The 2022 edition of Tirana International Film Festival started on September 24th and ended on 30th. The festival is Academy Award Qualifying with the prize for Best Live Action Short Film, Short Animation and Student Short.

You can find all the awarded films at this link from their website and let’s see together about shorts!

BEST SHORT FILM | GOLDEN OWL
The Red Suitcase by Cyrus Neshvad (Luxembourg)

BEST EUROPEAN SHORT FILM | GOLDEN OWL
The Red Suitcase by Cyrus Neshvad (Luxembourg)

SPECIAL JURY AWARD | 20th TIFF EDITION
Lucienne in a World Without Solitude by Geordy Couturiau (France)

BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM
Wake by Luis Gerard (Puerto Rico, Canada)

BEST ANIMATION SHORT FILM
Slow Light by Katarzyna Kijek, Przemysław Adamski (Poland, Portugal)

BEST STUDENT FICTION FILM
The Boy Who Couldn’t Feel Pain by Eugen Merher (Germany)

BEST STUDENT ANIMATION FILM
The House of Loss by Jeon Jinkyu (Japan, South Korea)

BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY
Handbook by Pavel Mozhar (Germany, Belarus)

BEST STUDENT DOCUMENTARY
My Period is Late by Cai Ning (Belgium)

BEST VIDEO ART & EXPERIMENTAL
Happy New Year, Jim by Andrea Gatopoulos (Italy)

BEST STUDENT EXPERIMENTAL
Sleepless Far from Home by Axel Cuevas de Chaunac (Spain, Mexico, France)

BEST BALKAN SHORT FILM
Memoir of a Veering Storm by Sofia Georgovassili (Greece)

BEST SHORT FILM IN ALBANIAN
Shpija by Flaka Kokolli (Kosovo)

BEST DEBUT SHORT FILM “Ron Holloway”
The Record by Jonathan Laskar (Switzerland)

BEST KIDs 11+
Women of Virtue by Stéphanie Halfon (France)

BEST GENERATIONs
Bear Hug by Margrethe Danielsen (France)

BEST NEW WORLD
The Messenger by Arman Shirali Nejad, Mohammad Ali Khanabadi (Iran)

BEST DIVERGENT MINDs
And He Said Yes! by Gintarė Parulytė (Luxembourg)

BEST PARADE
Stiletto: A Pink Family Tragedy by Can Merdan Doğan (Turkey, Germany)

BEST REFLECTING ALBANIA
Invisible Border by Mark Gerstorfer (Austria)

KIDs AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD
Alternate Mesozoic by Swann Boby, Lucie Laudrin, Marion Métivier, Léna Miguet, Sixtine Sanrame, Marie Schaeffer (France)