Submited DocuTIFF 2017 » SUBMISSIONS DOCUTIFF 2017 TIFF web 350 films 117 shorts 82 mid-length + 152 feature) FilmFreeWay 2061 films 1333 shorts 351 mid-length + 377 feature) Festhome 206 films 111 shorts 35 mid-length + 60 feature) FilmFestivalLife 92 films 51 shorts 17 mid-length + 24 feature) Click4Festivals 110 films 56 shorts 24 mid-length + 30 feature) Movibeta 89 films 51 shorts 17 mid-length + 21 feature) Distributor 80 films 22 shorts 8 mid-length + 49 feature) _____... SPECIAL PROGRAM » SPECIAL PROGRAM 3rd edition DocuTIFF 2017   PANORAMA 1. André Villers, a Lifetime in Images by Marketa Tomanova | 2015 | Czech Republic, France | 62' 2. Born of Stone by Emilio Bellu | 2016 | Italy, Czech Republic | 15' 3. Cab Elvis by Andrew Franks | 2016 | USA | 11' 4. Korida by Siniša Vidović | 2016 | Austria | 87' 5. Offshore by Werner Schweizer | 2016 | Switzerland | 102' 6. Operation Wedding by Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov | 2016 | Israel | 62' 7. The Most Important Boy in the Wor... OFFICIAL SELECTION DocuTIFF 2017 » OFFICIAL SELECTION 3rd edition DocuTIFF 2017     FEATURE 1. Next Stop-Utopia by Apostolos Karakasis | 2016 | Greece | 91' 2. Pavlensky – Man and Might by Irene Langemann | 2016 | Germany | 99' 3. Radio Kobani by Reber Dosky | 2016 | Netherlands | 72' 4. Shingal, Where Are You? by Angelos Rallis | 2016 | Greece, Belgium | 103' 5. Stranger in Paradise by Guido Hendrikx | 2016 | Netherlands | 72' 6. Swagger by Olivier Babinet | 2016 | France | 85' 7. Tempestad by Tatiana Huezo | 2016 |... FESTIVAL RULES & REGULATIONS DocuTIFF 2017 » Entries of documentary films are invited to take part in competition in all formats of video and digital. All running times, topics, style and production technologies can be submitted. The director/producer with the submission of his/her application accepts the terms of the Festival and has no objection to the submission process, screening, and election of prizes. The director/producer with the submission of the film affirms that he/she has all the copyrights of audio, video, images and music ... DocuTIFF 2017 » 3rd edition DocuTIFF 2017 TIRANA INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL DocuTIFF is exited inviting filmmakers to submit their films in the third edition of 2017 festival, which will take place in Tirana, May, 10-17, 2017. DocuTIFF invites all documentaries from established and debut filmmakers alike to apply their feature, mid length and short films in International Competition and In Albanian Competition. DocuTIFF aims to encouraging documentary film production in Albania and to give... Awards Docutiff »   FEATURE JURY composed by Rada Šešic (Croatia), Agostino Ferrente (Italy) and Nikola Vukcevic (Montenegro) awards:   BEST FEATURE FILM Tempestad by Tatiana Huezo | 2016 | Mexico | 105'   The director who takes the audience on a contemplative and cinematically superb, poetic journey of exploring fear, corruption, social injustice and above all - the human strength to deal with and overcome misfortune of someone's destiny.   Regjisori, i cili e çon audiencën në një udhëtim kinematogr...
Saturday, 23 September 2017
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Script Development Workshop & Pitching Competition 
collaboration with Torino Film Lab


TIFForum Selected Projects-

After the Winter


Producer: Ivan Djurovic

Writer/Director: Ivan Bakrac

Albanian Romance


Producer: Saimir Bajo

Writers: Kateřina Bajo & Saimir Bajo

Director: Saimir Bajo



Producer: MInos Nikolakakis

Writers: Minos Nikolakakis & John de Holland

Director: Minos Nikolakakis

Haunted by City Lights


Producer: Giannis Sotiropoulos

Writers: Stratis Chatzielenoudas, Syni Pappa

Director: Stratis Chatzielenoudas

Mountain Eyes


Producer: Tatjana Zezelj Gojkovic

Writer: Pavle Vuckovic

Director: Pavle Vuckovic

Stars Go Blind


Producer: Iris Elezi

Writers: Iris Elezi & Thomas Logoreci

Directors: Iris Elezi & Thomas Logoreci

Still Life


Producer: Ognen Antov

Writer: Vladimir Mitrevski

Director: Vladimir Mitrevski

Stuffed Life


Producer: Irina Lazarova

Writer: Tamara Kotevska

Director: Tamara Kotevska


TIFForum will be a 3-day intensive workshop for the script development of 8 first or second feature film projects, consisting of individual consultations, practical writing exercises, and lectures.

It will be a crash course in collaboration between trainers & participants. The process will be intensive and demanding for all involved. It aims to be a unique, high value professional experience for the participating filmmakers.

During the 3 days of the workshop, each of the 2 trainers in script development will guide, and collaborate with, a group of 4 projects/filmmakers, forming a sort of creative family. Trainers and trainees will be working together in planned meetings (individual and group ones), but they will also be expected to be constantly “on call”, available to offer feedback to each other, each single day, from breakfast through dinner, through a series of additional, unexpected meetings moderated by the trainer/group leader, depending on the specific needs of each script of the group, at any given time.

Participants will be expected to live up to the challenge of engaging in a professional dialogue with experienced trainers as per the needs of their particular stories. They will be required to make the most out of the feedback they will receive. Produce results. Discover the originality in their projects as well as a strategy to build upon it, and fully develop their stories’ dramatic potential.

Coinciding with the Tirana International Film Festival 2016, the workshop will also produce training and networking synergies.

Best Pitch Award

After 3-day script development, the projects will work on their pitch with a trainer in the following 2 days.  On the last day every participant will pitch his project and compete for the Best Pitch Award.



Target group

Only the following countries will be accepted: Albania, Kosovo, FYROM Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey, Romania and Croatia.

Profile of participants: film professionals with at least some experience (have written/directed at least 1 feature film, or 2 short films).

Profile of projects: fiction feature film all genres; ideally the projects should already be on a professional development track (a producer/production company attached, and/or some financing for development/production available).

Script stage of projects: at least a developed treatment (5 - 12 pages); ideally a first/subsequent draft.



Please send us a full pack of application to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it consisting of:

Application form (to be completed on the website)


Synospsis (1-2 pages)

Treatment (5-12)

Previous work of director


All materials should be submitted in English.

The chosen participants will be notified by the end of September.

The program is free of charge for the selected participants. TIFF also provides participation in, accommodation, board and the festival badges that allow free access to all the festivals’ screenings and events during the workshops.

In case of realization of the project developed within the framework of the Workshop, the Participant undertakes to add the following sentence to the final credits of the feature film: “Developed within the TIFForum – Tirana International Film Festival“ along with the logo of the TIFForum.

We are happy to announce the winner of TIFForum Best Pitch Award that goes to the project Mountains Eyes by Pavle Vuckovic.

The cash award of EUR 1,000 is provided by @FlyErnest.



Thank you all for making this 1st edition possible.





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