UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE,
YOUTH AND SPORTS OF ALBANIA


Tirana International Film Festival

The first International Festival in Albania for short film,
fiction, documentaries, animation and experimental

December 04 - 10, 2004
Deadline for entries September 30, 2004

      

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TIFF 2004

Entry Rules
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Categories

Entries are invited in competition all formats of films, video and digital in the following categories of short film:
Fiction, Animation, Documentary, Experimental.
 

Conditions

Films in competition must have been completed after September 2001.

Films must not exceed 30 minutes in length ( including credits).

Signed Entry Form should be accompanied by an English language dialogue list.

Entries must be submitted on VHS preview tape (Pal preferred) or DVD for pre-selection.

All non English language films must have English subtitles.

To qualify for selection, all non English language films must have an English language print/tape available.

Films must be available for festival screening on 35mm, Betacam SP(Pal only) or DVD.

A separate Entry Form must be submitted for each film.

Illegible or incomplete Entry Forms will not be accepted.

There is no entry fee.

Entries must be submitted by September 30, 2004.

 

Notification / Shipping

Participants will be notified via email and in our website of the selection results approximately six weeks before the Festival.

Shipping instructions for films selected for the Festival will be included.

The Festival will pay for one-way shipping of all prints/tapes by forwarding them to their next destination within 2 weeks of the conclusion of the Festival.

Selected prints/tapes must arrive at the Festival by November 23, 2004 or, by prior arrangement, prints may be delivered by hand by the filmmaker.

Label the outside of the package:
FOR FESTIVAL ONLY - NO COMMERCIAL VALUE.

DO NOT courier tapes to Albania via EMS or other couriers, as you
may be liable for customs' duties which the Festival will not pay and your tape will be returned.

Preview tapes/discs will not be returned.

 

Insurance

All prints will be insured for the period that they are in the Festival's possession.

In the case of loss or damage during this period, the Festival is only responsible for the replacement value of the print. Only prints in perfect condition for projection will be accepted under these conditions.

 

Promotion

The entrant agrees that up to 3 minutes of their film may be used by the TIFF '04 in promotional activities.

Up to 3 minutes of the film may be shown on the TIFF website (without the possibility of downloading).

The entrant also agrees that up to 3 minutes of the film may be screened  on  television as part of TIFF promotional activities.

 

Awards & Prizes

Over 20,000 Euro in cash and prizes is awarded to winners.

Awards will be offered in each category as well as Best Film of TIFF’04, Best Albanian Short, Public and Media Award with additional awards to be announced in the lead up to the Festival.

Every prize is accompanied with the Festival cup, an art piece in
bronze, created by an Albanian well known artist.




Accommodation

TIFF offers full board accommodation to the director or producer representing the selected film during seven days of the Festival.

Other guests will be provided with facilities for accommodation and tariffs.

 

    


TIFF 2003

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 MAYOR OF TIRANA


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