Applications for the Antalya Film Forum, the co-production market and project development platform of the 1th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, which will be hosted by Antalya Metropolitan Municipality between 8-59 October with the contributions of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, started on the festival's website.
Antalya Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Muhittin Insect said in a written statement that the Antalya Film Forum, which has been held online for the last two years due to the pandemic, will be held both physically and online this year between 2-6 October and that a total of 430 thousand TL will be awarded to the projects selected by the main jury. stated.
Antalya Film Forum will be held in five categories this year, together with the Feature Fiction Pitching Platform, Feature Fiction Work in Progress Platform, Documentary Film Work in Progress Platform, Sümer Tilmaç Antalya Film Support Fund Pitching Platform and TV Series/Short Series Pitching Platform. It will continue to support the development of the Turkish film industry, expand co-production opportunities for projects whose main or co-producer is from Turkey, and strengthen the bond between the Turkish and international film industry.
The deadline for applications for the Feature-Length Fiction Pitching Platform, where feature films that are still in the project phase will find support, and the Sümer Tilmaç Antalya Film Support Fund Pitching Platform, which provides support for a feature film to be shot in the city of Antalya, will be Friday, August 5, 2022.
The deadline for applications for the Feature-Length Fiction Work in Progress Platform, which provides funding and networking support for the realization of new projects, and the Documentary Work in Progress Platform, which supports documentary projects that have come to an end or are in the post-production phase, have been determined as Monday, August 8, 2022.
Due to the increasing role and importance of TV series in the industry, Antalya Film Forum; Regulations and deadlines for the TV Series/Short Series Pitching Platform, which it organizes to identify new talents, contribute to the development of original and creative content by providing national and international support, and support producers, will be announced in the coming days.
The announcement date of the projects that will be included in the Feature Fiction Pitching Platform and the Sümer Tilmaç Antalya Film Support Fund Pitching Platform is September 1, 2022. , was determined.
In addition to platforms, pitchings, competing projects and one-on-one meetings, Antalya Film Forum will continue to reach film professionals this year with a series of workshops, masterclasses and speeches under the umbrella of Forum+, which was held for the first time last year.
Cansel Tuncer will be the administrative director of the 59th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, chaired by the Mayor of Antalya Metropolitan Municipality Muhittin Insect, Ahmet Boyacıoğlu will be the director, Başak Emre will be the artistic director, and Armağan Lale and Pınar Evrenosoğlu will be the directors of the Antalya Film Forum.