Jotti Ejlli (Kastriot Ejlli) was born April 7, 1986, in Lezhe, Albania. Growing up, Jotti was always artistic: he loved art, cinema/movies, painting and music . As a teenager, he played music working as a DeeJay for many years. He even spent time doing video editing, short videos and music videos.
After graduating in high school, Jotti went to the University Of Florence (Italy) to study Cinema (Discipline delle Arti della Musica e dello Spettacolo), continuing his passion for Music and working as a DeeJay, also creating Videos.
After graduating in the University he moved to Milan continuing the studies at the SAE INSTITUTE for FilmMaking.
After the studies Jotti worked as a Independent FilmMaker in Milan where he worked for different projects, Documentary, Music Videos and Short Films. Jotti made his first short film “Rosso Fuoco”. A film that received great reactions from the audience.
In 2012, Jotti moved to Albania working in different projects as a FilmMaker and Director for TV Shows, and started creating the script for Hije (Shadows). After the script for Hije he received great reactions from friends and he began the production in November 2015.
Shadows is Jotti Ejlli's first feature movie.