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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...
Monday, 29 May 2017
Altcine
Altcine

The web portal www.altcine.com is an innovative and ambitious web-platform, dedicated to the Balkan cinema.

Founded in 2011 by Electra Venaki, it holds its operations in Athens, Greece and aims to increase awareness in Balkan audiovisual legacy and cultural identities as well as broaden the knowledge and interest about Balkan cinema through the tools of the digital era (interactive multimedia, social networking, multilingualism). It is published in English and soon in all Balkan languages.

Altcine vision is based on three axes:

• Bring together the Balkan film community and to become the vehicle for upcoming co-productions.

• Link academic knowledge with the richness of Balkan films and become a touchstone for film studies.

• Support the distribution and promotion of Balkan films and establish a new trend that will captivate the audience.

 

Elektra Venaki

is the founder of www.altcine.com, the web platform dedicated to the Balkan Cinema and of altcineAction! The 1st Online Short Film Festival for Balkan countries. She is a researcher and lecturer in many Academic Establishments in Athens and former film editor. Electra Venaki holds an M.A (D.E.A) in Cinema, Audiovisual, Television and an B.A (Maitrise) in Cinema Studies from University Paris I Panthéon – Sorbonne. (1990)

She teaches Editing and Sound Design in private colleges and schools in Athens. (New York College, AKMI) and she is a

longtime collaborator of University of Thessaly (Greece).

She taught for two years the course Editing Sound and Image, in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of Fine Arts, School of Film Studies. (2005-2007) and the course of Moving Image in the M.A programme of Aristotle University (Athens, 2009-2010). Elektra Venaki has 25 years of experience in film and digital video editing in Greece. Among her collaborations, there are many awarded films in Thessaloniki International Festival, especially in the Documentary Section and she has been awarded for editing in Drama Short Film Festival twice.

She served as a chef of Audiovisual Production in Lambrakis Press Group and chef editor of the cinema site in the biggest portal in Greece, www.in.gr (1999-2005)

 
Botev is an idiot

Director: Deyan Bararev

2012 / Bulgaria / 8’51’’


Vasko has written an essay that offends and questions Hristo Botev, who is widely considered by Bulgarians as a national hero. When the headmaster of the school herself interrogates him in front of the whole class, Vasko explains that he wanted to say something entirely different.

 
Keep the change

Vahit Atan

 

2013 / Turkey / 6’ 42’’

 

A social scream steaming from the reaction of a father receiving the news of the martyrdom of his son on whom he has placed all his hopes.

 
Sundness

Director: Antonios Vallindras

 

2014 / Greece / 15’

 

People from Athens with diverse backgrounds share with us the special and peculiar Sunday “feeling”. A sense of melancholy that appears in the afternoon and culminates later at night with an intense emotional shift and an abrupt drop back to reality. At long last, Monday morning will not be so daunting after all.

 
What?

Director: Alma Andreescu

 

2013 / Romania / 4’16’

 

A woman is having a seemingly banal walk at night whilst gossiping on the phone.

 
Evergreen

Director: IFIgeneia Kotsoni

 

2012 / Greece / 13’44’’

 

A strange woman arrives from the North to a prehistoric village bringing some bad news.

 

 

 


 
Linda

Antonia Milcheva

 

2012 / Bulgaria / 12’

 

In an early morning, two women struggle with circumstances to bury a puppy.

This is an elderly woman and her daughter. The single combat is actually

between them both.

 
Them

Director: Darko Stante

 

2014 / Slovenia / 14’09’’

 

In a crumbling world torn apart by mysterious beings called Them, a group of runaways band together to survive. Cal, the informal leader of the group, has one more concern on his troubled mind. His wife Becky is gravely ill. And he will do anything in his power to protect her. He will not let Them get her.

 
Habitat

Director: Ina Georgieva

 

2013 / Bulgaria / 4’22’’

 

A new man was born in the habitat. Kicked out by the others he follows a new direction. How far will he go?

 

 


 
Penguins

Dimitris Zahos

 

2012/Greece/ 13’15’’

 

A father close to retirement with his two sons, try to adjust and manage their daily lives, within a dire economic situation. Everyone reacts in their own way . They collide with each other and each one with himself trying to keep the consistency of their family and be able to cope. Based on the awarded short story by Christos Economou “Penguins outside the accountants office” (Something will happen, you”ll see)

 
Adrenaline

Director: David Bagaric

 

2013 / Croatia / 04’05’’

 

Strange story about adrenaline.

 


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