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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...
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News 2016
TIFForum Best Pitch Award
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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.

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Thank you all for making this 1st edition possible.

TIFForum!

 
Special program & Screenings TIFF 2016 (14'th edition)
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Special Screenings

I, Daniel Blake by Ken Loach | 2016 | United Kingdom | 100’

Julieta by Pedro Almodovar | 2016 | Spain | 99’

The Graduation by Cristian Mungiu | 2016 | Romania | 128’

Clean Hands by Tjebbo Penning |2015| Netherlands | 108'

 

RetrospecTIFF

HOMAGE to Abbas Kiarostami

Close-Up | Drama | 1990 | Iran | 98'

Taste of Cherry | Drama | 1997 | Iran, France | 95'

The Report | Drama | 1977 | Iran | 112'

The Wind Will Carry Us | Drama | 1999 | Iran, France | 118'

Through Olive Trees | Drama | 1994 | France, Iran | 103’

Roads of Kiarostami | Documentary | 2006 | Iran | 32’

24 Frames | Experimental | 2016 | Iran | 4'

Take Me Home | Fiction | 2016 | Iran, Italy | 16’

 

 

76’ and 15’’ with Abbas Kiarostami by Seifollah Samadian | Documentary | 2016 | Iran

Kiarostami - A Report by Bahman Maghsoudlou | Documentary | 2013 | Iran, USA | 88’

 

MY NAME IS… Ettore Scola

How Strange to Be Named Federico | Documentary | 2013 | Italy | 90'

Romanzo di un Giovane Povero | Drama | 1995 | Italy, France | 120'

The Dinner| Drama/Comedy | 1998 | Italy, France | 126'

The Family | Drama/Romance | 1987 | Italy, France | 137'

 

 

Panorama
DIVERGENT MINDS

Ari by Alex Murawski | 2015 | Australia | 10'

My Feral Heart by Jane Gull | 2016 | United Kingdom | 83'

My First Analyst by Jonathan Borgel | 2016 | France | 10'

The Chicken of Wuzuh by Sungbin Byun | 2015 | South Korea | 13'

 

GENERATIONs

A Visit by Larissa Corriveau | 2016 | | Canada | 11'

Malesh by Ivan Bakrač | 2016 | Serbia | 20'

Meda by Emanuel Parvu | 2015 | Romania | 15'

Operation Commando by Jan Czarlewski | 2016 | Switzerland | 21'

Shooting Star by Lyubo Yonchev | 2015 | Bulgaria | 28'

 

MADE in ALBANIA

Shadows by Jotti Ejlli | 2016 | Albania | 60'

Young Lady by Genc Berisha | 2016 | Kosovo | 83’

 

NEW WORLD

Bon Voyage by Marc Wilkins | 2016 | Switzerland | 20'

Lesson Unlearned by Nina Vedmitskaya | 2016 | Russia | 24'

Love Comes Later by Sonejuhi Sinha | 2015 | USA, India | 11'

Out of the Village by Jonathan Stein | 2015 | USA | 17'

The Land of Exodus by Skinner Myers | 2016 | USA | 11'

Three Minute Warning by Iqbal Mohammed | 2016 | United Kingdom | 12'

 

PARADE

Eva by Florent Médina | 2016 | France | 10'

No Matter What Happens, I Love You by Justyna Mytnik | 2016 | Poland | 14'

Valzer by Giulio Mastromauro, Alessandro Porzio | 2016 | Italy | 19'

Veil of Silence by Julie Gourdain | 2016 | France | 29'

 

 

Focus

Madrid en Corto/Off ECAM

Al Pelae by Óscar de Julián | 2015 | Spain | 22'

Cocote, a Dog Story by Pacheco Iborra | 2015 | Spain | 29'

My Father, the Shot Putter from DDR by Diego Postigo | 2015 | Spain | 11'

The Aspirant by Juan Gautier | 2015 | Spain | 19'

The Fisherman by Alejandro Suárez Lozano | 2015 | Spain | 20'

The Garden of Earthly Delights by Jorge Muriel | 2015 | Spain | 18'

 

Next retrospective

Idle by Raia Souliman | 2013 | Romania | 23'

In Which the Protagonist Hides and then… by Tudor Jurgiu | 2015 | Romania | 20'

Paper Bag by Roxana Bențu | 2015 | Romania | 12'

