Istanbul Film Festival

39th Edition

Istanbul Film Festival

where:Istanbul
when:April 10th - 21st, 2020
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
email:film.fest@iksv.org
website:film.iksv.org
deadline:December 20th, 2019
entry form:Online Regulations

The Festival features an international competition, provides a broad showcase for recent Turkish film productions, and thus represents a rewarding medium where Turkish and foreign filmmakers get together. The Festival draws a special interest to world classics, presenting retrospectives, and curated sections included in its programme which comprises close to 200 titles, making it the most comprehensive film festival in Turkey. With an admission number of 110,000, it is also considered the biggest film festival.
The Festival, whose aim is “to encourage the development of cinema in Turkey, to help Turkish cinema attain international recognition and to promote films of quality in the Turkish market”, has also introduced international institutions and organizations like EURIMAGES to the Turkish market.
The International Golden Tulip Competition grants 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.

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