Mrika Krasniqi is a very impressive female entrepreneur whose leadership qualities make her one of the most successful female leaders in the business world. Mrika Krasniqi has over 20 years of experience in acting, screenwriting, film making, film directing, program managing, project implementing, founding and co-founding movie events.
Mrika Krasniqi is an award-winning filmmaker and candidate of a number of international and national events and film festivals including Los Angeles, New York, Cannes, Paris, Zagreb, Tirana, Pristina, etc.
“We hope to bridge geographic boundaries, empower Albanian women and boost the economy here in New York. There is a need to bring the European and American market closer. Through success we can support business women in developing countries in the Balkans such as Albania and Kosovo, as well as bring great opportunities here in US,” said Mrika Krasniqi, founder and CEO of Nil Production.
NIL PRODUCTION COMPANY
Mirka Krasniqi is the Founder and owner of Nil Production Company since 2007. While the production company mainly specializes in producing, directing and screenwriting, it collaborates with a number of local and international organizations, companies and studios.
ALBANIAN FILM WEEK IN NEW YORK
Founder of Albanian Fim Week in New York, since 2011. The AFW first opened in November 2012 with the participation of 100 film directors from every Albanian land and Diaspora. It was highly appreciated by the critics as one of the greatest artistic events and as a huge symbolic bridge between Albanian artists themselves and Americans. The AFW is an annual even taking place every November in New York.
In 2017 AFW changed its name to the International Filmmaker Festival of New York.
Mrika Krasniqi is the Co-founder of the Different Non-Government Organization in Kosova, since 2004. The NGO achievements include projects such as: Anti-Trafficking of Human Beings, Human Rights, HIV-AIDS, EURO Currency, Anti-Domestic Violence, Elections, Environment, Promotion of War Values, Protection of Mother and Child Rights, etc. The NGO has cooperated with different international and local organizations.
Soldier Documentary Film /Screenwriter & Director (2014)
You are not alone Documentary Film /Screenwriter & Director (2014)
Four Chimneys Documentary Film /Screenwriter & Director (2013)
Goli Otok Documentary Film /Screenwriter & Director (2010)
World’s Noblemen Documentary Film /Screenwriter & Director (2009)
The Land of Kelmend Documentary Film /Screenwriter & Director (2008)
Room 135 Documentary Film /Screenwriter & Director (2002)
Veli Gervalla Documentary Film /Screenwriter & Director (2001)
The Groove of Hope Documentary Film /Screenwriter & Director (2001)
Do You Want a Cigar Documentary Film /Screenwriter & Director (2001)
Grounds of Art in Kosovo Documentary Film /Screenwriter & Director (2000)
The Art of Cotton Documentary Film /Screenwriter & Director (2000)
Luan’s Come Back Short Movie /Screenwriter (2007)
The Testament Short Movie /Screenwriter (2007)
Message Short Movie /Screenwriter (2006)
Nothing Short movie /Screenwriter (2003)
Picture TV Series /Screenwriter (2001-2002)
Collegiate TV Series /Screenwriter (2003-2005)
The Mayor Councilor Drama /Author (2004)
Hospital Drama /Author (2005)
Hanna Drama (2005), published by DODONA Theatre, Pristina.
Ill feelings Poetry (2004), published by Vatra, Pristina.
Supergrandma Drama (2004), published by Center Of Visual Arts Multimedia
Ardor in Love Poetry (1995), published by Art Creators Forum.
Prostitutes Novel (2003), published by Rilindja Press, Pristina.
Cannes Film Festival, France (2015)
One World, Kosova (2011)
Tirana International Film Festival, Albania (2010)
Cannes Film Festival, France (2009)
New York Independent Film Festival, US (2009)
Los Angeles Film Festival, US (2008)
New York Independent Film Festival, US (2008)
Venecia Film Festival, Italy (2007)
Sarajevo Film Festival, Bosnia (2007)
Thessaloniki Film Festival, Greece (2005)
New Poland Film, Poland (2004)
DOCU Independent in Freiburg, Germany (2002)
- Women of the Year 2016 by US Congress
- Best Human Artist 2015 by the European Community of Jewish Artists in Paris, France
- Universal Peace Federation – awarded Ambassador for Peace
- Best social Documentary NYI FF, US
- Best Organizer, One World, Kosova
- Best historical Documentary, Los Angeles Film Festival, US
- Best Production, New Poland Film, Poland
- Best director, DOCU Independent in Freiburg, Germany
** This article is published in the July Fourth Special Edition of NY Elite Magazine. The Digital Copy can be read here>>.