High demand for the 7th Malatya International Film Festival’s competition sections.
The “National Feature Film Competition”, “International Feature Film Competition”, “National Short Film Competition” and “International Short Film Competition” sections of the 7th Malatya International Film Festival are in high demand. The submission deadline is September 15th.
MANY AWARD CATEGORIES IN FEATURE FILM COMPETITIONS!
Fiction, documentary and animation films are eligible for submission to the festival’s National Feature Film Competition which aims to screen new and distinguished films, encourage artistic film productions, and make Turkish cinema even more significant at both national and international levels. Submissions will be accepted via the festival’s official website until 17:00 on September 15th. The Best Film will be awarded with the Crystal Apricot Award and 100,000 TL prize money.
Other award categories in National Feature Film Competition are:
Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematographer, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Film Editing, Best Art Direction, Fahri Kayahan Best Original Score, Kemal Sunal People’s Choice Award (Best Film), Special Jury Award (Best Film), Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Promising Actress, Best Promising Actor, Contribution to Turkish Cinema Award.
FILM SUBMISSIONS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD
There’s a high demand for International Feature Film and Short Film competitions as well. Many films from all over the world have been submitted since June. The Best Film in the International Feature Film Competition will be awarded with $15,000, while the winner of the International Short Film Competition will receive $1,000.
A CLOSELY CONTESTED COMPETITION
High demand for the competition sections heralds a closely contested competition, Festival Director Suat Köçer said. He also added that the submissions peaked as the deadline approaches, and the innovations in the National Short Film Competition and the first edition of International Short Film Competion are anticipated to jazz up the festival. Top 10 films in the Short Film Competition will be screened in DCP format at the main theaters before the feature film screenings, and three films will be awarded instead of one.
Submissions for the 7th Malatya International Film Festival’s competition sections will close on September 15th, at 17:00. Submissions are accepted via http://www.malatyafilmfest.org.tr.