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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, 14 December 2018
international competition jury (FEATURE)
Vladimir Blazevski
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Vladimir Blazevski is a film director and screenwriter.
He was born in Skopje in 1955 and studied Film Directing at Belgrade’s Academy for Film, Theater, Radio and Television. Since 1978, he has been professionally involved in filmmaking, having made 6 short documentaries, many commercials and over 200 television broadcasts. He also teaches Film Theory and Film History at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Skopje. Since 2006, he has been teaching Film Directing at Megatrend University, Belgrade.
Best Film Award East of the West Competition - Karlovy Vary IFF 2011;

 
Marian Tutui
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Born in Bucharest, 1961. Graduate of the University of Bucharest (Romanian and Bulgarian Philology) Ph.D. on Balkan cinema at UNATC (Romanian Academy of Theatre and Cinema) in 2007. Filmologist (since 1993) and curator of the Romanian Cinematheque (since 1995). Professor of history of cinema at Hyperion University in Bucharest. Visiting professor at the University of Vienna (2008- 2010). Member of FIPRESCI (2008) and of juries for film festivals. Artistic director of Divan International Film Festival (2010 till present).   Author of 4 scripts for television documentary films broadcasted in Romania, Greece, R.Macedonia, Albania. Author of four books on cinema “A Short History of Romanian Cinema” (2005, 2011, in Romanian and English), “Manakia Bros or the Moving Balkans” (2005, in Romanian and English), “Orient Express. Romanian and Balkan Cinema” (2008, 2011 in Romanian and English, Award of the Romanian Film Critics Association) and “Manakia Brothers or the Image of the Balkans” (2009) as well as articles included in volumes (Refugees and Film, Skopje, 1994; Cinematographies of Small Nations, Skopje, 1997; Cinema of the Mountains, Turin, 2003, Cinema of the Balkans, London, 2006).  Since 1995 collaborator to magazines with film criticism in Romania, USA, Moldova, Macedonia, Hungary, Russia and Bulgaria

 

 
Massimo Forleo
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Massimo Forleo, programmer-RAI director since 1981, has organized and conducted numerous programs dedicated to the musical culture, cinema and various relevant activities. At the same time he turned his interests to the cinema by organizing and promoting numerous specialized events, Festivals dedicated to films from emerging countries, collaborating with magazines of this sector and working actively, from the foundation, to the management and training of the programs of the Film Club "The Labyrinth" of Rome. He created and directed the Cinematografic Festival Sulmonacinema and nine editions of the Festival of Latin American Cinema of Trieste. He edited, for five editions, as artistic director the event of the "Music of the Shadows: International Festival of silent cinema with live music." In the same year, for the Department of Culture of Rome, at the Palais of Expositions, he created monographic exhibitions of filmmakers such as Fritz Lang, Ernst Lubitsch, Luis Buñuel, John Ford, Frank Capra, Alfred Hitchcock, Joseph Losey, Ken Loach , Peter Greenaway, Robert Mitchum and took care of the Roman editions of the Berlin Film Festival and especially Venice. He is one of the artistic directors of "Archipelago. International Festival of Short Films and New Images ". Curator for Radiorai and for the "International Film Festival of Rome" initiative entitled “The Radio in Technicolor”. Voices, memories, suggestions from the big screen.

 


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