|when:||April 5th - 16th, 2017|
|address:||Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts|
Sadi Konuralp Caddesi 5
Şişhane 34433 İstanbul
|tel:||+90 212 334 07 20|
|fax:||+90 212 334 07 02|
|deadline:||December 31st, 2016|
|entry form:||Online Regulations|
The aim of the Festival is to encourage the development of cinema in Turkey and to promote the commercial distribution of films of quality in the Turkish market.
The programme of the 31st Istanbul Film Festival consists of the following sections:
a) The International Golden Tulip Competition open only to fiction, documentary, or animated films on arts (literature, theatre, music, dance, cinema, plastic arts), or literary adaptations;
b) Turkish Cinema 2011-2012, which includes the subsections Documentaries, New Turkish Cinema and the National Golden Tulip Competition;
c) The Council of Europe Film Award (FACE) Competition within the Human Rights in Cinema section;
d) Non-competitive, informative sections. Fiction features and documentaries can be selected for these sections.
e) Thematic sections.
The International Golden Tulip Competition will be supported by the Eczacıbaşı Group with a total monetary award of 25,000 Euros. This amount will be distributed as follows:
– 10,000 Euros to the director of the film which wins the Şakir Eczacıbaşı Golden Tulip Award;
– 10,000 Euros to the Turkish distributor of the winning film;
– 5,000 Euros to the director of the film which wins the Special Jury Award.