AWARDS 16th edition TIFF 2018 »   INTERNATIONAL FEATURE COMPETITION The jury composed by: Andrea Wink (Germany), Besnik Krapi (Kosovo), Marija Perovic (Montenegro) GOLDEN OWL - BEST FEATURE FILM Irina by Nadejda Koseva | Bulgaria | 2018 A strong story about surviving in unpleasant surrounding through female character that shows how we can forgive and find the hope at the end. Një historie të fuqishme mbi mbijetesën në një mjedis të pakënaqshëm përmes një personazhi femër, e cila tregon si mund të ... Newsletter 2018 »   Tirana International Film Festival is the most important cinematographic event that takes place in Albania. Not only because is the oldest and most experienced but also for the highest number of applications, selective films’ capability, the rich program, fascinating discoveries and premieres of the most important cinematic films’ market today in the world. For all mentioned reasons, Tirana International Film Festival after applying was qualified as Festival from  the  Academy of Art an... Programme 2018 » Competition: 1. FEATURE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION (Feature - EYE on TIFF) 2. SHORT INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION (Live Action - Animation - Student - Video Art & Experimental) 3. DOCUMENTARY INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION (Feature - Mid - Short Lengths) 4. BALKAN COMPETITION (Feature - Short) 5. IN ALBANIAN COMPETITION Non Competition: 1. SPECIAL SCREENINGs 2. FOCUS ( For Another Dream May '68 - Oscar® Nominated Short films 2018 - OIPLA Animation Poland 2018 - IVAN ARGOTE Video Art) 3. PAN... Festival description » GENERAL INFORMATION Tirana International Film Festival, which is implemented by the Tirana Film Institute,  is the biggest and the oldest Film Festival in Albania, placed in the capital city Tirana. The Festival was created in 2003 (it was the first film festival after 1 decade of gap from the official state film festival organized during the communism regime until 1990). The Festival is internationally recognized and screens every year more than 200 movies of all genres (feature, short, fictio...
Monday, 10 December 2018
Suela Bako
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Suela Bako, completed full acting studies, at the Academy of Arts in Tirana. She has been part of many short and feature films  and  theatre productions, as an actress. She worked as a TV director 10 years. While she completed the Studies in Master Deggre Film & Tv  directing, at the University of Arts in Tirana. She has 6 short films written & directed by her: “Sea” 11’, 2012 ; “Meditation with Shakespeare” 3’ Film etude, 2013; “The director” 5’, 2013 ; “The dinner” 15’, 2014 ; “Fllad” 5’, 2014; “Shirt sleeves” 14’, 2015. “Light” a documentary for  Gjon  Mili 52’, co/written & co/directed Suela Bako & Yllka Gjollesha 2017, “The night of power”  27’, 2017 (in post-production is written % directed by Suela Bako also)


“The dinner” - Best Film Award, in GJFF, 2014, “The dinner” - Best National Film, B3F 2014, “The dinner”-  Erjeta Cufaj - Best supporting role award, GJFF, 2014 “The dinner”- Suela Bako - DEA award as an encouragament, for a promissing start to a successful film career, Dea Film Fest 2014, “The dinner” - Suela Bako - Best adaptation of characters, New York Albanian Film Week 2015

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Born on 1955 actually is a  Professor:  Painting & Drawing, in the direction of scenography in University of Prishtina. He has a degree on Art Academy  in Beograd branch  Painting; also has a  Masters Degree  and Doctorate on  Painting: Master of Painting. Director of Art Galery NGO “New Vision 2000+”, Gjakova, Kosovo.

Leader of Division of visual performing arts / Department of Culture –Ministry of Culture ,Youth and Sports- Prishtina, Kosovo.

Director of Department of Culture-Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports;

Producent on the feature-length movie ”ANATEMA” by Agim Sopi;

Producent on the feature-length movie “Kosova’s Thirst”, Prishtina;

Executive Producer of the feature-length movie ”Tri dritare dhe një Varje” by Isa Qosja ( Winner of the Cine Europa Award in Sarajevo Film Festival 2014). Chairman of the Presidency of the ASSOCIATION OF VISUAL ARTISTS OF KOSOVO xxx


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