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Antalya Film Forum Winners Announced!

Winners of “Antalya Film Forum” which has become an important European industry event of International Antalya Film Festival have been announced. During the award ceremony held at Antalya Cultural Center on October 26th, Antalya Mayor and Festival Director Menderes Türel said in his speech, “The Forum, which we provide with the biggest financial support, has proved that it’s one of the most important aspects of our festival in taking it to the world stage.”

“Antalya Film Forum” award recipients have been announced at the 54th International Film Festival where approximately 500 industry professionals from Turkey and abroad got together at the Forum.

Antalya Mayor and Festival Director Menderes Türel, who attended the award ceremony held at Antalya Cultural Center on October 26th, said, “In order to make Antalya one of the centers of world cinema industry and to make sure that our festival is one of the most important in the world, our most internationally renown brand “Antalya Film Forum” brought together international and Turkish masters of the cinema industry this year as well. The Forum, which we provide with the biggest financial support, has proved that it’s one of the most important aspects of our festival in taking it to the world stage. “Antalya Film Forum” has become one of the most important industry events in Europe and has supported many projects for the past three years which went on to premiere at respectable festivals. This year approximately 500 international industry professionals got together with Turkish industry professionals. Many deals were signed.”

Director of the Forum where 48 projects competed, Zeynep Atakan remarked at the award ceremony, “I’m very excited. I can’t believe the 4th year is over. I can’t believe how days went by. We still have a lot to do. It was a great process, all the projects were great.”

                               

Here are the Forum winners:

1) Short Film Work in Progress Platform (Special Award)

Short Film MOJO FX Post Production Award

Award Presenter: Zeynep Atakan

 

Ad Infinitum

Director: Murat Çetinkaya

Producer: Dilek Aydın, Erkal Taşkın

 

2) Short Film Work in Progress Platform (Special Award)

Karga7 Post Production and Color Award

Award Presenter: İpek Tugay

 

I Don’t Believe in You But There is Gravity

Director: Umut Subaşı

Producer: Cemre Erül

 

3) Short Film Work in Progress Platform

Short Film Work in Progress Platform Award

Award Presenter/ Calling on stage: Anne Parent, Danny Edgar Lennon

 

Hit Me Baby

Director: Semih Gülen

Producer: Ozan Yoleri

 

4) Projects Looking For Producers Platform

RTNT Production Consultation Award

Award Presenter/ Calling on stage: Servan Güney

 

White Bread

Director / Producer: Murat Eroğlu

 

5) Projects Looking For Producers Platform

Projects Looking For Producers Platform

Special Mention

Award Presenter/ Calling on stage: Cat Villiers, Mira Staleva, Rudolf Biermann

 

Vefa

Senarist: Zeliha Doğan, Simru Hazal Civan

 

6) Projects Looking For Producers Platform (2 Awards)

Projects Looking For Producers Platform Award

Award Presenter/ Calling on stage: Cat Villiers, Mira Staleva, Rudolf Biermann

 

The Life of Madame X

Director: Elsa Ginoux Dönmez

Writer: Tuğçe Aydın

 

60 Gün

Writer: İsmail Doruk

 

7) Antalya Film Support Fund

Antalya Film Support Fund Award

Award Presenter/ Calling on stage: Tevfik Başer, Nurcan Güzel, Andaç Haznedaroğlu, Burak Göral

 

Av

Writer: Emre Akay, Deniz Cuylan

Director: Emre Akay

Producer: Tolga Topçu, Diloy Gülün, Emre Akay

 

8) Documentary Pitching Platform (2 Awards)

Documentary Pitching Platform Award

Award Presenter/ Calling on stage: Sevdije Kastrati, Tue Steen Müller

 

12 Years Later

Director: Tayfur Aydın

Producer: Mevlüt Akkaya

 

Mimaroglu

Director: Serdar Kökçeoğlu

Producer: Esin Uslu, Dilek Aydın

 

9) Fiction Pitching Platform (Special Award)

Villa Kult Cultural Residency Award

Award Presenter/ Calling on stage: Nehir Tuna

 

Little Things

Director: Kıvanç Sezer

Producer: Soner Alper

 

10) Fiction Pitching Platform (Special Award)

TRT Project Development Award

Award Presenter/ Calling on stage: TRT TV Dairesi Başkan Yardımcısı Cemil Yavuz

 

AF

Director / Producer: Cem Özay

11) Fiction Pitching Platform (2 Awards)

Fiction Pitching Platform Award

Award Presenter/ Calling on stage: Raymond Van der Kaij, Nikos Moustakas

 

When I’m Done Dying

Director: Nisan Dağ

Producer: Müge Özen, Jessica Caldwell

 

No Land

Director: Halit Eke

Producer: Ziya Cemre Kutluay

 

12) Work in Progress Platform (Special Award)

Chantier Films Marketing and Distribution Award

Award Presenter/ Calling on stage: İzlem Genç

 

Brothers

Director: Ömür Atay

Producer: Funda Ödemiş

 

13) Work in Progress Platform (Special Award)

MOJO FX Post Production Award

Award Presenter: Zeynep Atakan

 

Debt

Director - Producer: Vuslat Saraçoğlu

 

14) Work in Progress Platform

Work in Progress Platform Special Mention

Award Presenter/ Calling on stage: Cedomir Kolar/ Stefan Kitanov

 

Siren’s Call

Director: Ramin Matin

Producer: Oğuz Kaynak, Emine Yıldırım

 

15) Work in Progress Platform

Work in Progress Platform Award

Award Presenter/ Calling on stage: Cedomir Kolar / Stefan Kitanov

 

Trust

Director: Sefa Öztürk Çolak

Producer: Serkan Acar, Dilek Aydın