In addition to pitching, competition, and one-on-one meetings this year, Antalya Film Forum features workshops, masterclasses, and talks under Forum+ section to reach out to the film professionals and everyone interested in film. These activities will take place online between 4-7 October.
BAFTA-nominated scriptwriter Olivia Hetreed, who adapted Girl with a Pearl Earring and Wuthering Heights for screen, will give a masterclass in the scope of Forum+. The event entitled Screen Adaptations of Literary Works is organised in collaboration with Spaces of Culture, and will include a special section on literature from Turkey as well.
Another event is Q&A with Ed Guiney: How to produce a successful series? Ed Guiney is the BAFTA- and Oscar-nominated producer of many successful titles, among which The Souvenir: Part II, Home, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, The Lobster, The Wind that Shakes the Barley. Guiney also produced the critically acclaimed series Normal People.
The support of KUDA (Film Editors Society of Turkey), there will be an online panel focusing on the editing process of feature-length films.
With the collaboration of APostLab, which is an established training program on post-production for film professionals, a workshop will be organised on Managing the Post-production Phase in Co-Productions. There will also be an EAVE labelled workshop on Marketing and Audience Development with the collaboration of Spaces of Culture. Under the guidance of Álvaro Vega, the participants will learn about the marketing in film, spanning from its shooting to its theatrical distribution.
Other workshops in the Forum+ programme are Film Poster Design as a Marketing Tool by Arda Aktaş from Daire Creative and Colour Grading by Levent Öztürk.