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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...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Albanian
Saimir Kumbaro

Saimir Kumbaro has a degree at the Academy of Arts for drama.  He starts working as as/director in 1970 at Kinostudio. He starts directing documentaries and various chronicles. In 1975 he directed with Rikard Ljarja the movie “Rrugicat qe kerkonin diell” which won together with Rikard the best director of the Festival of 1975. He continues in 1977 together with Rikard the movie “Ilegalet”. In 1978, realizes the movie “Concert in 1936”. He continues his career with the movie “Gezhoja e vjeter”. He takes part in the Balkan Festival 1980 in Ljubljana where takes a special mention with the movie “Koncert ne 1936”. He continues with the movie “ Rrethimi i vogel” where he takes the first prize in the Festival of Tirana. In 1993 he was honored by the jury of the festival with the award as the best director for the film “Vdekja e kalit”.  This movie was selected as one of the twelve best films in the competition in Montpelie France. He is the author of 12 feature movies and over 100 documentaries and reportages as: Rrugicat qe kerkonin diell ( coodirector R. Ljarja);  Koncert ne vitin 1936;  Gezhoja e vjeter; Rrethimi i vogel; Historiani dhe kameleonet; Vdekja e Kalit; Ne dhe Lenini; Fundi i gjakmarrjes; Fotografia; Lira. Sherbestari i Kombit, Mit'hat Frasheri; Martiret; Bashkejetesa, ecc.

 
Ina Lisi

September 2010– October 2010;  Movie “Amnesty” by Bujar Alimani; Seccond Assistant Director/ August 2011  – December 2011; Featured Movie “Agon” by Robert Budina; Seccond Assistant Director/ August  2012 – Present; Kube Studios; Production Studio/Casting Director, Executive Produser,Art Director/ Video Installation “Sue Proprie Mani “ by A.PAci and R.Sejko; Ex.Producer, Casting Director, Decorator;

 
Edmond Topi

CEO of MMS “NOSITI”, Tirana, Albania, Executive Director of Multi Media Studio “Nositi” , A private production studio that produces films and TV shows / From  2011- present   Co-founder, Co-owner, and Administrator SCREEN AD Co-founder, co-owner and administrator of a leading Management and LED Walls operation serving major events and elections/ From 2006- present  CEOLocal Network RrTL , Founder and Executive Director of local media television network RrTL/ From 2001- present                Founder/ CEO of Albanian Institute of Management and Monitoring Audiovisual Media/ From 2006-2007 Lector/Facilitator , The Academy of Film and Multimedia “Marubi”/ From 2001-2006 Producer/ Journalist,  Producer and active media journalist in different shows and author/director/producer  of a series of documentary films. Producer/ Director and Co-producer for series of documentary and fiction movies for the film studio „Shqipëria e re“; „Tëmosheshtësh“  - 1985 (Assistant Director); „Historianidhekameleoni“ - 1986 (Assistant Director);  „Bardhësi“ – 1986 (AssistantDirector); „Dhimbje e thellë - 1987 (AssistantDirector); „Dyherë mat!“ – 1987 (Assistant Director) ; „Fejesa e Blertës“ – 1988 (AssistantDirector) ; „Balada e Kurbinit“ - 1989 (AssistantDirector) ; „Nositi“ – Documentary movie for the famous albanian poet,  Lasgush Poradeci (Director) ; „Na ishte një herë frika“ – Documentary movie regarding the dictature period in Albania. (Director) ;„Bota e librave dhe ne“; Documentary movie, about the presentation of the albanian publishing houses at the book fair in Frankfurt.

 


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