This unique event for Albania takes place under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports and Tirana City-Hall. The program combines feature and short films of all formats and genres, alternated between them, in order to make it more eclectic and exciting. Tirana International Film Festival is open to well-known artists as well as students, representatives of all schools, contemporary, independent and alternative cinema from throughout the world. A particular interest is shown in retrospectives of different authors or countries. TIFF reserves an important space to the seminars and workshops, which prove necessary for the Albanian filmmakers and young artists.