Selected Projects


The line-up of Documentaries Work-in-Progress projects selected to compete at the Forum has been unveiled. This year, 32 projects were submitted to the Documentaries Work-in-Progress Platform of the Antalya Film Forum, a sidebar event of the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival that provides funding and networking support to newly emerging projects. The preselection jury consisted of CAT&Docs Acquisitions Manager Aleksandra Derewienko, writer and producer Berna Gençalp, and IDFA Markets Executive and producer Selin Melek Murat.  The preselection jury selected five titles to compete in the platform.

  • EXAM ON THE EDGE OF TIME Director: İlkay Nişancı | Producer: Hakan Fıçıcı
  • LEFT OVER Director: Selen Heinz | Producers: Yeşim Ustaoğlu, Behrooz Hashemian
  • OUT OF THE WALLS Director: Mehdi Shabani | Producers: Mehdi Shabani, Naomi Rene Cohen
  • SUBURBIA UNDERGROUND Director: Aysim Türkmen | Producer: Ela Başak Atakan
  • WHOSE DREAM ARE YOU LIVING? Director: Mohammad Tabarsa | Producer: Mahnaz Tafaghi

Among the selected projects, after the main jury evaluation, one project will receive the Documentaries Work-in-Progress Platform Award worth TL 100 thousand. One project in the category will also win the GeniusPark Color Grading Award, one project will win the Başka Sinema Distribution Award, and one of them will receive the Documentary Association of Europe (DAE) Encouragement Award.