Tirana 48 Hour Film Project

The "Tirana 48 Hour Film Project" is the world’s and largest timed film competition in the world.  The "Tirana 48 Hour Film Project" mission is to advance filmmaking and promote albanian filmmakers. The tight 48-hour deadline, puts the focus squarely on the filmmakers, emphasizing creativity and teamwork and “doing” instead of “talking.” The emphasis is also on building communities of local creative people - facilitating new connections, showcasing skills, and celebrating what creativity and teamwork can accomplish in just one weekend. Filmmakers from all over the country of Albania,  will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world for the title "Best 48 Hour Film"  where from 100 selected winners films, 20 of them will travel to Cannes Festival, also the winner goes at to Sundance International Film Festival
The "Tirana 48 Hour Film Project" is an annual event, held in October of each year, and it came to Tirana for the first time by its producer, Robert Aliaj DRAGOT in 2010.