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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...
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Magma
Magma

Magma – mostra di cinema breve is an international short film festival which takes place in Acireale, a beautiful baroque town situated in the Eastern part of Sicily (Italy). Magma was first started in 2002 by Associazione Culturale Scarti, a cultural association created by a group of young people aiming at producing and promoting short films. Now in its 13th edition, Magma – mostra di cinema breve has so far examined more than 5.000 short films coming from 76 countries of the world, reaching a total attendance of around 14.000 spectators and standing out as one of the best short film festivals in Italy. In addition to the international competition, every year the programme offers special sections devoted to producers or distributors of the short film. In contrast to bigger Italian film festivals, Magma has always focused exclusively on the short film, considering it as a separate art form, as a format allowing for the experimentation of new styles and the creation of new trends, the presentation of works from both first-time amateurs and established filmmakers. The festival offers a chance of visibility for high-value works that are often precluded from the main distribution channels. Its aim is to build a bridge between the audience and the endless forms of expression of the short format, ranging from documentaries to animation, from narratives to the experimental.

 

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.

 
Ballet story

Director: Daria Belova

 

2011 / Germany / 9’ / Fiction

 

Another day at the ballet school. Class routine goes as usual, when Sophie notices a boy outdoors, on the street. Surrounded by her frivolously chattering classmates, she realizes that another girl is faster making decisions, and Sophie finds herself caught in a vortex of grief and aggression.

 
Hviezda (The Star)

Director: Andrej Kolencik

 

2012 / Slovakia / 19’ / Documentary

 

The story of Jan Slovak, a 55-year-old welder who fell in love with acting. His desire began when he got the lead role in a theatrical adaptation of the worst movie of all time, “Plan 9 From Outer Space” by Ed Wood Jr. The passion for theatre became his destiny.

 
What?

Director: Deyan Bararev

 

2013 / Romania / 4’16’

 

A woman is having a seemingly banal walk at night whilst gossiping on the phone.

 
Choir Tour

Edmunds Jansons

 

2012 / Latvia / 5’ / Animation

 

A world-famous boys´ choir goes on a tour. In the hands of their severe conductor they are an obedient musical instrument. But left alone without supervision, they are just playful children.

 
Bead over heels

Director: Timothy Reckart

 

2012 / UK / 10’/ Animation

 

A husband and wife have drifted apart over the years. He lives on the floor, she lives on the ceiling, and their marriage hangs in the balance.

 
Someone Might Drop a Cigarette

Director: Josip Viskovic

 

2012 / Croatia / 13’’ / Fiction

 

Jasna and Darko are expecting a child. They live with Darko´s father, who is an alcoholic.

 
Habitat

Director: Ina Georgieva

 

2013 / Bulgaria / 4’ / Animation

 

A new man is born in the habitat. Kicked out by the others, he follows a new direction. How far will he go?

 
Leben!

Director: Carolin Färber

 

2013 / Germany / 18’/ Fiction

 

Ben suffers from massive anxieties and an obsessive-compulsive disorder which he can´t stand any longer. Ben´s most burning desire is to be normal again. When he is invited for a job interview, he decides to risk it all and to face his fears for one – long – day.

 
Tin & Tina

Director: Rubin Stein

 

2013 / Spain / 12’ / Fiction

 

Tin and Tina are not eating the purée tonight.

 


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