Submissions for Malatya Film Platform started. It will take place within Malatya International Film Festival which will be held between 9-16 November 2017.
Submissions for the first edition of Malatya Film Platform started today. It will take place within Malatya International Film Festival that will be held by Metropolitan Municipality of Malatya between 9-16 November 2017.
Malatya Film Platform aims to support the development and pre-production of the projects currently in production, and also to discuss potential co-productions with the participation of film industry professionals. Malatya Film Platform will take place between 11-15 November 2017 within 7th Malatya International Film Festival.
Among the applicants of Malatya Film Platform, 10 projects from two different categories will be selected and advance to the final of Malatya Film Development.
“MALATYA PRODUCTION SUPPORT AWARDS”
Within 7th Malatya International Film Festival, Malatya Film Platform will directly contribute to the film industry by providing pre-production support for directors and producers. It also aims to contribute to the film industry in the long-term with the trainings on international film festival markets. In Malatya Production Development, which aims to offer necessary trainings for international production partnerships and become one of the international co-production centers, two projects selected by the jury among 10 films in the final will be given the support award.
ERTEM EĞİLMEZ FAMILY FILMS PRODUCTION SUPPORT AWARD
Inspired by the films of Ertem Eğilmez, who left his mark with his family-themed films produced by Arzu Film in 1970s, as of this year, a family-themed film project to be selected by the jury will be granted with Ertem Eğilmez Family Films Production Support Award, within Malatya Production Development.
Following the steps of Ertem Eğilmez’s still popular films in which family members stand together against all challenges, unity and solidarity are emphasized along with social criticism, and which are mixed with drama and comedy with their masterful stories, the main theme of the submitted films for Ertem Eğilmez Family Films Production Support Award should be “family.”
Ertem Eğilmez Family Films Production Support Award will be announced at the closing ceremony of 7th Malatya International Film Festival and the winning project will be awarded with a price endowed with 100,000TL money prize.
TRT PRODUCTION SUPPORT AWARD
As of this year, a free-themed film project selected by the jury will be given the TRT Production Support Award by 7th Malatya International Film Festival within Malatya Production Development.
More information on production support for free-themed films will be publicly announced by the festival soon.
Producers can apply for Malatya Production Development by submitting the online application form in Malatya Film Platform section at “malatyafilmfest.org.tr”
until 1 September 2017.
Main category competition regulations and application forms are available at malatyafilmfest.org.tr.