2015, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Tue 28th Jul 15
Wed 28th Oct to Thu 5th Nov
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TIFF aims to create in Albania, as well as in the Balkans, a cultural center of worldwide alternative and independent cinema.
Dear filmmakers & friends, welcome to the thirteen edition of TIFF 2015!
The TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (TIFF) is the first and only international cinema festival of its kind in Albania. Created in 2003, this extraordinary cultural event is organized by Albania Art institute, Adriapol and Tirana Film Institute under the auspices of the Albanian National Center of Cinematography (QKK) and with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Albania. This year's competition features three distinct categories.
1. Feature Competition
2. Short Competition
3. In Albanian Competition
All the daily programs of the TIFF festival combine features and short films in all formats and genres - fiction, documentary, animation and experimental. Open to any filmmaker from around the world, TIFF showcases new cinematic work by established directors with international reputations as well as work by talented students and young artists.
TIFF provides time in its daily schedule for classes and seminars with professionals in the motion picture industry geared for Albanian students of the cinema and emerging filmmakers.
On the occasion of this 13th edition of TIFF, four juries comprised of leading film writers, directors and critics will evaluate and then select the best features and shorts with awards to be presented on the closing ceremony.
Above all, it is the aim of the TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL to create a meeting point for film artists and cinema enthusiasts from Albania, the Balkans and the entire world to come together and share their linked passion and knowledge of the motion picture art form.
Awards will be presented in the following categories:
BEST EDITING "LUC BARNIER"
BEST SHORT FICTION
BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY
BEST SHORT ANIMATED FILM
BEST SHORT EXPERIMENTAL
BEST FILM IN ALBANIAN
BEST BALKAN FILM
FIRST SHORT FILM “RON HOLLOWAY” Award
Other additional awards are to be announced before the festival. All prizes are accompanied with a diploma and festival statue.
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Open to the public
Entries are invited to take part in competition in all formats of film, video and digital in the following categories - feature, short and the DigiArTV Film Festival (Fiction, Animation, Documentary and Experimental). By entering a film in the TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, the filmmaker gives permission for their works to be screened in the festival theatrically as well as on the TV partners during a limited run as part of TIFF.
Films in competition must have been completed after August 2014. Feature films may not be shorter than seventy minutes in length. Short films may not exceed thirty minutes in length. A completed and signed entry form must be accompanied by an English language dialogue list.
All non-English language films must be submitted with English subtitles. To qualify for selection, all non-English language films must have an English language DVD available.
A separate entry form must be submitted for each film if submitted by postal mail. Illegible or incomplete entry forms will not be accepted.
There is no entry fee. Entries must be submitted by July 28, 2015
All films must be available for festival screening on Blu-Ray or DCP format.
There are no entry fees associated with this festival
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