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Monday, 20 November 2017
DocuTIFF 2017
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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 more chances to our filmmakers finding cooperation and enabling mutual contacts with their colleagues in our region, to build up a favorable climate creation in Albania and wider in region for development and cooperation of such productions.

DocuTIFF last year screened 180 films in three venues as well as in open air making it the largest film festival of its kind in Albania and one of the most important in the region.

PROGRAM

A. COMPETITION PROGRAM

Competition features four distinct sections:

Feature Film Competition

Mid Length Competition

Short Film Competition

In Albanian Film Competition

Student Film Competition

B. Open to any filmmaker from around the world DocuTIFF showcases the very best in documentary cinema from around the world, in such programs as Focus, Panorama, Reflecting Albania, RetrospecTIFF, Festival Partners, Special Screenings, Workshops & Masterclasses, Homage & Tributes, international guests together with Galá Awards and other special events.

C. NEW FEATURES – PARALLEL SCREENINGS

DocuTIFF has the pleasure to announce four optional services available for applicants.

The applicants must apply clearly for each one of these new services. Fill the appropriate field in the entry form.

DocuTIFF.TV Competition

With our media partners we offer the possibility to directors screening their films (selected for the official competitive program or not) to the Albanian audience and win the TV audience awards in a yearly competition.

DocuTIFF on Tour

DocuTIFF will act as ambassador for the submitted films and will travel with a selection to other Albanian cities during the year. DocuTIFF will also propose special screenings to other regional festivals in accordance to a specific subject or theme of each collaborative festival.

DocuTIFF Online Library

TIFF offer the online presentation of each film, in a dedicated page, as a part of a film library, with all related information and with the possibility to receive comments from the international Internet audience and industry.  The screening of films is open to anyone without charges. The films will be available for viewing in the film library as long as director/producer wishes.

DocuTIFF Market Corner

DocuTIFF will create a market corner during the eight days, where potential buyers can watch all films and make their selection. DocuTIFF will also act as a festival promoter and distributor. In case of financial contract with a distributor, DocuTIFF will receive a fee of 5%.

JURY & AWARDS

On the occasion of this 3rd edition of DocuTIFF, four international juries, Media Jury and Best Frame Jury will evaluate and then select the best documentaries with awards presented on the closing ceremony.

Awards will be presented in the following categories:

Best Feature

Best Mid Length

Best Short

Best Film in Albanian

Best European Feature

Best European Mid-Short

Best Balkan Film

Best Student Film

Best Debut Film

Best Frame Award

Media Award

Audience Award

Internet Vote


Official awards consist of a statue and a diploma. The cash prize in DocuTIFF is determined by the available budget.
Special awards can be given by organizers, Festival director, sponsors and partners, professional organizations, NGOs, media, etc.

Contacts:

DocuTIFF - Tirana International Documentary Film Festival

P.O. Box 8361

mobile: +355 672088771

docutiff@tiranafilmfest.com

www.tiranafilmfest.com

address: Blvd.Bajram Curri, Pall.1 Maji, Shk.18/54, 1101 Tirana-ALBANIA

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