Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) is presented by Association "Film XXI". It is the only international feature film festival in Romania.
Association "Film XXI" was founded in 2001 and wants to promote young filmmakers, organize a feature film festival, help distribution and promotion of the European cinema, organize seminars and conferences about film production and distribution, educate young generation's taste for good cinema.
TIFF has as its main objective the promotion of cinematographic art by presenting some of the most innovative and spectacular films of the moment that feature both originality and independence of expression, that reflect unusual cinematic language forms or focus on current trends in youth culture.
The Festival consists of the following sections:
Competition, offering a significant selection of current International young cinema. This meant-to-be fresh and original section is opened to first and second films only. One of the films in this category will be screened at the opening of the Festival
SuperNova, a non-competitive panorama, including films awarded in other festivals, which aroused exceptional world interest during the last season and a local distributors program featuring special premieres for Romanian public. One of the films in this category will be screened at the closing of the Festival
Romanian Cinema - premieres and a special retrospective of Romanian films
Shadows - horror and fantasy films; a special collection of recent horror and fantasy films destined for midnight screenings
3 x 3 - 3 profiles of established filmmakers featuring 3 films each
Tranzit - video screenings (documentaries and horror/fantasy shorts)
Special events, conferences and workshops