Second Look by Ana Maria Comănescu | 2015 | Romania | 23'

Summer Break by Andrei Tănase | 2015 | Romania | 22'

The Window by Georgiana Moldovan | 2014 | Romania | 16'

 

The Life is SHORT

Beautiful (Bellissima) by Alessandro Capitani | 2016 | Italy | 12'

Food for Thought by Davide Gentile | 2016 | Italy | 13’

Il Miracolo by Fabio Mollo | 2016 | Italy |15'

Masciarae by Domenico de Ceglia, Serena Porta | 2016 | Italy | 9'

Quasi Eroi by Giovanni Piperno | 2016 | Italy | 20'

The Holy Game (La Partita) by Francesco Carnesecchi | 2016 | Italy | 19'

The Sleeping Saint (La Santa che Dorme) by Laura Samani | 2016 | Italy | 19’

 

 

5C Project
altcineAction! PROGRAMME

Censor by Onur Kesapli |2015| Turkey | 8’

Der Kübelreiter by Stefan Malešević |2015| Bosnia & Herzegovina | 10’

IULIAN. A True Story by Alex Mironescu |2014| Romania | 9’

Diving-In by Simon Intihar |2014| Slovenia | 15’

Libelula by Adelina Bulibasa, Mihai Salajan |2015| Romania | 15’

Pledge by Christos Gkotsis |2014| Greece | 15’

Pyramid by Galaxy Spanos |2013| Greece | 8’

See you in the Morning by Alma Zekollari |2014| Greece, Albania | 15’

The Day of the Bleeding Gums by Dimitar Dimitrov |2014| 5’

 
Official Selection TIFF 2016 (14'th edition)
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Feature

1. Atousa's Laughter by Alireza Farid |2016| Iran | 78'

2. Don't Be Bad by Claudio Caligari |2015| Italy | 104'

3. Hear the Silence by Ed Ehrenberg |2015| Germany | 94'

4. Home Sweet Home by Faton Bajraktari |2016| Kosovo | 90'

5. Illegitimate by Adrian Sitaru |2016| Romania, Poland, France | 89'

6. Insight by Aleksandr Kott |2015| Russia | 89'

7. Klezmer by Piotr Chrzan |2015| Poland | 95'

8. Land of the Little People by Yaniv Berman |2016| Israel | 83'

9. The Apprentice by Emre Konuk |2015| Turkey | 86'

10. The Red Spider by Marcin Koszalka |2015| Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia | 90'

11. Weddingdoll by Nitzan Gilady |2015| Israel | 82'

12. Zoology by Ivan I. Tverdovsky |2016| Russia, France, Germany | 83'

 

 

