Pandeli Ceco comes from a long career in graphic design, since 1998. His first job on a feature documentary project was in 2018 as a production designer of “Azizi – confesses a true story» film.
After that he filmed, directed and edited a documentary series on persecution themes from the dictatorial past of Albania, from their inception to completion, including “Imprisoned guitar” 31 min - 2018, “The stones of religion” 30 min - 2018, « Bloody frontiers” 21 min - 2019, “Longing to sing” 29 min - 2019 (Finalist Lift-Off Global Network, Official selection TIFF ODA festival - North Macedonia 2019), “The revolt of Qaf-Bari” 32 min - 2019, “High-minded” 35 min - 2019, “The missing” 29 min - 2019, “The persecution of kulaks on dictatorship” 33 min -2020, "Pilgrimage to the prisons of the communist dictatorship" 40 min - 2020.
The last short documentary “The white sheets” (5 min, year 2020) is selected at more than 10 international film festivals and won three awards: Audience Choice Award at 18th Tirana International Film Festival – Albania, Golden Price at Vishwarang International Film Festival 2020 - India, 3d place at the 7th International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra 2020, Semi-finalist at International Film and Video Festival «Catharsis» - Russia, Finalist at Pápa International Historical Film Festival - Hungary, official selection at Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival - Izmir, Direct Monthly Online Film Festival, TIFF ODA – North Macedonia, 6th Balkan Panorama Film Festival –Turkey).
Technical Proficiency: Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw, MS Office, Sony and Canon Digital cameras, Drone operating, Lights setup, Audio recording.