Director Murilo Benicio Wins Big in New York with “The Kiss”

The 7th International Filmmaker Festival of New York, organized by Mrika Krasniqi, handed out prized during the Awards Gala on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. The festival jury headed by Jotti Ejlli, comprised of Ibër Deari, Margherita Peluso, Kendrick Merdani and John Blenn announced the Grand Jury Prize at the prominent Kaufman Astoria Studios. “The Kiss” directed…

“Tide” by Margareta F A Orkan screened in New York

Margareta F A Orkan was born in Sweden and lives in the North of Norway. She specializes in directing sci-fi shorts. Her debut “G” (2014) was her first official film. Later she has directed and written films such as The Factory (2017) and Tide (2018). During Tromsø International Film Festival 2018 she earned the Debutant…

“Forgive Me” Directed by Besim Ugzmajli an official selection at the International Filmmaker Festival of New York

“Forgive Me” is a short film directed and written by Besim Ugzmajli, produced by Besim Ugzmajli & Agron Shala. The talented cast includes: Agron Shala, Semira Latifi, Kushtrim Asllani, Ekrem Sopi. Forgive Me is an official selection at the international competition of the 7th International Filmmaker Festival of New York. It is scheduled to screen on Sunday,…

The 2018 International Screenwriting Competition (ISC) Announced its Winners

Today the International Filmmaker Festival of New York (IFFNY) announced its winners for the International Screenwriting Competition (ISC) finalists. ISC is a highly competitive international contest, part of IFFNY since 2012, organized by Nil Production Corporate, based in NYC. This original annual contest by the International Filmmaker Festival of New York is highly successful and…

“T’padashtun” (Unwanted) by Edon Rizvanolli competing at the 2018 International Filmmaker Festival of New York

“Unwanted” is a feature film, directed, written and produced by Edon Rizvanolli, starring the talented cast of Adriana Matoshi and Jason de Ridder. The film is an official selection, competing at the International Filmmaker Festival of New York. It will screen at 8:00, on Saturday, May 27, 2018 at Producers Club Theaters (358 W 44th St, New York, NY…

Award-Winning Director Ibër Deari chosen as Selector and Juror of the 2018 International Filmmaker Festival of New York

Renowned filmmaker Ibër Deari was chosen as the Festival Selector and Juror for the 7th Edition of IFFNY 2018. The International Filmmaker Festival of New York is one of the prominent festivals in NYC. Joining Ibër Deari on the prestigious Jury Panel are Jotti Ejlli (Jury President, Director, Producer, Writer), Margherita Peluso (Award-Winning Actress, Director and…

Best Actress Margherita Peluso to serve as Juror in the International Filmmaker Festival of New York

Best Actress Nominee, Director and Writer Margherita Peluso has been named Juror of the IFFNY 2018 in New York. Joining Margherita Peluso on the prestigious Jury Panel are Jotti Ejlli (Jury President, Director, Producer, Writer), Ibër Deari (Festival Selector and award-winning Director), Margherita Peluso (Award-Winning Actress, Director and Writer), Kendrick Merdani (successful Actor and Teacher) and John Blenn (accomplished Director, Producer, and Writer).…