Short Fiction

1. A New Home by Žiga Virc | 2015 | Slovenia | 14'

2. A/K by Olivier Van Hoofstadt | 2016 | France | 10'

3. Adaptation by Bartosz Kruhlik | 2016 | Poland | 24'

4. Anna by Or Sinai | 2015 | Israel | 24'

5. Anonymous by Ivan Sokolov | 2016 | Spain | 13'

6. Aria of Life by Mingzhu Ma | 2015 | China | 15'

7. At the Border by Laurent Rouy | 2016 | Serbia | 17'

8. Bitchboy by Måns Berthas | 2016 | Sweden | 15'

9. Blue Borsalino by Mark Lobatto | 2015 | England | 16'

10. Breathe by Just Philippot | 2015 | France | 24'

11. Dobro by Marta Hernaiz Pidal | 2016 | Mexico, Bosnia & Herzegovina | 15'

12. Down From Heaven by Sasha Stanishik | 2016 | Macedonia | 20'

13. Eden Hostel by Gonzaga Manso | 2016 | Spain | 14'

14. Emily Must Wait by Christian Wittmoser | 2016 | Germany | 12'

15. Everything Will Be Okay by Patrick Vollrath | 2015 | Austria | 30'

16. False Flag by Asier Urbieta | 2016 | Spain | 11'

17. Fighting for Death by Eleonora Veninova | 2016 | Macedonia | 15'

18. First Like by Alexander Ronnberg | 2016 | Sweden | 3'

19. Harmonies by Eurydice Calméjane | 2015 | France | 21'

20. Home by Daniel Mulloy | 2016 | United Kingdom | 20'

21. Juliet by Marc Henri Boulier | 2015 | France | 12'

22. Kittiwakes by Iain Mitchell | 2016 | United Kingdom | 13'

23. Lila & Valentin by Adrien Lhommedieu | 2015 | France | 19'

24. Limbo by Konstantina Kotzamani | 2016 | Greece | 30'

25. Love Is a Sting by Vincent Gallagher | 2015 | Ireland | 18'

26. Mad Dogs by Danae Papaioannou | 2016 | Greece, Cyprus | 12'

27. Manodopera by Loukianos Moshonas | 2016 | Greece | 28'

28. Normal by Vadim Lasca | 2015 | Venezuela | 17'

29. On the Run by Gianguido Spinelli | 2015 | France | 12'

30. Picnic by Jure Pavlovic | 2015 | Croatia | 13'

31. Room for Rent by Enock Carvalho, Matheus Farias | 2016 | Brazil | 20'

32. Said's Cremation by Julien Sicard | 2015 | France | 29'

33. Stella by Massimiliano D'Epiro | 2016 | Italy | 18'

34. The Forgotten by Alexander Korolev | 2016 | Russia | 28'

35. The Mantis by Elena Polyakova | 2016 | Russia | 25'

36. The Pain by Ali Asgari | 2015 | France | 15'

37. The Pain Remains by Vladimir Taleski | 2016 | Macedonia | 14'

38. The Salt Man by Seyed Sajad Moosavi | 2015 | Iran | 15'

39. The Silence by Farnoosh Samadi, Ali Asgari | 2016 | Italy, France | 15'

40. The Sled by Emanuela Ponzano | 2016 | Italy | 19'

41. The Tip by Esteban Crespo | 2015 | Spain | 10'

42. Tomorrow Is Not Another Day by David Martín de los Santos | 2015 | Spain | 24'

43. Wall by Maya Tsamprou | 2015 | Greece | 13'

44. We Don't Bury Animals by Thibaut Charlut | 2016 | France | 30'

45. Where Water Comes Together... by Gianluca Mangiasciutti, Massimo Loi | 2016 | Italy | 14'

46. Your Steps by Max Kubrinskiy | 2016 | Russia | 21'

 

 

Animation

1. 20 Kicks by Dimitar Dimitrov | 2016 | Bulgaria | 6'

2. All the World's a Stage by Hannes Rall | 2016 | Germany | 2'

3. Baby Nap by Paul Mureșan | 2015 | Romania | 6'

4. Birdy Wouaf Wouaf by Ayce Kartal | 2015 | France | 4'

5. Clouds by Diego Maclean | 2016 | Canada | 12'

6. Comeback Wool E by Sumanta Ghosh | 2016 | India | 9'

7. Diaspora by Alaeddin Aboutaleb | 2015 | Tunisia | 13'

8. Ethnophobia by Joan Zhonga | 2015 | Greece, Albania | 17'

9. Haircut by Virginia Mori | 2015 | France, Italy | 8'

10. Merlot by Marta Gennari, Giulia Martinelli | 2016 | Italy | 6'

11. Ossa by Dario Imbrogno | 2016 | Italy | 4'

12. Rabbit Blood by Yağmur Altan | 2016 | Turkey, USA | 5'

13. Second to None by Vincent Gallagher | 2016 | Ireland | 7'

14. The Little Shoemaker by group of ISART | 2015 | France | 6'

15. The Right Place by Fernando Franco, Begoña Arostegui | 2015 | Spain | 3'

16. To Build a Fire by Fx Goby | 2016 | France | 13'

 

Documentary

1. After Auschwitz by Paul Blinkhorn | 2016 | United Kingdom | 12'

2. Echo by Xacio Baño | 2015 | Spain | 20'

3. Football Brothers by Marcin Filipowicz | 2015 | Poland | 28'

4. Monica by Dimitris Argyriou | 2016 | Germany | 5'

5. The Learning Alliance by Muhammad Umar Saeed | 2016 | Pakistan | 9'

6. The Roads We Don't Take by Zlata Oronova | 2016 | Russia | 14'

7. Waiapi by Luciano Toriello | 2016 | Brazil | 30'

8. Yesterday, It Wasn't Too Bad, Mr. Schürmann by Jan Krämer | 2016 | Germany | 24'

 

