FNE at Istanbul FF 2010: Meetings on the Bridge Presents New Film Projects

ISTANBUL: Turkish films have had a string of successes at international festival recently and the 14 new feature film projects in development presented at this year's edition of the Meetings…
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Turkish film grants announced

ISTANBUL: The Turkish Minsitry of Culture has awarded a total about 3.5m USD to the following projects in the first round of funding for 2010.

FNE Turkish Week: Turkish Comedy Franchise Tops Turkish Box Office Again in 2010

ISTANBUL: The money spinning Turkish comedy franchise Recep Ivedik has scored a third straight year of box office success with the release of Recep Ivedik 3. Released in 378 prints…

FNE Turkish Week: Turkish Film Continues to Dominate Local Box Office

ISTANBUL: Turkish films dominated the local market in 2009 with a 51% share of the box office in 2009.

FNE Turkish Week: Turkish Film Production Up more than 700% in Seven Years

ISTANBUL: Turkish feature film production has increased from 9 films released in 2002 to 69 in released in 2009 according to the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

Ezel Sweeps Ismail Cem Turkish TV Awards

The first ever Ismail Cem Turkish TV Awards (http://www.ismailcemawards.com/) took place on 24 April in the Turkish resort of Antalya. Prizes were awarded by Mustafa Akaydın, Provost of Antalya. The…

Turkey’s Top Resort To Host Big Bash For Turkish TV Awards

ANTALYA: The first ever Ismail Cem Turkish TV Awards (www.ismailcemawards.com) on 24 April in Antalya promises to be one of the biggest events of the year in Turkey. Antalya already…

Ismail Cem Turkish TV Awards Nominees Announced

ANTALYA:The nominations for the first ever Ismail Cem Turkish TV Awards (www.ismailcemawards.com) have been announced. Turkey is one of the world's biggest producers and exporters of TV programming and the…

FNE at Istanbul IFF: Winners 2010

The closing of the 29th Istanbul IFF (www.ifsv.org) in Istanbul was over shadowed by the pan-European air chaos as international guests attending the ceremony prepared to either extend their stay…

Turkey’s Top Resort To Host Big Bash For Turkish TV Awards

ANTALYA: The first ever Ismail Cem Turkish TV Awards (http://www.ismailcemawards.com/) on 24 April in Antalya promises to be one of the biggest events of the year in Turkey. Antalya already…

PRODUCTION: Snow White: Turkish Photo Artist Selim Gunes Directs First Feature Snow White

ISTANBUL: Celebrated Turkish photo artist Selim Gunes is in production on his first feature film Snow White produced by Istanbul based Augostos Film (www.agustos.com). The film was one of nine…
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FESTIVALS: Istanbul Film Festival announces 29th edition

Under the sponsorship of Akbank for 6th time, the 29th International Istanbul Film Festival will take place April 3-18.

FNE at Istanbul IFF 2010: EFP’s Bridges Europe – Turkey

European Film Promotion (EFP) is launching a new programme highlighting Turkish and European film, "Bridges Europe - Turkey" at the Istanbul International Film Festival.

Temeltaş named artistic director of Golden Orange festival

Deniz Ziya Temeltaş was appointed Artistic Director of the Antalya International Golden Orange Film Festival and the "Turkish Emmys" ISMAIL CEM TURKISH TV AWARDS (23-24 April, 2010).

PRODUCTION: Turkish Fest Helmer Puts Together Top Team for First Outing as Director

Dr Ahmet Boyacioglu, helmer of Turkey's Festival On Wheels, (www.festivalonwheels.org) has put together a top team for his first outing as a feature film director.

Miracle in Adana and Golden Boll Prize Winners

Fest organizers accomplished the impossible in Adana, Turkey, putting on a seamlessly well organized international event under very difficult conditions this year.
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FNE in Cannes: Antalya Fest set for October Date

Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival and the accompanying Eurasia International Film Festival and Market have set their dates for this year's edition.
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Box office free fall for Turkish films

Other then a re-release of Revolution Cars, Turkish box office looked bleak for local products, including pricey Butterfly, as the Turkish film season draws to a close.

FESTIVALS: 28th Istanbul International Film Festival Gives Preview of 2009

ISTANBUL: The only problem for Turkish film in 2009 will be that after the extraordinary success of 2008 with Turkish films sweeping prizes at most major international festivals it will…

Greek distribution for Turkish film

Pains of Autumn (Guz Sancisi) by Tomris Giritlioglu will open April 3O on 15 screens in Greece, following its gala premiere in Athens on April 27 with lead actress Beren…