Sequel breaks Recep Idevik record

Sahan Gokbaker starrer Recep Ivedik 2, with admissions totalling 4,320,320 in its eighth week, breaks the Turkish box office record set by the original Recep Ivedik.


Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts and sponsored by AKBANK, the 28th International Istanbul Film Festival is fast approaching.

Recep Ivedik 2 nears all-time record

Recep Ivedik 2 is challenging the box office record of Recep Ivedik 1 with 3.7 million admission in its third week, a slight drop from its 4.3 million in week…

Three Monkeys sweeps Yesilcam Awards

In its second year, the ‘Turkish Oscar' Yesilcam Awards were dominated by Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Three Monkeys.

Turkish film fund deadline looms

The first application round for the film fund provided by Turkey's Ministry of Culture and Tourism will be completed by February 23.

Recep Ivedik 2 breaks all time box office record in Turkey

Sahan Gokbakar starrer Recep Ivedik 2 with 1,209.433 admissions in three days over the weekend broke the all time opening weekend record of Valley of the Wolf with 1,100,000 admissions…

Recep Ivedik: Turkish box office success

As the year ends Turkish cinema goers laughing out loud, and local box office hit Recep Ivedik is leading the pack, but another new comedy is on its heels to…

A new voice from Turkey: Ozcan Alper

Ozcan Alper's debut feature Autumn tells the intense and melancholic story of the last days of a young political prisoner who is released on health grounds after ten years and…

Turkish Actress in the Spotlight: Ayca Damgaci

Ayca Damgaci took the actor's mantra -- to use experiences from one's own life -- and parlayed it into Best Actress awards at the Istanbul, Sarajevo, and Adana Golden Boll…

A.R.O.G. breaks records in Turkey

The most anticipated movie of the year in Turkey, Cem Yilmaz's A.R.O.G broke the opening weekend box-office record with 816,304 admissions and YLT 7,114,043 (3.500.000 million euros) in box office.

Turkey drives local box office, TV ratings in Middle East

Turkish TV series are driving the TV ratings in Arab speaking Middle East while more producers line up projects featuring Turkish stars.

Turkish 2007 box office champ strikes again

Cagan Irmak's romantic drama Alone - formerly Barren Man connected with Turkish audiences in its second week, topping the box office with 241,974 admissions.

Mustafa gives quantum shove to Bond film

Quantum of Solace lost the box office race against local phenomenon Mustafa, a documentary feature on the life of the founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.

Mustafa leads Turkish box office

Mustafa, a film about the founder of modern Turkey, has grossed over 2 million Turkish Lira (1.05 million euros) with 469,508 tickets sold in its first week.

Mustafa takes box office crown

Mustafa, a 115-minute documentary about the founder of the modern Turkish Republic, led the box office charts on its opening day.

New Turkish films lift local box office

New Turkish films hitting the cinemas are expected to attract record numbers of viewers and drive local box office.

Antalya Film Festival And Eurasia Market and Festival

The 45th edition of the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival (October 10-19) turned out to be a surprise
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Turkey nominates Three Monkeys for Oscars

Nuri Bilge Ceylan's last film Three Monkeys (Uc Maymun) has been selected as Turkey's nominee for the Best Foreign Language Film category in this year's Oscars

Lithuanian documentary heads to Baltic Sea Forum

Dance in the Desert will participate at the 12th Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries in Riga September 6-7.

Korda Studios Changes the Central European Studios Landscape

Hungary’s Korda Studios has changed the landscape of film production in Central Europe since it opened its doors just over a year ago. Korda scored high marks from director Guillermo…
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