FNE at Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 2010 National Competition: There

There, directed by Melik Saracoglu and Hakki Kurtulus, is a drama about a father and his two estranged sons who reunite following the death of their mother. The film was…


ADANA: The 17th Adana Golden Boll Film Festival (http://www.altinkoza.org/) has bounced back after its usual June slot was cancelled earlier this year and the event was transfered to September in…

FNE at Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 2010 National Competition: Honey

Director/writer/producer Semih Kaplanoglu scored an international success with his film Honey, winner of the Golden Bear when it premiered at the 2010 Berlinale. It opened in Turkey on 9 April,…

FNE at Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 2010 National Film competition: Brought by the Sea

Brought by the Sea directed by Nesli Colgecen is a movie about the immigrant problem, centered on an African immigrant, a lonely man and a nurse's friendship. The film was…

FNE at Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 2010 National Film competition: Oh Dear Oh Dear!

Oh Dear Oh Dear! from director Hakan Algul, rose to a strong second place showing among national films at the Turkish box office, following its release on 26 February, 2010.…

FNE at Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 2010: National Film competition

ADANA: The Adana 17th Altin Golden Boll Film Festival which is taking place from 20 to 26 September in the Turksih city of Adana will be screening a programme of…

FNE at Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 2010: National Competition: Five Cities

Five Cities directed by Onur Unlu is the story of five people crossing from Eskisehir to Istanbul. It is a production of Eflatun Film (www.eflatunfilm.com), founded by Unlu. The company…

PRODUCTION: Yavuz Turgul’s detective film in post-production

ISTANBUL: Turkish detective comedy Hunting Season, directed by Yavuz Turgul, is in post-production.

Turkish Pink Panther parody goes into post-production

The Turkish comedy Pak Panther, a parody of the Pink Panther films, completed filming on August 26.

PRODUCTION: Kukuriku: Woman Kingdom goes into post-production

Kukuriku: Woman Kingdom, a Turkish sex comedy about relationships in Turkish culture, completed filming on August 6 and has gone into postproduction. The 2.3 million dollar film is produced by…

Turkish Ministry announces film grants

The Turkish Ministry of Culture has announced grants totalling over $5.5 million for 23 films.

Hell goes into postproduction

Turkey's first 3-D movie, Cehennem (Hell), finished filming in June 2010. It was shot with digital HD technology.

Turkish TV series sell abroad

Turkish TV series are taking off in Eastern Europe as well as Arabic countries, according to a new Eurodata report.

Local comedy films dominate box office in Turkey

Turkish films dominated the first six months of the 2010 national box office, with local films taking nine of the top ten spots. That surpasses the 2009 record of five…

Özcan pitches Future Lasts Forever in Paris

Turkish director Özcan Alper's second feature project, Future Lasts Forever (Gelecek uzun sürer) was presented at the co-production forum and development platform organised by the Paris Cinéma International Film Festival…

PRODUCTION: Will finishes shooting in Turkey

Will, a co-production of England's Strangelove Films and Turkey's Galata Film, directed by Ellen Perry, has completed its Turkish shoot.

FESTIVALS: Adana Film Festival is postponed

ISTANBUL: Adana Golden Boll Film Festival (www.goldenbollfilmfestival.com) due to be held from 7-13 June in the southern Turkey town of Adana has been postponed. The event was postponed by the…

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 Agustos Film (http://www.agustos.com/). The film was one of nine…
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FNE at Istanbul FF 2010: Bridges Europe - Turkey

ISTANBUL: Bridges Europe - Turkey is a new initiative of European Film Promotion (EFP) and Istanbul International Film Festival that was launched this year to bring introduce 10 new European…
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Funding Boost for Central European Coproductions

Coproductions from Slovakia, Turkey, Hungary and Poland are slated to roll into production backed by grants from Eurimages as well as funding from their own ministries of culture totaling more…