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...
Saturday, 15 December 2018
International competition jury (FEATURE)
Yorgos Tsemberopoulos (Greece)
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Born in Athens, studied Economics at the Athens University of Economics & Business while working as a still photographer, then studied directing at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, where he lived and worked until 1981. In Athens, in 1987, he founded Filmiki Productions SA, where he produces commercials and directs features. ex Board Member of the Greek Film Center, ex member of the Jury of Thessaloniki Film Festival. Founding member of the Greek Directors/producers Guild, and currently Board member of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival and of Greenpeace Hellas.

Yoram Kahana (USA)
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Yoram Kahana was born in Israel, studied at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and  graduated from UCLA with master's degrees in motion pictures and journalism.

Made  more than 50 educational and commercial films and filmstrips, set in the USA

and overseas, about cultures, crafts, anthropology and art.

Traveled the world  extensively photographing and writing,  and also photographed in Hollywood famous faces in music, movies, literature and art.

Founded and directed Shooting Star International Photo Agency to distribute his work and other photographers',  worldwide.

Srdjan Dragojevic (Serbia)
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Born 1963, Belgrade, Yugoslavia.

He graduated both at the Clinical Psychology and the Film at University of Belgrade. He was Journalist, Editor, Psychotherapist, Professor a Belgrade film Academy. He wrote three books of poetry. Momentarily MP of Serbian Parlament.


Writer, Director and Co-Producer

Audience Award - Berlinale 2012/Panorama

Audience Award - Montpellier / France

Best Film 2011 - Fipresci Serbia Award

Best Balkan Film - PriFest, Prishtina

Best Director - Tirana Film Festival-TIFF 2012


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