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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...
Wednesday, 16 August 2017
Jury 2015
Lendita Zeqiraj (Kosova)
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Lendita Zeqiraj (born in Pristina) is an award-winning Kosovar film director, screenwriter and visual artist. As a filmmaker and visual artist, Lendita has studied extensively in both arts in Kosovo and France. She graduates on Visual Arts (1990-94), postgraduates Visual Arts  (1995–97) at the Academy of Arts in Pristina in Kosovo and followed DEA post-master Film Aesthetics studies (2001 – 2003) at University of Paris VIII in Paris. 

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Nehir Tuna (Turkey)
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After studing Economics at Marmara University in Istanbul, Nehir Tuna continued his film studies in New York. He received an MFA in Filmmaking from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). He then studied screenwriting for two years at New York University(NYU). There he met internationally acclaimed script guru Marilyn Horowitz and became her assistant. He worked in various independent film production companies as a director and shot commercials. Currently he is working as a commercial director based in Istanbul and New York and developing his debut feature film.

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Luela Myftari
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Born in January, 20th, 1989. Born in Tirana, Albania. She is known as a journalist, but she studied Literature. The author of more than 1000 articles on social issues, human rights and cultural developments in Albania, Luela Myftari has a Masters degree in Comparison Literature from University of Tirana and has accomplished several trainings for Journalism in England, Macedonia, Turkey and Kosovo. As a child Luela loved being an actress so she attended acting courses when she was 6 years old till she became 16. At British Council Albania, she found her first job. Luela was only 17, when she became a translator. Then she began to write at “Kult” magazine, and after a year she went to “Shekulli” newspaper.

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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.

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Jacopo Chessa (Italy)
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Jacopo Chessa (Turin, 1973). Chessa studied cinema history with a focus on French cinema of the 1950s and 1960s. He has written articles and two books, taught at Université de Paris III – Sorbonne nouvelle, and collaborated with the Archivio Nazionale Cinematografico della Resistenza. In 2010, together with Andrea Spinelli, he founded the Prime Bande production company in Turin.

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Elektra Venaki (Greece)
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Electra Venaki is the founder of altcine, the web platform dedicated to Balkan Cinema and of altcineAction! The 1st Online Short Film Festival for Balkan countries.  She is a researcher and lecturer in 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)

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Fatmira Nikolli
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Born 2 August in Puke, Albania. After studying Journalism at the Tirana University she has worked in several medias, as a journalist writing articles about art and culture in Albania. She started to write for the daily newspaper “Sot”, then “55”. Later she worked for TVA television, and radio “Kontakt”. From 2008 she works in “Gazeta Shqiptare”, editor in articles about art and culture, and meantime has been working in several project of BIRN (Balkan Insight)

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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.

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Dov Keren (Israel)
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PRODUCER

From 1998 - Owner of production company producing feature films and documentaries for cinema and television:  Michlol Productions Ltd.  The company also organizes various courses, gives consultation and organizational advice to bodies and institutions and produces enrichment programs for various target audiences.

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Dimitar Nikolov (Macedonia)
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Born on February 10th 1958, in Skopje, Macedonia

Graduated 1980, at the University "Ss Cyril and Methodius" in Skopje Specialty, History of Art

Master degree 1996, at the Clingendael Institute in The Netherlands

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Artur Nura
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Artur  Nura is a free journalist and with extended experience in print media, in radio and television,  not only in Albanian language, but also in English and Italian. He is the founder and editor of the telematic magazine "Approach", a socio-political and cultural digital outlet following the model of internet-based participatory journalism, including all citizens.

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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.

THE PARADE

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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