TIRANA FILM INSTITUTE
Tirana Film Institute is an Albanian creative industry whose main focus is based on promoting European creative industry products in Albania and cooperate with European organizations in order to share common audio-visual products such as feature and short fictions, animations, documentaries, experimental, video art and student film in various forms.
TFI is also engaged at all times with film and audio-visual production, design of publicity campaigns, various marketing activities, promotion and film distribution through various shows, screenings and publications.
Tirana Film Institute carries out its activities in organizing artistic, cultural and cinematographic film weeks, national and international festivals.
The rich experience that the staff of TFI disposes allows successfully to organize Tirana International Film Festival in its 17th edition. TIFF is honouree to be approved as an official Academy Awards® qualifying film festival.
TIFF on Tour event act as ambassador for the TIFF submitted films and travel during the year with a special selection of European films to other Albanian cities, touristic sites and places that have no cinemas with his Open Air Cinema. TIFF will also propose special screenings to other local and regional festivals in accordance to a specific subject or theme.
TFI has started a new successful experience as film distributor getting also support from Media program of Creative Europe. By combining and exploring new ways of cinematographic work distribution i.e. engaging the audience on public debates by screening in various cinema and open-air venues including schools and youth centre.
TFI also, since 2014, organizes CreativeMornings Tirana, an international project that has ranked Tirana on the map of 180 other cities from 67 countries around the world, that organize this event by sharing creative experiences with the community based on a global monthly theme.