Documentaries Work-In-Progress Platform

The line-up of Documentaries Work In Progress projects selected to compete at the Forum has been unveiled. This year, 35 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 selection committee consisted of documentary programmer of international film festivals Babette Dieu from EFM Doc Toolbox, director Deniz Tortum whose films and new media works have been screened at many festivals, including the Venice Film Festival, SXSW, IFFR, IDFA, Hot Docs,Dokufest; and Elif Ergezen documentary director and editor, who took part in documentary advisory boards at various festivalsThe committee selected five titles to compete in the platform.

  • A SIMPLE PLACE Director: Etna Özbek | Producer: Burak Karamete
  • ELSEWHERE Director: Melis Birder | Producers: Melis Birder, Nesra Gürbüz
  • HOLD STILL Director: Berke Baş | Producer: Enis Köstepen
  • KAVUR Director: Fırat Özeler | Producer: Emir Melek
  • 61 MINUTES IN TRAPPED ZONE Director: Canberk Emre İpek | Producers: Merve Tohum, Alican Acar

Among the selected projects, after the main jury evaluation, two projects will receive the Documentaries Work in Progress Platform Award worth 40 thousand TL. One project in the category will also win the Başka Sinema Distribution Award, one project will be granted Postbıyık Sound Post Production Award and Film Standartları Color Grading Award and one of them will receive Documentary Association of Europe (DAE) Encouragement Award.