Experimental

1. A Place I Have Never Been by Adrian Flury | 2015 | Switzerland | 5'

2. Granny's Garden by Sholeh Zahraei | 2016 | Cyprus | 5'

3. I Woke Up Before I Went to Sleep by Tim Harrison | 2015 | United Kingdom | 4'

4. January Hymn by Katherine Canty | 2015 | Ireland | 13'

5. Laika Stardust by Antonin Bobò | 2016 | Italy | 15'

6. Moving Across Opposite Directions by Guli Silberstein | 2016 | United Kingdom | 6'

7. Nosztalgia by Vanessa Malheiros & Wayner Tristao | 2016 | Brazil | 3'

8. Rod Zegwi Dan Pikan by Azim Moollan | 2015 | Mauritius | 4'

9. S.C.A.N. by Dénes Ruzsa & Fruzsina Spitzer | 2015 | Hungary | 7'

10. Shell by Daniel Ahrens | 2016 | Germany | 4'

11. Subotika – Land of Wonders by Peter Volkart | 2015 | Switzerland | 13'

12. What Happens in Your Brain by Zora Rux | 2015 | Germany | 6'

 

 

 

In Albanian

1. A Drop of Blood by Bekim Guri | 2015 | Kosovo | 10'

2. Alone by Jeton Lakna | 2016 | Kosovo | 10’

3. Ana by Ajola Daja | 2016 | Albania | 27'

4. Bal Kan by Kriks Dumo | 2015 | Albania | 19'

5. Bet by Endrit Delisula | 2016 | Albania | 16'

6. Cheating for Papers by Valmir Tertini | 2016 | Kosovo | 19'

7. Faraway by Megi Karaj | 2016 | Albania | 6'

8. Feral by Emily Jusufi | 2016 | Macedonia | 23'

9. Granatë by Ornela Peka | 2016 | Kosovo | 18'

10. Hasan Tahsini by Kujtim Gjonaj | 2016 | Albania | 41'

11. Land by Ibrahim Deari | 2016 | Macedonia | 25'

12. Life on a Carousel by Elkjana Gjipali | 2015 | Albania | 14'

13. Limelight by Lorin Terezi | 2016 | Albania | 12'

14. Lost Exile by Fisnik Maxhuni | 2016 | Kosovo | 29'

15. Midnight Vibrations by Anton Ndreca | 2015 | Kosovo | 29'

16. One, Two, Monologues... by Blerina Goce | 2016 | Albania | 7'

17. Realscope by Enxhi Rista | 2015 | Albania | 4'

18. Scream by Leart Rama | 2016 | Kosovo | 7'

19. The Almayer Inn by Romina Ruda | 2016 | Kosovo | 8'

20. The Dog Killers by Ergys Meta | 2016 | Albania | 15'

21. The Last Battle by Alban Zogjani | 2015 | Kosovo | 11'

22. The Ritual of a City by Bertrand Shijaku | 2016 | Albania | 4'

23. The Rope Broke by Mehmet Selcuk Bilge | 2015 | Albania | 7'

24. Threads by Donjeta Hyseni | 2016 | Kosovo | 6'

25. Waves by Xhulio Joka | 2016 | Albania | 15'

 

 

Student

1. A Long Time Ago in Silesia by Tomasz Protokowicz | 2015 | Poland | 16'

2. Actual Incident by Dominykas Valiukas | 2016 | Lithuania | 26'

3. All Rivers Run to the Sea by Alexandru Badea | 2016 | Romania | 25'

4. At Dawn by Omri Burstyn | 2015 | Israel | 19'

5. Colette and the Room B-12 by Alexandra Karamisaris | 2015 | France | 10'

6. Forest of Echoes by Luz Olivares Capelle | 2016 | Austria | 30'

7. Grandma's Day by Miłosz Sakowski | 2015 | Poland | 30'

8. Husky by Yasmin Afifi | 2016 | United Kingdom | 12'

9. Ioana by Simon Pfister | 2015 | Germany | 29'

10. Km 73 by Radu Ghelbereu | 2015 | Romania | 16'

11. Latent by Lefteris Parasyris | 2015 | United Kingdom | 12'

12. Leonardo by Ilir Hasanaj | 2015 | Switzerland | 19'

13. Magasin by Jordy Tempelman | 2016 | Netherlands | 23'

14. Mary by Grigory Kolomytsev | 2016 | Russia | 15'

15. Shadowboxer by Jannis Lenz | 2016 | Germany | 18'

16. Silentium Dei by Attila Rostas | 2015 | USA | 14'

17. State of Emergency by Tarek Roehlinger | 2016 | Germany | 12'

18. Tenderness by Emilia Zielonka | 2016 | Poland | 25'

19. The Celebration by Martin Kuba | 2016 | Czech Republic | 28'

20. The Locksmith by MIltiades Christides | 2015 | Greece | 5'

21. Under the Sun by Qiu Yang | 2015 | China | 19'

22. Voicemail by Erec Brehmer | 2015 | Germany | 29'

 

