë Universitetit të Tiranës - Fakulteti i Ekonomisë – Dega “Ekonomist për Industrinë”. Që nga viti 1985 me...

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Kaj van Zoelen

  Kaj van Zoelen is Dutch film critic who graduated from the University of Amsterdam with a degree in History and American Studies. He is co-editor and co-founder of...

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Evgeny Mayzel

  Evgeny Mayzel was born in 1973 in St-Petersburg. Lives in Moscow. Russian writer, film critic, chief-editor of kinoart.ru - internet version of "Iskusstvo Kino" (Film Art) - the on...

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Elsa Demo

  Elsa Demo is engaged with reports and analysis on arts and culture in Albanian daily media for more than a decade. Author of the program “Cultural Meetings” on AB...

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Visar Morina

  Born 1979 in Pristina. From 2004-2010, he studied Audiovisual Media with a focus on Film and Television at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. During his studies he...

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Mehdi Abdollahzadeh

  Mehdi Abdollahzadeh is a Film critic, programmer and specialist of Iranian cinema. He was born in 1975. Mehdi obtained his Bachelor’s degree in English literature at the Un...

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Darko Basheski

  Graduated from Film and TV Camera Department, Skopje Started as a freelance photographer, later worked in City Museum of Skopje and couple advertising agencies in Macedonia. Produced first Ma...

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AWARDS 14th edition TIFF 2016

BEST FEATURE FILM

Hear the Silence by Ed Ehrenberg |2015| Germany | 94'

BEST DIRECTOR

Claudio Caligari

Don't Be Bad |2015| Italy | 104'

BEST SCREENPLAY

Zymber Kelmendi

Home Sweet Home by Faton Bajraktari |2016| Kosovo | 90'

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Roey Roth

Weddingdoll by Nitzan Gilady |2015| Israel | 82'

BEST EDITING Luc Barnier

Emre Konuk

The Apprentice by Emre Konuk |2015| Turkey | 86'

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FIPRESCI

Home Sweet Home by Faton Bajraktari |2016| Kosovo | 90'

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BEST EUROPEAN FEATURE FILM

Don't Be Bad by Claudio Caligari |2015| Italy | 104'

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BEST SHORT FILM

Adaptation by Bartosz Kruhlik | 2016 | Poland | 24'

BEST SHORT FICTION

Limbo by Konstantina Kotzamani | 2016 | Greece | 30'

SPECIAL MENTION

Said's Cremation by Julien Sicard | 2015 | France | 29'

*****

BEST SHORT ANIMATION

Merlot by Marta Gennari, Giulia Martinelli | 2016 | Italy | 6'

BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY

Football Brothers by Marcin Filipowicz | 2015 | Poland | 28'

BEST SHORT EXPERIMENTAL

Subotika: Land of Wonders by Peter Volkart | 2015 | Switzerland | 13'


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BEST EUROPEAN SHORT FILM

Picnic by Jure Pavlovic | 2015 | Croatia | 13'

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BEST FILM IN ALBANIAN

Lost Exile by Fisnik Maxhuni | 2016 | Kosovo, Switzerland | 29'

SPECIAL MENTION

The Dog Killers by Ergys Meta | 2016 | Albania | 15'

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BEST STUDENT FILM

Tenderness by Emilia Zielonka | 2016 | Poland | 25'

SPECIAL MENTION

State of Emergency by Tarek Roehlinger | 2016 | Germany | 12'

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BEST VIDEO ART

Anarchy by Fani Zguro | 2014 | Albania | 10’

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BEST PANORAMA FILM

My Feral Heart by Jane Gull | 2016 | United Kingdom | 83'


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BEST BALKAN FILM

Shooting Star by Lyubo Yonchev | 2015 | Bulgaria | 28'

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BEST DEBUT FILM “Ron Holloway”

We Don't Bury Animals by Thibaut Charlut | 2016 | France | 30'

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BEST MEDIA FILM

Klezmer by Piotr Chrzan |2015| Poland | 95'

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AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD

At the Border by Laurent Rouy | 2016 | Serbia | 17'

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Feature (Jury TIFF 2016 - 14'th edition)

Darko Basheski

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  Graduated from Film and TV Camera Department, Skopje Started as a freelance photographer, later worked in City Museum of Skopje and couple advertising agencies in Macedonia. Produced first Macedonian 3D Animation LEVI IN LOVE. After couple years producing corporate films, from 2009 – 2015 he w...

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Mehdi Abdollahzadeh

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  Mehdi Abdollahzadeh is a Film critic, programmer and specialist of Iranian cinema. He was born in 1975. Mehdi obtained his Bachelor’s degree in English literature at the University of Shiraz and his Master’s Degree in Communication Science at the University of Lugano. He has written as a film c...

