Organized by the Boğaziçi. Culture and Arts Foundation, Bosphorus Film Festival, one of the most anticipated events of the yearBetween October 21 and 28 this year.
the festival which has hosted the event at 50% capacity for the past two years due to the global pandemic, the countdown to its tenth edition has apparently begun eagerly to welcome the full audience this year. The festival will stop with its presentations, master classes and discussions on notable examples of Turkish and world cinema.
The films you enter in the National Feature Competition, which productions can enter after January 1, 2021, will be judged by the jury for the Best National Feature Film award. In this year’s National Feature Film Competition, various cash prizes will also be awarded in the categories of Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography and Best Editing.
In addition to the award category, the Best First Film award is supported by Akli Film with a monetary awardYÖN Film Award for Best Director and FIYAB Award for Best Producer with the support of the Association of Professional Film Producers (FIYAB) with a monetary reward will be displayed in The National Competition.
This year, the festival will also enter a new category for the documentary genre that featured in the National Feature Film Competition and Short Film Competition categories in previous years. with the expansion of the field of In the National Short Film Competition, all documentaries will be able to apply for the National Documentary Competition with no time limit.
international movies to check out for the first time
All the films that will participate in the international feature film, international documentary film and international short film competitions of the festival will be screened for the first time in the year This is Turkey. Therefore, the festival’s international feature film competition which features new directors whose films are screened around the world as well as well-known directors, it is one of the most anticipated film programs among the festival’s lineup this year.
So long ago the early years, the festival kept its focus on short films. Experimental, animation and feature films not exceeding 20 minutes will be eligible to apply for the festival, where Best Film prizes will be awarded in different competition categories such as National Short Film and International Short Film. all films in the Short Film Competition Sections of the festival are also nominated for the Grand Prix Ahmed Ulucay.
Applications for the 10th Bosphorus Film Festival to be held with the support of the General Directorate of Cinema of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Partnership with TRT Enterprises, the details will concern the application announced by the Boğaziçi Foundation for the culture and the arts in the coming days.
Bosphorus Film Factory
Applications for the display and work-in-progress platform will be received in Bosphorus Film Factory, the industry-focused activities and project development section of the festival. Film projects in the production or concept stage will be able to participate in the Organized Bosphorus Film Factory with the corporate partnership of TRT to contribute to the development of films in Turkish language cinema and present financial and ethical support to young producers. and directors for the production of new films. a project on one platform will receive the TRT Co-Production Award, while another platform will receive the Co-Production Project Award. It will receive the Postbıyık Color Editing Award. projects within a work in progress will be posted for the Ministry of Special Culture and Tourism Award and the CGV Mars Distribution Award.
All festival developments and news accessible via bogazicifilmfestivali.com and the official festival social media accounts.