Video Art

1. Adam's Apple by Alketa Ramaj | 2013 | Albania | 4’

2. Anarchy by Fani Zguro | 2014 | Albania | 10’

3. Anomaly by Leart Rama | 2016 | Albania | 7’

4. Artist Drive by Brigitte Zieger, Philippe Fernandez | 2010 | 6’

5. Detour by Ivi Topp | 2015 | France | 6’

6. Exchange Domination by Gentian Gjikopulli | 2013 | Albania | 4’

7. Female Fist by Kajsa Dahlberg | 2006 | Sweden | 20’

8. Film by Ilir Lluka | 2015 | Albania | 17’

9. Fraude by Manuela Garcia | 2013 | Peru | 8’

10. From the Silver Screen to Soccer Field by Özgür Demirci | 2016 | Turkey | 9’ 23”

11. Gospels by Erik Bünger | 2006 | Sweden | 5’

12. Je Suis Malade/ Azerbaijani Version - Fidan ( A cappella) by Dejan Kaludjerović | 2014 | Austria | 9’

13. Origin by Mary Marinopoulou and Charlène Biju | 2015 | Slovenia | 1’

14. Pickelporno by Pipilotti Rist | 1992 | Switzerland | 12’

15. Remains of the Day by Ferhat Özgür | 2013 | Turkey | 13’

16. Routine by Artan Shabani | 2012 | Albania | 4’

17. Tescani. No Limits by Ana Catalina Gubandru | 2016 | Romania | 9’

18. The Anglerfish by Edson Luli | 2013 | Albania | 3’

19. The Breathing Lesson by Dora Garcia | 2001 | 5’

20. Under Collar by KOJA-Fitore Isufi | 2012 | Kosova | 6’46”

21. Za Andreja by Mary Marinopoulou | 2016 | Slovenia | 2’

 
Submissions Map TIFF 2016
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The 14th edition of Tirana International Film festival has marked a record number of 1400 applications, taking into consideration that this year for the first time was applied TIFF Entry Fee for all participants, except for films in Albanian language.
This high number of applications shows the high reputation that TIFF has achieved over the years with a cured selection with a rich artistic program. Inflow from 120 countries of the world of this edition prove in the best way, the echo that TIFF has spread as an independent festival with strong professional criteria.

TIFF web - 396 films (288 shorts + 108 feature)
FilmFreeWay 236 films (184 shorts + 33 feature + 19 in Albanian)
WithoutABox 248 films (100 shorts + 30 feature + 118 other)
Reelport 205 films (199 shorts + 6 Feature)
Festhome 46 films (43 shorts + 3 feature)
FilmFestivalLife 43 films (35 shorts + 8 feature)
Distributor 226 films (185 shorts + 41 feature)
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TOTALI 1,400 films (1.034 shorts + 229 feature + 137 others)
 
ENTRY RULES AND REGULATIONS
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Festival accepts applications in the following formats: film, video or digital and in the following categories: Fiction, Animation, Documentary and Experimental, features or shorts from all genres of movies.

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 of the film and he remains responsible before the law.


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS | CONDITIONS

Entry fee must be paid online by PayPal via our website or if submitted through other available platforms online.

Entry fees are non-refundable.

There are no entry fees for films in Albanian language.

Films in competition must have been completed after February 2015.

Feature films may not be shorter than seventy (70) minutes in length. Short films may not exceed thirty (30) minutes in length.

All films in competition must be an Albanian premiere.

All non-English language films must be submitted with English subtitles.

All requirements specified in the checklist should be sent immediately to the postal address or by e-mail after the completion and sign of this entry form.

All entries, short or feature length, must be submitted on DVD for the purposes of preview if submitted by postal mail, or a secure link Vimeo or YouTube HD file compliant with the technical requirements.

A separate entry form must be submitted for each film if submitted by postal mail.