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Visar Morina

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  Born 1979 in Pristina. From 2004-2010, he studied Audiovisual Media with a focus on Film and Television at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. During his studies he worked on various film- and theatre projects and was among others assistance director at the Volksbühne in Berlin as well as at the...

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Fipresci (Jury TIFF 2016 - 14'th edition)

Elsa Demo

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  Elsa Demo is engaged with reports and analysis on arts and culture in Albanian daily media for more than a decade. Author of the program “Cultural Meetings” on ABC News; PhD candidate for literature studies, Center of Albanological Studies. She is co–writer of a feature screenplay in process.

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Evgeny Mayzel

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  Evgeny Mayzel was born in 1973 in St-Petersburg. Lives in Moscow. Russian writer, film critic, chief-editor of kinoart.ru - internet version of "Iskusstvo Kino" (Film Art) - the only and the oldest monthly academic independent magazine in Russia (Moscow). Member of the Russian Guild of film c...

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Kaj van Zoelen

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  Kaj van Zoelen is Dutch film critic who graduated from the University of Amsterdam with a degree in History and American Studies. He is co-editor and co-founder of SalonIndien.nl and Frame.Land and a freelance writer for several Dutch websites including Filmtotaal.nl and the aforementioned. He ...

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Fiction (Jury TIFF 2016 - 14'th edition)

Arben Lami

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  Arben Lami lindi më 1 Maj 1959 në Tiranë. Kreu studimet pranë Universitetit të Tiranës - Fakulteti i Ekonomisë – Dega “Ekonomist për Industrinë”. Që nga viti 1985 merret me industrinë e filmit si drejtor dhe producent. Për momentin punon pranë Qendrës Kombëtare të Kinematografisë. Është pedago...

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Asimina Proedrou

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  Asimina Proedrou | Director, Producer, Screenwriter Born in 1982 in Athens, Greece. Asimina studied music (piano degree in 2001), Economics & Finance (BA in 2005 and MSc in 2007) and Film Directing (BA in 2013). She is the producer, screenwriter and director of the short film Red Hulk (201...

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Jamie Donoughue

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  Jamie is a Oscar nominated film director. He is best known for his short film ‘Shok’, which won 22 awards at international film festivals before representing Kosovo at the Academy Awards in 2016. He has just finished directing the BBC/Netflix show 'The Last Kingdom’ and is currently in developm...

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Short (Jury TIFF 2016 - 14'th edition)

Daniel Knebl

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  I was born in Vsetin, Czech Republic in 1978. I have a wife and four children. I work as production and/or as preselection jury for Brno16 - International short film Festival. For day job, I work as assistant of producer (Art and Media) of computer games (2KCzech) for last 13 years.

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Eno Milkani

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  Studied film direction at the Academy of Performing Arts in Tirana (1993). He also studied at the film school in Ebeltoft, Denmark. His debut, the documentary Abandoned Eden (2002), screened in competition at the KVIFF in 2003, won Best Film at the Kiev IFF. He launched the film company Bunker ...

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Lydia Papadimitriou

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  Lydia Papadimitriou is Associate Professor (Reader) in Film Studies at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. She is the author of numerous academic articles published in journals and edited collections, as well as a monograph on The Greek Film Musical (2006). She is the editor of Greek Cinema: ...

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In Albanian (Jury TIFF 2016 - 14'th edition)

Dejan Trajkoski

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  Writer and journalist from Macedonia. He is a member of the International Federation of Film Critics FIPRESCI, also a member of the Writers Association of Macedonia. In 2015 was selector for the program “New European Film“ at the International Cinematographers’ Film Festival “Manaki Brothers”....

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Derya Durmaz

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  Derya Durmaz studied Economy, Human Rights Law and Acting. Her 1st short film ZIAZAN participated in over 40 festivals and won 11 awards. Her 2nd short film “Mother Virgin No More/ Gri Bölge” was selected to the “65th Berlinale Generation 14plus Short Film Competition”, participated in over 20...

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Stefano Romano

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  As an artist, as well as curator, he realizes ephemeral, diasporic actions and events questioning conflicts, new antagonisms, and the urgency of social reality. He works from more than a decade in Albania where he conceived several projects as artist as well as curator. He took part in Tirana ...

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Student (Jury TIFF 2016 - 14'th edition)

Belina Jano

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  Belina Jano was born in Durrës, Albania. She has finished the bachelor studies for Business Management and Marketing by State University of New York and holds a master in Producing for Film and Television from New York Film Academy, Los Angeles, California, USA. During the past 5 years, she l...

