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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, 12 November 2018
International competition jury (SHORT)
Sasho Pavlovski
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Sasho Pavlovski Film Director and Producer is one of the most prominent Macedonian film Producers and Directors. He has a master degree in Film and TV directing form the Academy for TV and Film Directing “Krsto Sarafov“, Sofia R. Bulgaria. Since 1999 until 2005 he has worked as a Production and Art Director for Marketing Agencies like Lowe Swing Communications and Idea Plus - DDB. In 2007 he becomes a Dean and a professor of Film Directing at ESRA Academy – Skopje – Paris - New York. In 2007 he establishes Manufaktura Production a full service company that focuses mainly on feature film productions. His work includes: Films: 2011 – Director and Producer of featured film – This is not an American Movie; 2000 – Director of the TV film “Play with the letters”; 1999 – Director of the featured Television movie “Emigranti” for Macedonian National Television; Participant on Biaritz Film Festival (France); Participant on RAI UNO TV Festival (Italy); Participant on Berlin Film Fest (Germany); 1998 – Director of the short film – “Punk’s not dead”; Documentary films: 2007 – 40 degrees – for MZZPR; 2002- Director of the Documentary film " The Mirror " - Portrait of a ballet dancer Tanja Vujisic;  Todorovska; for Macedonian Television; 1998 – Director for the documentary film “The University”; for Sitel television; Presentation films: 2005 - Director of commercial film for JOHNSON CONTROLS (American car accessories production) , for Frankfurt’s car show; 2003 - Director for the presentational films for Skopje Brewery, Amstel, Heineken and Coca Cola products ; TV Series:

2002-Director of TV series "Mali Soveti" for Macedonian TV; 2000-2001 - Director of commercial TV short series "TOKMU TOA" for COCA COLA; Adds: Director of more than 150 TV and Film ads;

 
Kushtrim Bekteshi
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Kushtrim Bekteshi was born in Kumanovë (Macedonia), 1982. He completed his B.A. in 2008 with a major in Theater Directing and continues his post-graduate studies at Faculty of Dramatic Arts-Skopje where he obtained an M.A. in audio-visual studies, with a focus in film screen play and TV. Mr. Bekteshi is the director of several theater productions in theatres across Macedonia, Albania and Bosnia-Herzegovina, his work has also been shown in several national and international festivals. As a director and screenwriter he was produced two short films and he is currently preparing for the realization of a feature film  "An Unforgettable Spring in the Forgotten Village".

He is the winner of several awards:

'The Vannesa Redgrave Award' for Best Pitch in PRIFORUM, PRIFILMFEST – Prishtinë (In collaboration with the producer Sasho Pavlovski for the feature film "An Unforgettable Spring in the Forgotten Village" (2014); 'KULT Award' for director of the year in the Republic of Albania for the theatre performance "Who's afraid of Virginia Wolf?" (2010) – Albania; 'Best theatre performance' at Talia e Flakes Festival  for the theatre performance "Aquarium" (2008) - Gjilan, Republic of Kosovo.

 

He is currently an assistant in the department of directing at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Skopje.

 
Daniele Greco
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Daniele Greco works on project management and media relations for Magma - International short film Festival, which takes place in Sicily every year since 2002. He is a freelance video-maker and photo-journalist. Born 1980, he has experimented various audiovisual genres and has developed a true passion for the documentary field. He also makes corporate videos and leads Television&Film vocational trainings.

 


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