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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...
Friday, 16 November 2018
WOMEN TO WOMEN

The Centro de Capacitación Cnematográfica was founded in 1975 with the objective to up bring professional filmmakers with an artistic and technical proficiency. It is a school where its academic affairs, production works and cultural extension simultaneously converge. From its beginning, The Center was fashioned as a filmmaking school where –in the entire sense of the word-, would work under the premise of merging image into movement, and engage all the other artistic expressions and manifestations. The CCC also holds an important archive of bibliographic and film material, which includes historical to newly fresh work that is constantly participating in national and international festivals and encounters.

The CCC is a member of the CILECT (Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Televisión), and of the Asociación Internacional de Escuelas de Cine y Televisión.; it has impelled and interacted in multiple joint projects with other filmmaking schools in Mexico and other parts of the World. Re known as an avant-garde filmmaking teaching center, the CCC has been acknowledged with the academic excellency award at the Cinema Schools Festival of Tel Aviv in Israel in 2005, and in 2006, with the Ariel de Oro, for its 30 years of academic achievements and contributions to the national filmmaking labor. The CCC has shed more than 30 generations, from which many of its members have obtained altogether, more that a hundred national and international awards. For instance, two of them received the Students Oscar: Javier Bourges, with the title. El último fin de año, and Rodrigo Plá with El ojo en la nuca. Also, two Palme d’Or dedicated to Mexico, one in 1994 given to Carlos Carrera for his short El héroe, and the other, in 2006, by Elisa Miller, the first Mexican female to win a Palme d’ Or, with the short Ver llover.

On the other hand, every two years the Center organizes the Festival Internacional de Escuelas de Cine –the international festival of filmmaking schools-, and the Encuentro Internacional de Documental -the international documentary encounter- , which enable a close interaction with groups of filmmakers with a worldwide recognition.

In 2009, Marco Antonio Hernández, member of the Postproduction team of the CCC was awarded an Ariel for best sound in the Desierto Adentro movie, directed by Rodrigo Plá, also a former student of the CCC. Yulene Olaizola won an Ariel for best Opera Prima (as first time director) with the documentary Intimidades de Sakespeare y Victor Hugo. To Isabel Muñoz Cota, an Ariel for best short documental titled Su mercé, among many others in the bearing of the CCC history.

Our alumnae are sound filmmakers, and our school has a solid prestige and recognition; they are fundamental pieces in the task of the Mexican film-making. The CCC is also greatly rewarded with the professional level of an active teaching team and acknowledged filmmakers such as: Francisco Athié, Sigfrido Barjau, Carlos Bolado, Christiane Burkhard, Simón Bross, Carlos Carrera, Felipe Cazals, Nicolás Echeverría, Luis Estrada, Jorge Fons, José Luis García Agraz, Guillermo Granillo, Henner Hofmann, Alfredo Joskowicz, Toni Khun, Beatriz Novaro, María Novaro, Ignacio Ortiz, Marina Stavenhagen.



SPRING
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Tania CLAUDIA CASTILLO

Fiction | México | 2014 | 18’

 

Elba is an introverted and lonely fourteen-year-old teenager. She lives with Fernanda, her older sister who she has a conflictive relationship with, and her mother, who is absent most of the time. Fernanda decides to runaway from home.

 
Oak Leaves
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Paulina ROSAS

Fiction | México | 2015 | 30’

 

Hanna’s german father passed away recently and she discovers many letters coming from Berlin. Determinated to discover who is the sender, Hanna takes a journey to Germany through which she discovers who are the residents of that house and how related are with her.

 
LACUNAS
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Laura BAUMEISTER

Fiction | México | 2014 | 14’

 

Lucy, a teenager who loves spending time on her grandmother’s house, discovers a family secret that will demand of her to grow up abruptly.

 
CLEAN SEX
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María CONCHITA DÍAZ

Fiction | México | 2015 | 13’

 

Mariana has an obsessive cleaning habit. Aſter starting a troubled relationship with Enrique she must accept that sex is dirty and impulsive.

 
400 bags
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Fernanda VALADEZ

Fiction | México | 2014 | 22’

 

Magdalena makes a journey to find her missing son, who disappeared on his way to the border with the United States. Accompanied only by her will and her memories, Magdalena enters a violent and desolated territory, the migration route in Mexico.

 


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