Part of the 57th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, to be hosted by the Antalya Metropolitan Municipality from October 3-10 2020, the Antalya Film Forum is now accepting submissions. The Festival sidebar, which provides funding for film projects from Turkey and brings the projects to international film professionals, will run from October 5-7 2020. For the first time this year, the Forum program will include a Series / Short Series Pitching Platform.
In a written statement, the Mayor of Antalya, Muhittin Böcek, said the Antalya Film Forum would incorporate the Feature Film Pitching Platform, Fiction Work in Progress, Documentary Work in Progress, and Sümer Tilmaç Antalya Film Support Fund Pitching Platform categories, as well as, for the first time this year, the Series / Short Series Pitching Platform. A total TL 390,000 in prize money would be awarded, Mr. Böcek added.
The submission deadline for the Feature Film and Documentary Work in Progress Platforms is Thursday, August 20 2020, and Friday, August 14 2020 for the Feature Film Pitching and Sümer Tilmaç Antalya Film Support Fund Pitching Platforms. Further details on the Series / Short Series Pitching Platform will be shared in the next few days.
Due to pandemic precautions, this year’s edition of the Antalya Film Forum will be held online. The awards will be announced at a ceremony on Wednesday, October 7 2020.