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Animation Industry Profile ALBANIA

2017-12-02

Courtesy of Creative Europe Desk ALBANIA

GENERAL INFO  
OFFICIAL NAME OF COUNTRY Republic of Albania
POPULATION 2876591 (as of Jan. 1. 2017)
GDP IN € (PER CAPITA) 3 717
   
FILM SUPPORTING INSTITUTIONS  
OFFICIAL NAME Albanian National Center of Cinematography
ADDRESS Aleksandër Moisiu 77, 1012-Tirana
WEBPAGE www.nationalfilmcenter.gov.al
CHIEF EXECUTIVE Ilir Butka
PUBLIC FUNDING AVAILABLE IN EUROS 1.2 million 
PERCENTAGE OF PUBLIC FUNDING DEDICATED TO ANIMATION no specific percentage 
AVERAGE PRODUCTION BUDGET IN €:  
- FOR SHORT ANIMATED FILM  
- FOR FEATURE ANIMATED FILM  
- FOR EPISODE OF ANIMATED TV SERIES  
TAX INCENTIVES YES/NO
20% VAT for Albanian Producers (20% VAT)
REGIONAL FUNDS FOR ANIMATION YES/NO
AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ANIMATED FILM PROFESSIONALS YES/NO
   
NATIONAL TV BROADCASTER  
OFFICIAL NAME Albanian Public Radio-Television (RTSH)
ADDRESS Ismail Qemali № 11 Tirana
WEBPAGE https://rtsh.al/
COMMISSIONING EDITOR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANIMATION NA
FUNDING DEDICATED TO ACQUISITION OF  ANIMATED CONTENT FROM CEE COUNTRIES IN THE LAST 5 YEARS NA
FUNDING DEDICATED TO PRODUCTION OF LOCAL ANIMATED CONTENT IN THE LAST 5 YEARS NA
NUMBER OF MINUTES PRODUCED IN THE LAST 5 YEARS NA
   
DISTRIBUTION INFO  
ADMISSIONS IN CINEMAS IN 2016 NA
NUMBER OF SCREENS 9
AVERAGE TICKET PRICE IN EUROS 3
INTERNET PENETRATION RATE 66.4 % (as of June 1. 2017)
   
PRODUCTION INFO  
NUMBER OF FEATURE ANIMATED FILMS PRODUCED IN THE PAST 10 YEARS 0
- NUMBER OF 100% NATIONAL FILMS 0
- NUMBER OF MINORITY CO-PRODUCTIONS 0
- NUMBER OF MAJORITY CO-PRODUCTIONS 0
NUMBER OF SHORT ANIMATED FILMS PRODUCED IN PAST 5 YEARS 15
- NUMBER OF 100% NATIONAL FILMS 13
- NUMBER OF MINORITY CO-PRODUCTIONS 1
- NUMBER OF MAJORITY CO-PRODUCTIONS 1
NUMBER OF TV SERIES EPISODES PRODUCED IN PAST 5 YEARS NA
   
EDUCATION  
NUMBER OF ANIMATION SCHOOLS  
NUMBER OF ANIMATION COMPANIES  
ASSOCIATION OF ANIMATED FILM ALBANIMACION
- OFFICIAL NAME Krijuesit e Animacionit Shqiptar – ALBANIMACION
- WEBPAGE  
- CHIEF EXECUTIVE Artan Maku
   
ANIMATION FILM FESTIVALS  
NUMBER OF ANIMATION FILM FESTIVALS 1
WEBPAGES OF FESTIVALS http://anifestrozafa.org/
   
TRADITION OF ANIMATION AND HISTORY  
SHORT PRESENTATION OF THE HISTORY OF ANIMATION IN MAXIMUM 500 CHARACTERS (for example main awards and authors, important milestones, trends...)  1975. The first animated film is made “Zana and Miri” by director Vlash Droboniku
1991. The Kinostudio “Shqiperia e Re” is riorganized into:: Albafilm-Studio, Albafilm Animacion, Albafilm Distribution and National Archive
By the 80s, the Kinostudio produced 16 animations of various lengths and techniques. The Kinostudio Fund, administrated by the Albanian National Center of Cinematography counts over 190 animated films produced in Albania and 75 foreign animated productions. 
In the following 17 years - 48 animated short films have been produced with the support of the ANCC. 2016-2017 14 short animations have been produced, 13 of which with the support of ANCC. 
As the latest big success in animationwe can mention Mr Jani Zhonga and his last short film ETHNOPHOBIA which has won over 18 international awards so far.
Last modified on 2017-12-05