Support is Increased at Antalya Film Forum!

Antalya Film Forum, which takes place within the scope of the 54th International Antalya Film Festival and is directed by Zeynep Atakan, will take place between 22-26 October 2017. "Forum", which will be held fourth time this year, is going to host 200 local and foreign film professionals who are masters in their field, and support for Turkish productions will be increased.

Antalya Film Forum, which has become one of the most important industry events in Europe and supported many projects that made their world premieres in prestigious festivals in last three years, will be held between 22-26 October this year.
Forum, a co-production and project development market which aims to increase the co-production opportunities, support the development of the cinema industry, increase the international visibility and circulation of the projects produced in Turkey by encouraging the producers and directors, will be further strengthened this year and the support given to Turkish productions is going to increase. Antalya Film Forum, which is also a communication platform where the Turkish and World Cinema Industries meet, will support many projects.



Antalya Film Forum, along with “pitching platforms” which are open to application for fiction, documentary and work in progress projects, will host two new platforms this year.

In “Projects Looking For Producers Platform”, the projects will meet with producers via script development presentations, and “Sümer Tilmaç Antalya Film Support Fund” from previous years will be hosted by Antalya Film Forum this year where projects to be partly or wholly shot in Antalya will be presented.

Feature film projects in development from Turkey with a runtime of at least 60 minutes will participate in “Fiction Pitching and Documentary Pitching Platforms”.

Feature film projects from Turkey with a runtime of at least 60 minutes, provided that half of their shooting is completed or in post-production phase, will be able to participate in “Work in Progress Platform”.

The producers will be able to apply in the name of the production companies to “Fiction, Documentary and Work in Progress Platforms” and Sümer Tilmaç Antalya Film Support Fund.

The scriptwriters will have the opportunity to apply to “Projects Looking for Producers Platform”; fiction, documentary and animated feature film projects in the process of scriptwriting with a runtime of at least 60 minutes will be able to apply. The applicants will be provided with the opportunity to co-operate with producers.

The new developments for Short Films will be announced in the following days.

The applications for “Fiction Pitching Platform”, “Documentary Pitching Platform” and “Projects Looking for Producers Platform” which begins August 7 will be open until September 6. The applications for “Work in Progress Platform” and “Sümer Tilmaç Antalya Film Support Fund” will be open to application until September 11 through the Antalya Film Forum section of

The projects chosen for Fiction Pitching Platform, Documentary Pitching Platform, Projects Looking for Producers Platform and Work in Progress, along with the jury members, will be announced on September 19, 2017.