Illegible or incomplete entry forms will not be accepted.

Entries must be submitted by August 3, 2016.


CHECKLIST

Required items for submitted films:

· A completed and signed Entry Form must be accompanied by a preview copy DVD.

· Dialogue list in English and/or voiceover’s text for all films, including films in English.

· Film stills (high resolution, at least 3Mb).

· Separate electronic press kit (EPK) with a passport-sized photo of the film’s director(s), synopsis, list of credits, biography and/or filmography, festival and awards. Additional material is welcome.

· Full HD video file of the final English version.

· A trailer files up to 2 GB in size.


SELECTION

Please note that the online screening link (with English subtitles) of the film can be downloaded for the use by TIFF team and the password remains valid until the end of TIFF.

Applicants must apply clearly for each one of new services. Fill the appropriate field in the entry form. On submitting a film, the applicant accepts that the film can be selected for any of the competitions and/or for another program section.

TIFF reserves the right to invite films outside the specified deadlines.

In case of a film being selected, the festival will notify the applicant and/or director, producer, distributor of the film no later than on October 3, 2016.

Once the film has been selected the applicant may use the TIFF logo and the relevant TIFF laurel for publicity purposes. The file will be sent in digital form.

Due to the volume of entries received, TIFF cannot offer individual feedback of declined films.


SCREENING

All films must be available for festival screening in full HD video file, Blu-ray or DCP.

All films submitted for the TIFF.TV awards must include a signed and properly filled in entry form, whether it is submitted by postal mail or through online platforms.

Each selected film will be screened not more than three times during TIFF.

There is no screening fee.


PROMOTION | PUBLICITY

By filling the submission form, the applicant authorizes TIFF to use and publish press packages, posters, specified materials and information in the TIFF catalogue, programs, flyers, promotional materials and in press for promotional purposes.

For the purposes of publicity all film entries agree that up to three minutes of the selected film may be used by TIFF for promotional activities. Up to three minutes of the competing film may be shown on the TIFF website, official social networks and in media TV partners.


ACCOMMODATION

TIFF offers full board accommodation to the director or producer representing the selected film 3 days during the Festival.

Other guests will be provided with facilities for accommodation and tariffs.

Guests of the festival are not covered by the festival’s insurance.

Anyone who wants to attend the festival must fill out an accreditation form online via website.


INSURANCE

All discs will be insured for the period that they are in the festival's possession. In the case of loss or damage during this period, the festival is only responsible for the replacement value of the disc. Only discs in perfect condition for projection will be accepted.

The submitting party or the film-maker has insured the exhibition copy for damage and loss, and TIFF is not liable for any damage or loss during shipping, preview or screening.


NOTIFICATION | SHIPPING

All participants will be notified via e-mail and on the TIFF website approximately four weeks before the festival. Shipping instructions for films selected for competition will be included upon notification.

The festival will pay for one-way shipping of all screening films by forwarding them to their next destination approximately four weeks after the conclusion of the festival. All films/discs chosen to compete in the festival must arrive in Tirana, Albania by October 13, 2016 unless by prior arrangement to be delivered in person by the filmmaker.

Label the outside of the package:  FOR FESTIVAL ONLY - NO COMMERCIAL VALUE

Do NOT courier disc/film print to Albania via EMS or other similar couriers, as you may be liable for duties which the festival will not pay. If this is done by the filmmakers, TIFF will return the disc/film at the cost to the filmmakers. Preview discs will not be returned.


POSTAL ADDRESS:

TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

P.O. Box 8361

Address: Njësia 5, Pall.1 Maji, Shk.18/54, 01101 Tirana-ALBANIA

Phone: +355 672088771

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www.tiranafilmfest.com


I want to participate in the following sections:

Ɵ Competition            Ɵ Non-Competition    Ɵ Feature Film Competition    Ɵ Short Film Competition

Ɵ In Albanian Film Competition


I want to participate in the following services:

Ɵ TIFF.TV Competition (one year of rights)               Ɵ TIFF Online Library (five years of rights)

Ɵ TIFF Market Corner (two years of rights)               Ɵ TIFF on Tour (five years of rights)

We cannot accept, notify or return entries without this signed entry form.

Please print and send this form by mail to:

Tirana International Film Festival, P.O. Box 8361, Tirana, ALBANIA

 

ENTRY DEADLINE: August 3, 2016

 
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