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Jotti Ejlli

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  Jotti Ejlli (Kastriot Ejlli) was born April 7, 1986, in Lezhe, Albania. Growing up, Jotti was always artistic: he loved art, cinema/movies, painting and music . As a teenager, he played music working as a DeeJay for many years. He even spent time doing video editing, short videos and music vide...

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Naser Shatrolli

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  He is the author of many scenarios and has received several important awards for feature film script and theater. Awards The best screenwriter of the film “The Wall”, he received three local and international awards such as: “9/11 festival; “Swiskos” Basel Festival, Switzerland; “Gjakova film...

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Video Art (Jury TIFF 2016 - 14'th edition)

Bruno Muzzolini

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  Bruno Muzzolini is a visual artist from Italy, who mostly works in video and photography. He graduated from Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan, and he finished his Master studies at IUAV in Venice. His works have been presented in various shows and public spaces dedicated to contempora...

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Steve Piccolo

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  On the international scene since the mid-1970s, during his career Steve Piccolo has worked on music (co-founder of the Lounge Lizards), theater, performance art, sound installations, film soundtracks and fiction. He has shown works and/or done performances in many museums, galleries and interna...

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Vladimir Myrtezaj

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  Born in Shkodra in 1958, he studied at the “Jordan Misja” Art High School in Tirana and graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Tirana, where he worked at the Institute of Cultural Monuments for ten years, and then started his academic life at the Academy of Fine Arts. He currently teaches a...

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PITCHING JURY TIFForum (Jury TIFF 2016 - 14'th edition)

Paolo Spina

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  Born in Bologna on May 20, 1965 Education: Medieval History Masters Degree at “Universitŕ degli Studi” of Bologna Employment: 2002-2016: founder and managing director of Revolver srl. Production, distribution, TV rights Trading, Line Producing and co-production activityline. Producer foreig...

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Roland Sejko

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  He has a degree in the Faculty of History and Philology at the University of Tirana after that he leave Albania and he was situated in Rome. From 1996 he works at the Istituto Luce Cinecittà where today runs as editorial director of valorisation of cinematographic archives. In 2008 he debuted ...

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Visar Morina

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  Born 1979 in Pristina. From 2004-2010, he studied Audiovisual Media with a focus on Film and Television at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. During his studies he worked on various film- and theatre projects and was among others assistance director at the Volksbühne in Berlin as well as at the...

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Media (Jury TIFF 2016 - 14'th edition)

Alda Bardhyli

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  Alda Bardhyli is graduated in literature at Tirana University. Since 2000 she has been working as a culture journalist and later as an editor in widely read newspapers such as ‘Albania’, ‘Dita’ (Day) and currently ‘Shqip’ newspaper. She has given a great contribution in the publication field, f...

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Alma Mile

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  October 2008 up to now Editor responsible for the cultural sector, Panorama Newspaper, Shekulli Newspaper, Korrieri Newspaper. Faculty of History and Philology, University of Tirana. Master in Literature; PhD in process. Member of different international juries like TIFF or “Onufri”. Winner of ...

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Anisa Ymeri

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  Culture journalist since 2004. The period from 2004-2007; reporters of culture pages in “Korrieri” daily newspaper. On years 2007-2008; journalist and editor of culture pages   on “Koha Jonw” newspaper. From January 2009; journalist of culture editorial on “Top News” TV.

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Ben Andoni

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  Ben Andoni, born in 1966 in Tirana, studied Geography-History and worked firstly at the  Hydrometeorological Institute. Since 1996 his main profession has been as a journalist. He wrote for the newspaper “Koha Jone”, was Cultural Editor of the newspapers “Gazeta Shqiptare” and “Korrieri”, Chief...

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Beti Njuma

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  Beti Njuma është gazetare dhe spikere shqiptare. Beti punon në Top Channel. Është spikere e lajmeve dhe njëkohësisht realizon rubrikën "Vitrina e Librit". Për një kohë të gjatë ka qenë gazetare politike duke arritur të jetë një nga emrat më në zë të gazetarisë shqiptare. Gjithashtu ka shkruar d...

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Fatmira Nikolli

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  Born 2 August in Puke, Albania. After studying Journalism at the Tirana University she has worked in several medias, as a journalist writing articles about art and culture in Albania. She started to write for the daily newspaper “Sot”, then “55”. Later she worked for TVA television, and radio “...

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Fjodora Fjora

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  Journalist. Works as journalist on Albanian television channels since 1998. Director, author and host of Chic at News24 TV

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Jonida Hitoveizi

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  Jonida Hitoveizi was born in 1-st of July 1985, in Tepelena. She studied Journalism in Tirana University, History and Philology Faculty. At the age of 20 she started working in different national newspapers covering at first Social, Culture and Actuality. Now days she is owner and editor in chi...

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