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Finalists of Antalya Film Forum Announced!

The finalists of “Antalya Film Forum” which will be held for the fourth time this year as part of the 54th International Antalya Film Festival have been announced. Awards will be given on October 26th.

The finalists chosen for “Antalya Film Forum” platforms that will be held on October 22-26 as part of the 54th International Antalya Film Festival have been announced.

The finalists who will compete in categories such as Fiction Pitching Platform, Documentary Pitching Platform, Work in Progress Platform and Projects Looking for Producers Platform: Script Development and Project Design were chosen among hundreds of applications.

Director of Antalya Film Forum, Zeynep Atakan, stated that they were very pleased with the huge interest in the Forum and said, “This year there have been many applications and a huge interest in our newly founded platforms. The selection this year includes a variety of stories from Turkey as well as strong projects, directors and producers. Now we will be in touch with the finalists and start working on the best ways they can present their projects.”

 

AWARD WINNING PROJECTS AND NEW GENERATION FILMMAKERS ARE TOGETHER!

This year’s selection is a mix of mostly new generation filmmakers along with projects that have been recognized previously both in major festivals worldwide and Antalya Film Forum.

Among the projects selected for the Forum are noticeable names who have received awards in previous years and are important new generation Turkish filmmakers such as Kıvanç Sezer, director of “My Father’s Wings”; Soner Caner, co-director of “Rauf”; Erol Mintaş, director of “Song of My Mother”; Gülten Taranç, director of “Wish to Wash with Rain” and winner of the “Audience Award” at last year’s Antalya Film Forum; Ümit Köreken, director of “Blue Bicycle” and winner of three awards at last year’s Antalya Film Festival; as well as İsmail Doruk, scriptwriter of “Adam and the Devil.”

Finalist projects of Sümer Tilmaç Antalya Film Support Fund and Short Film Work in Progress platforms will be announced on October 2nd and 3rd.

Awards will be given to their recipients at the ceremony that will be held on October 26th.

 

HERE ARE THE FINALISTS OF ANTALYA FILM FORUM:

FICTION PITCHING PLATFORM

KARGALAR / CROWS (Director: Erol Mintaş, Producer: Erol Mintaş)

KÖRLEŞME / GOING BLIND (Director: Hacı Orman, Producer: Nermin Aytekin)

AF / FORGIVENESS (Director: Cem Özay, Producer: Cem Özay)

GÖNÜL / AFFECTION OF THE HEART (Director: Soner Caner, Producer: Bilal Bağcı)

MÜLKSÜZLER / NO LAND (Director: Halit Eke, Producer: Ziya Cemre Kutluay)

12’YE 5 KALA / FIVE TO TWELVE (Director: Gülten Taranç, Producer: Gülten Taranç)

KOVAN / THE HIVE (Director: Eylem Kaftan, Producer: Canol Balkaya)

BİR NEFES DAHA / WHEN I’M DONE DYING (Director: Nisan Dağ, Producer: Müge Özen)

CENNETTE EKMEK VAR MI? / IS THERE BREAD IN HEAVEN? (Director: Burçak Üzen, Producer: Mehmet Karaca)

KÜÇÜK ŞEYLER / LITTLE THINGS (Director: Kıvanç Sezer, Producer: Soner Alper)

                                                          

DOCUMENTARY PITCHING PLATFORM

ARAYIŞ / THE QUEST (Director: Alp Kamber, Producer: Kamil Koç)

VARGİT ZAMANI / TIME TO LEAVE (Director: Orhan Tekeoğlu, Producer: Nurdan Tekeoğlu)

BEATS-N-PIECES / BEATS-N-PIECES (Director: Ekin Çalışır, Producer: Ekin Çalışır)

ADA / THE ISLAND (Director: Sevinç Baloğlu, Producer: Su Baloğlu)

MİMAROĞLU / MIMAROGLU (Director: Serdar Kökçeoğlu, Producer: Esin Uslu)

12 YIL SONRA / 12 YEARS LATER (Director: Tayfur Aydın, Producer: Tayfur Aydın)

 

WORK IN PROGRESS PLATFORM

KOÇ DOĞDU, BALIK ÖLDÜ / BORN AN ARIES, DIED A PISCES (Director: Burak Çevik, Producer: Arda Çiltepe)

KARDEŞLER / BROTHERS (Director: Ömür Atay, Producer: Funda Ödemiş)

KELEBEKLER / BUTTERFLIES (Director: Tolga Karaçelik, Producer: Diloy Gülün)

SİYAH ATLARIN ÖLÜMÜ / DEATH OF THE BLACK HORSES (Director: Ferit Karahan, Producer: Ferit Karahan)

BORÇ / DEBT (Director: Vuslat Saraçoğlu, Producer: Vuslat Saraçoğlu)

BEN DE BURADAYIM /  I’M ALSO HERE (Director: Kıvılcım Akay, Producer: Aslıhan Altuğ)

MUHAMMED ALİ / MUHAMMED ALI (Director: Ümit Köreken, Producer: Nursen Çetin Köreken)

SON ÇIKIŞ / SIREN’S CALL (Director: Ramin Matin, Producer: Emine Yıldırım)

GÜVEN / TRUST (Director: Sefa Öztürk Çolak, Producer: Serkan Acar, Producer: Dilek Aydın)

RÜZGAR TAYI / WIND HORSE (Director: Sidar İnan Erçelik, Producer: Sidar İnan Erçelik)

KAOS / CHAOS (Director: Yusuf Aslanyürek, Producer: Semir Aslanyürek)

 

PROJECTS LOOKING FOR PRODUCERS

60 GÜN / 60 DAYS  (Writer: İsmail Doruk)

ZAMANIMIZIN BİR KAHRAMANI / A HERO OF OUR TIME (Writer: Miraç Atabey)

KÖR NOKTA / BLIND SPOT (Writer: Burkay Doğan)

KABİL’İN ÇOCUKLARI / CHILDREN OF CAIN (Writer: Gülistan Acet)

LILITH / LILITH (Writer: Filiz Pekşen)

İSTASYONLAR / STATIONS (Writer: Nisa Yıldırım)

MADAME X / THE LIFE OF MADAME X (Writer: Tuğçe Aydın)

YAHYA’NIN KATIRLARI / THE MULES OF YAHYA (Writer: Ro Çil)

VEFA / VEFA (Writer: Zeliha Doğan)

BEYAZ EKMEK / WHITE BREAD (Writer: Murat Eroğlu)